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Johnny Carino's Italian Kitchen

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1101 W Mcgalliard Rd, Muncie, IN 47303-1770
765-284-3196
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Italian Dining With A Flair

The wait wasn't long. We both decided upon pasta meals which came with a salad. Our salads were fresh, and our dressings were very tasty. Our meals also came with hot bread, which was good on a damp night. The servings of pasta are usually large, so I ordered the smaller portion which was just... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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Indiana
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The wait wasn't long. We both decided upon pasta meals which came with a salad. Our salads were fresh, and our dressings were very tasty. Our meals also came with hot bread, which was good on a damp night. The servings of pasta are usually large, so I ordered the smaller portion which was just right for me. I preferred... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

The food was good but the place was very dirty which means we will not be back for that very reason.

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Dunkirk, Indiana
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70 reviews 70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The food was nicely prepared and tasted great. The price was a bit inflated for the quantity however. The quality was not the question. If I am going to pay $25.00 for a meal I would like a meal. I will go back but I will get something that is both quality as well as quantity for the price.

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

had driven by this place numerous times as my daughter attends indiana academy-the high school on Ball State campus. i live over 3 hrs away so we always go to dinner before taking her back to her dorm after a trip home. we decided to try JC and was VERY pleased! Large very tasty portions, great fresh bread and house... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We didn't eat inside the restaurant, buy ordered food to go. They brought the food right out to the car. Reasonably priced, and best of all, delicious!

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Fortville, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We were a Party of 6 with an infant. We were sat near the door which provided a constant draft. Our server seemed busy and not really attentive. The food was really good ( a little pricey), but the dinning room was so very loud that we could not carry on a conversation with the person across the table from... More 

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Columbia City, Indiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We first discovered Johnny Carino's in Bozeman, MT a number of years ago, and were very impressed with it. Have since eaten in their restaurants in Columbus, IN (twice) and Muncie, IN (3-4 times). Always a good experience. We meet family from Indy there, and it's a good place to have a leisurely visit along with good food. I often... More 

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Dover, Delaware
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59 reviews 59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

My wife and I have eaten here twice now and find that the restaurant offers terrific rustic Italian food, but with the taint of it being a chain operation. Helpings are ample and the staff friendly and helpful. The table is immediately supplied with freshly baked bread and olive oil/roasted garlic dip. However, sauces are mass produced, if hardy, and... More 

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230 reviews 230 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Recently visited here while on business in Muncie. Meal was ok, nothing special that would make me want to come back ? I thought was expensive $30 for meal and salad with a draft beer. Service was good. Probably would not return.

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Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I always have lunch at JC's whenever I'm in Muncie. I love, love, love their Italian Nachos and the bread with the garlic and olive oil dip. I would have them every day if I could. I ventured out for something new on the menu and had a new dish that had both Gorgonzola and blue cheese in it. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1101 W Mcgalliard Rd, Muncie, IN 47303-1770
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Muncie
  • Phone Number: 765-284-3196

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian
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 - 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?