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Carolina's Italian Cuisine

12045 Chapman Ave, Garden Grove, CA 92840
(714) 971-5551
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Ranked #13 of 380 Restaurants in Garden Grove
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $12
Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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!
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Great food. One of the few mom and pop places left in Orange County. They are rumored to have more than 100 varieties of beer. I think I have tested 20. Home delivery is a major plus. Real food delivered to your house!

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Orange County, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Love this restaurant. Can't beat the food. Made with fresh ingredients. A local favorite. Check out the extensive selection of beer. You won't be sorry you ate at Carolina's. Take out too.

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Baldwin, Wisconsin, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Got a Groupon for here and very glad that we did as the food was excellent. Portions were monstrous! The only negative thing I can come up with is the healthy food options are lacking...but we were on vacation, so it's all good. It was very close to our hotel (Marriott Suites)

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Kissimmee, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Great sized portions and fantastic service. The food was to die for. The atmosphere was true Italian.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Carolinas is just great. They have delicious food, and wonderful service. My family and I celebrate our birthdays there and it amazing. The atmosphere is great, they really make you fell at home. Especially when the owner himself comes to greet you with a cake in hand. They really know what they'really doing!!

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Anaheim, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We would spend the March birthdays there. And although the business has expanded, the flavors all remain the same. Additional space has been purchased and the rates have defiantly increased. After awhile, we had to go elsewhere because the food started to all tasted the same.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

When we arrived, we were told it would be a 30 minute wait. We were surprised when we were seated in under 20 minutes. From then on it was a nightmare. It took over an hour from the time of our order to when our food arrived. 2 other groups seated after us but received their food before us. I... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

On first impressions you might not be impressed with the look of the establishment or the lack of parking space. However, when you take a first look at the menu you realise that this is a proper Italian restaurant that you won't be disappointed with. The service is quick and very friendly and welcoming. Once you've decided what you are... More 

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Anaheim, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This is a classic home made type Italian restaurant. I like most if not all of their food. The manager is the one who was serving us and Tim is great. Very knowledgeable about all his food and especially the beers they have hundreds of beers to choose from. Which isn't really an Italy thing but either way it works... More 

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nj
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This was by far the worst restaurant we have ever been to. We are New Yorkers and did not expect New York italian food. We were not expecting however what was placed before us. Overdone pasta not drained properly with horrible sauce dumped on top. The salad was rancid and the dressing was placed on the table in a milk... More 

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Additional Information about Carolina's Italian Cuisine

Address: 12045 Chapman Ave, Garden Grove, CA 92840
Phone Number: (714) 971-5551
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Garden Grove
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 12
Cuisine: Italian

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