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Carino's Italian-Alexandria

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3213 MacArthur DR, Alexandria, LA 71303
318-767-5942
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Special occasions

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  • 7
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good Italian Cuisine Served with Ardor

This restaurant has a good range of Italian cuisine, some of it exceeding "good." The wine list is substantial for a family restaurant. Wait staff are eager and helpful. The tables and booths are comfortable. My wife had a chicken dish and I a seafood with pasta--both were satisfying and ample. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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  • Special occasions
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New orleans
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138 reviews 138 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This restaurant has a good range of Italian cuisine, some of it exceeding "good." The wine list is substantial for a family restaurant. Wait staff are eager and helpful. The tables and booths are comfortable. My wife had a chicken dish and I a seafood with pasta--both were satisfying and ample. The bread is warm and tasty as is the... More 

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Haughton, LA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Food was tasty, but waitress seldom checked on the table. Did not leave a good dining experience. I doubt I would go back. Never asked about dessert. Did not refill glasses. Too quick to leave table. Restaurant was not busy at all.

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Winnipeg
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82 reviews 82 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

I would vote between average and very good but it didn't allow me that option !! Food was alright but I have had better from other Carino's Restaurants. I love the jalapeno garlic tilapia but here it seemed to be lacking the kick of jalapenos...I managed to find the exact recipe online and have cooked it myself as it is... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Jesse our server was great. The Italian pot roast was exceptional. The angel hair with artichokes and chicken was super.

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

The pasta I had from the lunch menu was extremely good. However, being on a special diet, the lunch menu did not accommodate persons who may need to limit their carbs. There were not many things to chose from unless you ordered from the more expensive dinner menu.

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Hamburg la.
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

The last three times I ate here were good reason why there wont be a fourth. The first time I ended up leasving after waiting 15 minutes for a server. The second was not much better and the third and last was when I got ice crystals in my sauce that was too cold to eat.

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montgomery,la
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

I dont get to come here often as my husband doesnt like it . He is a picky eater but when we do get to go its all good. I order a few dishes all the time and swap the desserts out bc there is several that i enjoy

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Vienna, Austria
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

We went there not really even hoping, to get some really good food especially, because it is a restaurant chain. We were in Alexandria, the waiter (Steve) was absolutely fantastic and the food surprisingly awesome! One of the best restaurants we have been on our three months trip in the U.S.! It tasted like real Italian food, we felt like... More 

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Pineville, Louisiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

I love the food and prices at Carino's. The stuffed mushrooms there are better than any others that I have ever had!

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Central Louisiana
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181 reviews 181 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012 via mobile

Food was good but went through several plates before getting clean dishes. Long wait for food and not busy. Still enjoyed the meal. Hopefully mgrs will fix issues encountered.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3213 MacArthur DR, Alexandria, LA 71303
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: 318-767-5942

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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