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All 383 Lakeland Restaurants

Carrabba's Italian Grill

4829 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-2128
863-646-2518
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Ranked #107 of 383 Restaurants in Lakeland
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
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Lakeland, Florida
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

We, my wife and I, ate at Carrabba's Friday night, Dec 12, 2014. The food was simply dreadful. I do not usually take the time to write a bad review, but I need to vent about this meal. First we had to ask for our salads to be brought out after a lengthy wait. We shouldn't have bothered. The caesar... More 

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Fort White, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Love the quality of food and wait staff service. The Host/Hostess service was unacceptable in that we were not greeted or spoken to besides asking "how many?"

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Sebring, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Went to celebrate my husband's birthday as a treat by our best friends. Lentil and sausage soup was very filling and tasty. Salads were big portions. Flatbread with goat cheese was tasty. Chicken Bryan was delicious. Sauteed spinach with garlic was very good. I think the bread could have more more interesting like we recently had at Cheesecake Factory. I... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Carrabbas may be a chain restaurant but you will not hold that against them. We are always happy with our servers and the food is always what we expect it to be. Lots of variety and the prices seem to hold even when prices are going up at the grocery store. When someone asks, "where do you want to go... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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75 reviews 75 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Its nothing like you see on TV. Not even close. The food is prepared by non experienced workers who have NO idea how to cook Italian food. Sauces are raw, just heated out of can then highly seasoned and served. Most Pizza stores make better Italian food. That's not saying much. Don't waste your money.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

I ordered a combo of Chicken Bryan and Pork medallion with spinach. The chicken was a piece 2 inches by 2 inches and pork medallions (2 were approximately 1 inch in diameter. For $14.99 not much food. Kids meal looked bigger. Will not go back for a meal. They use to be great with proportions. Everything is smaller for same... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My son picked this place for his bday dinner, as it is his favorite. Everything was very good! I got a steak with mushroom sauce and wish I had gotten Chicken Bryan like normal as that is better!

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

We are in the area for two weeks and we're getting a bit full of the usual American burger bars, steak houses etc. so we stopped at this Italian grill and had absolutely excellent meals at great value. The service was excellent, quick and friendly. We will definitely be making a return visit while we are here.

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Lakeland, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Carrabba's has always been my family's favorite Italian restaurant but our experience at this locations 1 week ago kinda changed this. We still love Carraba's but not this location and we will not eat there again. I ordered a new dish that comes with fish and steak. It was a VERY but VERY small portions. It was all good until... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Carrabbas has always been a fave of our family..not sure what has happened, but the last few visits have been a marked disappointment! Pasta was soggy, with a spoonful of sauce dumped on top. Salmon was served lukewarm, no searing & dry. I had to ask for the tomato basil topping. The bread was undercooked & doughy. Such a shame...

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Additional Information about Carrabba's Italian Grill

Address: 4829 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-2128
Phone Number: 863-646-2518
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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