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Carrabba's Italian Grill

130 Shawan Rd, Hunt Valley, MD 21030-1325
410-785-9400
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Ranked #10 of 20 Restaurants in Hunt Valley
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Baltimore, MD
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

We haven't visited a Carabbas in years, but decided on a whim to go celebrate there this past Thursday night. We arrived at around 8:15 and were seated immediately. The place had about 12 guests when we arrived and a lit of wait staff roaming around. Despite the sparseness of customers, another table was seated right next to us, so... More

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Orlando, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Traveling on business, the group went to Carrabba's for dinner. There were six of us, but the way we were greeted, you would have thought there were 500! The restaurant wasn't crowed and there were plenty of seats, yet they looked at us like there was only one table, maybe, available! The food was typical Carrabba's.

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Newtown Square, PA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Ate here twice, it was so good and reasonably priced. All the meat orders were delicious and tender. Restaurant is located in a terrific Mall with outdoor entertainment.

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Hunt Valley, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The service was nice but the food wasn't that remarkable. I think my issue is the menu - the food reflects the menu but the menu doesn't offer enough variety for those looking for vegetarian variety.

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Abingdon, Maryland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

First off the blackberry sangria is awesome. If you like sweet drinks, you will love it. The bread and dipping oil is a great start to any meal. I had the shrimp risotto which was a bit al dente but nice flavor. Met with friends and we were able to sit at a nice round table so everyone was part... More

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Alabama
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104 reviews 104 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This visit was a disappointment. Not the classic restaurant that we were expecting. We tried the "Classic/new feature" combo's which is a good way to sample an old favorite with a new entrée feature. The mahi was good, but the steak marsalla was touch, but cooked per order - med-rare. The new bread was not the classic Italian that we... More

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Towson, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Went to Carrabba's in Hunt Valley, MD for my birthday dinner this year. Have been to this Carrabba's many times and definitely like it even more since they're recent remodeling. The restaurant/bar is very open and nicely lighted, with a warm and friendly atmosphere. We were immediately seated by the hostess and then our server arrived to welcome us to... More

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Meh, The food was pretty basic and the service was fine. Would I go here again, probably not. The special menu's didn't make any sense either.

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Hunt Valley, Maryland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Absolutely the worst service I have ever experienced. The food was of moderate quality and extremely salty.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews 66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

On a Friday night, the restaurant was busy but our party of four we was seated within 10 minutes. The waiter was promptly at our table for our drink orders. We even had to ask for an extra minute or two to look at the long menu. The simple wood-grilled chicken from the "under 600" menu was delicious. Others at... More

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