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“Love this place!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Carrabba's Italian Grill

Carrabba's Italian Grill
10562 98, Sandestin, FL 32550
(850) 837-1140
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Ranked #5 of 16 Restaurants in Sandestin
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Destin, Florida, USA
1 review
“Love this place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2010

I'm a local. Plenty of great restaurants to choose from, but I love this place. Always great food and service. The Blackberry Sangria will get you started.
The Manager has been there since day one and she is a jewel. Staff is perfectly trained.
Hard to believe the quality for the price.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Authentic Italian Dining”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2010 via mobile

My brother initially recommended Carrabbas to me. He lived in Italy for 2 years, and was impressed by the cuisine. He stated that Carrabbas was the most authentic and closest to real Italian food of the restaurants in our area. I have never been disappointed by any dish I have ordered. The food is yummy! My only complaint is the layout, it is very open and thus VERY noisy.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Destin, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“One of the best Carrabba's, anywhere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2010

There are several reasons the Destin Carrabba's gets 5 stars. First of all, the food is outstanding. It is not the best Italian in Destin, but it is still very, very good. I enjoyed Carrabba's while living in Alabama, but this one is different. The food is the same but this place offers service that sets it apart from the others. We had them cater our wedding and it was delicious. The food was made fresh, on site, and continually replenished. I highly recommend checking them out for catering. Back to the restaurant itself. Paul, the proprietor, is a really good guy, businessman, and manager. This particular Carrabba's is used by the company to groom future managers. They are sent here to learn from Paul, and one can easily see why. The servers are all outstanding. We have a new favorite: Nancy. But they are all very good at what they do. If you have had Carrabba's in the past and think that there's no reason to go out of your way to try *this* Carrabba's, I believe you are mistaken.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Hernando, Mississippi
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11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Wish the food was as good as the service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2010

The steak was mediocre at best...the rest of the meal good. The service was outstanding.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Dallas, Texas
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Good for a chain restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2010

Good service, customized the pasta, came out hot and tasted great. Happy hour was a little weird in that it was two for one, but had to be the exact same drink (including the kind of draft beer??) I had not heard of that before. Everyone at the table enjoyed thier dish. Take out is easy too if you don't want to wait for a table.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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