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Giuseppe's Ristorante Italiano

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Wed, 2/20
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Mozzarella Impanata
Mozzerella cheese lightly breaded & fried, served w/ our homemade marinara.
Funghi Al Forno
Mushroom caps stuffed w/ Italian sausage, cream cheese, onions & peppers.
Calamari Fritti
Squid rings, breaded & lightly fried. Tossed w/ sauteed peppers & served w/ our homemade marinara.
Fried Artichoke Hearts
Served w/ horseradish-sour cream sauce.
Cup $4.00
Bowl $5.00
Potato chips
French fries
Pasta E Fagioli
Northern‎ white bean soup made w/ tomato, basil, garlic & the pasta of the day.
Cup $4.00
Bowl $5.00
Potato chips
French fries
Soup of the Day
Our chef’s homemade soup prepared daily
Caesar $+9.00
Giuseppe $+9.00
Potato chips
French fries
Soup & Salad
A bowl of the day’s soup or pasta e fagioli served w/ a house salad.
Potato chips
French fries
Soup & 1/2 Sandwich
Potato chips
French fries
House Salad
Fresh leafy greens topped w/ seasonal vegetables. Served w/ your choice of dressing.
With grilled chicken $9.50
With grilled salmon $14.00
Potato chips
French fries
Caesar Salad
Fresh romaine lettuce tossed w/ chef’s homemade caesar dressing, seasoned croutons & parmigiana cheese.
Potato chips
French fries
Giuseppe Salad
Fresh leafy greens tossed w/ salami, prosciutto, mozzarella & parmigiana, tomatoes, black olives, mushrooms & onions.
Our sandwiches are served w/ our homemade garlic potato chips or French fries, & a pickle.
Italian Beef Sandwich
Thinly‎ sliced roast beef w/ sauteed onions & provolone, served on a hoagie roll.
With grilled chicken $8.50
Chicken Parmigiana Sandwich
A boneless chicken breast lightly breaded & fried, then baked w/ marinara & mozzarella. Served on a hoagie roll.
Meatball Sandwich
Homemade meatballs w/ sauteed onions & peppers, marinara & provolone. Served on a hoagie roll.
Sausage Sandwich
Grilled Italian sausage w/ sauteed onions & peppers, marinara & provolone. Served on a hoagie roll.
Grilled Portobello Sandwich
Grilled portobello mushroom, sauteed onions & bell peppers drizzled w/ balsamic glaze & topped w/ provolone. On a hoagie roll w/ pesto mayonnaise on the side.
Tortellini w/ Pesto Cream
Cheese-filled horseshoe-shaped pasta tossed w/ sauteed prosciutto ham & asparagus in a cream sauce seasoned w/ pesto.
With sauteed chicken $9.50
With sauteed shrimp $10.50
Fettucine Alfredo
Fettucine tossed in a cream sauce w/ pecorino romano & reggiano parmigiana.
Baked layers of ribbon pasta, ricotta, mozzarella, parmigiana, ground sirloin, Italian sausage, provolone & marinara.
Fettucine Carbonara
Fettucine tossed in a cream sauce w/ Italian cheeses, sauteed prosciutto & bacon.
Pasta Mona Lisa
Fettucine tossed w/ grilled chicken, prosciutto, sun-dried tomatoes & snap peas in a marsala-cream sauce.
Oversized pasta tubes stuffed w/ ricotta & parmigiana cheese, baked w/ chef’s marinara & mozzarella.
With homemade meatballs $8.50
With italian sausage $8.50
Spaghetti Marinara
Long thin pasta topped w/ our homemade marinara.
Without chicken (vegetarian) $8.00
Pasta Vincenzo
Sliced, grilled chicken breast sauteed w/ sun-dried tomatoes, mushrooms, black olives, red onions, garlic & olive oil. Tossed w/ today’s pasta & pecorino romano cheese.
Seafood Gnocchi Gratin
Italian potato dumplings baked w/ shrimp, lump crabmeat, shallots, bell pepper, spinach & parmigiana in a lobster cream sauce w/ a buttered breadcrumb topping.
Our pasta dishes, sandwiches & entrees can be accompanied w/ a house salad or a cup of soup for 2, or a caesar salad or giuseppe salad for 3.
Chicken Marsala
Sauteed boneless chicken breast in a marsala wine & mushroom sauce.
Chicken Piccata
Sauteed boneless breast of chicken w/ a sauce of white wine, lemon, butter & capers.
Chicken Parmigiana
Boneless breast of chicken, lightly breaded & fried, then topped w/ marinara & mozzarella cheese.
Shrimp Scampi
Sauteed jumbo shrimp in a lemon, butter & garlic sauce tossed w/ linguine.
Chicken Florentine
Boneless chicken breast, lightly sauteed & topped w/ a spinach cream sauce & diced tomatoes.
Eggplant Parmigiana
Slices of breaded & fried eggplant topped w/ marinara & provolone then baked. Served over a bed of linguine.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We always go to Giuseppe's on our anniversary and for valentines day. Never have been disappointed. We get the 1/2 buffalo 1/2 regular calamari for appetizers. My wife got the Carbonara Americano and I got the Pasta Vincenzo with chicken. Everything (as always) was excellent.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ashep2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This local Lexington restaurant has been around for a long time. It is hidden away off busy Nicholasville Rd outside Man o War but before you get to South Point. The pasta fagioli soup here is excellent. We were here for a special dinner. I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Avelave
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

We had no idea what we were in for. What we found was a gem hidden in the countryside. Some sort of bourbon beer started us off and it was bliss from there on. Through the calamari, through the salad all the way to the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank iammaggieo
Reviewed December 29, 2018

It has been years since I last ate at Giuseppe's. We decided on it last night. A member of our party of four eats there about three or four times yearly. She always orders the Chicken Marsala and was afraid to try anything else. I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank V4500PUjerrym
Reviewed December 13, 2018

This was our first, but not our last visit. I am sad to say that I have lived in the region for years, but it was never a convenient meeting place for my friends. Now that I have been, I can't wait to go back..............because...........I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank ILoveBourbon
Reviewed November 25, 2018

A party of four went to Giuseppe's to celebrate a birthday. We chose Giuseppe's because we have always had excellent service and awesome food. While our server was very personable and professional, she was clearly trying to wait on too many tables. We weren't in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

With our daughter going to UK over the last several years and having good friends in Lexington, Giuseppe’s was always a go to. From the Scampi to the Veal to Lobster Ravioli, we’ve never had a bad meal. Also one of the best Filets in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Darrylict
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had the best Italian dinner we have eaten here. The waiter was tremendous, the drinks were excellent and dinner and dessert was outstanding. Don’t be afraid to try this place, it’s great.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jedrington56
Reviewed September 20, 2018

I took my wife for our first visit to this restaurant to celebrate her birthday in mid-April, 2018. We were both pleased with my choice. The service was excellent, and we had a very capable and friendly waiter who was attentive without encroaching. The food...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Bernie P
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

We visited friends and they took us to Giuseppe’s. They made reservations because it is so popular. We were seated immediately and ordered wine. I wasn’t that hungry, so I just had soup (clam chowder) and a salad. My husband had veal Parmesan and enjoyed...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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John H
October 9, 2017|
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Response from Wayne B | Reviewed this property |
$30 per person +/- a little
September 2, 2017|
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Response from garyb189 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Hours are 11:00 am to 2:30 pm for lunch.
August 26, 2015|
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Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about the question about lunch hours, But attire was not an issue. We wore jeans and were welcomed. I think that attire is not an issue.
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