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Carrabba's Italian Grill

1 Newbury St, Apt A, Peabody, MA 01960-3846
978-535-3600
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Ranked #8 of 147 restaurants in Peabody
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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Saugus, Massachusetts, United States
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The food is good. I liked the atmosphere and the service was very good. The salad was very good, and their minestrone soup was delicious (would have been better if it was hot). We got their $13 special, where they bring out two plates of a dish of your choosing (you can pick out of a set menu). So we... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The food was pretty good - especially for a chain restaurant and the service was decent but the price of the drinks (for the wine in particular) was obscene. We ordered a cheap chianti and got charged $12.70 per glass. Their explanation was that we got the larger size glass which was nothing more than an average portion. The smaller... More

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I recently stayed at the Holiday Inn next door which only serves breakfast. I ate dinner at this restaurant three evenings during my visit to the area and was able to charge my bill to my room which helps me to accumulate points. The menu is diverse and I enjoyed three different entrees as well as three different small salads... More

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Lynnfield, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Good Italian food, excellent fried calamari, great dipping oil for warm fresh bread. We have been going to Carraba's for years as our place to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries and any other special occasion. The only time we choose not to go to Carraba's to celebrate is when we want to get lobsters. The service is always friendly and menu is... More

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Lynnfield, Massachusetts
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Had not been to this restaurant for a couple of years due to declining quality and quantity of food. Had a gift certificate and decided to give it another try. Food was mediocre and overpriced for the quality and quantity. We did not order pasta dishes so I can't comment on those, but my husband had chicken parmesan and I... More

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Danvers, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

This place used to be packed, maybe we just hit it right as we walked in on a Friday night at 7 and did not have to wait. jChicken Bryan and Italian classics lasagna and chicken parm still excellent.

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New York City, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

No complaint's about the food. The Seafood was fresh although extremely sparse in the pasta dishes. Not overflowing, bountiful pieces as falsely promoted on commercials. And the specials, (as denoted on TV) was not as easy to identify on the menu as with other popularly advertised restaurants.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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61 reviews 61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Good food, bread basket so-so. Had the new Sam Adams but glass was very small. Overall a nice dinner.

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Winthrop, Maine
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

I eat yearly at this location and always find the staff willing to go the extra distance to make everything perfect. I am allergic to cheese, and had ordered a plain pizza. It was realized that the pizza was made with cheese, so they put another one in immediately. The waiter and even the manager came to the table to... More

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Massachusetts
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Its a chain restaurant, but its my son's favorite. We go every year on his birthday. The new triple combination plates are fun- if you can't decide, you can have three different dishes. Portions are huge, so there is always something to take home for lunch. If you tell them its your birthday, the wait staff sings to you- in... More

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