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Papaleno's Restaurant

108 Center St, Berea, KY 40403-1761
+1 859-986-4497
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (44 reviews)
“pizza” (174 reviews)
“italian sub” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
108 Center St, Berea, KY 40403-1761
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This place has quite the Italian touch but also a great easy pizza place for kids. You can have just about anything Italian and the garlic bread is almost a meal in and of itself. Order as you enter, only delivery to the table is...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Arrived around 11:30 on a thursday morning. Walked in ordered a large vegetable pizza, which fed 3 adults.. after we received our pizza, the place filled up with locals, students, a line snaked from the order counter to the door. Saw many items that people...More

Thank glenda w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just moved to Berea & had passed by several times. Our son came to visit & we wanted to try it out. It was AMAZING. The food was outstanding. I highly recommend you visit this restaurant. Prices were kinda high, but maybe only because of...More

Thank 999rickeyw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent pizza and Italian food. Generous portions, reasonable prices. Makes excellent leftovers! Feels odd approaching a counter to place an order, but you will quickly go pick it it your seat. Food delivered, hot and fresh and in reasonable time.

Thank Lori J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in Berea for an anniversary getaway... We decided to walk around the area near our hotel.. Papaleno's was right around the corner and I had remembered a friend telling me we must eat there while we were in town. We were not disappointed!...More

Thank Christina G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They have a great burger, even the veggie version! But the fries are the best! You'll want a big basket! Cold Ale 8 on tap! Grape and Orange too!

1  Thank bdstacy13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our third visit to Papaleno's as my daughter is a newly admitted first year student at Berea College. She requested that her last family meal be at Papaleno's the night before her move in. At this restaurant, you order at front counter, pay,...More

Thank eachdayagift
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Had to order at counter, and then food is delivered, I went with a friend and we were on different checks, so food arrived at different times. I did not like tgat. Food was very good tho

Thank amandatravels2448
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

One of the best neighborhood pizza places this side of Italy, Papa Leno's has it all...a warm atmosphere, plenty of table and booth space, desserts to die for, and brick oven pizza. But the absolute must on the menu is the baked spaghetti. We usually...More

Thank Jo B
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Return visit to Papaleno's in 2 wks. The food is fresh and warm if ordering a hot meal. The bread stick and a salad would be enough. very popular place. There are desserts which are pricey.

1  Thank Reg C
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10 August 2017|
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Response from Andrea D | Reviewed this property |
I just called Papa Leno's for you and was told they would be open on Labor Day at 11 a.m. and yes they can accommodate seating for your group of 10. I know as we have gathered there for dinner with 12 people. It is quite... More
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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