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Leonardo's Pizza by the Slice

1245 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5109
+1 352-375-2007
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (55 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (4 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
1245 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5109
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Leonardo's has always been good and whenever I'm back in town I always make sure to stop by and get a slice. Always delicious and fast!

Thank rosierd427
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Brought my family here for lunch because our favorite place was closed. The place is simple, nothing fancy but the pizza is fabulous! Probably the best pizza I've had in Fl! We also had a Greek salad that was fresh & full of ingredients. We...More

Thank traveler202020
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Went for lunch. Enjoyed the leo deep dish slice and a salad. Was very good and cheesy.The wait was not long even on a Saturday at 1:00. Would visit again.

Thank kalvarezyates
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Their pizzas are always satisfying and are always good. I cant say anything negative about this place at all.

Thank Erik O
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Old School Gainesville right here! This is my favorite pizza in the world and what I measure all others by. To this day, when I get a craving for cheesy goodness, I think of Leo's even though I haven't lived in the area for years....More

Thank tallenarts
Reviewed 5 March 2017

this place has been a favorite for pizza for me since the 1980s! The pizza is always good, the garlic rolls excellent!

Thank joanc1992
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Good deep dish pizza but expensive!! Ambience is non existent. We've been coming here for 25 plus years and it seems to be the same furniture, flooring and rest rooms are nasty BUT the pizza is good

Thank Ken D
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Leo's has some of the best pizza in town. You don't really go to Leo's for the service, since you aren't really served, but the food is usually quick. The combo with 2 cheese slices and a drink for $7.50 is perfect. The pieces are...More

Thank Kate G
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

When you walk in the door you are faced with a multitiered rack of various pizzas. Big beautiful pizzas. It makes it hard to choose. It is a very casual place, a little dark and needs some freshening up. The service is friendly. You order...More

Thank JanetO85
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Usually visit when I'm in Gainesville. This place is an institution. I am saddened to hear it will be leaving.

Thank Scott W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Delivery
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Open Hours
11:00 - 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: 1245 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5109
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-375-2007
  • E-mail