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“Same high quality food and service” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Carrabba's Italian Grill

Carrabba's Italian Grill
8702 Vineland Ave, Orlando, FL 32821
407 938-0015
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Ranked #185 of 3,180 Restaurants in Orlando
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Titusville
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“Same high quality food and service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We frequent the Carrabba's at the airport, in Cocoa, and Orlando. All are the same. If you closed your eyes you would not know which one you were in. The pasta dishes are well prepared, drinks are fairly priced and the bread is delicious. A great place for the family. The service is above average and before 6:00 pm you will not have to wait. We usually have a light dinner here before going to Winter Park to the theater. They have a success system that puts the customer first.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Fenton, Illinois
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“Good Meal, Great Waiter!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We came to this fine restaurant on Wine Wednesday to get $10 off the bottles of wine and have a good meal. It was a delightful experience. The six of us all ordered different entrees. They all were delicious but the best part of the night was our waiter J.T .His name is Justin T. but goes by J.T. We had time to visit with him and he was comical, kind and friendly. Everything you would want in a good waiter he gave us. He refilled our water, brought us more bread and herbs, and all in all made our visit so special. He was very attentive without being overbearing!! We had lots of laughs with him as we enjoyed him and I guess he enjoyed us too!!! We will go back just to get him to be our server!!
Now to the food. It was very good. I had the haddock with fetticine alfredo. Others had veal marsala, spaghetti, and shrimp and scallops with pasta. We will be back to this location.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Limited Menu”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

This was my first time eating at a Carrabba's and I wasn't impressed. This location in Lake Buena Vista just recently changed their hours and didn't open until 4:00, they also changed their menu, it was limited, I wanted a sandwhich but nothing on menu, I ordered a pizza, it was good

Visited January 2014
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“Excellent service and good food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

We were tired and hungry after a long day at the park and thought we would try this restaurant. Our server Lauren was excellent, friendly and willing to offer suggestions. She also made our day by telling us it was happy hour! Bonus! The food was served quickly and tasted great. The kids had pizza and they are picky but both loved it. A great way to end the day!

Visited January 2014
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Muncie, Indiana
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“Bad first experience with Carrabba's”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Nothing was good about our experience here. First, my husband ordered lasagna and they later told us that they had run out. How can an Italian restaurant run out of lasagna?? The waitress wasn't very apologetic. His steak dish came out much later than everyone else's because of this and it was nearly raw (he ordered it medium well). They took it back and it still wasn't done, but he ate it anyway. My spaghetti noodles weren't even close to being done (again, how can an Italian restaurant get this wrong?). I should have complained, but I didn't. And to make matters worse our friend took a bite of his meal and found a piece of a plate (not from his)! The waitress happened to be at our table when this happened and seemed a little unfazed by this. The manager didn't seem to be overly concerned either. They offered to give us free dessert and then later came back to offer to pay for our friend's meal and my husband's. We accepted the offer and left but we thought that all 4 meals should have been free. We won't go back to this one! We were told that Carrabba's was great so I'm hoping a different one will be better!

Visited January 2014
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