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Johnny Carino's

4410 17th Avenue, Fargo, ND
701-282-2922
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Ranked #12 of 263 restaurants in Fargo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
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82% Recommend
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English first
Sioux City, Iowa
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My aunt and I chose this restaurant because it was close by (we were staying by, and heading to a concert at the Fargodome) and Italian sounded good. We absolutely loved this restaurant! First, the atmosphere and decor was great. However the food and service was phenomenal. I wish I would have taken the name of the server so I... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The Wife and I spent forever looking for a good Italian place to eat and someone finally said here after everyone told us Olive Garden which is also good but we have one in winnipeg and wanted to try something different. Johnny Carino's was really nice, great food, great service and we had a good time.

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Fargo, ND
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117 reviews 117 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Had a Dr's appointment for a checkup on surgery. They poked me 3 times so I had a martini for each poke! So I gave Jennifer our waitress an odd order, I told her I would take either 3 Martini's or a triple martini. As it worked out she was great! I received a triple martini and it was just... More

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Morden, Manitoba, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We've eaten here a few times, and the food is good and plentiful. Some parts of the restaurant can be crowded and hectic (and noisy) on busy days. Other than that, it's a good atmosphere - kind of like an evening street cafe but indoors. Fans of Italian food probably won't be disappointed coming here.

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FAIRFIELD
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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We love Italian food, and chose Johnny Carino's both because of the TripAdvisor reviews and the fact that it was only a mile from our wonderful Sleep Inn. The atmosphere is pleasant, and we were seated in a charming little table nook where we felt we had a lot of privacy but were still in the middle of everything. Our... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Best chicken Marsala I've had. Served on a bed of spinach it was perfectly cooked in a sweet wine sauce. Wait staff was courteous and helpful. Wait time and ambiance was perfect. Recommend to anyone.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

I came with my family for Mothers Day Weekend, which also happened to be Fargo Marathon. Busy as it was, the food was really good, and generous portions even for kids meals. I liked that they brought the plates out as they were ready. Nice dessert menu too. Only thing lacking was the service. Could be that our server was... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I ate here while on vacation in late May. I started with a glass of white wine with lunch. It was crisp, fruity and delicious (do not remember the name of it). For my meal, I had the lasagna and a wedge salad. The wedge was fresh; it included bacon chunks and candied pecans with blue cheese dressing on the... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This restaurant is across the parking lot from our hotel. When you check-in you receive a card, usually a drink bonus, ours was buy one - get one free. A very good drawing card, but the restaurant's food was excellent and plentiful. My wife and I along with a friend ate here, we all had different dishes. They were large... More

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ND
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We love Carinos! The food is always good as well as the service. It's reasonably priced and it's friendly and welcoming.

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