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Carino's Italian-Texarkana - CLOSED

3320 Saint Michael Dr, Texarkana, TX 75503
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Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- Jul 3, 2013
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26 reviews from our community

76% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

On business travel. My local contact brought me here. He says he goes there often for the good value. Prices are reasonable food is slightly above average.

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Texarkana, Texas
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69 reviews 69 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

I went here with a total party of 6 people and we spent almost our entire time there looking for our server and needing refills. When the food did finally get to us after a long wait it was actually good which is the only reason they are getting an average rating from me. Try their New York strip it... More

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Houston, Texas
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Tried Carino's a couple of times over the last year. Service is pretty good but the food quality is mediocre and the kitchen was slow. Modest wine list.

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oshkosh, wis
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Hotel staff recommended this place for pizza delivery. Tried it and it was exactly what we ordered. Delivered hot and on time. Pizza at its best. "you killed it" means great tasting Pizza! Thanks!

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Houston, Texas
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201 reviews 201 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

I'm not a real fan of chain restaurants, however Johnny Carina's is normally one of my absolute favorites. Normally. We were delighted when our hotel told us that this restaurant was just a few miles down the road so off we went. The service was nothing short of horrible and I should have followed my first instinct and walked out... More

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South Dakota
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

I was suggested to eat here by my hotel and I liked it a lot. The service seemed a little slack but the food was wonderful. Coming from an italian home I enjoy pasta and this hit the spot for lunch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

This is the best place in town. I live coming here to eat. The black lady that works lunch shift is absolutely wonderful. I will request her everytime I cone in to eat for sure!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

We stopped at Carino's for dinner after traveling 10 hours in the car. The restaurant was clean, the service was good and the food was pretty good too. It's not the best italian food I've ever had but I didn't walk in expecting that from a chain restaurant anyway. For a few tired and hungry travelers, it hit the spot.... More

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Texarkana, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

This is good Italian food. easy access from interstate, friendly service, no lines(most of the time). It definitely beats that 'other' italian restraunt chain.

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012 via mobile

Oops... accidently reported this as closed.. OPEN!!!! GPS wrong. Great food, great service they even have different sizes of glasses of wine... and a good selection too. I thought the food was better than olive garden. The dipping sauce with bread was roasted garlic in olive oil. I had the chicken ravoli and it had fresh basil as garnish along... More

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