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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 8
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  • 3
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  • 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
An early dinner on our way home

This is our halfway spot between family in Atlanta and home in N.W.Ohio. We stopped her after an 8 hour drive so the noise was a little much for us. We sat near a family of little kids that were a little roudy but thats not really the restaurants fault. The food was good and the service was good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
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Berea, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We were meeting friends, 6 of us total, everyone's salad was fresh looking except mine, it was brown, and bitter because the lettuce came from the center. My steak was ordered medium, and I couldn't eat it because of so much blood, was going to take home and finish cooking, but my son insisted on the waitress taking it back.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is our halfway spot between family in Atlanta and home in N.W.Ohio. We stopped her after an 8 hour drive so the noise was a little much for us. We sat near a family of little kids that were a little roudy but thats not really the restaurants fault. The food was good and the service was good. The... More 

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Louisville, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

My husband and I were attempting to go down memory lane and visit one of the places that was special to us. Our trip wasn't what we had hoped. The restaurant had been completely remodeled and gone was the

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Yum! Stopped in for a late dinner. Service was good. Meal was delicious. Nice atmosphere. Close to our hotel

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This was my first visit. Started off with bread plates that had dried food on them. Our server was attentive and eager to please but she couldn't make up for the dirty plates and cutlery.

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Blakely, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Perfect meal and atmosphere for a business lunch...it was so good, that I took my family there for supper the same night! Friendly staff, great food, clean. A+

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Visited my first Johnny Carino's Italian in Lexington yesterday for lunch (trying to avoid the typical chain restaurants that are available to me in any city I travel to, as Johnny Carino's Italian was new to me), and was pleasantly surprised with the quality of food and very good service! I enjoyed lunch so much yesterday, that I returned today... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I've had many a meal here and never been dissatisfied. I would recommend the lunch specials @ $9 , The service is fast, plentiful servings, hot bread, and delicious desserts-- if you have room !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

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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Additional Information about Johnny Carino's Italian

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

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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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