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Papa Leno's Restaurant

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108 Center St, Berea, KY 40403
(859) 986-4497
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery

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    Very good
  • 18
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  • 6
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Pizza Place

I thoroughly enjoyed my evening with friends at Papa Leno's Restaurant. The pizza was good, salads filling, and service adequate. It must be a local favorite spot because it was full by 5:30 p.m. on Sunday evening. I would go back when in the area to visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Denise S
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Rio Grande, Ohio
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  • Families with children
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Rio Grande, Ohio
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I thoroughly enjoyed my evening with friends at Papa Leno's Restaurant. The pizza was good, salads filling, and service adequate. It must be a local favorite spot because it was full by 5:30 p.m. on Sunday evening. I would go back when in the area to visit.

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Lombard, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We got in late but were a little hungry, so the hotel suggested we try Papa Lenos. A busy little place that serves several Italian dishes, sandwiches and soups and salads. Not to bad for dessert either. I had a chocolate brownie that was very tasty.

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St. Louis
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Reading on TripAdvisor that the pizza was the best in town, we planned to eat here on a Saturday evening. All the good comments are true. The aroma of the Italian foods lured us in off the street and the girl at the counter could not have been more helpful with letting us know their hours, the care they take... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Good pizza....homemade with quality ingredients. Pretty much self service---order at the counter and seat yourself.

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

You walk up to the counter to order and then sit and wait for food. The pizza we had was great and so was the chocolate cake however the restaurant had lots of flies in it and the folks at the counter were less than friendly. We waited about 15 minutes for our pizza.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

At the end of a long day on the road on a Friday, all we wanted to do was order in pizza. Our front desk person at our Fairfield Inn recommended Papa Leno's as the best local pizza. We ordered. It arrived at our hotel in the time they said it would (45 minutes), and, it was delicious!! Fresh ingredients,... More 

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naples, fl
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The food is delicious, hot and freshly made. Everyone was attentive and they were eager to make things without dairy for me. I ate here twice and enjoyed it immensely. There are booths as well as tables. The place was busy, full of people of all ages and they all looked happy. Try to leave room for dessert -- if... More 

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Reed City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

On recommendation of a co-worker I had dinner at Papa Leno's. What a great place! It's located in the historic district of Berea and the surroundings are very pretty. This is an order at the counter & have your food delivered to your table, but don't let that fool you, the food is AMAZING! I had the chicken parmesan &... More 

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London, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Wow- found this place while overnighting in quaint Berea, Kentucky. This is well worth the trip. We discovered it on the way to Florida and then made it a must stop on the return journey. Home made lasagna, home made garlic bread (loafs!), and spot-on pizza. Very affordable and extremely friendly. Take the ramp off the I75 at go directly... More 

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BEREA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

PapaLeno's is a local tradition, loved by many in Berea and beyond. We love the lasagna as well as the Mountaineer Pizza. Great food and fun, local atmosphere!

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Additional Information about Papa Leno's Restaurant

Address: 108 Center St, Berea, KY 40403
Phone Number: (859) 986-4497
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Berea
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 108 Center St, Berea, KY 40403
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Berea
  • Phone Number: (859) 986-4497

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?