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3801 Mall Rd, Ste 195, Lexington, KY 40503-4469
859-273-0184
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 49
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  • 26
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  • 9
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good Smashing Tomato

My family and I are at this Smashing Tomato for lunch today and loved it. I had the 1/2 Caesar salad with the Parma single pizza and my wife had a sandwich. The location is very clean and the staff are helpful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
HI_McDunnough
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Lexington, Kentucky
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
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Lexington, Kentucky
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466 reviews 466 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

My family and I are at this Smashing Tomato for lunch today and loved it. I had the 1/2 Caesar salad with the Parma single pizza and my wife had a sandwich. The location is very clean and the staff are helpful.

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Lexington, KY
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This is how I remember pizza from when I lived in Italy. Stone fire baked. They have thin crispy crusts and fresh toppings

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Suncoast Florida
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110 reviews 110 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Smashing Tomato is great! The restaurant is bright and clean . Staff is very friendly. The pizza is wonderful. Not the typical pizza crust. Light and chewy, great sauces, fresh toppings. The only downside was the artichoke dip. Not enough artichoke, soupy. I will definitely go again

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Georgetown, Kentucky, United States
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51 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We have been here a few times and we really enjoy it. Their pizza is really good, and their sheet music bread is one of my favorites. It is relatively affordable and the food is fresh and made right out in the open. I would recommend this place for sure.

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Franklin Ohio
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164 reviews 164 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

In all fairness we got it to go and I preferr thin crust ... anyway we wanted to try something new but we wouldn't go back. The pizzas were expensive for what we got .. and the spicey sauce was too spicy for me to eat. They didn't cut the pizza which was very unfortunate since we got it to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

My kids and I had a good experience. The quality of the ingredients was very high and the staff were very pleasant. my pizza was a little undercooked, but other than that everything was great. I would definitely return and may just ask for my pizza more well done. The manager was excellent and noticed my pouty face and made... More 

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Hickory, NC
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Stopped in here for a snack before going somewhere else in the vicinity..order cesar salad and artichoke dip with flatbread. ..we shared our dishes...I was happy to see the use of fresh ingredients...this place was packed..pizzas looked good ...salad and artichoke dip was excellent. .wish we had one at home..will visit again if ever back in Kentucky. ..definitely a must... More 

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Mount Sterling, Kentucky, United States
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76 reviews 76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

When you go to get pizza you expect cripsy crust, gooey cheese, and great toppping. The crust was soggy and chewy, the cheese was non-exsistant, and the garlic was left in large cloves. I had a two full cloves of garlic on each slice of my individaul pizza.

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Montreal, Canada
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274 helpful votes 274 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Pizza was great, the concept is interesting as this is a place your order, do the leg work place, but all in all, the food was tasty, the salad crisp and cool and the wine was even on special the day we went in! You can choose to eat inside or carry out on to the terrace outside...Hard to beat!... More 

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Cotter, Arkansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Nice idea. We shared the salad and pizza special. The salad was greens with a few walnuts and drowned in dressing. The pizza sauce is unremarkable. I'm visiting from out of town and this is by far the least satisfying meal of the trip

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3801 Mall Rd, Ste 195, Lexington, KY 40503-4469
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: 859-273-0184

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Cuisine: Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?