Kenny's Italian Kitchen

4.7
2071 reviews
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Kenny’s Italian Kitchen serves classic "Southern Italian American" food modeled after the "Little Italy" sections of Boston and New York. These Italian American styles of veal, chicken and seafood will include Parmigiana, Picatta and Marsala. Of course Kenny's Italian Kitchen wouldn't miss out on the classic meatballs, sausage & peppers or linguini & clams to name a few.

Kenny’s Italian Kitchen is decorated with red checkered cloth table cloths, dark woods and the walls are adorned with black and white photos of friends, family and regular guests. A cozy patio and full service bar accompany the warm, friendly and comfortable atmosphere. You will swear you just dined at a neighborhood Italian joint in the Northeast.
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Dallas
30 reviews
Dined 19 hours ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service from staff, delicious food

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J
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place is an all time favorite. The staff and food are fantastic.

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BL
Dallas
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

I was a bit put off in the beginning as I had made a reservation for my husband's birthday and we had guests with us. They sat us at a table that literally is maybe 6 steps from the bathrooms and a route for all of the waitstaff to get to and from the kitchen. After I approached the hostess to say this would not do, she quickly changed us to a central table and all was good. As per usual, the food was delicious and the service was also amazing.

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BG
Dallas
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Best Italian food in town. Always consistent food and friendly efficient service

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SZ
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Staff was overly friendly but not super quick. Food was delicious and I cannot wait to return!

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S
Dallas
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Been several times; eggplant and meatballs and sauces very good; service very good; Jessica very helpful with gluten free issue.

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SP
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We can't get enough. Best Italian in Addison/DFW. I had had the Gnocchi Asiago, Shrimp Florentine, Chicken Parm, Mushroom Ravioli, Chopped Salad, Caesar Salad and was wowed every time.

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S
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is so good. Definitely try the lasagna it’s amazing.

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AS
Dallas
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was an amazing experience with the italian atmosphere inside, the food was amazing we really enjoyed our time there❤️

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TB
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding food and even better service. Worth the visit. Will return.

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Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

We had 5:30 reservations but were not seated until closer to 6:00. When we were finally seated, we were sat on the patio by a large party of 20+ people loudly celebrating a birthday. We could not hear our own conversation until their food was served and they stopped talking to eat. The food was good and our waitresses did their best to take care of us; although, they were also taking care of the large party. Since we were seated so late, the manager did offer us free appetizers but we were in a rush to get to a movie.

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MR
Dallas
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

As always, the food was delicious. One thing that could be improved, though, is the arrangement of the seating. There are so many chairs & tables packed together on the floor that we have never eaten there that one of us didn't get bumped by either another patron or a waiter. One night my husband's chair was bumped three separate times. Also, the back of my husband's chair came apart while he was sitting in it, and rather than get him a different chair, our waiter just popped the slat back into its joint and said he would have it looked it later. Not great customer service... That was the exception, though - we usually have very good service.

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PR
Dallas
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

VERY crowded, as usual. Veal Marsala was just mediocre, and the pasta and salad were nothing special. Is this 5-star restaurant slipping?

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KI
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great everything!! Celebrated 25th Wedding Anniversary and chef came out personally to congratulate us and gave us a $15 GC. Also received a free dessert. We will definitely be back and can't wait! This is great place to eat for ANY occasion!

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MM
Dallas
9 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

As always, the food is great. Had a great business dinner with a friend

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W
Dallas
12 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food is always amazing. The lasagna is a favorite. Service was outstanding!

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Caribbean
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was fantastic. Try the mushroom ravioli. It was the star of the evening! Great service too.

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G
New Mexico
31 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Extremely happy with everything! This is family Italian dining. Exactly what it presents itself to be. From the pictures to the tablecloths, the decor sets the expectation. Our service was fantastic and the flavors were spot on. If you like rich sauces, big flavors, and perfect textures...this is your go to!!!

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m
Dallas
26 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Had the chicken scallopini and the chicken gnocchi as a split dish. Both were absolutely delicious. I like the way Kenny's lets you try two different entres on one serving. Great way to feature new dishes to try. Loved the tiramisu dessert to top off the meal. Will definitely return for dinner soon.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Quick service. Very friendly & clean space!

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JD
Dallas
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always have a great time at kenny's from the food to the staff. You can't ask for more from them!

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Kenny’s has the best wait staff anywhere in the area! Bar none!

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JB
Dallas
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We dine here once a year to celebrate our anniversary and it continues to get better every year. The food is always superb, the staff is warm and friendly, and the ambiance is perfect for a dinner for 2. This year was our 4th year coming to Kenny's and they made it very special for us, our server Chelsea was so very attentive and surprised us with a dessert with a heart that she made with chocolate and raspberry sauces on the plate!

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AB
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time here, on "first date" with my wife, and it was a great experience!

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DJ
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always great

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KW
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Another great meal at Kenny's. Love the NY style decor, great vibe and wonderful food and service. We are regulars here and come every few months.

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Dallas
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 2food 5service 1ambience 5

We are a huge fan of all the Kenny’s restaurants and have never had bad service, until last night. The server seemed stretch with too many tables. Food as always was great but the service was fair at best.

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JG
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 5

If you like Olive Garden Italian then you will love this place. I am not a fan ! The kids liked it

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m
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

This restaurant does a super job of accommodating one of our diners, who is a celiac. They make great GF bread and many of their dishes GF. Our remaining diners were thrilled with their meals too. This is a standout Italian restaurant in the Dallas area.

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LN
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Waitress was too chatty and then we thought rude.Kaitlyn.

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D
Phoenix
6 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Food is delicious and the service is equally great

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CC
1 review
Dined on February 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Rebekah did an amazing job as our waitress. Food was great (as usual). Every person that we encountered that worked there made our experience a very good one. Will definitely be coming back.

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KH
Dallas
1 review
Dined on February 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was a late Valentine’s Dinner and I enjoyed every bit of it. ♥️

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Austin
9 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful as always!

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TM
San Francisco
23 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our 2nd visit to Kenny’s Italian. The first visit was not great and when I let management know, they ask us to return and give them a 2nd chance. We did that and were extremely happy to find that this visit was up our expectation for a Kenny’s restaurant. Our server was great, our food was served promptly and was excellent. Our server overheard that it was our son’s b-day and brought him a free dessert. The chef also dropped by and gave birthday wishes and a gift card for him to return. We will definitely return to this location now and are so glad we gave them a 2nd chance. Our first experience was clearly an anomaly and I am exptremely impressed with how the restaurant responded.

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P
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I eat out a great deal and we were impressed with the quality of the food and our server Carleigh. She was outstanding in every way. She is a real asset to your restaurant. Plus, we liked the fact that you can mix & match a plate. Your Italian food is on par with any of the top restaurants in the area. Keep up the great work and we’ll see you soon!👍

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AC
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Being from a very traditional Italian family from Brooklyn, it is very difficult to find a great authentic Italian restaurant in Dallas. Kenny's Italian Kitchen was absolutely perfect! The food, the service, and the entire feel of the restaurant were all amazing! We will be recommending Kenny's to family and friends in the area!

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AG
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

You CAN NOT beat their food and their service. We take everyone to Kenny’s because it is the best Italian food you can get.

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OT
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love Kenny's Italian, always an excellent experience!

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KM
Dallas
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and wonderful service! Everything is ala carte, so a bit pricey. Will definitely return and will recommend to friends and family.

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