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Paisano's Italian Restaurant

€€ - €€€Italian
2417 Nicholasville Rd, Lexington, KY 40503-3178
+1 859-277-5321
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
00:00 - 23:59 Hours
CUISINES
Italian
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
2417 Nicholasville Rd, Lexington, KY 40503-3178
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We ate here a few years ago, and our experience was not positive, but it this time it was very good. We were greeted by our server who had a server-in-training with her. We were brought a nice bottle of Cabernet, along with some huge...More

Thank KyBoop
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

First, kudos to our waitress Chelsea, who was prompt and attentive. She kept the meal moving, but we never felt rushed. My husband had Paisano’s Chicken and I had Eggplant Parmesan. The dinners came with hot fresh bread and a cold crisp salad. We each...More

Thank Mary J
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Three of us started with a couple of starters. Fried Mushrooms and fried calamari were both lightly battered and fired perfectly. The waitress was excellent, very attentive and friendly. The entrees were also the best of our three meals in Lexington. Great job! We had...More

Thank atcrich
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Based on a recommendation from Tyler at the Hampton Inn we decided to drive 3/4 of a mile to Paisano's for a bite to eat. The parking is limited there as they share spaces with other businesses. We loved the fresh warm bread and the...More

Thank nhtoaz
Reviewed 5 April 2018

This well tucked- away restaurant reminding you of ones in the movies with the theme of the Mafia. The service is excellent and the food authentic. This restaurant has been in business since 1984 and that tells the story.

1  Thank Suzanne2012012112
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Great food in a casual atmosphere. Courteous and prompt service and good prices. I had delicious chicken Marsala my date had an eggplant parmigiana that melted in your mouth. The pasta was fresh pasta and was wonderful.

1  Thank Dove444444
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The food is always good at Paisano's. My biggest complaint is that I would classify them as a mom and pop restaurant (which is a good thing) however it seems lately that they are trying to be a high-end restaurant which just does match their...More

Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 25 April 2017

the restaurant was out dated and musty. The sauce was very salty. The bread was good and the people were very friendly. Good service... but not good food.

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Good, Tuscan-style food in a homey atmosphere. Wines are not over-priced, service is quite good and friendly. These people have been in business a long time; the chef may visit you at your table.

Thank Jesse E
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Liz , our server, was very sweet and accommodating. Something was amiss with the Alfredo sauce... either from a mix/jar or too much garlic salt..... probably just an off night as we have had great meals here before.

Thank we3kingsKentucky
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2417 Nicholasville Rd, Lexington, KY 40503-3178
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-277-5321
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