Now Open!

J Gumbo’s • 808 North Limestone • Lexington, Kentucky 40505 • 859-286-9239

Winter Hours

Monday – Saturday: 11:00am – 9:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED


100 bottles of beer on the wall, 100 bottles of beer! Okay, so we don’t HAVE 100 bottles but we DO have local craft brew on tap from Pivot Brewing Company (Lexington, KY), Rock House Brewing (Lexington, KY), Ethereal Brewing Co. (Lexington, KY) and Blake’s Hard Cider (Armada, Michigan). We’ll change them up seasonally but focus mostly on sourcing beers form within 5 miles of our cozy little spot on the north side of Lexington.


Live music makes food taste better, everyone knows this.

Saturday, January 19 (7-9p)
Swamp Rock Saturday with Michael Evces

Friday, February 1 (7-9p)

Riff, Bop and Stroll: A Jazz Listening Party with Bird is the Worm‘s Dav Sumner and Walter Tunis in partnership with Origins Jazz Series.

Saturday, February 9 (7-9p)

Thirsty Boots Live! Or live! with Robby Cosenza (Horse Feathers Band) and Joshua Wright (Bear Medicine)

Saturday, March 23 (6-8pm)

Vegan Indian/Cajun Dinner with guest Srikant Dharwad featuring dance by Lakshmi Sriraman. (This is a ticketed pre-sold dinner/dance and spice throwing event. Email jgumbosonlime at for more information.)


This Cajun & Creole Cafe is the newest addition to the quickly growing food options on Lexington’s north side. Robbie Morgan, creator and former director of Crave Lexington Food + Music festival is excited to bring this tasty and friendly joint to town. J. Gumbo’s ( started as a Louisville-based concept and is still owned by the family who opened the first establishment.

The menu features classic Cajun and Creole dishes like Étouffèe, Drunken Chicken and Jambalaya alongside Morgan’s own daily handcrafted and seasonal Kentucky Proud specials. Morgan has partnered with Rock House Brewing (beer coming winter 2018), Sav’s Piment Hot Sauce and Sorella Gelateria to bring more local flavors to the table. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free menu items with affordable prices, quick service and in a cozy environment.

Have a look at the Lexington J. Gumbo’s menu here.

Catering Available for Lunch, Dinner, Private Events

Email us at jgumbosonlime at or leave us a message at 859-286-9239
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