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Jimmy's Italian Kitchen

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3002 Woodman Dr, Kettering, OH 45420-1140
+1 937-293-9133
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Centerville, Ohio
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2,312 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3,664 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

´Tis a grand day for an Italian feast. We have been in WV, VA, MD, KY, TN, NC, and SC for a three week holiday at our Marriott Vacation Villas. Ambience: As we entered, we noticed that the "old" Jimmies has recently been transformed into a neat Italian Bistro. The new owners have a real vision; ´tis now a date... More 

Thank SavantIII_11
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Party of four- everyone loved it...Best italian food in Dayton area! Wonderful pasta, sauce, bread, service, all around excellent!

Thank Maida C
West Chester, Ohio
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275 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This is a small mom & pop local restaurant that serves good, hot Italian food! The place was clean and the servers were excellent. Try the pierogis appetizer - fantastic! They gave us free soup which was very tasty. Penne & rigatoni were excellent choices as well! Go try them out and say goodbye to the chains!

Thank Porthos7
Kaysville, Utah, United States
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132 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Was craving Italian....not any more. This place is wonderful! Quaint. Great decor. Family owned and operated. Customer service was phenomenal! I was treated so well. Felt like part of their family. But the food..... oh my Italian! So good. Generous portions. Mouth watering. Im going back....soon. Try the Zitti Bolognese.

Thank Richard S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We went for a birthday celebration, they were very nice and helpful with the menus if we had questions ! The food was amazing!

Thank Krissee M
Bellbrook, Ohio, Usa
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108 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

food was very good, generous portions, and the service was great. We had calamari to start, and I had triple pasta with homemade garlic bread and my husband had a pizza. We both had enough to take home and have another meal from it. The people that worked there made it even better though. They were totally on it. I... More 

1 Thank HappyTravler_9
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Great Italian restaurant! Service was great. The perogies were fantastic and are a must try! Overall loved this restaurant and will be back soon!

Thank Brittany P
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

We've been coming here for years - while the building was once a Taco Bell, the food is way much better, Jimmy died recently, and his business partner has made a number of decorating updates to enhance the dining experience. The wait staff is attentive and knowledgeable and the food is ALWAYS delicious. We plan to keep on coming back!... More 

2 Thank John D
North Carolina
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179 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We visited this restaurant because Troni's (family member) was closed for the 4th of July week. It was excellent. Service was friendly and prompt. Food was excellent. Note that the family is Albanian, but they produce outstanding food that is typically recognized as Italian. So I call it an Italian restaurant. I had a veal dish and it was made... More 

Thank Art H
Dayton, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We stumbled on this little place last night. I'm a huge advocate for the local/family owned restaurants! I hate chains!!! It was packed! But the wait staff were very nice and we didn't wait long. The servers were very knowledgable and super friendly. We ordered the meatball appetizer to start. They were huge but not a fan. The meat was... More 

1 Thank SJP7385

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3002 Woodman Dr, Kettering, OH 45420-1140
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Kettering
  • Phone Number: +1 937-293-9133

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