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Carino's Italian Grill

12036 Lakewood Blvd, Downey, CA 90242-2661
562-803-0108
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  • English first
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English first
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The chicken pasta special with green pesto. I posted a picture. What I thought about this was it was SUPER DRY.. im talking like walking thru the desert HOT sand around the toes DRY...I felt like I was in the desert n there was no mirage of a river or body of water... DRY the waitress was nice, she'd have... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Italian restaurant located in the Downey Landing Plaza Shopping Center.suburb of Downey, California Food is good, traditional Italian themed atmosphere, moderate prices. Sports Bar section of the restaurant has excellent Happy Hour Prices!! (Many of the restaurant dishes and drinks 50% off-- well worth a visit!!) Great choice of places to shop before dinner in the same shopping center. Pedestrian... More 

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Gardena, California, Usa
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71 reviews 71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

$3 Beers during Happy Hour (Blue Moon, Bud Light, Peroni, Sam Adams). $4 well drink what more can you ask for? Oh, yes how about great appetizers at a great price. Every day is something different. Like fried shrimp at 25 cents each.You won't be disappointed. Make sure you sit in the bar area as that's the only place these... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Carino's Italian Grill in Downey is located in a relatively new shopping center located at the former aerospace plant. The restaurant's menu includes pastas, salads, and a nice sampling of hamburgers for those not favoring Italian dishes. Service was fast and cordial. Prices were very reasonable. The bowtie pasta, meat sauce and meatballs were excellent. My guest had eggplant which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012 via mobile

100+ different beers at 2 dollars each everyday, amazing place, great service n even better food. :) GO!

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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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161 reviews 161 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2010

I have been to other restaurants of this chain before. I was unaware that there was one in Downey. I went to visit my daughter and saw this one, and went for dinner and its awesome, as the others I had visited before. Our only complaint was with the service. It was not as good as in the ones we... More 

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Branson, MO
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2009

What can I say? Johnny Carino's has the best chicken fettucini alfredo, in my opinion. I will drive out of my way (and I did this time) to eat it. I've been to one in Corpus Christi, Indianapolis, and LA and have always enjoyed it. This particular trip was especially nice. We were two time zones away from where we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2008

good alternative to other italian places out there. Kinda pricey though

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2008

Very good italian food, large servings.

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Additional Information about Carino's Italian Grill

Address: 12036 Lakewood Blvd, Downey, CA 90242-2661
Phone Number: 562-803-0108
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Downey
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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