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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” (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 4 days 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 days 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 12 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

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Reviewed 3 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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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Had a late lunch here. Have to say the service was excellent. Attentive without being intrusive. Food was quickly prepared, at the right temperature and presentation was good. MOST importantly, my personal mark of a good restaurant--a spotless restroom. Found it!

Thank Deborah J
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Went here because it was close to my hotel. Minestrone soup was good, bread was average. Artichoke, olive and caper with chicken over angel hair pasta was very good, but a little too salty. Nice serving size. Server was prompt, kept drinks filled. Food brought...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
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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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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