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Carrabbas's Italian Grill

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14043 West Bell Road, Surprise, AZ 85374
(623) 214-3299 ‎
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3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 15
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  • 5
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very Good Italian Meals on the Menu

A group of 8 of us seniors decided to invade this Carrabba's for some great Italian food. All eight of us were united in saying the food was fantastic. The service was as good as our waiter, who by the way, was absolutely excellent. Meals went from a delicious Lasagna to Spaghetti with Italian... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
HOODSY1292
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Sun City West, Arizona
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Surprise, Arizona
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Friends treated me to Happy Hour at Carraba's for my birthday. We ordered an antipasto and a pizza. The pizza was nothing to rave about, and the "antipasto" consisted of a few fried calamari and assorted other fried tidbits (eggplant & mushrooms, maybe) - very disappointing - not at all what one would expect for an "antipasto" in a supposedly... More 

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Surprise
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Local Italian restaurant chain. Food Varies from good to ok. Never know when it is a good day. Some of staff well trained others need to learn more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My husband took me here, at my request, for my birthday dinner. I had the spaghetti and meatballs. We also had for an appetizer steak and gorgonzola flatbread which was so good. My bowl of spaghetti and meatballs was huge, but starving, I ate it all!! The Carabbarita, Italian margarita, was so good!! The only thing bad was our server,... More 

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Sun City West, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

A group of 8 of us seniors decided to invade this Carrabba's for some great Italian food. All eight of us were united in saying the food was fantastic. The service was as good as our waiter, who by the way, was absolutely excellent. Meals went from a delicious Lasagna to Spaghetti with Italian sausage. Food was excellent, service was... More 

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Pacific Palisades
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Surprise is not a great place for restaurants, so we were pleased to find Carrabbas on our last trip. The menu is fairly extensive and they don't overcook fish, which was a nice surprise. Even a reasonable choice of wine. A definite recommend if you find yourself in the area.

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Buckeye, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We have now lived in Arizona for 11 months. We have enjoyed at least a half dozen dinner visits and another couple of their wine pairing dinners. Each experience has been wonderful. Great service, food and very good price for what you receive. It is why when we think of Italian, we go to Carrabbas's.

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Surprise, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Tried the Thru Seating on line this time and upon entering we were told 10 minutes but it was really 5 minutes, so use that Thru Seating if you can, it works well and avoid some of the lines, you may still have to wait but not as long as a walk in. Very welcoming, Erin our server was really... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

With so many places closed on Easter Sunday, it was great to see a nice place like Carrabba's open and not terribly busy! Dining with an 11-month old is always an experience but our server (Kari M) made us feel right at home and our little one loved the extra attention. Her recommendations and the food was right on. Served... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

We have eaten here a few times before, but wouldn't consider it a preferred choice. It truly is a chain, noisy and congested, not really a genuinely pleasurable experience. Food quality is above average and portions are large. Most entrees are high in fat content and carbs. Good prices during their happy hour.

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Spokane, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

If it's quantity you want, you're in luck here, provided you can get in. They don't take reservations for parties of 4, and the place was packed. While we waited we saw seniors departing with paper bags full of leftovers. The food was okay, if uninspired.

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Additional Information about Carrabbas's Italian Grill

Address: 14043 West Bell Road, Surprise, AZ 85374
Phone Number: (623) 214-3299 ‎
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Surprise
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14043 West Bell Road, Surprise, AZ 85374
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Surprise
  • Phone Number: (623) 214-3299 ‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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