Noodles & Company opens its first Lexington location Sunday

Lexington: Noodles & Company is opening the first of five planned Lexington locations on Sunday.

The casual dining restaurant is at 2468 Nicholasville Road, a location which had been a Long John Silver’s. Hours are 11 am. to 9 p.m., Sun.-Wed.; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thur., Fri. and Sat. The only other Noodles & Company restaurant in Kentucky is in Florence.

Founded in 1995, Noodles and Co., based in Broomfield, Colo., offers pasta dishes and sandwiches with Asian, Italian and American styles. Menu items include Japanese pan noodles, Wisconsin mac and cheese, pasta fresca and steak Stroganoff.

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