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Johnny Carino's Italian

2333 Sir Barton Way, Lexington, KY 40509-2257
+1 859-264-1049
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“bread” (19 reviews)
“lasagna” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2333 Sir Barton Way, Lexington, KY 40509-2257
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went in for a quick lunch, with a co-worker and my son. Asked for a booth near the bar for the soul reasoning of catching up on some Sunday NFL highlights. As I was approaching our booth with my son in hand, I heard the...More

Thank Ryan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rolled into town on a Friday, and needed dinner close to our hotel. This is a chain, which we don't typically prefer, but our experience was great. Even after 8 pm, the restaurant was very clean and the staff extremely personable. For adult-only patrons,...More

Thank Renchard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food and service was really good when we visited. We had a variety of different dishes and everyone was more than satisfied.

Thank jimandjan7172
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Carin'os has never been my favorite Italian but was in the area so... Wednesday is 1/2 off bottle of wine which is reason enough to go. The pasta with artichokes had no flavor & had way too many capers for my taste. The 16 layer...More

Thank Gayle G
Reviewed 7 July 2017

good food, good service and good prices. only con was that the music was too loud. the server helped us choose our meals and there was nothing to complain about.

Thank jessica c
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

There are three things that make restaurant great. The food, the atmosphere and the service. In Johnny Carrinos case, the food was ok. It's just ok. Nothing to brag about. The atmosphere was horrible. It's extremely dark and noisy. We were set relatively close to...More

Thank mamush1
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Good hostess - asked to be seated away from kids and she did so without any issues. Sara , our waitress was excellent. Prompt and made suggestions, which we took and were pleased with our meals. Baked cheese tortelloni - nice flavors but too salty....More

Thank travelfar2
Reviewed 13 June 2017

My wife and I have eaten two or three times at Johnny Carino's in Sevierville, Tennessee. On our 45th wedding anniversary, we decided to eat at the location on Sir Barton Way in Lexington, Kentucky. This was our first time at this location, but we...More

1  Thank Bernie P
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Stopped in w/friend for a drink on a Saturday night. Busy place but attentive service and good prices. Nice way to end a great evening.

Thank idaly7
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Had a wonderful meal here. Service was a tad slow, but not a big deal. Clean and LOW lit, so you'll have to use your phone's flashlight - but it adds to the romance...right?! Good food - think a step above Olive Garden.

Thank Porthos7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2333 Sir Barton Way, Lexington, KY 40509-2257
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-264-1049
From our signature Handmade Lasagna to our famous Spicy Shrimp and Chicken, Carino's offers Italian
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