Marriott Lexington Griffin Gate Golf Resort & Spa

Griffin Gate Resort Dining


Whether relaxing by the pool, celebrating a round of golf or celebrating a special dinner, the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort is there to offer you our best in locally sourced options.

Mother's Day Brunch

Join us in celebrating Mom with a chef-curated Mother's Day Brunch on Sunday, May 12th, with two seatings from 9:00-11:30 AM and 12:30 - 2:30 PM.

Bluegrass Bistro - Seasonal Dining

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JW's Lounge – Bar

Bluegrass Bistro


Savor Kentucky inspired farm to table cuisine at this award winning restaurant. Enjoy seasonal Specialty Cocktails and a variety of comfort foods.

6:30 AM-11:00 AM, 11:30 AM-4:00 PM, 5:00 PM-11:00 PM
19th Hole Bar

Birdies & Bourbon


Delight in light bites and beverages at Birdies & Bourbon, the newly renovated restaurant at our golf course in Lexington. Overlooking our beautiful grounds, Birdies & Bourbon is a refreshing respite for golf enthusiasts alike.

11:00 AM-7:00 PM
Lobby, Cafe


Coffee House

Stop by this coffee house in Lexington for our specialty coffees, pastries or tea throughout the day. Take home souvenirs in our newly updated gift shop. Enjoy cafe seating and check your email or social media with our complimentary Wi-Fi.

6:30 AM-1:00 PM
6:30 AM-7:00 PM
Top Deck Pool Drinks

Top Deck


Grab a quick bite, sandwiches, snacks, or a refreshing drink poolside at our golf resort in downtown Lexington. Overlooking our sprawling pool complex, Top Deck is an outdoor, seasonal poolside retreat.

10:00 AM-10:00 PM

Bluegrass Bistro Bar (Limited Seating)

Treat yourself to a relaxing experience at Bluegrass Bistro Bar in Lexington, KY. Enjoy our light bites and cocktails, our custom blend of bourbon or a bourbon flight. Gather with friends for casual dining in our chic bourbon bar.

5:00 PM-11:00 PM
11:00 AM-3:00 PM

Kentucky Bourbon

Bourbon Machines

Experience bourbon like never before. Our self-serve bourbon machines in our Tasting Loft feature 15 regional bourbons and whiskeys for guests to enjoy, including rare selects like Pappy Van Winkle.

Bourbon Machine

Bourbon Tastings

Sippin' With Griffin

Join us in our Tasting Loft for unique bourbon tasting experiences with our distillery partners.

Lobby Fireplace

Kentucky Bourbon Trail

The Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Golf Resort & Spa is located on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Use the resort as your home base as you explore the distilleries for Woodford Reserve, Maker's Mark, Buffalo Trace, Wild Turkey, Jim Beam & Many More!



2.8 Miles

Authentic Japanese cuisine, with authentic Japanese Sushi Chefs. Our grounds are picturesque. Tachibana features a Sushi Bar and Room, Teppan Yaki Grills (Hibachi), Steak Room, Yakitori Room, authentic Tatami Rooms, and a Karaoke Room.

3.4 Miles

Known for its burgers, but open 24-hours for cravings at any hour.
Joe Bologna's Restaurant & Pizzeria

4.0 Miles

The first restuarant in Lexington with 41 stained-glass windows. On the National Register of Historic Places.
Saul Good

4.8 Miles

Hip local chain serving pizzas, burgers & hearty entrees, plus global beers & cocktails.

5.0 Miles

Dudley's on Short has been a Lexington staple and culinary trailblazer since 1981. We prioritize local foods, preparing the finest ingredients simply and with exceptional hospitality.
Carson's Food & Drink

5.8 Miles

Experience rustic refinement in a casual and comfortable atmosphere offering recipes paired with prohibition cocktails, hand selected wines and craft beers.
The Chop House

7.1 Miles

The Chop House® serves premium steaks and fresh, U.S.D.C. inspected seafood.

7.8 Miles

Prime cuts & a bottomless salad deal, plus gluten-free options, mark this informal steakhouse chain.

9.0 Miles

A Kentucky tradition., Ramsey's is the home of Kentucky cooking featuring "meat and three" (choice of 13 country style entrees combined with a choice of three out of 23 fresh veggies).
Merrick Inn

10.2 Miles

Offering the finest in traditional southern dining and innovative specials.
The Ketch Seafood Grill

12.3 Miles

Wood Grilled, Seafood, Steaks, Ribs and Chicken
Holly Hill Inn

13.7 Miles

A warm welcome awaits you at the Holly Hill Inn, a charming restaurant in the heart of Bluegrass Horse Country. The Inn, built ca. 1845, offers fine dining in an historic country setting just minutes from Lexington, Kentucky.

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