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“Good pizza”
Review of Papa Gio's

Papa Gio's
Ranked #37 of 240 Restaurants in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Went on a Saturday night; it was very crowded. We got there about 7pm, and waited for about 20-25 minutes for a table. Had a pizza; it was very good, but tastes almost identical to some of the other NY-style pizza places in Lexington (Ray's, and Antonina's, if you remember when that place was open). Service was good, especially for a very busy night. Once we got seated, we didn't have to wait long for our food...maybe 20 minutes or so. We would definitely eat here again.

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

We've now tried this place twice and both times the food and service was outstanding. We've sat at the bar both times and had two different types of pizza and both were outstanding. The bartender and staff are very friendly and make excellent suggestions. The only drawbacks are the somewhat cramped space and a really tight parking lot but both are worth putting up with.

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Thank T P
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Our dinner got off to a great start with a wonderful house Merlot and salad with delicious house dressing. The bread was hot out of the oven and tasted amazing with lots of butter and Parmesan cheese baked in. Unfortunately my shrimp pasta dish and the lasagna were average at best. Would try again.

Thank MarthaFromAlabama
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Went for drinks and desserts. The specialty drinks are great and the cannoli has the filling across the plate! Great for date night. The food is excellent too!

Thank MaryW972
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

My wife called in an order for SICILIAN New York style thick crust pizza (17" x 17") with 100% Grande cheese ($18) Pepperoni Pizza (thick crust, square). They told her the pizza would be ready in 20 minutes. She got there in 15 minutes (thinking it would be 5 more minutes). They told her, "Oh, we are just putting in the oven now -- it will be 15 minutes." My wife said, "OK, where do I wait?" They said, "Just have a seat outside, we'll bring it to you." My wife sat outside, and waited, and waited, and waited (thinking that they were going to bring the pizza to her, like they said they would). After 35 minutes, she went back inside, and saw a pizza box sitting on the counter. She asked if that was her pizza, and the dude said, "Oh, sorry." And, he gave her the pizza in the box, which was cold. My wife didn't fuss. (What would be the point? Wait another 35 minutes?) The cold pizza arrived at our house. We then tried to eat it. It was 75% bread, just plain old tomato paste, cheese and pepperoni. It was not spicy or tas. It was just a lot of bread crust. For $18, get 3 Little Ceasars Extra Most Bestest Pizzas. The chicken wings were actually pretty good. The Sicilian pizza was a TOTAL WASTE OF MONEY. I'm probably not going to give this place a second chance. If this is genuine New York Style pizza -- I don't ever want to eat pizza in New York.

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