The Barn at The Summit at Fritz Farm

July 23, 2018

Hey, y’all!

I was recently invited to spend an afternoon at The Barn in Lexington, KY. What is The Barn? To quote their website, “The Barn is Kentucky’s first and finest artisan food hall—bringing the best of Lexington’s culinary scene to the heart of The Summit at Fritz Farm. An all-local, all-independent lineup of restaurateurs comprise a new food destination for the city, with craft ice cream, pasture-raised fried chicken, Greek street food, Japanese ramen, and more. The Barn is where locals can hang and out-of-towners can experience authentic Lexington.”


Conveniently located at the Summit at Fritz Farm, the Barn is a one-stop shop (or chow!) for your Kentucky palate. While you’re there, be sure to stop and shop at the Kentucky for Kentucky store, too – it’ll be a good break while you contemplate your next food move of the day!

Now, to what I tried – the best part!

Smithtown Seafood:


Traditional Fish ‘N Chips Platter (love, love, love the West Sixth beer batter!)


Singapore Salad

Atomic Ramen:

c98f39aa-2306-44b8-a92a-e34ec015baa1Dracarys Bowl

Athenian Grill:

9affc40f-2e38-4a23-8394-d8c2cd4a9954Gyro (with amazing tzatziki)

f7aa4342-daed-4317-9b8e-3b607902754cTo be honest, I’m still drooling over this combo plate.

La Petite Crêperie:

e229a65d-96c0-41b2-80b1-d9bc64750f31Breakfast crêpe, topped with an egg.

Pasture by Marksbury Farm:

13f4c289-0e98-4051-ad3c-c8bf016e09ecChorizo burger + fried pickles.

cc85c205-6c1a-4c66-890a-f438573c146aBeer cheese fries + pulled chicken.

Crank and Boom Craft Ice Cream:

a3e08a97-e570-44a1-a54a-f40034a29aefS’mores Sundae – need I say more?

Whiskey Bear:


Both cocktails were amazing! My favorite was the Bear Necessities (pictured above). I love that there is a beautiful cocktail bar in The Barn — there’s something to pair with each of the other eateries. Iconic.


The next time you are in Lexington, this is a must-stop! A new concept to Kentucky, I truly feel that it was a needed addition. It’s perfect for group gatherings because there is a dish (or a restaurant) for everyone. Genius, if you ask me.

As always, Happy Eating, Happy Traveling, Happy Living!

Y’all come back now, ya hear?

My best,


FTC: This is a sponsored post; however, all opinions are my own.

  • Reply
    July 23, 2018 at 2:59 pm

    That is so fun that they invited you to come explore! I’m glad you loved it. The food there is DELICIOUS. I always have so much fun walking around and exploring too.

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    July 23, 2018 at 3:01 pm

    I absolutely can’t wait to visit! That chorizo burger looks divine.

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    Miranda Schultz (The Plus Life)
    July 23, 2018 at 3:17 pm

    I went to The Barn for the first time during Lex Burger Week to try Crank & Boom’s burger week ice cream sandwich special. LOVED the vibe & can’t wait to go back and try more of the food there.

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    July 23, 2018 at 3:51 pm

    GYRO & fish n chips are suddenly calling my name! I’ve only been to Lexington once, so now I have a reason to go again!!!

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    July 23, 2018 at 5:55 pm

    I still haven’t been to the Barn! I want to try Atomic Ramen soon

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    July 24, 2018 at 2:00 am

    So many good spots! I’ve never tried that salad from Smithtown before.. on my list!

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    Blake Reichenbach
    July 24, 2018 at 2:40 am

    Oh wow! I’ve lived so close to this place for YEARS, and I had no clue it was there. I know what I need to do this weekend…

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    Priyanka Patel
    July 24, 2018 at 4:51 am

    You are making me hungry!! I haven’t been to Atomic Ramen yet but need to! And get a smores sundae right after!

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    Whitney S.
    July 24, 2018 at 3:59 pm

    I love The Barn!! I’m so glad that we have a food court that is made up of all local places!!

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