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Carrabba's Italian Grill

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200 Graces Way, Columbia, SC
(803) 865-5688
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Unprepared for a group lunch

Carrabba's was chosen as the restaurant for my work team holiday lunch. I called them 6 times to make a reservation and in fairness, two of those times were the initial call and again to change the date. I was either put on hold or told to call back later the other four times. After being... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2014
Yortakire
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Columbia SC
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Columbia SC
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44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Carrabba's was chosen as the restaurant for my work team holiday lunch. I called them 6 times to make a reservation and in fairness, two of those times were the initial call and again to change the date. I was either put on hold or told to call back later the other four times. After being persistent and getting my... More 

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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

We recently had a light dinner at Carrabba's. The Italian lentil and sausage soup was very enjoyable, followed by an entree sized Caesar Salad with grilled Shrimp and Scallops. The food was served warm and on time. We all had a fun evening.

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Hamilton, Ont
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We had eaten at this location on quite a few prior occasions but on the evening of our most recent visit found it short staffed and unfortunately there was a problem between the waitstaff and the kitchen. Our food was cold when it finally got to us. Management seemed to know there was a problem and discounted the bill. Not... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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95 reviews 95 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We were short on time and dropped into the carrabba's off of starkleberry. great service and food. Will definitely return.

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Columbia,
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59 reviews 59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We visited this Carrabas on a Saturday afternoon and were a little disappointed. The salad had some brown lettuce, the tomato soup was course and the coffee was served in cold ceramic cups making it tepid. Fear Factor was playing on the bar TV showing people eating strawberrys while being attacked by insects. Meanwhile the server was setting up the... More 

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Ridgeway, South Carolina
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46 reviews 46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Went on a Wednesday night in January and service and food was good. Had been a couple months prior on the weekend and one attraction is that it is not crowded like the nearby restaurants on Two Notch Road. Personally believe Carrabba's is a step up from Olive Garden and not nearly as crowded.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

The food was delicious as always, service by our waitress (who was in training) was superb, however, the roach crawling on the wall then jumping on to the seat of my booth after the meal was absolutely disgusting. The manager couldn't be bothered to come to our table to see what the issue was even though he/she was told about... More 

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Streetsboro, Ohio
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

My wife and I had dinner here on 10/05. The tilaian salad I was served was many days old - brown and wilted lettuce throughout. Unfortunately, I was talking to my wife and did not notice until I had a mouthful of nasty tasting lettuce. My wife's wine was corked (she refused to complain however). When I pointed out the... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

I go to carrabas mostly to eat their succulent aragula salad. The entree is usually the afterthought. I also enjoy their bread and dip. Service is always great. The atmosphere is nice too.

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Dallas, Texas
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138 reviews 138 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Most Carrabbas are well run...and this one in Columbia is no exception. The only abberation that bothered me was that two of the four chefs in the kitchen did not wear any headgear/hats. It appeared the manager (purple shirt, not cook's whites) had pressed himself into service as the food took too long and the wait staff were lined up... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 200 Graces Way, Columbia, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: (803) 865-5688

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?