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Giuseppe's Ristorante Italiano

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4456 Nicholasville Rd, Lexington, KY 40515-4619
(859) 272-4269
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best meals I've had in the past year! Wonderful staff. Great drink selection. Family oriented yet romantic. Going again next time I'm here!

Thank Rcybe
Dayton, Ohio
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by friends for a dinner while in town and we loved it, everything was fabulous from food to service, recommend reservations!

Thank phinal99
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not going to write a long drawn out review. I will simply put it as we will be back way sooner that later. Food was fantasic! Service was awsome. We ordered the lobster ravioli and shrimp Diablo! I would order it all over again, but we won't because we have to move on to the next item. Good job... More 

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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Great food, service and ambiance; what more can we ask? Oh, yes it has live entertainment too (on selected evenings). We have enjoyed dinner at Giuseppe's for years, but we recently discovered their lunch and it is excellent. Their lunch menu contains a good variety of great meals at reasonable prices. This is truly a fine restaurant.

Thank Roger D
Naples, Florida
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I dined at Giuseppe's with another couple. We made reservations, and were seated next to a door in a corner of the outer dining room. Only only one other couple was seated there. We asked to be reseated in the main dining room, which had a lot more ambience, and many available tables. We ordered cocktails at... More 

Thank mil425
Georgetown, Kentucky
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95 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

A standard in Lexington. On a Wednesday a large crowd. Food was delicious and plentiful. Chicken Marsala very tender , two large breasts enough for a to go box. Live music was a nice compliment, soft and did not inhibit conversation. Will return and soon.

Thank goodneighbor7
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

I can honestly say this is so disappointing to write this. We visit this restaurant several times a year and absolutely love the food. We went on our first date here. It is some of the best Italian food outside of Italy-somewhere I've visited many times. The problem with this restaurant is that there is no consistency in service. We... More 

Thank Kayleigh C
Morgantown, WV
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Giuseppe's serves very authentic Italian dishes and has a great wine selection. The wait staff were very friendly and were great answering questions and providing suggestions. All of the food was very good and many people in my party finished their entire meal which is unusual. Reservations are recommended and parking can be a bit tight.

Thank Ken V
Madison, Wisconsin
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282 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

I went here with a few clients and had arguably the best lobster ravioli never actually had chunks of lobster in at the appetizer great the wine selection is also great as well. The only reason this isn't five-star restaurant is that it is geared for the casual diner.

Thank Ron P
Lexington, Kentucky
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103 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Came here for a business dinner. It was an enjoyable experience. Pros: -Sea Bass entree was great (with lobster chile sauce) -Carbonara Italiano was very good as well -Bread served with meal was good -Good Salad prior to meal -Server was very accomodating Cons: -Desserts were a little underwhelming -Appetizer portions were small and not that good (Prosciutto wrapped asparagus,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4456 Nicholasville Rd, Lexington, KY 40515-4619
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: (859) 272-4269

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