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“Family dinner”

Joe Bologna's Restaurant and Pizzeria
Ranked #26 of 1,019 Restaurants in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Food was fantastic and reasonable in cost. The service was very good and they were very busy! Breadsticks are delicious and pizza was so good! Can't wait to go back next time we are in town! This is a must visit location

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Reviewed 11 July 2016

The bread sticks here are to die for, best you will ever encounter! The lasagna is wonderful as is the spaghetti and meatballs.

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Thank John J
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

We look forward to our annual trip to Joe Bologna's during the week of Lexington Junior League Horse Show. This is our 8th consecutive year of this wonderful tradition, and our barn family consists of around 30 people. At 1:00 pm, we anxiously made our call for the usual request to be seated upstairs to accommodate our hungry families, and we were assured they would be ready for us when we arrived at 5:00 pm. (Although they do not accept reservations, we make this call to allow their staff to prepare for the large crowd) As our families filed in one by one, we were greeted by a very unprofessional manager, Cher, who refused to allow us admission into the restaurant until the entire party arrived. Because we have young children and families coming from different hotels across town, we had order requests ready to place. We asked if we could at least begin getting seated upstairs, but she refused and kept saying it was "first come, first served" and she wouldn't allow admission until all members of our party were present. I asked to speak with Sue, who had been very kind in assisting us with our plans earlier in the day, and whom I had spoken with twice to confirm our arrival, but Cher continued to be unaccommodating and crammed all of our party into a small bar area to wait. I explained to her we had indeed called ahead of time to avoid this very confusion. Because of the situation, seven members of our party left or made alternate plans, ruining the evening for everyone. Once Cher allowed admission to us, we were not seated together. Very disappointing.
Our waitress was excellent, thorough, and very kind, and the food was awesome as usual, although the wait time was nearly 50 minutes before it was delivered to the table. I recommend a happier, and more inviting person be placed at the hostess stand. First impressions are everything. We know and love this restaurant, but the next large group of paying customers may not be so forgiving.

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Thank I8796HPcarolb
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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Top Flavor from their homemade salad dressing and sauces; cannelloni and Alfredo and spaghetti with Marinara was perfect. One Garlic breadstick was more than enough.

Thank OTSB
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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Tried the sauce type that had anchovies, onions, tomatoes and garlic as the base with tomatoes and cheese which sounded much better than it turned out. How I longed for bread sticks.

Thank rogersober
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