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Kenny's Italian Kitchen
Kenny's Italian Kitchen

Kenny's Italian Kitchen Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.kennysitalian.com
  • Phone: (972) 661-9380
  • 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
Diner Reviews
  • "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."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "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!"
    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!"
    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."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "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!"
    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."
    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!!!"
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "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"
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We loved it! The staff was very gracious to help us surprise our daughter. The food was amazing! Our waiter was perfect-fun, had excellent timing, and very polite."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "We had a great waitress,, I hate that I cannot remember her name. She has been there awhile and has waited on us before. Kind of loud and you can't hear, but a great place"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "The restaurant has great food but if one is looking for a quiet place this is not it. Usually a busy place with lots of groups dining together. We are not bothered by it. The food selection is good and the prosciutto wrapped fried mozzarella is an awesome appetizer."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Great service. Even better food. Flavors for a very of tastes."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Our food was very tasty. Limited selection of pasta dishes. Would have liked to have a wider list is pasta choices, but there were numerous entree dishes with chicken to choose from. We will definitely go back there again!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Been to this restaurant many times, and it is always excellent."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Great food and atmosphere. The best itAlian in town. Sauce is sea axing. My kids favorite Italian place. Highly recommend"
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "We had the Chicken Parmigiana and Chicken Marsala. Both were outstanding. Definitely a place to return to. I would also recommend making a reservation in advance so you don't have to wait for a table."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "As usual Kenny's Italian kitchen did not disappoint. My son usually never request a take home bag from anyplace. But Sunday was different, he said he had special plans for his leftovers; a special late night adventure."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Tried Kenny's for the first time. We decided to order wine while we waited for our table. Not looking at a wine list we ordered one of the 3 choices of Cabernet offered by the glass. We were shocked when told our bill was $28.00 for the two glasses of Oberon Cabernet. I checked at Tom Thumb the following day and found the same bottle of Oberon for $22.00!! That is a ridiculous markup. For dinner I asked if I could have the salmon and vegetable plate but replace the fish for chicken; told that it was no problem. On the bill we were charged the price of the salmon. When I brought it to our server's attention she said the charge was the same regardless of the meat. What?! When our receipt came back to sign - our bill had been adjusted."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Our server was Lauren and she was really good-I have never had a server refresh my martini into a chilled glass mid drink. I thought that was the coolest thing -no pun inteded. She was quietly always ready to serve and you guys were packed. Hats off to Lauren for adding just a small little twist-but hey she got 3% additional tip just for that small gesture. Food was really fresh-like homemade."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "From the aroma as you walk in the door to the yummy food as it is placed before you, this place is perfect for those looking for comfort food."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Everything was perfect for our party of 8! Service was the best!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Always love Kenny's Italian. The ambience is superb and Stevie, the waitress, is always outstanding. She knows her job well and has personality. Quick service, reasonably pricing, and great food!"
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "We haven't had many places in the Dallas area that serve such good meatballs. We will return."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "The food is always wonderful. The service is friendly and attentive. It's small and has a romantic, low light ambiance but the TVs above the bar can be distracting if your guests can easily be swayed. We always enjoy dining here."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • " I am a born and raised New Yorker and I think it is the VERY BEST Italian Food I have had since I left NY. We had a lovely evening! We will DEFINIFTELY go back again!!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Kenny's is great. The food is so good. Lots of flavor and variety. It's a small place, so it gets pretty crowded and a little loud. "
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Kenny's Italian is much better now, than when it first opened. The food we ordered - pizza, bread, fried mozzarella and salad was delicious. We loved the cheese croutons in the salad !"
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "This is one of the most consistent restaurants in North Dallas. Service is always good. Food is always great. Portions are large so go easy on the awesome fresh baked bread. Love me some Kenny's. "
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "Had to wait 20 min despite having a reservation. Food was OK ... not great, not bad, ok. Service was very rushed. The restaurant was busy and they couldn't push us through fast enough. And it felt like it. With so many other choices, we won't be back."
    Dined on 5/27/2014
  • "Kenny's promised to be a good dining experience after receiving strong reviews for food quality and dining experience. The ambience is cozy and the décor feels like a local neighborhood hang-out in New York. The bread was very nice, served warm with dipping oil. While not extensive, the wine list was adequate. The linguine with spicy clams was pretty tasty. The three other members of my party, however, did not seem to enjoy their meal. Each sent their pasta dishes back half-eaten. Among them, baked ziti and lasagna - two standards that should be good at any Italian restaurant. Could have been an off night, but the general consensus was that the food was average at best and probably not worth the visit. I doubt we will return."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "I returned to Kenny's a week after the first so-so experience I've had here. Nothing lacking this time, service was spot on, food delicious and the drinks were wonderful. I love it when the wait staff bring new fresh, cold martini glasses to exchange the warm ones. It's like getting a brand new drink. Keep it up Kenny's!"
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "The food is consistently good and portions are very adequate. Recommended highly."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "I setup a reservation at Kenny's Italian Restaurant because my wife and I enjoy Kenny's Burgers and Kenny's Smokehouse so much. I left a note with the reservation for a bottle of wine to be at the table, and that it was my wife's birthday. They were very attentive, and said happy birthday as our table was ready, when our waiter introduced himself, and even for desert had a candle ready...none of this was asked for. It was a very pleasant experience...oh, the food was divine!"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "We love the service, food and atmosphere at Kenny's. One of our favorite places."
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "I loved the food at this restaurant. The waitress was very nice and VERY friendly."
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "We have been to Kenny's numerous times and each time had an outstanding time. Service, food and experience has always left us wanting more. But I guess every good restaurant must have it's off night--at least for us. The service was off, way off. Our server was slow, inattentive, forgetful. The poorest service we have had since coming to Kenny's. Fortunately, the group I was with helped gloss over the shortcomings of the waitstaff. Hopefully this was a one time occurrence and the next time we go will be as wonderful as we have become accustomed to!"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Everything was good. Nice patio outside for the one month in the spring and one month in the fall when it's comfortable to dine outside in Dallas. Loud shrieking from the birthday girls at another table, but birthdays are always exciting I guess, even when you're old enough to drive. "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "We have dined at Kenny's Italian Kitchen several times but this past visit was exceptional. We sat on the patio and the weather was perfect. The detail that made this a wonderful night was the service. Laura was our waitress and she went above and beyond to make our dining experience one that we will never forget. "
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "First time visit on Mother's Day. Could not have had a better experience. The food was excellent and the service perfectly attentive. We will be back."
    Dined on 5/11/2014