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Papa Leno's Restaurant

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108 Center St, Berea, KY 40403-1761
+1 859-986-4497
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Franklin, Ohio
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Ate dinner here during our stay in Berea. We shared pizza and chicken parm and also had a side salad and everything was very good. It was very busy on a Sunday evening, but most other places were closed, so it was understandable.

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Thank Rhonda H
Atlanta, Georgia
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The garlic bread is the best ever. We had Lasagna which was delicious. You order at counter and are served when its ready. Highly recommend this place.

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Thank taxlady63
Bloomfield HIlls, Mich USA
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205 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Not sure why this place is so popular, but maybe others go for the pizza or other hot food. My salad was just OK. It's a sit-down meal, but you have to order and pay at a counter, then wait for your food to be delivered (be prepared to wait awhile!) Those bussing the tables are very friendly!

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Thank MissShoe
Cincinnati, Ohio
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We had two pizzas between our family; one was a pre-selected toppings and the other one had toppings we chose. The pizzas were hot and came quickly; they tasted great! The crust was thin and crisp, without being dougnhy, and without being cracker like. There were a lot of toppings, and they were very fresh. It is a little bit... More 

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Thank Cincy513OH
Berea, Kentucky
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing food and great customer service. Nice place to take the whole family for lunch or dinner. I been here numerous time and have never been disappointed.

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Thank b_nichols_56
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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to the Berea Craft Festival. It was our first time so we didn't know what to expect. We split a pizza and both got a breadstick. We were not disappointed. Both had great flavor-probably the best I've had. It was pretty busy and still only waited about 15-20 minutes for our food. We live... More 

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Thank Shannon G
Berea, Kentucky
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

The food is very good and the atmosphere is excellent. What ever you order to eat you can't go wrong.

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Thank EODVoodoo13
Dayton, Ohio
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Had dinner there last evening. I had the beef ravioli which was best I ever tasted. The garlic bread was very fresh & not over powered by the taste of garlic. The seasoning level was just right. My husband had the spaghetti with meat sauce. He liked it, but not as well as my homemade. He,too, enjoyed the garlic bread.... More 

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Thank luvwicket
Nashville, Tennessee
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

I have been going to Papa Leno's for many years now. I learned about it when I was going to college at EKU. Anytime I'm going by Berea, I always stop for lunch. They have a pretty varied menu, but I always get the Lasagna. It is some of the best I've ever had! You can't beat the bread, too!... More 

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Thank Kevin B
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This is a must if you are in the Berea area. The meals are served with a large piece of garlic bread in its own buttery boat. My favorite is the Manicotti but not a dish I have had there has ever disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?