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Johnny Carino's Italian

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8101 Brier Creek Pkwy, Raleigh, NC 27617-7598
919-806-5524
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Dinner for 2

Our food was delicious, the atmosphere was good and the service was excellent. My wife had a problem cutting 1 of the 2 chicken breasts and the waitress replaced it with another fresh from the kitchen but it had the same problem so the manager asked if i was OK to replace the entire meal which she... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Our food was delicious, the atmosphere was good and the service was excellent. My wife had a problem cutting 1 of the 2 chicken breasts and the waitress replaced it with another fresh from the kitchen but it had the same problem so the manager asked if i was OK to replace the entire meal which she did. It was... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

If you've ever been to an amusement park that has cultural areas like "Italian Land" or "French Quarter" or the like, then you probably experienced location-specific stereotypical decor, mediocre atmosphere, high priced and attractive, but atrociously bland food. Well, that was our experience at this restaurant. The alfredo sauce was greasy (really? greasy?), the pasta was tough and the chicken,... More 

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Beaufort, North Carolina
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88 reviews 88 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We have eaten here on several occasions and have always enjoyed the experience. For the most part our servers have been prompt and efficient, The décor is OK, seats are comfortable, so in many ways it looks like any other chain restaurant. I prefer their spicy chicken and shrimp pasta "Family Plate" for about $26 that feeds 2 people. And... More 

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36 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

If you like Italian food then this is the place. Not too pricey but worth every penny. Service was outstanding but that may be because it was not crowded since it was a Monday night. Highly recommend.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Our family visits this restaurant few times a year, the food has always been great, the service sometimes needs improvement.

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Durham, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Sometimes the food is great, depends on the cook, drinks are way to high, they ran out of Bacardi white rum on a long week-end on Saturday, of all alcohol, one of the top brands, most popular rum to mix, bar needs to be brought up to the 21 century, it's old bar, behind the bar it looks dirty, not... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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66 reviews 66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Whenever I have a particular craving for spaghetti and meatballs, I come here. My goodness, they are delicious. I've always had great service at this location and plan to come here a lot in the future.

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Morgantown, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews 57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Hi all, thought this place was going to wow me but no, it was just average. The Italian chilli was pretty good with good flavor and the chicken parm panini just just ok. My wife had the smoked turkey and bacon panini which you would need an acquired taste for. Needless to say she didn't eat it and I didn't... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Recently had dinner here with my husband and some friends. There was no wait and were seated at a table immediately. Our server was very nice and attentive. The food however was just average and it was expensive for what you got. Most meals were around $14 to $16. I had the Chicken Balsamico which was pretty good other than... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

It was poor service from start to finish. We had to wait a long time for appetizers, drinks and our main entree. I was so disappointed because I had raved to my family about my positive experience 4 years previously. We were very hungry and tired when we entered the restaurant so the last thing we needed was poor service.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8101 Brier Creek Pkwy, Raleigh, NC 27617-7598
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: 919-806-5524

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?