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Carrabba's Italian Grill

370 Columbiana Dr, Columbia, SC 29212
(803) 407-1811
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Ranked #102 of 827 Restaurants in Columbia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Newberry, South Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Times are hard and money is tight. I just wanted to take my family out to a nice meal that we did not have to cook, clean, or worry about it at all. Normally I can always count on Carrabbas to provide a wonderful experience of which I am happy to pay for. Our meal on 08/31/2014 was a disaster... More

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Lexington, South Carolina
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58 reviews 58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Found the restaurant to be clean and the service efficient. I had a new entree, Tuscan Skewers, and loved every savory morsel.

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Kitchen did well this evening. The chicken was very moist and seasoned well. Service lacked this evening. My pet peeve is keeping my glass filled. I had to ask for water.

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Dallas, Texas
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112 reviews 112 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

You can always count on Carrabba's to give you a consistently good meal. The food tastes the same in each of their restaurants and I like that. I know what to expect. Unfortunately, what is not consistent is the service. Our waiter was trying, but had too many tables and therefore we had to wait...and wait...and wait.

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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We always have great service from the staff. Food is freshly prepared and seasoned wonderfully. Beer is always cold too.

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Fairborn, Ohio, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stopped to eat at this location as it was next to the mall, and not very busy. We sat on the patio and had very good service, and the meal was quick and better than expected.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Given a choice on the road, I would choose a Carrabba's 9 out of 10 times in the past. I've eaten at this particular location literally dozens of times over the years, however I've noticed a decline in quality and portion sizes at most locations including this one. I ordered The Damian, a Salmon and Spedino De Mare combination and... More

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

Very dark inside, felt rushed throughout. Food was only average. On closer look during our stay - not very clean! It needs a steam clean throughout, thats why so dark!!!!!

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Lexington, South Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Love this place! My husband and I always pick this place for our date night. The food is awesome and the staff is always nice. It can be busy on the weekends and sometimes a long wait but it is always worth it.

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Columbia, South Carolina, USA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Carrabba's is our favorite Italian restaurant. We eat there about 90% of the times we do go out to eat. The food is fantastic, the atmosphere is great, and the service outstanding.

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