After Being Kicked-Out, Dave Portnoy of Barstool Pizza Reviews Returns to Goodfellas Pizzeria in Lexington

On his first visit to the original Lexington pizzeria, Dave Portnoy was kicked out and gave the establishment a 0.0. But it appears he has made his way back for another slice

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Dave Portnoy

Barstool Sports founder Dave “El Presidente” Portnoy is well-known for his video series where he visits and reviews pizzerias using his infamous "one bite" rating system to decipher the quality of various slices from across the world (but he focuses primarily on the U.S.).

In 2018, Portnoy paid a visit to Lexington-based pizzeria chain Goodfellas, which has three locations in the Greater Cincinnati area — and many loyal fans.

Upon visiting the chain's original location, Portnoy received an "ice cold" slice and was kicked out by the pizzeria staff for recording on their patio without permission before having the chance to review, which lead to him drop a score of 0.0 on Goodfellas. 

Portnoy mentions in the video that he has visited the pizzeria's Indianapolis location, but was told he needed to eat at the original. During his visit to the Indianapolis eatery, Portnoy gave the slice an 8.1 — a pretty generous score on his 'za scale. 

But, it appears the reviewer has made his way back to Lexington's Goodfellas for another slice. It is unclear if it was just a friendly visit or if he was there on official business. 

Portnoy posted a photo of himself outside of the restaurant on Nov. 5 with the caption "Look who is back."  

Follow @barstoolpizzareviews to be on the look-out for a potential review of the flagship pizzeria. 

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