Kenny's Italian Kitchen
Kenny's Italian Kitchen

Kenny's Italian Kitchen

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.kennysitalian.com/
  • Phone: 9726619380
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Kenny Bowers
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wine
  • Catering: Kenny's has a full service catering division.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Montfort
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Kenny's Italian Kitchen
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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  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
Kenny's Italian Kitchen reviews from OpenTable diners
161 reviews since May 25, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
97% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (96)special occasion (57)fit for foodies (55)good for groups (50)great for lunch (40)romantic (38)kid-friendly (33)great for outdoor dining (28)hot spot (22)late-night find (13)vibrant bar scene (10)great for brunch (9)notable wine list (3)Show More
  • Love kennys!
    AshleyL
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    As before, we love kennys in every way! I can have an amazing gluten free meal, and my bf doesn't have to sacrifice anything, he loves it too. Thanks kennys!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Preakness good food and prices!! Great Service too!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good as always
    DaveVIP
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Once again, Kenney's was great. We are making it a weekly habit. Our server this week was Jay. He and Nicole work very hard to make our evening a great experience. They are both great employees.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistently delicious
    Bbqfans
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Had a wonderful anniversary dinner. We were seated almost immediately.Reservations are a must, especially on the weekends. Server was very attentive. The meatballs are amazing. We also had the mussels in garlic butter as an appetizer, they were very tender. I could just drink the garlic butter sauce! Entrees came hot. Huge piece of lasagna, and eggplant parm were excellent. Love Kenny's.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great customer service and food
    peachesbockVIP
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    The menu looks simple and yet the food is spectacular. Everything we have ordered has been beyond good-highly recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • TexanByBirth
    texanbybirth
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Took my wife to celebrate our anniversary. Great food and service as always. Nice to enjoy Italian home cooking that does not have a "chain" menu. Kenny's Italian is definitely on our regular list of restaurants to frequent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food
    MorrisMorse
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Great food, atmosphere at a reasonable price. I have had several business lunches at Kennty's Italian but it was my wife's first dinining experience and she said we'll be adding to the rotation.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great time was had by all 6
    diriddle
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    The food is excellent and the fact that you can order half or less is great because you can have 2 things.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A little bit of KC
    offroadwine
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Good "Italian" ambiance, made us recall some of the old-school Italian restaurants in Kansas City. Our table was ready when we arrived five minutes late, server had our bottle order taken and on the table in under five minutes. We were never rushed, stayed two hours and had lots of left-overs to take home. Bone-in veal perfectly seasoned, Osso Bucco lovely. Wine list competent, very reasonable pricing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Repeat Customer
    Joanie
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    I've been here several times before and always come back. Why? Because they offer gluten free options (rare for an Italian restaurant!) and because the staff always bends over backwards, both in friendliness and service. I will definitely be back for more!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food, OK service
    DelilciousVIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Food was really good, as usual. Service this time was just OK and it was very loud in the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always good!
    SusanVIP
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    The food is always good and consistent. The service was ok. We needed more water and butter for our bread and our waitress was hard to find. Laura did not come and check in a lot to see how we were doing. But we love the food!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Better and better
    mrsamm
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Food and service was great as always. Out table was ready at the reservation time, and we were never rushed at any time.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food!
    LakemartinloverVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Our first visit and it won't be our last. Everything was delicious , from the bread to the desserts. The Italian chopped salad was a very good. I had the osso bucco and it was the best I've had since little Italy in New York . Give this place a try and you will not be disappointed.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    This is our special go to place. The food is always great and the service is outstanding. We are regulars. And have tried most dishes. They are not shy to pour a descent drink. THANK you! They seem to know when we need to talk about family issues,and leave us alone. Or if were on a time crunch, they move our order along as fast as they can. We really appreciate there friendliness.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Encore at Kenny's
    diningrevue
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    A return trip to Kenny's. Excellent! The service was wonderful - personal, pleasant and attentive. The food was well prepared and well presented. The ambiance enjoyable. And, in my opinion, the value was excellent. A really nice dinner. We will definitely be back!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food
    SharonM
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    The food is excellent. Good drinks. Good service. But it was very crowded, very loud, especially for a week night. It seemed kind of warm too. If you don't mind the crowds & volume then it's a good place. They have Grey Goose on tap.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food & Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Staff made us feel like we were the only ones in the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Frenchy
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Always enjoy the food and service. Very consistent.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious Italian dining
    bekahpaige
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Excellent authentic Italian dining. There was a bit of wait even with the reservation, but once seated, the service was super fast! Excellent perfectly warm homemade bread & dipping olive oil/balsamic vinaigrette sauce. We both ordered the pasta (gnocchi & ravioli) and it was excellent. Dark quiet atmosphere. Great quality of food for the price. Had a lovely Reisling as well. Would definitely recommend to others.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food
    elleg929
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    The food is amazing and the service is fantastic. I love coming here.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great Place
    JoeC
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Awesome service and the food wasn't that far off either.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of the best
    LifetimeVIP
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    This is a great small neighborhood Italian place...but with world class food. The only negative about KIK is the club next door gets real loud after 10:00pm and it can be annoying. We avoid late nights on the weekend at KIK but it remains our favorite place for Italian food in Dallas area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dependably good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    The bone-in veal parmesan is one of my favorites and is always good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yummy!
