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Papa Leno's Restaurant

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108 Center St, Berea, KY 40403-1761
+1 859-986-4497
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Berea, Kentucky
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I go there with friends or solo for take-out. The restaurant will deliver. With a phone call one can order ahead for table fare, pick-up or delivery. It offers a wide selection of pizza as well as pasta dishes and salads. There are about 4 muted with streaming words TV high each on separate walls for sports, news and weather.... More 

Thank 40403
Rock Island, Illinois
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87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was concerned that the food wouldn't be enough. But it definitely was. The garlic bread was great and buttery. Nice size slice. The only thing that was different that this establishment was self served. You found your own seat, menu and drinks. It worked but I can see it being hectic when much busier.

Thank Marcus H
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90 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the mountaineer pizza. It was delicious. Everything that came out of the kitchen looked delicious. The garlic bread must be a favorite as everyone had ordered it. Very busy place. Orders are placed at counter. Everything else is self service . Limited beer and wine menu. Pepsi products.

Thank Blanglois
birmingham, mi
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79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great burger with a delicious house made bun with a large slice of tomato and fresh sweet onion and lettuce. The fries were wonderful. And the burger was tasty without being greasy! I've also had the good pizza in the past. This will be my preferred stop for a burger in Berea!

Thank terristours
Asheville, North Carolina
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124 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Papa Leno's does the classic Italian restaurant standards very nicely. My wife and I each tried the ravioli --I had the beef and she the florentine variety-- and we both enjoyed them very much. A good value, too. We just wish they offered red wine. How can a place that specializes in Italian food only serve beer and Moscato? Still,... More 

Thank KaneCountyCritic
New Lebanon, Ohio
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69 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

We have been here a few times and have always had a good experience. Got a 14 inch pizza that seemed more like an 16 inch pizza which was very good. We also got garlic bread and a chicken salad which was good.

Thank JRBOhio
Winchester, Kentucky
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103 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

We eat here every time we are in Berea! The garlic bread is to die for! I always get the meat sauce spaghetti because it is my favorite. I recommend a salad as well because they have really good dressings! This is listed numerous time on the list, but it is definitely the place to go!

Thank TLP1022
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food is always good, friendly service, fun atmosphere. Pizza is excellent and wide range of sandwiches and Italian entrees.

Thank Diane K
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Great Italian flavor. Exellent bread. Good service. The Chicken Philly sandwich is one of the best I have tried.

Thank Amy B
Berea, Kentucky
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Living in Berea, I have lots of opportunity to eat at Papa Leno's and I have NEVER had a bad meal. The Mountaineer pizza is loaded with toppings, the lasagna has incredible flavor, the Italian sub is fantastic. No matter what you choose, you can't go wrong!

Thank DenayP

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Center St, Berea, KY 40403-1761
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Berea
  • Phone Number: +1 859-986-4497

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?