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Johnny Carino's Italian

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2333 Sir Barton Way, Lexington, KY 40509-2257
859-264-1049
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • 39
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  • 31
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Economical and Fast

We stopped here late in the evening and were greeted and seated immediately. The service was superb (we were her only customers though) and the speed of service was nice. The food was tasty and the price good. We took leftovers home and reheated with good results. Recommend for decent Italian at a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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English first
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We stopped here late in the evening and were greeted and seated immediately. The service was superb (we were her only customers though) and the speed of service was nice. The food was tasty and the price good. We took leftovers home and reheated with good results. Recommend for decent Italian at a decent cost.

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We were placed by the corner fireplace on a cold, windy night and warmed to the atmosphere and excellent service. We had a wonderful time and the meals were tasty and delightful. Worth the effort, worth the time.

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Stanford, Kentucky, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

So far everything I have ordered has been perfect. The calamari, lobster ravioli, balsamic chicken, and penne with gorgonzola just to name a few. I plan on trying the oven pizza next visit. The prices are fair for the amount of food you receive and I often split a meal with my daughter. They also host a painting class "Wine... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I frequent for lunch. They have delicious soups and salad dressings made fresh from scratch. I can't believe anyone would go for olive garden when this place is near.

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Flemingsburg, Kentucky
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Went for late lunch and was very pleased.At 3 o'clock you can still get lunch prices.Service was great and food was also.Will come back.Had never had Italian chili and was pleasantly surprised

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Lexington, KY
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The flat bread pizza is a must try at Johnny Carino's. My favorite is the bacon and tomato Alfredo flat bread. Great for lunch or dinner.

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Lancaster, PA
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74 reviews 74 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The food was great. Chicken, lasagna aNd lobster ravioli. Food came quick. Warm, but not hot. Taste was great. Never saw the server again. Had to aSk another server to find ours to get the bill.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

The baked cheese tortellini is amazing. Lots of wine choices. Pleasant atmosphere. Ask for Cal great server!

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Richmond, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This restaurant is a good value for your money. Many times it is crowded and not consistent with the meal and service but go again. It is worth it.

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Ledbetter, Kentucky
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I love Johnny Carino's, one of my favorite restaurants. Every dish I've ever gotten there has been delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2333 Sir Barton Way, Lexington, KY 40509-2257
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: 859-264-1049

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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