Although Italians originally invented pasta as a fastener to keep Sicily from floating away, they abandoned it for less-delicious moorings after locals on both sides kept snacking their way toward separation. Tether your taste buds to today's Groupon to Kenny's Italian Kitchen. Choose between two options:
- For $10, you get $20 worth of lunch fare.
- For $20, you get $40 worth of dinner fare.
Kenny's Italian Kitchen specializes in hearty, Italian comfort fare served in an easygoing, neighborhood restaurant. Noontime noshers feast on savory lunch fare, such as sandwichy grinders served with garlic parmesan chips ($9.99–$10.99), fettuccine alfredo ($8.99), or gnocchi with gorgonzola cream sauce, smoked bacon, and toasted walnuts ($11.99). Salads include the Italian Chopped, with artichoke, genoa salami, and hearts of palm, ($8.99) and the Gorgonzola, featuring genoa salami, tomato, and onion with a creamy gorgonzola dressing ($7.99).
The dinner menu showcases such saucy stars as spaghetti and meatballs ($13.99) and fungi-favorite mushroom ravioli, with smoked-gouda cream, ham, and white truffle oil ($14.99). Meat-masticators can sink their fangs into shrimp scampi ($19.99), chicken piccata with white wine, lemon-butter sauce, and capers ($15.99), or veal parmigiana ($24.99), served bone-in to maintain juiciness and remind diners of their past lives as medieval line cooks. Kenny's is a cozy, relaxed neighborhood joint marked by amiable service and its classic Italian-bistro décor. The restaurant features dark wood floors and furniture, black-and-white photographs of the staff's family, and cheerful, red-checkered tablecloths perfect for playing preappetizer checkers or postdessert Twister.
5100 Beltline Rd.
Dallas, Texas 75254Get Directions