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Paisano's Italian Restaurant

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2417 Nicholasville Rd, Lexington, KY 40503-3178
+1 859-277-5321
00:00 - 23:59
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Liz , our server, was very sweet and accommodating. Something was amiss with the Alfredo sauce... either from a mix/jar or too much garlic salt..... probably just an off night as we have had great meals here before.

Thank we3kingsKentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I wish I had found this place years ago. Great authentic Italian food. Hot from the oven and fresh flavors! I'm really picky about tomato sauce and this sauce was spot on. Fresh Italian rolls accompany the meal. If you can't decide, get the sampler player, you won't be disappointed. I got the chicken Marsala. It was very good.

Thank Furajet
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Great small restaurant. All the food is fresh prepared, and the flavors reflect it. The owner is super nice and very helpful. A must try little place.

Thank drjason75
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

Old fashioned spaghetti and meatballs is a classic. Upscale service at a good price. Never too crowded.

Thank Scott S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Never disappoints! Fresh rolls, homemade sauce, comfy atmosphere. Salads are scant, so get the soup. You won't be sorry. All entrees I've tried are delicious. Family owned and it shows.

Thank Laura I
Lexington, Kentucky
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169 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Good all around food at good prices,This local restaurant has been around for years and continues to serve good food at good prices. There aren't many restaurant in Lexington that serve veal so this is where I go!

Thank Leelex
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

Good atmosphere and good food. Enjoyed the veal Marsala and minestrone soupa. I do not like the rolls they serve - too hard, cold and heavy. Would do much better to do away with them and serve up nice Italian loaves. Service is spotty. Still, I will go back for the food.

Thank Dale G
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Very good food...priced right with excellent service. This is a nice place to enjoy weeknight meal without the hustle.

Thank Rachel H
Lexington, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

We have not been to Paisano's for quite awhile, mainly because it's tucked away in a little shopping area and I kept forgetting about it. My wife and I wanted a quite place for a mean this popped into my head. I can say that it will not be as long before we go back because the food was excellent.... More 

Thank poogie88
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

We went for a quiet date night/birthday weekend. The restaurant was quiet and uncrowded. We had an excellent waiter who has been with the restaurant for an extended amount of time. Hubby got the chicken penne Alfredo and I got the pasta shells. Both were delicious and very well priced. The tiramisu was fantastic! Before tip the bill came to... More 

Thank Kayleigh C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2417 Nicholasville Rd, Lexington, KY 40503-3178
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-277-5321

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?