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Carolina's Italian Cuisine

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12045 Chapman Ave, Garden Grove, CA 92840
(714) 971-5551
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
Description: At Carolinas we pride ourselves in offering the freshest ingredients...
At Carolinas we pride ourselves in offering the freshest ingredients possible we do this by ordering our vegetables, meat and seafood fresh receiving deliveries on 5 times a week bases. Our veteran chefs inspect our ingredients daily to insure only the best quality ingredients are used in the meals we serve our guest. So we invite you to come and taste the freshness!
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  • 69
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice old family style restaurant

For a group of 10 it was 215$ The food was better than most Italian I have had. Step up from Olive Garden. The atmosphere is conducive to conversation. The property is old and shows its age. Tables , benches were in fine order just a bit uncomfortable. Clean but old clean. Appetizers were 6 out... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Thorson H
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Park City, Utah
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Phoenix, Arizona
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Within a few miles of Disney there have to be over a thousand restaurants. It takes a lot to stand out from the crowd. Based on the impressive Trip Advisor reviews, mostly from locals, and since we had a $10 coupon from the Disney area guide, we decided to give it a try. Message to all of those Garden Grove... More 

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Thank DougAndRobyn
Park City, Utah
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For a group of 10 it was 215$ The food was better than most Italian I have had. Step up from Olive Garden. The atmosphere is conducive to conversation. The property is old and shows its age. Tables , benches were in fine order just a bit uncomfortable. Clean but old clean. Appetizers were 6 out of 10. Sampler and... More 

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Thank Thorson H
Mason, Ohio
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

Good food and a very friendly server made our dinner very enjoyable. The portions are huge, so you may want to consider ordering family style.

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Thank C C
Garden Grove, California
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91 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

I go here on a regular basis for take-out food, and they never disappoint. The meatball sandwiches are great because the sauce is tangy and tasty and the meatballs are never overcooked or allowed to simmer for too long. The bread is flavorful and never gets soggy from the sauce. I also get lasagna and salads from time to time.... More 

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Thank LelandSisk
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

This place was suggested by the staff at the hotel we stayed at, very good food and fast take out service! Will be back next year.

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Thank laura_jaysfan
Palmetto, Florida
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

We ordered a pizza, sandwich, and a salad to our hotel room in Anaheim. It was delivered in about 55 minutes. The only complaint was the caesar dressing, it was not good. But the salad itself was huge, with fresh lettuce, plenty of croutons, and loads of grilled chicken. The pizza was good as well.

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Thank Kelly J
Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Carolina's delivered to our convention center hotel in about 45 minutes. We had the chicken alfredo pizza, the salmon pomidoro pasta, appetizer sampler and side salad with ranch dressing. Everything was delicious and a lot of it. Cheese bread was a nice bonus surprise. The price for everything was under 70 bucks and that includes also a six-pack of craft... More 

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1 Thank krepki
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

This is the first review, but they have been an annual visit of ours when staying in the Disneyland area hotels.

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Thank Brad W
Santa Ana, California
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496 reviews
389 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

We had tickets to a theater performance and I was a little worried when we went in just 90 minutes before the show was to commence. I need not have worried. I told the young waiter our problem, and they speeded up our orders so that we had plenty of time to enjoy the food before we had to go.... More 

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1 Thank Fatbird1
Anaheim, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The food, the service and the people are really great at this restaurant. The portions are huge and the bread they serve is amazing. I really loved the shrimp parmesan, has a little spice and plenty of leftovers to take home.

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Thank Sandy M

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12045 Chapman Ave, Garden Grove, CA 92840
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Garden Grove
  • Phone Number: (714) 971-5551

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 12
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

At Carolinas we pride ourselves in offering the freshest ingredients possible we do this by ordering our vegetables, meat and seafood fresh receiving deliveries on 5 times a week bases. Our veteran chefs inspect our ingredients daily to insure only the best quality ingredients are used in the meals we serve our guest. So we invite you to come and taste the freshness!
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 - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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