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Karlo's Bistro Italia - CLOSED

4911 Houston Rd, Florence, KY 41042-1365
+1 859-282-8282
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
29 Sep 2014
“Sadly, this place is closed.”
4 Mar 2014
“Karlo's Bistro Italia”
Restaurant Hours Closed
4911 Houston Rd, Florence, KY 41042-1365
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Reviewed 30 September 2014

Karlo's unfortunately closed a while back. Not sure why. It was always very good when we went. Food was good. Nice variety on the menu and service was always good. It also had a nice atmosphere. I was sad and shocked to learn it went...More

Thank travlingirl13
Reviewed 4 March 2014

This restaurant closed it's doors several months ago. I have no idea why; just drove past one day and it was closed.

Thank Marla O
Reviewed 29 August 2013

We are in Florence Ky all the time, as far as I know its still closed. Such a shame, nice place, nice people, good food. I guess more people didn't feel the same. My grandkids loved to go ther they got to make they're own...More

Thank bakershelper
Reviewed 18 June 2013

This is a great place! Nice atmosphere and fantastic food. Would recommend it to everyone. Easy access.

1  Thank Rick M
Reviewed 8 June 2013

I was hooked on the Penne' and every dish I had there was done top notch. Sadly, this restaurant is now closed and only open to banquets. Depressing. Took the kids there for years traveling from Indiana. I just wanted the folks at Karlo's to...More

2  Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 15 November 2012

Whenever I go to an "Italian" restaurant, I always have my doubts on the authenticity of the food until I look at the menu. Growing up in a large Italian family, I know what to look for on the menu to see how close they...More

2  Thank Uncle_Buck_007
Reviewed 17 October 2012

I've been here about 20 times now. As far as I'm concerned it's the best restaurant in town. Huge portions (ask for lunch size if you want it smaller) all fresh food. Good bread. Huge selection of dishes. Great service. Clean restaurant.

2  Thank DieselSyndrome
Reviewed 11 August 2012

We come here every time we pass through the CVG airport. Lots of selection; food quality is excellent; and the staffs and service are always terrific.

1  Thank JPDallas
Reviewed 23 July 2012

Ate here on the recommendation of the hotel clerk. Service was good and the restaurant was not crowded on a Saturday night. The bread and pesto were good, the pesto had both a sweet and vinegary flavor. One of us had a marinated chicken with...More

Thank GCTraveler
Reviewed 9 July 2012 via mobile

I also had not been here in over a year as reviewed by another person here last May. I convinced my husband that we had been to Karlo's and he liked it. Mistake. Olive oil and balsamic vinegar came to the table with a blue...More

1  Thank caymansilvas
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  • Address: 4911 Houston Rd, Florence, KY 41042-1365
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +1 859-282-8282
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