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Joe Bologna's Restaurant and Pizzeria

120 W Maxwell St, Lexington, KY 40508-2530
(859) 252-4933
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Ranked #26 of 779 Restaurants in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Lexington, Kentucky
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Joe B's has been serving up some of the best pizza and pasta in Lexington for decades and there has never been a decline in their quality. Don't forget to also try the bread-sticks smothered in garlic butter. This joint is no where near "lo-cal", just incredible pizza and pasta as it should be.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I eat here every time I come into Lexington. Love the all-vegetable pizza, but they have plenty of options for carnivores, too. Every pie is piled high with whatever toppings you choose. Cheese sticks are a great appetizer, and you can't miss the huge garlic breadstick.

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Lakewood, Colorado
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This is a unique Italian restaurant housed in a historic church near the University of Kentucky. The Sicilian pizza here is well above average and they use unique ingredients like the sausage and olives. The service was great even though the restaurant was packed. Joe himself was busing tables with a big smile. This place has been and continues to... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Have been away from Lexington since late 1980;s and went back to Joe Bologna's - a real touchstone during student times. Great pizza as I had remembered and great service!

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Lexington, Kentucky
Top Contributor
232 reviews 232 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

My lunch group eats at JoeB's once a week, and we go back for the excellent, friendly service and the great food. Their lunch (6 inch) pizzas with thin crust are fantastic, and the breadsticks cannot be beat!

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Lexington, Kentucky
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

No atmosphere , crowded for resins unknown and the food was pro....folks rave about the plane tasting bread sticks...just cook some bread dough for m the grocery store and give this guy a run for his monte.....much ado about nothing....blah blah blah,....i don't understand the positive reviews and hype...this place is lame!

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Elizabethtown, KY
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83 reviews 83 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

My wife and I stopped by for a late lunch prior to attending a recent University of Kentucky (UK) basketball game. We have been eating at Joe Bologna's off and on for several years now, ever since we learned of it when our son started attending college in Lexington. The meal and service on this particular day was excellent. The... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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70 reviews 70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Wonderful setting in an old downtown church and the food can't be beat! Prices are very reasonable. Pasta, pizza or sandwiches..... You can't go wrong here. It is one of my favorites and we meet friends there often.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Joe Bologna's is a delicious Lexington classic. It's downtown so parking is not ideal but there are nearby lots, as long as you don't go during peak days & times. The building they are in was a church & is still gorgeous. Seating is somewhat limited, again try to go during non peak times for a guaranteed seat with no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Best Pizza in Lexington Get the Bread stick with garlic butter too. Great atmosphere UK games and owner is there all.the time Excellent service

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Additional Information about Joe Bologna's Restaurant and Pizzeria

Address: 120 W Maxwell St, Lexington, KY 40508-2530
Phone Number: (859) 252-4933
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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