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Leonardo's Pizza by the Slice

1245 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5109
+1 352-375-2007
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (56 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (4 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
Closes in 7 min
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Pizza
1245 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5109
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was great pie! I had Chicago style sausage while my wife had thin slice veggie. My girls (and me) are thin slice cheese. The service was prompt and the price was reasonable. Four people ate pizza with rolls and drinks for $30. The adults...More

Thank irishuga4h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town for a client presentation and dropped by here for lunch. A recent review said that the restaurant has been here for at least twenty years. We were in graduate school at UF in the early 80's and it was going strong...More

Thank Jack T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Leonardo's is still rocking the same good food for at least the past 20 years. Not much has changed other than price increases but even that isn't too much. For about $8 you can get two large slices and a soda. While it won't get...More

Thank RamblinJamie
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Leonardo's has always been good and whenever I'm back in town I always make sure to stop by and get a slice. Always delicious and fast!

Thank rosierd427
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Brought my family here for lunch because our favorite place was closed. The place is simple, nothing fancy but the pizza is fabulous! Probably the best pizza I've had in Fl! We also had a Greek salad that was fresh & full of ingredients. We...More

Thank traveler202020
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Went for lunch. Enjoyed the leo deep dish slice and a salad. Was very good and cheesy.The wait was not long even on a Saturday at 1:00. Would visit again.

Thank kalvarezyates
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Their pizzas are always satisfying and are always good. I cant say anything negative about this place at all.

Thank Erik O
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Old School Gainesville right here! This is my favorite pizza in the world and what I measure all others by. To this day, when I get a craving for cheesy goodness, I think of Leo's even though I haven't lived in the area for years....More

Thank tallenarts
Reviewed 5 March 2017

this place has been a favorite for pizza for me since the 1980s! The pizza is always good, the garlic rolls excellent!

Thank joanc1992
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Good deep dish pizza but expensive!! Ambience is non existent. We've been coming here for 25 plus years and it seems to be the same furniture, flooring and rest rooms are nasty BUT the pizza is good

Thank Ken D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1245 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5109
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-375-2007
  • E-mail
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