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Carrabba's Italian Grill

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801 Providence Rd, Brandon, FL 33511-8839
813-657-8166
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food, good service

The Pasta Weezie was well worth the wait, and the prices. The service was top notch. I don't normally like to patronize chain restaurants, but I haven't found a better Italian place in Brandon so far.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Robbin1210
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Valrico, Florida, USA
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
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Valrico, Florida, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The Pasta Weezie was well worth the wait, and the prices. The service was top notch. I don't normally like to patronize chain restaurants, but I haven't found a better Italian place in Brandon so far.

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Valrico, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We had not been to Carrabba's for dinner as a couple for a couple of years, partly because they seem to always be busy with a long line. We timed it perfect the other Thursday evening, getting there just before 6pm, and we were immediately seated. By the time we left 90 minutes later, there was a line! We each... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

First let me say that my family loves to eat at Carrabba's. The food is typically very good and we have good service. However on this day and at this location we were very disappointed. My husband's Chicken was under cooked and we told the waitress and she just walked away. The manager came over a few minutes later and... More 

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Valrico, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We are a couple that loves to cook and only eat out at a few places, Carrabbas is that few places. We have never had bad service or bad food, always excellent. Their fried calamari is to die for. Sit at the cooking bar, it is really a lot of fun. No one makes better muscles(except me). Last time I... More 

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Curacao
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Although food and atmosphere are still good, I liked both better before the restaurant was redesigned The restaurant was very busy but the he wait was less then 20 minutes. The Johnny, and the Shrimp and Scallop Spiedino were tasty and good However the coffee and espresso machine did not work. Prompt at 9 pm the front door closed,new for... More 

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Tampa, FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The atmosphere was good, though it is not the same. This modern look doesn't appeal too much to me but the food continues to be GREAT. Entrees were of plentiful and very tasty. Our server was very attentive and we were not rushed at all. Menu has a good variety and reasonably priced.

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Riverview, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

great food, wonderful service! no wait on a Friday night at 6:00 pm, waiter came by right away, great selection and a good value for the money! we will be back!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We stopped here on our last evening in Florida, seating was very quick and the service was very good. We all ordered the Sirloin with Lobster Ravioli and it was delicious! The steak was a 6 ounce filet and we ordered a house salad and garlic mashed potatoes. I believe this was something like $12-13.00 which we thought was quite... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This was our first visit and an enjoyable experience. It was not real busy when we arrived but soon filled up. We were seated not far from the serving area and were impressed that someone was checking each plate before it went out. Service was average, for example we were not offered bread and dipping oil and had to ask... More 

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Brandon, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We don't go here very often, but when we do, we enjoy everything. Always great service, great meals. No complaints.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 801 Providence Rd, Brandon, FL 33511-8839
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brandon
  • Phone Number: 813-657-8166

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 to 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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