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Carrabba's Italian Grill

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16799 Governor Bridge Rd, Bowie, MD 20716
3018090500
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 22
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Always a Great Place to Eat!

This is our favorite restaurant! When it comes to national chain restaurants this fits the bill. My wife and I go to this restaurant at least every two weeks. We love Italian food, we love value and we love to be pampered! Our first choice in servers is Martin! But it seems like we always miss him... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 31, 2015
JMEmden
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Crofton, Maryland
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Reservations
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63 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Crofton, Maryland
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is our favorite restaurant! When it comes to national chain restaurants this fits the bill. My wife and I go to this restaurant at least every two weeks. We love Italian food, we love value and we love to be pampered! Our first choice in servers is Martin! But it seems like we always miss him so we find... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I never have a disappointing experience with this Carrabbas, providing this is the only one I have ever been to. Sometimes there's a wait, but its worth it. You can call ahead for seating I never have issues with the service or the food. We've even order out once. Same great food. I let my waiter know I'm "The Special... More 

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Bowie, Maryland
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Had a nice dinner at Carrabba's in Bowie on a Monday night. The food was good, the service was good but the noise level was so loud you could not here the music playing or really hold a conversation. We shared a new bruschetta served hot in a cast iron skillet which was very good. The salad was fresh and... More 

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Bowie, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I've been a member of Tripadvisor for a while now but haven't gotten around to writing reviews on here like I should (I am a bit more prolific on yelp dot com) but you know how it is, you get one of those emails about the badges and they just happened to list a number of restaurants that I've actually... More 

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new york
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78 reviews 78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We have eaten many times at different Carrabbas, but this time we ordered car side while staying near here. We ordered four small, individual sized pizzas which came to $48 and was so not worth it. I ordered the Margarita and it had so much black pepper I could barely eat it and did not enjoy it whatsoever. If it... More 

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Bowie, Maryland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I met my friend for dinner, we were sitted right away. We knew we were in for a long night when our server took about 15 mins to come over to the table to acknowledges us and to tell us she'll be right with us, which was about 10 mins later. She took our drink and appetizer order, the appetizers... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

did the monday special .. great food and good service, had to ask for the monday menu specials, never asked if we wanted more bread,

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Bowie, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I absolutely love this restaurant. The atmosphere is family-friendly and the food is great. They bring you hot rolls with cinnamon butter that melts in your mouth. I'm partial to their baby back ribs, but their prime rib is great too. In fact, you have to get there early because they sometimes run out. Great place.

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Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Good food, good atmosphere. It was very easy to find, and was recommended by a relative. The meal was just the right size and delicious. Everyone liked what they ordered. The server and staff were very courteous and knowledgeable.

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Annapolis, Maryland
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This place offers good quality wine selections, decent outdoor seating (overlooking rte. 301), and good quality food. My favorite is the wood-fired grilled chicken; it is no frills eating but well seasoned and cooked to perfection. If you have an opportunity, do order the pizza and skip dessert, go elsewhere for that.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16799 Governor Bridge Rd, Bowie, MD 20716
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bowie
  • Phone Number: 3018090500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups
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

Questions & Answers

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