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Leonardo's Pizza by the Slice

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1245 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5109
352-375-2007
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by this Gainesville gem for lunch while passing through. The pizza was good, I had a pepperoni and a spinach, feta,banana peppers slice with a soda for around ten dollars. This place closes in 2017 so get here while you can.

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Thank DKennedy29
Winter Garden, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Been here several times, a favorite spot when in Gainesville. Pizza has always been good, especially the deep dish. Tried just a slice this time and was still pleased. Warm up was just as good.

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Thank RobUF1
Williston, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

We were back in Gainesville, so I took my husband for the best beer, pizza , and garlic rolls. Don't miss this special treat.

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Thank Sharon S
Florida
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

This place was super casual counter service. They call your name when the food is ready. The pizza was so good! I had the veggie slice and one was more than enough. We also ordered a quarter dozen rolls. The bread is good. I had a glass of Merlot also good. I would totally go back again. Delicious, simple and... More 

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Thank WeLoveFlorida97
Apollo Beach, Florida
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

This place is a monument in Gainesville. My husband graduated in 1978 and our son is graduating in May, 2016 so we had to stop and eat at Leonardo's. This is a local favorite and the people waiting in the lines out the door tell you how awesome it is.

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Thank Sfalfonso
Waycross, Georgia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

The wife and I ordered a Pizza, it's cheaper to order the whole one, and enjoyed it. The mid day wait was a bit long but acceptable.

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Thank Donald P
Jacksonville, Florida
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118 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stopped here on the way back from an out of town trip. The pizza was great and they don't have a Coke Freestyle - thank goodness! We sat outside and enjoyed seeing a busy college town. Parking was a little of an issue but typical for that part of town. And they had a great combo... More 

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Thank BLRJax
Gainesville, Florida
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

This mom-and-pop pizzeria is probably the best pizza you will get outside of Chicago. The thick crust pizza reminds me so much of what I would get in downtown Chicago, its just so amazing! The service is always friendly and fast.

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Thank Sungr8t
Gainesville, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

So tonight my roommates and I decided to go to Leonardo's. I have lived in Gainesville for almost 4 years now, going to Leonardo's every so often and never having a problem until today! We were standing at the counter ready to order, and I told the cashier that I had a few questions about the calzones, as they are... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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149 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

I wanted a quick lunch while in Gainesville so I stopped in Leonardo's. I have had the Greek pizza before and liked it. This time just regular pepperoni. The slice is large and service is fast. The pizza was tasty, one slice was filling.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1245 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5109
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: 352-375-2007

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