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Papa Leno's Restaurant

108 Center St, Berea, KY 40403-1761
+1 859-986-4497
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (35 reviews)
“pizza” (151 reviews)
“italian sub” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
108 Center St, Berea, KY 40403-1761
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As always, Papa Leno's was worth the trip. The Philly Chicken sandwich was flavorful and abundant, as usual. The baked spaghetti was tasty. The fettuccine Alfredo was scarfed up. The bread sticks were a little overdone, but still good. We will be back!

Thank 83bridgetw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to eat with many options on the menu. Seating is plenty for large groups with great views of beautiful Berea College. Great pizza and the best fries in Madison County. I highly recommend!

Thank mbowling381
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to have lunch or dinner. I have never received a bad meal here and the service is always friendly. I love the bread!

Thank GrannyTammy01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Papa Leono's Pizza is always a delight to visit. Staffed by BEREA College students, they try really hard to get everything right. The pizza tastes phenomenal, helping the students is always a joy. My favorite is the meat lover's pizza. Great pizza and wonderful atmosphere....More

Thank gadgetguy11
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Very casual Italian food that comes out hot and fresh. Pizza and pasta dishes were both good. Charming place. Right in the heart of the college campus with ample parking. Very nice dining room attendants. The woman who took my order was impatient and a...More

Thank alphagirl86
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Papa Leno's (also known in guidebooks as Papaleno's) is a college-town pizza place. Hand-tossed pizzas, sandwiches, pasta and salads highlight a serviceable menu. You order at the counter and take a number to your table or booth. During busy times, you might have to stand...More

Thank douglasl739
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Great local restaurant, very friendly and had good food. Nothing fancy or formal, perfect after checking out the small town.

Thank Kentuckyshellybean
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

First off, it cost $30 for me and my wife there was little portions not much taste. I would have been better off going to fazoli's.This is last time I will ever eat there and I use to love there food.

Thank Bill K
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The food was a 3 .I would say it's a local place, it's a very small local college town. Customers wait in line to order, then find a table then....WAIT for order. Food was fine, I wouldn't go again.

Thank Kimri12
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Ordered lasagna, and meat pizza. Everything had good taste, but was average. Was prepared well but was lacking.

Thank RickU247
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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