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Carolina's Italian Cuisine

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12045 Chapman Ave, Garden Grove, CA 92840
(714) 971-5551
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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: Reservations, Delivery
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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TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 51
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 8
    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
Most recent review
Excellent

Food was amazing. Huge portions and great quality. Steak, salmon, and scallops were superb. My kids ravioli tasted freshly made. Service was quick. Best meal we had on our trip to LA, and affordable too. Strongly recommend, you will not be disappointed. Excellent beer selection.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Tanis R
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Medicine Hat
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  • Reservations
  • Delivery
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90 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Medicine Hat
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Food was amazing. Huge portions and great quality. Steak, salmon, and scallops were superb. My kids ravioli tasted freshly made. Service was quick. Best meal we had on our trip to LA, and affordable too. Strongly recommend, you will not be disappointed. Excellent beer selection.

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Family owned, family run, which means family values. Good food at an excellent price. Not so long on atmosphere, but great on taste.

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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108 reviews 108 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Eating pizzas in America is kind of compulsory. But you have pizza and pizza. Carolina's pizzas are definitely the best pizzas I've eaten in this part of LA. Delivery is quite fast, and the pizzas are really really good.

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Garden Grove, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Service is the best...we have been visiting for many years, because the food is excellent. We have tried most of the dishes and have enjoyed all of them. We also do take-out and the service is outstanding. No long lines ...the Italian ice cream is the best, also!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The food here was excellent and very large portions, there was enough for lunch the next day and each entree came with a salad. The wine is also very reasonably priced and the atmosphere was local. This is not some snobby place but a welcoming local joint and I recommend that you take the 5 minute drive from Disneyland to... More 

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Kenner, Louisiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Gem of a restaurant in Anaheim. A taxi driver suggested this little place. Upon arriving, we were a little apprehensive but the inside is completely different from the outside. The food, service and wine/beer selection are great. Full meal was included - salad, bread, entree, desert. We greatly enjoyed the pesto and alfredo sauces. Highly recommend the Taste of Italy... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

just had dinner at carolinas. It was sooo good. Pizza is excelent . Lasagna and spaguetti are delicious. Service is great. Reccomended.

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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

"Do Not Cater Your Food Here" When I first came here I was crazy over their cheese bread and Chicken Mostocioli. I fell in love with it that I had to cater it for my Family Christmas Party. I told my family that this was my favorite Italian restuarant better than Olive Garden. Well I made a mistake and should... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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 via mobile

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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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

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