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Lenny's American & Italian

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1204 1st St, Cheney, WA 99004-1802
+1 509-235-6126
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Chilliwack, Canada
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102 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

A friend made a dinner reservation for 12 of us on a Saturday night. I had eaten there a couple of times before and enjoyed it. Even though we had a reservation there didn't seem to be enough staff on hand for all the customer's there. Our server, Ashley was wonderful and made sure we were well taken care of.... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I ate here for a dinner on one of their only 2 nights a year they seem to be open. We have tried to eat here on many occasions yet they always seem to be closed. Not sure what the deal is. We ordered a couple traditional dishes and they were not even of fast food Italian... More 

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Cheney, Washington
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

John, the owner, has a rich Italian accent and cooks from the heart. If John is cooking that night, you can count on a delicious meal. After years of eating here, we've learned what to order. Saltimbocca and osso bucco are standards on the menu. Service can be erratic, depending upon staffing that night. They list things on the menu... More 

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Thank AMAmmons
Cheney, Washington
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

This place has horrible food. I ordered a baked potato and it was raw! So I sent it back and the next potato as also raw. After spending way too much time here we gave up. Never again!

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Thank carmenkandk
Cheney, Washington
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

They can't even cook a baked potato. I sent it back three times because it was raw. Yuck! In the end I didn't eat it and we'll never go back.

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Thank carmenkandk
Spokane, Washington
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114 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

I am a Cheney local and I have never heard a good thing about this place. One evening I decided to give it a try. At a glance everything looks upscale until you realize everything around you is actually garage sale items. Cheap, plastic-junk. I walked in and no was there to seat me. I waited for a bit and... More 

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Thank Nathan P
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

This was our second time at Lenny's...we are Cheney/Spokane locals and it was a Friday night. My husband got spaghetti and meat balls, which were pretty good. I ordered chicken spiralli...it was a rough time. We took it home to see if maybe it was just "me"...definitely not. The service is always good, the food is just hit and miss... More 

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Cheney, Washington
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

Always on our list if heading out for dinner in Cheney. Solid Italian food, good selection. Reasonably priced.

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Thank Becky R
cheney,washington
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64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014 via mobile

Not much to say... All seems to be made with purchased sauces and pasta. Hasn't improved at all since my last visit shortly after opening years ago

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Spokane, Washington
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2014

We have finally given up on this place, the food is consistently bad. The restaurant is in dire need of a good cleaning, the decor is so jam packed with garage sale freebies it's confusing. The menu hasn't been updated in years, the same old dishes prepared the same uninspired way. I had the "homemade" lobster ravioli smothered in a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1204 1st St, Cheney, WA 99004-1802
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Cheney
  • Phone Number: +1 509-235-6126

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