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Joe Bologna's Restaurant and Pizzeria

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120 W Maxwell St, Lexington, KY 40508-2530
+1 859-252-4933
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23:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 23:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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Lexington, Kentucky
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have been eating at Joes for 30 years. JB's has been around forever and for good reason! Great pizza's, pastas, and garlic bread dripping in butter. If you absolutely gotta have pizza and you want to eat at a true locals spot, the this is the place to go. It's also located in an old synagogue and makes for... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Joe B's is quite the place! The restaurant, originally a church, is family owned and serves as a classic representation of the Lexingtonian culture: family-centered yet experimental. My partner and I frequent Joe B's for date nights and are never disappointed. From a value and quality perspective, the meals can't be beaten! Apart from the meals, I do have an... More 

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Thank Timothy C
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My family and I love dining at Joe B's. The breadsticks are a must try and I love the garlic they serve. I've tried several things on the menu and I don't think I could pick a favorite because everything is fabulous. My boyfriend and I love stopping in on UK game days before heading to Rupp Arena. It's definitely... More 

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Thank MomOf2InKY
Lexington, Kentucky
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great authentic Italian pizza and pasta but don't visit without getting one of their famous bread sticks!

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Thank GimmeShelter1
Cold Spring, Kentucky
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our school team always visits Jo B's everyone we come into town. Breadsticks are a must, and try their house salad with house dressing. Service staff is accommodating. Do note that large groups will not be seated untill all is present.

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Thank JWK1402
Lexington, Kentucky
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything here is HOMEMADE, EVERYTHING!! This is also one of the cleanest place I’ve ever worked-yes I’m a former employee/waitress for 10 years, over 15 years ago-Wow. However, we still stop in with our kids to enjoy the Bologna family and the best Italian in town by FAR. I’ve been eating here since the 1970’s when I was a very... More 

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Thank Eleisha K
New Market, Alabama
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

I moved away from central Kentucky years ago but every time I'm in the area, I try to visit Job B's. For the last few weeks, I have been working in Lexington and have been able to visit Joes 3 times and will be working here for a few more weeks and plan to visit as often as possible. As... More 

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Thank mmoore218
Decatur, Alabama
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love Joe B's. Love the pizza. Love the new building, even though they've been there a long time now, as I still remember where it was when I went to UK.

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Thank jlwilli2
Nicholasville, Kentucky
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170 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After being gone from the area for several years, we recently moved back and rediscovered Joe B's. It was every bit as delicious as we remembered. LOVE the garlic breadsticks ... pizzas and subs are great too!

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Thank LW1214
Louisville, Kentucky
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117 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I ate at Joe B's the first time over 30 years ago. It is a great place for pizza and of course bread sticks. It is a very casual place so if you are looking for a quiet dinner don't go here. It right near Rupp Arena so when something is going on at Rupp it will be busy. There... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
23:00 - 22:00
Monday
23:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
23:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
23:00 - 22:00
Thursday
23:00 - 22:00
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 W Maxwell St, Lexington, KY 40508-2530
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-252-4933

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