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Johnny Carino's Italian Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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1303 Us Highway 127 S, Ste 600, Frankfort, KY 40601-4477
+1 502-223-4401
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Frankfort, Kentucky
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Strike one: no thousand island dressing for the salad. Strike two: no good options for diabetics (unless you count the salad). Strike three: horribly slow service. It took our waitress 20 minutes from the time she put the seasoned oil on our table until she came back with the breadsticks to dip into it. The food tasted fine but was... More 

Thank thefamilyguy2015
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Good food but nothing out of this world. The service is usually real good but it's a little pricey. For what's available in this little town it's ok.

Thank Patrick P
Bardstown, Kentucky
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106 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

My wife and I wanted a quick bite before an appointment so we chose to eat here. we've eaten at the one in Lexington before and were pleased, so we chose this one. We were greeted nicely and seated quickly. The server took our drink order and we looked over lunch menu. I ordered a chicken pasta mushroom bacon something... More 

Thank alterego3030
Bowling Green
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Staying at the Hampton Inn across the street and needed a quick meal, so me and the family of 5 gave it a try. Wife and I ordered the Chicken Parmesan for two. Kids ordered pizza. Their pizza was good. They seemed to enjoy it. The chicken parm. was ok. Plenty of chicken for two but not enough noodles for... More 

Thank jmac2911
Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Wonderful fast service! "Goody" was the best server I have had in a long time. Very attentive, very informative and very nice personality. He was great.

Thank Laura H
Lexington, Kentucky
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I have always loved Italian food. I grew up with my best friend's mom was Italian. This place has great dishes and the princes are reasonable too.

Thank kyfishing
McDonald, Tennessee, United States
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I had the lemon Rosemary chicken and a Cesar salad, both were delicious ! The chicken was so tender. We also shared the mini cherry cheesecake !YUM !

Thank Brittney D
Auburn, Maine
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

The hostess was rude so not a good start. It was very loud coming from the kitchen staff. The food was very good and our waitress was excellent and very friendly. Not sure if we would go back due to loud environment with staff yelling the whole time we ate. I saw the hostess in the restroom & she was... More 

Thank Mammy2AHA
Fountain Inn, South Carolina
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

My wife and I went here hoping for a good meal and some peaceful atmosphere. This restaurant was very noisy and crowded. I can understand the crowd, but the poor service took away so much. The food quality was fair, and when the manager came around to see how things were, he did not seemed too concerned that we had... More 

Thank sc1960
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent ! Service was very good. Our server was Maia,she was very attentive. Hubby & friends ordered the angel pasta, said it was very yummy . I had s build your own pizza. It was delicious. The manager came to our table to check on things . Restrooms were clean .

Thank Teresa M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1303 Us Highway 127 S, Ste 600, Frankfort, KY 40601-4477
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Frankfort
  • Phone Number: +1 502-223-4401

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?