    eatingout
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Went for dinner. The food was great and they have a good happy hour. I recommend reservations after 6:00 pm. And if you go on your birthday, you get a $15 gift card to come back and use.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent and gluten free options
    uhhhhVIP
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Excellent place. And they treat gluten free customers very well. Gluten free bread, separate olive oil for dipping and gluten free pasta that is as good as regular pasta. Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food
    Philip
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    The food was very good. The only reason I did not give the "overall experience" five stars is because I prefer a quieter restaurant. It is very loud at Kenny's and I had trouble hearing the other people at my table.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Always an excellent evening at Kennys. Portions are tremendous and the service is good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • FoursomeVIP
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Have eaten at Kenny's MANY times, it has never been a dissapointment. Food is always fresh, hot and extremely well prepared. Will continue to share this gem with friends & co-workers.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding All Around
    TEH90
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    This was our second time at Kenny's. We've made it a new tradition, as of this past Friday, to go to Kenny's around the 27th to celebrate our 27th. The first time we visited Kenny's, Samantha was our server. She recommended several dishes (which we tried and were stuffed) and was very attentive. This past visit, Robin serve us. She was sweet and energetic throughout the whole visit. Although it was getting to be a bit busy, she made sure that she checked on us often. The friendly and caring staff of Kenny's makes the restaurant a great find in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I Love Kenny's!
    ReneeGVIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Kenny's is consistently great, and this is no exception! Yum yum yum! Make your reservation!
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • AWESOME!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    The food was AMAZING and the service was more than courteous. The ONLY negative thing I could say is the drinks we ordered tasted good but were a bit too strong, which is not necessarily a bad thing. Other than that it was a fantastic and we will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A great experience
    LifetimeVIP
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    This is a wonderful low key, red checkered table cloth, dim lit, but still lively dining experience. The food is exceptional and the service is top notch. If service fails in any way to deliver the best in service, they will gladly and immediately make it right. The only negative about Kenny's is the music beat from the club next door is very annoying after 10:00 on weekends. We love Kenny's Italian and do not hesitate to meet friends there for a fun night out!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous!
    APSunshine
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Kenny's was fantastic! My husband and I just returned from Italy and were missing the delicious cuisine, so this jewel hit the spot! Our waiter was awesome, food was delicious and fresh, and the complimentary bread literally melted in our mouth! Spot on, Kenny's!
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good food, fun atmosphere
    greatdfoodlover
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Kenny's Italian Kitchen has a great, fun atmosphere and very good food...not outstanding, but very good. The pasta was excellent, and the fish was very good. Desserts were just ok. The service was fine, but the wait staff seemed a little disorganized for a busy place. We were pleased, but not overwhelmed, considering the outstanding reviews on TripAdvisor.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Italian Spot in North Dallas
    BHDFWVIP
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    My wife and I recently started looking for our go to Italian place in North Dallas. We had a great first experience here - the prosciutto wrapped cheese sticks were really good - and the Osso Bucco was as tender as you could imagine. We will be back soon!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Neighborhood Gem
    MizJanieVIP
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    Eat here often. Tried the new salmon pesto dish on the menu and was very happy with this item. The only reason I gave Service just three stars was that it was Martini Monday when all their martinis are five dollars and therefore service was a bit slow from the bar and they were jammed.
    • Food
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  • Food was excellent
    QMAN
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    The food was excellent both times I went. I had the Veal Bone in and the Chicken Picatta. I plan to go back and try the Lasagna which I hear is great. I would recommend it!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Experience
    Art5691
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    Found the location on the web and both of us could not be more pleased with what we found. Excellent food with great service and management that cares. Will definitely return when we return for another visit to the area
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Birthday!
    PreggoLady87
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    I made reservations for my husband and I to celebrate his birthday. The food was delicious and the server was very helpful with recommendations. I was also impressed by the delicious chocoloate mousse they gave my husband for his birthday dessert. The manager on duty also stopped by our table to wish him a happy birthday and make sure we enjoyed our evening.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate