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Papa Leno's Restaurant

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108 Center St, Berea, KY 40403
(859) 986-4497
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Seating, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner at Papa's

Food, depending on what you order is very good. The lasagna and pizza are excellent. Service is friendly and restaurant is clean.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Troy H
Somerset, Kentucky
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Georgetown, Kentucky
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From pizza to pasta to sandwiches, everything we've had has been EXCELLENT! Their pizza crust and breads are all home made. Their pizzas are covered in toppings, no skimping here. Their tavern fries are the bomb. Great kids menu too.

Thank Bridget W
Somerset, Kentucky
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food, depending on what you order is very good. The lasagna and pizza are excellent. Service is friendly and restaurant is clean.

Thank Troy H
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We had the salad and chicken and a Pizza! Food was tasty - ordered at the counter and they served to the table

Thank KEH11
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Papaleno's is a delicious, casual, affordable Italian restaurant in Berea. The baked spaghetti and garlic bread are a constant favorite and for about $25 for two, this is a nice, casual date night.

Thank Krystie M
Berea, Kentucky, United States
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

If you love pizza, lasagna, Stromboli, spaghetti then you will love PapaLeno's. You may have to wait just a few minutes to order at the counter but it will be worth it. Don't turn away! Its quaint and a favorite with both locals and returning visitors. The spaghetti and garlic bread is fab!

Thank Jody854
Lexington, Kentucky
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104 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Nice place to hang out and have some good Italian at the same time. You order up front and they bring your food out. Had the toasted Italian Hoagie and it was great.

1 Thank mrlco
Saint Charles, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

We stopped in to have dinner and decided to have something other than pizza. My lazania portion was on the small size and her chicken parmigiano was on the large size. It worked out ok because I helped finish hers. The decor was a little hod podge, but it is in the college campus area so it fits the area.... More 

Thank Richard C
Wisconsin Dells, United States
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

What great place to eat in a awesome town. The food was great. Very roomy lots of televisions for watch sports. Or just quiet enough to have a great conversation with someone.

Thank Tina V
So. Haven MI
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

Was looking for good food at a decent price and FOUND IT!! We were staying at a hotel in the area walked around the block to see if there were any restaurants and found this place.Lots of everyone here from college to older people. It is not a sit down restaurant you order at the counter they give you a... More 

1 Thank iluv2travl
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

I prefer a place that provides full service--here, you order at the counter, and they bring it to you--but the food's pretty good.

Thank RoadTripMusicLover

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 108 Center St, Berea, KY 40403
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Berea
  • Phone Number: (859) 986-4497

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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