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Papa Leno's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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108 Center St, Berea, KY 40403
+1 859-986-4497
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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birmingham, mi
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77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had a great burger with a delicious house made bun with a large slice of tomato and fresh sweet onion and lettuce. The fries were wonderful. And the burger was tasty without being greasy! I've also had the good pizza in the past. This will be my preferred stop for a burger in Berea!

Thank terristours
Asheville, North Carolina
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124 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Papa Leno's does the classic Italian restaurant standards very nicely. My wife and I each tried the ravioli --I had the beef and she the florentine variety-- and we both enjoyed them very much. A good value, too. We just wish they offered red wine. How can a place that specializes in Italian food only serve beer and Moscato? Still,... More 

Thank KaneCountyCritic
New Lebanon, Ohio
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69 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have been here a few times and have always had a good experience. Got a 14 inch pizza that seemed more like an 16 inch pizza which was very good. We also got garlic bread and a chicken salad which was good.

Thank JRBOhio
Winchester, Kentucky
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103 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We eat here every time we are in Berea! The garlic bread is to die for! I always get the meat sauce spaghetti because it is my favorite. I recommend a salad as well because they have really good dressings! This is listed numerous time on the list, but it is definitely the place to go!

Thank TLP1022
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is always good, friendly service, fun atmosphere. Pizza is excellent and wide range of sandwiches and Italian entrees.

Thank Diane K
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Great Italian flavor. Exellent bread. Good service. The Chicken Philly sandwich is one of the best I have tried.

Thank Amy B
Berea, Kentucky
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Living in Berea, I have lots of opportunity to eat at Papa Leno's and I have NEVER had a bad meal. The Mountaineer pizza is loaded with toppings, the lasagna has incredible flavor, the Italian sub is fantastic. No matter what you choose, you can't go wrong!

Thank DenayP
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

After traveling all day, we were looking for a quick meal. The chicken dumpling soup was ok, the ravioli florentine was very tasty and the garden salad was excellent. But the garlic bread, soaked in butter, was the best of all! You order at the counter and pick out a table. We got the salad and soup immediately and didn't... More 

Thank jmbjrb
Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

The food was very good, the garlic bread was outstanding. The staff was less than friendly. No "welcome", no "enjoy your meal", no "thank you". Most could not get away from us quickly enough. However, eat here for the food and try to tolerate the people.

Thank Marty I
Mount Vernon, Kentucky
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

They have a great Stromboli and the mountaineer is always good. Great for the family and they have beer now.

Thank Bobby A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
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
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Berea
  • Phone Number: +1 859-986-4497

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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?