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Johnny Carino's Italian

2333 Sir Barton Way, Lexington, KY 40509-2257
+1 859-264-1049
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“bread” (23 reviews)
“lasagna” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2333 Sir Barton Way, Lexington, KY 40509-2257
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Johnny Carinos is no longer in our area, so it was a nice surprise to find one here. I had the bow tie pasta with chicken, which was very good, and just the right amount of food. My spouse had the cob salad which was...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We waited 7 minutes after being seated for a server. Finally flagged one down, who said she would find someone. After 5 more minutes of waiting, we left. Too bad because this is one of our favorite chains! Their loss!

Thank Beth E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were in Lexington for a football game and stopped in Johnny Carina’s for lunch since we don’t have one near where we live. We both ordered their chicken parmesan lunch portion. The dish was very good. The chicken was tender and...More

Thank mguerry
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

My daughter told me about the Monday special at Johnny Carino for $12.98. You order your entree that feeds, 3 to 4 people, you get to small loaves of bread, all $12.98, Salads are $1.00 each, need one per person. You have to pick up....More

Thank Sunserria W
Reviewed 10 July 2018

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 24 June 2018 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 21 June 2018

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

1  Thank Brad W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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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
From our signature Handmade Lasagna to our famous Spicy Shrimp and Chicken, Carino's offers Italian
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