About 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.

5100 Belt Line Rd Ste 764
Dallas, TX 75254
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian

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

Cross Street:
Montfort

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(972) 661-9380

Website:
http://www.kennysitalian.com/

Catering:
Kenny's has a full service catering division.

Executive Chef:
Kenny Bowers

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wine

Kenny's Italian Kitchen Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.7

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4.7

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4.5

value

4.5

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Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (47)
Good for a Date (43)
Neighborhood Gem (42)
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Authentic (32)
Special Occasion (30)
Comfort Food (28)
Cozy (27)
Good for Birthdays (26)
Great for Lunch (21)
Worth the Drive (21)
Good for Anniversaries (19)
Fun (17)
Business Meals (16)
Good for Groups (16)
Romantic (16)
Kid-friendly (15)
Fit for Foodies (13)
Quiet Conversation (12)
Sunday Lunch (10)
Great for Outdoor Dining (9)
Pre/post Theatre (9)
Bar Seating (8)
Hot Spot (8)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Tasting Menu (7)
Happy Hour (5)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Healthy (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Live Sports (2)
People Watching (2)
Seasonal (2)
Spicy (2)
Vegan (2)
Local Ingredients (1)
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined 3 days ago

We’ve never had any but excellent experiences at Kenny’s.

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined 4 days ago

Great meal and inexpensive. Kenny's a great place. I highly recommend their Gnocchi Asiago!

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined 4 days ago

Great food as usual. I always bring out of town guest here for Italian.

Tags: Good for Groups, Worth the Drive
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 13, 2017

The food is great. Prices are perfect. Wait Staff fantastic. This is my Italian restaurant I will come back to.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 12, 2017

The food was good. The service was poor. If we asked for anything it took him 10 minutes to bring it each time. Mostly he just disappeared. Valet parking was $5 plus tip. Don't remember the last time I paid for valet parking at a restruant. The man and woman standing right next to our table in a long, loud conversation didn't help. Did learn that the guy was exhausted and not spending Thanksgiving with some horrible, hateful woman.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Service was excellent with personable waiters. Charming decor. Comfortable place with excellent food to enjoy with friends

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

food was decent, nothing special. I ordered the fettuccine carbonara. It was a little bland and had way too much bacon (which i didnt even know was possible). My Dr.Pepper was flat, but the garlic cheese bread was awesome. My server was awesome. 4 stars on customer service.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Romantic
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Kenny's is consistently excellent. The food is amazing. Kenny's is well-managed and they place a high value on hospitality and professionalism. Nothing makes a dining experience more enjoyable than a professional waitperson who knows the menu, knows their job and executes unobtrusively, but warm and friendly at the same time. We always return to Kenny's Italian and Kenny's Woodfire Grill for our celebrations. Never disappointed!

Tags: Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 10, 2017

This is a great neighborhood spot.
Been a fun since day one

Tags: Quick Bite, Hot Spot, Cozy, Fun, Spicy
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Delicious food excellent service. Will definitely return when we’re in town

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Love Love this casual yummy place! Go for excellent Italian food.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 4, 2017

This is the second time dining and is far from the last! Exceptional service from Chelsea and exceedingly delicious food!

Tags: Hot Spot, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Authentic
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·Dined on November 2, 2017

Great food. They let us sample the meatballs and they were outstanding! Best ever! Service was exceptional!

Tags: Live Sports, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Casual, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 26, 2017

The service was great; Mike was so helpful and prompt. Highly recommend the midnight meatballs.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 25, 2017

My favorite place.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 25, 2017

A friend and I get together for lunch every month and Kenny's Italian Kitchen is a place we always enjoy.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 24, 2017

It was fantastic! Our waiter was very accommodating, offering samples of the different sauces that came with the pastas for us to decide which we’d like with our dishes. The speed of the service was exceptional and I will definitely be back again!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 23, 2017

What an amazing establishment! Given this is one of my favorites, I planned to take my Mother and her friend to dinner here for her Birthday. My flight from Boston was delayed and I was not able to make it for dinner, so I called Kenny's to make them aware there would only be 2 in the party; I asked the young lady who took my call to make sure they felt special. My Mother thanked me the next day for dinner however, I was not the one who paid for the Ladies' dinners; Kenny's pick up the tab!! What an incredible group of people!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Excellent food....grateful for some non-spicey dishes. Servings so generous that we always take home for 1 or 2 more meals!

Tags: Disabled Access, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

I'm Italian and don't eat Italian food at restaurants. This one of only 2 places I go. The food is outstanding, just like mama's. As far as the service...superior!

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Joey and his team do a consistently great job. Sat outside on the enclosed patio where it was easier to talk and had a wonderful meal. Never felt rushed despite how busy it was. Everyone is friendly and addresses you by name. Food is fantastic as always. My go to Italian place.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Fun, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 18, 2017

A colleague from out of town questioned what a "Kenny" would know about Italian food instead of a Ricardo or Leonardo...we laughed and explained the concept to him. He got past the name quickly when the food arrived.

Tags: Good for a Date, Authentic, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on October 16, 2017

We used to be regulars at this restaurant, we started going to Kenny's Italian when it first opened. A few years ago service was not what we expected and there was lots of turnover, so we stopped going for quite some time. We went for lunch/anniversary celebration and got a great server -- she made the experience very enjoyable for us....for anyone that eats Gluten Free this is the best Italian Gluten Free restaurant I know of!

Tags: Good for a Date, Gluten Free Options, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Delicious chicken scaloppini. Had a tasty caesar salad . The tiramisu was outstanding. Really enjoyed the food and will go back. I can see why they are busy. Open table really helps.

Tags: Comfort Food, Special Occasion
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Excellent as always. All of Kenny's restaurants are awesome.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Great as usual.

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Always an amazing experience at Kenny’s. Love this place!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Always one of our favorites when we visit for OU/TX weekend. Would have preferred to be in the main dining room but still a good experience. We will be back.

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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Too much food. Apparently they believe in quantity over quality. Frozen Italian dinners probably have more seasoning. No especially unique dishes.

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 (Shreveport)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Great, helpful, and friendly service. Everyone in our party loved their meal...lasagna, bone-in veal Parmesan, muscles, fish melanese ,fried mozzarella, and the meatballs. We will definitely return.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 8, 2017

The three stars for "Service" reflects the service received from the hostess. The service received from the server, Nicolas, definitely deserved 5-stars.

Tags: Casual
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Always a pleasure at Kenny's - any of his locations! This one was for my hubby's 50th birthday, and we were treated like royalty. From the easy valet service to quick seating - and the service is always stellar! Highly recommend and will keep coming back!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 6, 2017

Enjoyed. Am addicted to the eggplant Parmigiana.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Just a great place. My family of five pretty much never agree on a restaurant, but Kenny's Italian always gets approval. Consistently large portions, the ability to order any two pastas for the price of one, and well-priced. What more could you ask for? Oh, and check OpenTable for a res as they're often busy.

Tags: Casual, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Good was pretty good. Sever could have been more attentive. We felt rushed after saying we were not in any hurry.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on September 30, 2017

I love coming here. Great food, pricing is fair, good portions, and good service. I do recommend making a reservation because it is usually busy. Best Italian in Dallas area.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on September 27, 2017

Wonderful food and service. Highly recommend the meatballs!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Casual, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Great as always!

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Kenney's always delivers on great service and food. It is a "go to" neighborhood resturant.

Tags: Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on September 24, 2017

Great place, really good food and the price is definitely on the affordable side

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