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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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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (20 reviews)
“black olives” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1303 US Highway 127 S, Ste 600, Frankfort, KY 40601-4424
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 9 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
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Average pasta. Really can't say anything bad about this restaurant. Just nothing that makes it stand out. Drinks seemed to be ok. I had a chopped salad that was a good size and very tasty. The service was okay. All in all we would go...More

Thank D987
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Visiting from out of town, we tried this on a whim at just about 5 PM. Hostess was grimm. Initial service was very slow. We waited an extremely long time to get a waitress--and this was even after the hostess told the waitress she had...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

The service was good even though we arrived less than an hour before they closed and the Italian nachos were excellent.

Thank cjfwhitis
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
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 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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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