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That's Italian

9 Big Blue Road, Kernville, CA 93238
760.376.6020
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Ranked #6 of 12 restaurants in Kernville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations
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81% Recommend
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  • English first
  • German first
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English first
Huntington Beach
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

A fine aroma of garlic and other spices filled the restaurant. We were warmly greeted by the waitress and were requested to choose where we wanted to sit. The tables were clean and the flatware was shiny (no water spots, some restaurants still don’t get it). Our drinks, salads and excellent garlic toast were promptly served. Our meal was expertly... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Great Italian food where you least expect it. Most perfect salads I have had in a long time. Prices moderate.

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Made reservations and arrived right on time. Our first indication this was going to go bad was as soon as we sat down at the table it was dirty with crumbs. One of the placemats were moved to brush under it and we found an unappetizing stain from a previous diner. It looked like they just reset the table rather... More

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Lodi, California
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Nice restaurant in terms furnishings, decor, and overall attractiveness for a small town. The staff members we talked to were great. The only problem was that neither of us enjoyed our meal (though I devoured my ice cream). I had eaten here several years ago and had found the food colorful but pretty bland. Nevertheless, That's Italian was the only... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I had two meals over 6 days working in Kernville. Both were first class. The lasagna was one of the best ever as was the chicken in butter, wine and garlic. Scrumptious.

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Oak View, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

It's a good restaurant in an area that lacks good restaurants. I recommend only three places in the area and this is one of them. Great location in lil ol' downtown Kernville.

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Snohomish, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We went into Kernville looking for a place to eat and saw this place. Being of Italian descent we decided to eat here and were hoping for the best. Back in Bakersfield I had run across a book called "The Italians of Kern Co" in the hotel lobby. So, we assumed since there was a history of Italians in the... More

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Santa Barbara, California, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We enjoyed our dinner at "That's Italian" so much that we did take-out from there the next night. The food was delicious both times. I had the spaghetti and meatballs twice. I can't remember ever having such light and tasty meatballs plus the pasta was cooked just right. My husband had the nightly special the first night and the lasagna... More

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1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

There food tastes just truly amazing. If your ever in Kernville I highly recommend That's Italian for a wonderful dining experience.

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Lake Isabella, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

I would consider this place as a perfect dining experience, not only because of the delicious home-made food or the Italian decor, but also because they go out of their way to make sure you're treated like one of the family. Even with a soup or salad, garlic bread, and an amazing made-from-scratch dinner, it's difficult to say no to... More

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