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Carini's Italian Restaurant

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9854 Pacific Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260-3213
(609) 522-7304
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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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Description: Carini's Pizza & Italian Restaurant has served the finest Pizza and...
Carini's Pizza & Italian Restaurant has served the finest Pizza and Italian Cuisine for over 20 years. We offer sit-down dining in our comfortable dining rooms, easy take-out service, as well as delivery.
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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Nice BYOB

The pizza and chicken parm is really good. I wasn't so thrilled with the egglplant. It's nice to be able to bring your own wine.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Teri M
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Summit, New Jersey
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Summit, New Jersey
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The pizza and chicken parm is really good. I wasn't so thrilled with the egglplant. It's nice to be able to bring your own wine.

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Thank Teri M
Wildwood Crest, New Jersey
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Pizza and Italian entrees are very good. The other menu items have not been that good. Stick with the winners'

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Thank Lou L
Toms River, New Jersey
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

I have eaten at Carini's for as long as I can remember. They have the best Italian food I have ever had. The calzones are huge and enough for multiple meals, if you take it on yourself. The pizza is super cheesy and the sauce is delicious. It makes the meal whole. Friendly staff, clean, great atmosphere. I've dined in... More 

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Thank TattooedBeachyGirl
Concord, North Carolina
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

I'm a Pizza Hut kind of girl. Usually when I eat pizza elsewhere, I say, "Well, it was pretty good, but it wasn't Pizza Hut." This restaurant's pizza was every bit as good as Pizza Hut. (It's a different kind of pizza, mind you, but I loved it.) The pizza arrived at our table quickly, and it was hot and... More 

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Thank thatjodiegirl
Spotswood, New Jersey
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We have ordered from Carini's and had it delivered on the past vacations when we vacation at the Crest and had always enjoyed the food. The hotel we stay at offers vouchers/coupons for various restaurants and Carini's is one of them. The food was good, but not like I remember it.

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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Carini's is located in a small strip mall, on the main road before going to Cape May. It looks like a typical pizza place when you walk in, but there are two large dining rooms in the back. We went to Carini's with a group of 6 and were seated immediately. It is a BYOB which is great for people... More 

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Thank akapichles
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

My family always has a pizza night during our vacation, and this year we ordered from Carini's. 4 large pizzas don't last long around this group, so they better be big, which these were. The toppings were plentiful, I was just hoping for a little more out of the sauce in the flavor department. I didn't hear anyone complaining as... More 

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Thank peadiddy
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

My husband and I wanted delivery Pizza. Do you know how hard it is to find someone who delivers in Wildwood Crest???? Well, Carini's does - and it is worth it!!!!!! Terrific pizza - awesome stromboli - the sauce was just perfect. The Pizza was as good as it gets! I also ordered a "small" antipasto. Well, that could have... More 

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Thank julienuno
Northern New Jersey
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Count your change. Food is very authentic homemade Italian style. This is a "red sauce" place. We have been eating here since 1985 when they opened in Diamond Beach. Great Pizza and hot Italian sandwiches.

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Thank Higbees
Annapolis, Maryland
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Carini's makes excellent pizza and superb cheese steaks. They are almost on the southern tip of the island, next to the former Wawa. Their cheese steaks could be the best on the island, including beating TL's at their game. Compared to TL, their sandwich is a buck cheaper, just as big, meat more flavorful, about 50% more meat. The only... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9854 Pacific Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260-3213
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Wildwood Crest
  • Phone Number: (609) 522-7304

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children

Description

Carini's Pizza & Italian Restaurant has served the finest Pizza and Italian Cuisine for over 20 years. We offer sit-down dining in our comfortable dining rooms, easy take-out service, as well as delivery.
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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