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Carrabba's Italian Grill

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5690 South Westnedge Avenue, Portage, MI
(269) 381-0607
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Food, Great Waitress

This had been our first trip to Grand Rapids Michigan. We were looking for a good Italian restaurant and saw that the parking lot was packed. We were happy that we had stopped. The food was excellent! Very fresh and authentic. I am addicted to the Arancini appetizer. It tasted so good that my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
jewelmommy
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Wisconsin
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Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This had been our first trip to Grand Rapids Michigan. We were looking for a good Italian restaurant and saw that the parking lot was packed. We were happy that we had stopped. The food was excellent! Very fresh and authentic. I am addicted to the Arancini appetizer. It tasted so good that my husband and I were fighting over... More 

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Los Angeles
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Amber deserves an AWARD!!! She was really great! There was a group of 12 of us there celebrating a birthday. Amber had the patience of a saint! She handled our table single handed and didn't miss a beat!! Appetizers, soups, salads, entree's, drinks.... we had coupons, someone else in the group wanted our points... we had separate bills.... MAN! anyone... More 

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Mattawan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Stopped by with my wife for a late lunch. Our waiter was great and the pizza was superb. We had the zucchini fritte for an appetizer and it was delicious.

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Portage, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We enjoyed this restaurant. Just experienced their Amore Mondays. Great food, selection and wonderful value at $13 for 3 courses Service was excellent as it always is. They still serve a little to quickly in order to turn the table. To avoid this simply delay ordering.

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Detroit, Michigan
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91 reviews 91 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

One of our go to restaurants when nothing else sounds good. At first we started off on the wrong foot, we waited and waited and other tables that came in after us were getting served first. Then waiter Ivan showed up and explained that it was his first day serving, from that point forward everything was outstanding. Manager Helen came... More 

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Kalamazoo
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97 reviews 97 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We called ahead to be put on the list (because we had 4 adults and 3 kids) and it wasn't much of a wait considering we showed up around 6pm. The service was very good and everything was tasty. We basically all got the filet and everyone loved it. The only strange thing about my meal was that my cut... More 

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Portage, Michigan
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114 reviews 114 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Carrabba's has some very good and unique menu items, especially for a large chain restaurant. Their pasta is some of the best around and their homemade salad dressings are very good. It is definitely worth dining here.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The minestrone soup is made Vegan at this location and it is AMAZING! So hearty and filling. The kids pizza was delicious and my son really enjoyed the activity book they provide with the kids menu. The environment is clam and warm but the air conditioning was on too low, it was FREEZING in there. Our waiter (Kalvin) was incredibly... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I recently dined here with 5 friends. It was a weekday so we were seated right away. My salad was good, and the sliced fresh bread was also good with the olive oil. My main entrée of chicken marsala was nothing special, and the alfredo noodles were dry and needed more sauce. The person that I was with ordered baked... More 

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The service was outstanding and the food was excellent. The only issue we had is that they have an automatic system for air conditioning and it was "cold" we had to get our jackets - the waitress apologized but there was nothing she could do. Other than that the restaurant was excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5690 South Westnedge Avenue, Portage, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Portage
  • Phone Number: (269) 381-0607

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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