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Johnny Carino's Italian

2333 Sir Barton Way, Lexington, KY 40509-2257
+1 859-264-1049
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“bread” (23 reviews)
“lasagna” (11 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2333 Sir Barton Way, Lexington, KY 40509-2257
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 17 March 2018

The Carino's that was on the south side of town closed so I eat at this one now. It is a nice, clean restaurant and their food is good.

Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

My wife had been wanting to eat at a Johnny Carino for several days, so we decided to visit after the Sunday after-church rush. Seated quickly and got the complimentary bread and olive oil. We were waited on quickly and my wife ordered a dish...More

Thank ranger505
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped on a Saturday evening around 7 with 3 in our party. There was a wait, but typical and also a party of 20 to accommodate, so definitely not bad. Waitress was attentive and very helpful. Food was great and kept us stocked on bread!...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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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