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Lexington is a great college town with plenty to do, see and obviously eat. Here are some restaurant recommendations from students at the University of Kentucky!


You can find Sutton’s off Richmond Road. Sutton’s is an Italian eatery that offers everything from Calamari, many kinds of soups and salads, sandwiches, flatbread pizzas and a lot of pasta dishes! 

Pho BC 

Pho BC offers traditional Vietnamese cuisine. At Pho BC you can find everything from Pho, eggrolls, soups and stir fry noodles. 

Blue Sushi Sake Grill

Blue Sushi Sake Grill can be found at The Summit at Fritz Farm off Nicholasville Road. Blue Sushi has endless amounts of sushi, crab rangoons, soup and salad. Blue Sushi features outdoor dining and they feature a Happy Hour with drinks and food specials!


If you like all-day breakfast, Josie’s is for you! For breakfast, you can find omelets, pancakes and waffles, and plenty of sides. For lunch, Josie’s features burgers, sandwiches and salads. 

Brevede Coffee Co.

If you need to find a new coffee shop, Brevede comes with high marks from UK students! You can find handcrafted coffee and sweets at this quaint coffee shop! 

Lexington is full of amazing restaurants, coffee shops and eateries. Visit some of the recommendations on this list or try new ones. Many places around Lexington feature outdoor dining to enjoy the weather! There is a place for everyone here! 

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