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635 Waddell St, Lexington, VA 24450-2200
+1 540-463-5730
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“chicken” (24 reviews)
“mac cheese” (2 reviews)
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635 Waddell St, Lexington, VA 24450-2200
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mandatory when visiting. As good as it has been for the 40+ years I've been coming here. Get yourself a couple smo's w/cheese or a big swiss, some chicken, & fried biscuits and you'll dream about it for months to come!

Thank BigCityBeing
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Came over to eat at 6:35pm on 2/12/18, OPEN sign in in window and sign says they close at 7:00pm. Guess what?? The doors where locked and closed. I know there doors are somewhat hard to open but no mistaking they were locked. Want to...More

Thank soonerpirate
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Kennedy's has great fried chicken - we always get the 12 piece for the family, with fried biscuits, honey, mashed potatoes and gravy, and green beans! We eat every bit! The sweet tea is awesome!!

Thank momsuptoolate
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I've always wanted to stop here when in Lexington but always get out voted for local BBQ. Was in Lexington on Sunday 9/2 and BBQ's were closed.. We were not disappointed. Fried Chicken was perfect, freshly made. Fried biscuits with honey which was recommended by...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I live in Alaska, but visit the South frequently. We simply don't have decent fried chicken in Alaska, so I spend a lot of time looking for good fried chicken when I'm traveling. I found nirvana, at Kenny's. I don't think the sides are really...More

Thank colsatoris
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Thanks to TripAdvisor we found this place. Your would not find it otherwise, unless a local told you about it. Chicken, Cole slaw, and French fries were great. The tea was delicious. The rolls and honey we're the icing on the cake. You could tell...More

2  Thank RalphBear
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Fresh to order so don't expect drive through service. Real milkshakes, great mac and cheese. Biscuits to die for. Extremely fresh!

1  Thank LFrascati
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We are a family of 4 and ate the Family Pack of chicken. Our young girls loved it so much they ate two pieces. We loved the sweet biscuits with honey. The fries are fresh and crinkled. Make sure you have time to wait on...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I've been eating there since I was in high school. I met my husband there! Kenneys is famous around here. Try their sauce burger, or their SMO-pickle-cheese! They make their own coleslaw, and deep fry the best chicken. The also make home-made milkshakes! I do...More

1  Thank Joyce J
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

One of my go-to places in Lexington. The restaurant is fairly quaint, but the food is divine! Also relatively inexpensive. The chicken is always hot and fresh, and the sides are quite tasty as well. If you're a fried chicken fan, this is the place...More

Thank Kathryn Y
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 635 Waddell St, Lexington, VA 24450-2200
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 540-463-5730
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