We have lived in Amarillo for 18 months. We moved from Lubbock where we LOVED Carino's. We wanted to love the one in Amarillo, too, but we have been nothing but DISAPPOINTED every time we have gone. We've gone at both lunch and dinner and, without fail, find ourselves wondering, "Where is our food?!" But, at least the quality was always consistent. Until last night.
Again, the food took forever, but this time it WASN'T worth the wait. The food didn't taste like it was made of very high quality ingredients. I had Create-Your-Own pasta: fettucini with spicy marinara and grilled chicken. The tomatoes tasted canned and the chicken was bland. My husband had Skilletini (which has always been one of his favorites) and even it was completely uneventful.
Unfortunately, this is our last effort at trying to like the Amarillo Carino's. We said at least three times after we returned home, "Man, dinner was disappointing." We will not be returning.
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