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Giuseppe's Ristorante Italiano

4456 Nicholasville Rd, Lexington, KY 40515-4619
(859) 272-4269
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Ranked #56 of 756 Restaurants in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Aug 3, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Lexington, Kentucky
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Went to celebrate friend's birthday - once the waitress took our order -> it was over 2-hours before we were served. Four starved folks found food fine, but the wait was difficult to abide - almost walked out. The wine list matched the poor tasting wine ... poor. The waitress was pleasant and the manager gave us an extra glass... More

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Key West
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

In a town such as Lexington, where there is a wide range restaurants -- including a surprisingly diverse ethnic selection -- it's sad to note that Italian choices are few and far between! The northside has had two failures, one excellent and the other good, and only one so-so choice at present. The southside has nothing to speak of. In... More

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Lexington, Kentucky
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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We requested an appetizer size of the TORTELLINI ALLA PANNA E PESTO - very good, but not much asparagus. My wife had veal piccata - she enjoyed it and was pleased with the quantity. I had the scallops over penne special - I really enjoyed it - got 4 large scallops and the pasta and lemon sauce was very nice.... More

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Lexington, Kentucky
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

We were extremely impressed with the food. I think that's a given and nearly everyone who dines here will tell you that much. There were so many things on the menu that sounded good, we had a hard time choosing our orders. So we had to end up passing our plates around the table to sample everyone else's dishes! The... More

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Lexington,Kentucky
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51 reviews 51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Had not eaten at Giuseppe's in Lexington, Ky in a while and had dinner recently. What a shame!!!!!! Used to be an excellent Italian restaurant. The service was fine but the food has really slipped. Panko halibut... no panko crumbs and dry halibut. Ordered caprese salad and received a pile of greens with a few small squares of mozzarella just... More

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Somerset, Kentucky
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Giuseppe's has been in Lexington, for as long as I remember. It has always been seen as one of those restaurants, that if you like good food, would be on your regular radar. And still today the food is great, the service was pleasant, and food prepared in a reasonable amount of time for good food. However the complaint I... More

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Paducah, Kentucky
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

A delightful hidden treasure just off Nicholasville Rd. Outstanding menu and the food is marvelous. Our server, Jessica made the evening so very perfect with her timing. The food quality, quantity and appearance is fantastic. A place for the entire family or a great romantic retreat.

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Hockley, Texas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We ventured to this restaurant for our sixth anniversary based on tripadvisor reviews. We were not disappointed. We did not have a reservation, so started out in the bar. The bartender was not very attentive, so we were concerned about the evening, but once we were moved to the dining room with Tina as our server, everything went very well.... More

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Greensboro
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152 reviews 152 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The food and service was excellent overall. The dining areas provide a "calm" dining experience without the hustle and bustle one sometimes experiences with "chains". There is a dining area outside which would be a good experience during the spring and fall seasons. The location is on a major highway, however it can be hard to find if you are... More

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Charleston, West Virginia
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90 reviews 90 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

What a fantastic experience! We had a great waiter, Norman, who helped us right off the bat by telling us about the special that runs before 7pm giving you a discount on several of the appetizers (we were wavering between getting a big dish each or sharing a bunch of little dishes) That decided us and we ordered quickly to... More

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