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About Us

AZUR restaurant & patio is an innovative restaurant that offers truly unique cuisine, excellent service and European ambiance. We pride ourselves as being different by serving the freshest food with the highest quality ingredients (local whenever possible). Our full service spirits center flows from the interior to the exterior, right into the patio. Our talented culinary team, led by Executive Chef Jeremy Ashby, creates the most innovative menus and our wait staff delivers exceptional service. The AZUR experience is not limited to the restaurant, we are able to handle your catered events as well. AZUR caters for a diverse range of businesses, from public and private companies to non-profit organizations. Nothing is too difficult for AZUR Restaurant & Patio.


Our professional wait staff has been trained to exceed your expectations. They are prepared to answer your questions about our culinary and wine offerings at AZUR. Every server has been educated as to what wine compliments each dish. Their function is to enhance your enjoyment of a relaxing lunch or dinner. Timing is their specialty — your experience will flow smoothly at the pace you desire. One should never feel rushed.



AZUR restaurant & patio was designed after European establishments providing the feel of being in a different place without leaving Lexington. Customers often comment that they don’t feel like they’re in a strip center in Lexington. The walls are bold blues and greens with curves throughout. The interior space flows outside through three sets of French doors onto the elegant stone bordered brick patio. Weather permitting, the patio is opened. During fair weather, musicians entertain our guests with a variety of music including blues, pop, Mtown, jazz and classical on Friday and Saturday evenings.

Our Story

AZUR Restaurant & Patio is a local, independent restaurant established in 2004. We wanted to bring a level of cuisine that most thought was only available in major markets. The most important qualities of our restaurant are innovative cuisine, professional wait staff and ambiance. From the beginning, AZUR has strived to be cutting-edge with our food and attentive service. We prepare an adventurous menu for those who desire a unique culinary experience. AZUR has two chefs (Jeremy Ashby, Executive Chef and Miguel Rivas, Chef) from different culinary backgrounds which drive the creativity of the menu as well as the daily specials. Their creations have won awards as well as delighted our patrons. AZUR offers dishes composed of local meats, vegetables and produce whenever possible and is a member of Kentucky Proud. We realize that you want choices; and we offer an extensive variety including wild boar, veal, bison, elk, salmon, tuna and scallops.

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Kentucky Proud

AZUR has been Kentucky proud since day one. Some of our contributing local farmers and providers are: Rob Hoffman, Duncan Farms, Jacob and Abby Depriest, D-K Duck Hatchery, Nancy’s KY Lamb, Alltech Angus, Kentucky Black Star Caviar, Aquaculture of Kentucky, Food Leaf Farms, Kenny’s Farmhouse Cheeses, Stuarto’s Olive Oils and Creation Gardens