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Carrabba's Italian Grill

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12363 Hornsby Ln, Newport News, VA 23602-6958
757-269-4917
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 63
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good meal

Excellent food, good service, nice choice of drinks. Chicken dinner & lobster ravoli's were hits. Would definitely return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
Charlie W
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
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Hampton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

With it's somewhat difficult to access location off the main roads, I always wondered how Carrabba's managed to stick around. I finally gave the place a try and discovered why: It's not your typical Italian chain restaurant! The food is excellent and is probably closer to the "real thing" than other chains, the service was spectacular, the prices are reasonable,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Excellent food, good service, nice choice of drinks. Chicken dinner & lobster ravoli's were hits. Would definitely return.

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Newport News, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Attended the Francis Ford Coppola wine dinner last night. Members of the restaurant club are invited and must RSVP to secure a seat. They group everyone (28 people) together in one section of the restaurant. The wine distributor explains the wines. The proprietor of the restaurant explains the food. Food and wine were both very good. Tuscan strawberry salad to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We were seated right away and our server, Ian, who was awesome came to take our drink order right away. He was very attentive our entire visit and very knowledgeable about the menu options. The warm bread was delicious dipped in the olive oil dressing that came with it. We shared a margherita pizza that was perfectly cooked. Barely enough... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

My husband and I really enjoy Carrabas. It has great Italian food, with plenty of options for me as a vegetarian. They also have gluten-free pasta if you ask for it. We haven't ever had a bad meal here.

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Newport News, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My wife and I always go, when ever possible to this restaurant, especifically for the chicken soup. The attention, service and ambient is good always!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The layout........the vibe.........and not to mention the FOOD.........were all stellar here. We got a margarita pizza, a pasta dish, and some mussels. All items were delish! I opted for a slice of cheesecake to complete things and others in the party opted for cocktails. There was a good mix of professionals to families enjoying a sunny summer day. If in... More 

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South Hill, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Had dinner here. All three meals were good. I had veal Marsala, which was quite good. An order of the lobster tortellini was okay -- not as good as the picture looked, but okay. Spaghetti with pomodora sauce evidently was really good. So said the person who ate it. Salad was excellent -- fresh, crisp greens and well chilled. Service... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We had never eaten at a Carrabba's before. The food was very good. The restaurant decor was beautiful. The open kitchen was awesome! We would definitely go back when we return to Virginia.

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Newport News, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Carrabba's in Newport News always meets my expectations for a great meal. The service is great, the food is excellent and the atmosphere most pleasant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12363 Hornsby Ln, Newport News, VA 23602-6958
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: 757-269-4917

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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