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Carrabba's Italian Grill

8460 Lyra Dr, Columbus, OH 43240-2096
614-880-2426
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Ranked #106 of 1,971 restaurants in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
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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Covington, Kentucky
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Great food and very friendly staff. This restuarant is very clean and in a nice safe area. It's very easy to access from the expressway and there is a lot of shopping and food choices.

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Mount Vernon, Ohio
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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Visited for the first time last week. The food was decent, but really just average as far as Italian goes. Portions were on the small side and the appetizers were a little expensive for what was on the menu

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Wooster, Ohio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We enjoyed dinner here. Like always, the food was delicious and we had good service! We had a 10 minute wait for three people on a Saturday night. We enjoyed the delicious bread and salads in addition to spaghetti and meatballs.The food was great and portions were large and filling! We would definitely return!!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

I had dinner with a group of 6 at this chain on the north side of Columbus. Unfortunately, things did not go well from the start. We were seated promptly, but did not see a server for a while. The person at the check-in desk actually volunteered to bring out water and take cocktail orders while waiting for our server.... More

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Venetia
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118 reviews 118 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I like Carrabba's and go to them in many cities I visit. The wood fired food is very good, great home made noodles, great wine list. I know it is a chain but it does not act like a chain. They are consistently very good and affordable. Carrabba's has hit on a winning formula that keeps me returning.

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Branson, MO
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We love Carrabba's frequently dine there when traveling. The salad with the house dressing are the best. Mondays they run a special and so we ended up having deserts, absolutely fabulous.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We decided to visit as a spur of the moment decision and will probably bring you the family as the food was really good! The only complaint is that the waitress brought me the wrong wine and acknowledge that fact and over charged me for the wine I did not order. My husband paid the bill but had I looked... More

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Willard, Ohio, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Always happy with food and service, just wish they was closer to us, but still worth the 1 1/2 hour drive.

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Naperville, Illinois
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Had dinner recently as a member of a large (15 people) group. My expectations were not lofty, expecting a typical chain restaurant Italian experience. While not achieving "special occasion" status, both the food and the service were good enough that I would recommend the restaurant. There was no one who did not enjoy their meal, and a wide variety of... More

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Walt Disney World, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We went there for Mother's Day. it was wonderful! The food was great along with the service! It was one of the best meals I have had in a long time!

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