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“To go service is excellent” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Carrabba's Italian Grill

Carrabba's Italian Grill
5425 University Pkwy, University Park, FL 34201-2012
941-355-4116
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $15
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Atlanta, GA, USA
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157 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 64 cities Reviews in 64 cities
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
“To go service is excellent”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

We vacation here a couple of times each year and often get their lasagne to go. Call in, pull up, they bring your order to the car, and our experience has been that the food is very good. The convenience while on vacation is great.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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164 reviews 164 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
“Fun & good current specials!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

We just went for their special 3 course dinner fro $15. There are about 5 entrees from which to select, and we tried them all at our table. They were all flavorful, the portions allowed "take-homes", and we all enjoyed the feast!

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Sarasota, Florida
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21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
“A Bit Above Average”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

The service is what makes the experience a bit above average; it compensates for good but not great Italian cuisine. The atmosphere is a bit on the crowded side with more seating per square foot than is justified for the cost of the meal, which, as previously stated, is average. My wife had the chicken marsala, which was rather more salty than flavorful, and I had the pizza, which was unremarkable--I had ordered as one of my items fresh garlic and could not detect any.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Bradenton, Florida
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96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
“Lot of people rave about this place, but food is too salty for me!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

A very busy place, lot of people rave about their food, but it is just too salty for me. I have to be on a low salt diet, and I like there food, but it is just too salty.

Visited June 2012
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Palmetto, Florida
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Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Always good!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

Had not been in months, and was not disappointed this time! The only problem is being careful not to overeat!

Visited April 2012
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