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Johnny Carino's Italian Kitchen

1101 W Mcgalliard Rd, Muncie, IN 47303-1770
765-284-3196
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Ranked #17 of 176 Restaurants in Muncie
Price range: $1 - $20
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Cuisines: Italian
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Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had a late dinner after moving our grandson to Muncie to attend Ball State. The service was great and the food was excellent. We all ordered something different and all of us enjoyed what we ordered. Our server was very nice even though i'm sure we were 1 of her last tables. I'm sure our grandson and his room... More

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Indiana
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164 reviews 164 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We ate at Johnny Carino's on Monday night which is family night. The special is a family size serving for the price of a single meal. My husband and I order one meal to split with an extra salad and still have enough to take home for another meal for two. The salads are crisp and cold. The bread is... More

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Nettuno, Italy
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I'm Italian and I ate there during a stay in Indiana. I found it delicious! Alfredo sauce pasta with chicken was great and I tasted the best Espresso I ever had sincce I was in the States. Really Italian!

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Muncie, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Our boys love this place! Food is well prepared, very full featured menu and we especially like the stir-fried spaghetti dishes. This is a relaxing nice place to take your family with great food at a great value!

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Albany, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great Italian food and super atmosphere. We love dining in the bar area. So many good food items to choose from and the bread they serve is so fresh. Can't wait to visit again.

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Rego Park, New York, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I eat in Johnny Carino's each year when I visit Muncie for the National Model Airplane Championships. The food here is OK a step above the fare that is served at the Olive Garden. Being a New Yorker I am accustomed to eating in some of the better Italian restaurants here in NYC. When traveling outside NYC Italian cuisine becomes... More

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Muncie, Indiana
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

This is a good to average restaurant. This was the first time back to this restaurant since about 3 yrs ago. I wasn't impressed back then, due to some serving issues and food quality that evening. However, my family and i I enjoyed the entrees. The prices are average to comparable restaurants, depending on your taste and size of portions.... More

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Anderson, Indiana
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96 reviews 96 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

I have always been a fan of this restaurant. Yes, it is like an Olive Garden, but they do have a more varied menu in my opinion. Years ago when they first opened in Muncie, they had several dishes I liked and the portions were massive. Today, however this is not really the case. Compared to 5 years ago, their... More

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Muncie, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Food is extremely good. service has been alright. However, every time I've been there, the dishes have been dirty. When you ask for new dishes, they will even bring dishes that are just as dirty as the first ones. I dislike paying $60 for a meal served on dirty dishes.

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Monticello
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

nice environment, courteous service. food was ok. We enjoyed the appetizer which was nachos..very good.

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