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Johnny Carino's Italian Kitchen

1303 US Highway 127 S, Ste 600, Frankfort, KY 40601-4424
+1 502-223-4401
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (15 reviews)
“bread” (16 reviews)
“black olives” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
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1303 US Highway 127 S, Ste 600, Frankfort, KY 40601-4424
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to Johnny Carino's on Veterans Day, and neither of us being a Vet expected to have to wait as the Vets should get priority and had no problem with that. Our problem was that our waitress was clearly on some sort of drug...More

Thank dm1103
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time visit and locals recommended it to us and I'm so glad they did. We got to enjoy some games that were on tv and some really good food. Italian restraunts seem to be a little more expensive and this was...More

Thank oboi
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Superb Italian entrees with the best warm loaves of bread. It's served with olive oil and herbs. The entree size is enough for left overs or to share. Also, they'll work with you with any special orders.

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Most of the food has been good over couple visits, service is okay. Pickup service was better a better experience.

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I went here for dinner. The restaurant was very noisy. We ordered an Italian Meatball Sub and an Italian Meatball Panini....just meatballs, sauce and the different breads. We got something that did not remotely resemble meatballs and included mushrooms, peppers and onions....More

Thank Denise W
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

The food is really good. On Monday night it is advertised as Family platters at individual price. While I understand cutting cost, don't advertise Family platters and cut the portion in half. If you order this to go be ware Family platters only feed two,...More

Thank Stomer1
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This was my first time and wasn't sure what to expect. My wife had the Chicken Marsala while I had the five meat Tuscan Pasta. We both were impressed at how good our dinners were. The portions were just right, too. Already looking forward to...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The food and service was great. On par with Olive Garden if not better. I would highly recommend it and definitely intend to visit again.

Thank Christopher A
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Whenever we travel we plan our trips to include a lunch or dinner at Johnny Carino's. The value is great. The service is wonderful. The food is fantastic. It's one of the few restaurants that provide hot bread before a meal. The food is served...More

Thank Margaret L
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I was trying to decide between two salads... asked the waitress about the greens involved. She said they were basically the same. So my friend got the salad with chicken, and I got the one with salmon. Hers was spinach, mine romaine. NOT the same....More

Thank leslieb796
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1303 US Highway 127 S, Ste 600, Frankfort, KY 40601-4424
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Frankfort
  • Phone Number: +1 502-223-4401
From our signature Handmade Lasagna to our famous Spicy Shrimp and Chicken, Carino's offers Italian
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