Lexington, Kentucky: Huge Cocktail (Former Mortar and Pestle)

The Bondurant Pharmacy operated for 37 years in a building shaped like a giant mortar and pestle. The building is now a liquor store converted to look like a festive cocktail.

Imperial Liquor

1465 Village Drive, Lexington, KY
On the west side of Village Drive just north of its intersection with US Hwy 60/Versailles Rd.
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Huge Cocktail (Former Mortar and Pestle)


[Lisa, 07/31/2017]


Giant Cocktail Imperial Liquor Store

Liquor store that looks like a giant cocktail cup with an olive sticking out. Used to be an old pharmacy. Recently painted. Even has drive-through service!

[Sumoflam, 02/19/2017]

Painted green.

Mortar and Pestle - Painted Green

The old Bondurant Pharmacy has been repainted green.

[Danielle, 06/25/2015]

... to make it look less like a mortar and pestle and more like an exotic cocktail? Look at that giant olive!

Huge Mortar and Pestle

It has been painted green since the photo. Hard to miss, and it's on the way to Keeneland, the great thoroughbred racetrack in Lexington.

[giltamawa, 04/14/2015]
Huge Mortar and Pestle

Not only is the Huge Mortar and Pestle a seedy, run-down liquor store now, it is also a crime magnet [recently robbed]. Why buy a structure like this if you don't want to do something special with it? Depressing.

[Raquelita, 01/02/2013]

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In the region:
The Kentucky Castle, Versailles, KY - 6 mi.

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