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Johnny Carino's Italian

2333 Sir Barton Way, Lexington, KY 40509-2257
+1 859-264-1049
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (23 reviews)
“lasagna” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
2333 Sir Barton Way, Lexington, KY 40509-2257
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1 - 10 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Always good, calamari and zuccini fritte for apps, skilletini for main course or the classic Italian dishes. This is a regular stop on our nights out for dinner.

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was a great surprise. The food was great. From the meatball appetizer to pizza, lasagna and fettuccini alfredo all of it was great. The waitress was right on top of drink refills and had a great attitude. I believe her name was Terina....More

Thank Don H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The new chef had her first wine dinner last night...WoW !! Five courses, five great wines and a house-made lemoncello intermezzo. Food was incredible, service was prompt and inconspicuous. This foodie has never had so much wonderful food for $40. Every Tues... Pizza and draft...More

Thank Blakdogz
Reviewed 29 April 2018

got right in no waiting it had been a while since we had been there in fact a few years. the waitress pretty good and seemed knowledgeable about the food salad was a salad but the main course was just mediocre nothing great looked li8ke...More

Thank dennis j
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Very good food and very nice staff. Not to pricey for what you get. The best times to go is after lunch and before supper.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 20 April 2018

My wife love's Italian food, but tends towards extremely Americanized versions. She loves this place. The food is decent, and service is usually fairly good. If you want a decent little date night place, but don't have very high expectations, this place will fit the...More

Thank Brad W
Reviewed 18 April 2018

We have been here before when coming through Lexington. The food was good. I did not appreciate the "friendliness" of the waitress, however.

Thank scdiz
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We stopped after a movie to sample some late afternoon appetizers and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. The Italian Nachos were amazing and I'd love to find some in Central Florida, too. We also had the Caprese w-diced tomatoes and mozzarella cheese. Emptied both plates!...More

Thank Cheryl J
Reviewed 12 April 2018

I tried one of their skillets; good choice! The meal came in a skillet, and was spaghetti noodles that were chopped up and mixed with sauteed mushrooms, peppers, onions, cheese and a couple of other items. Loved it, AND a loaf of really good baked...More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Johnny Carino's was recommended to us by staff at our hotel. It is located on Sir Barton way where many restaurants are located in competition. It was a Tuesday and we arrived around 5:45. There was no wait. We got the table we wanted and...More

Thank dann013
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2333 Sir Barton Way, Lexington, KY 40509-2257
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-264-1049
Description
From our signature Handmade Lasagna to our famous Spicy Shrimp and Chicken, Carino's offers Italian
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