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“Reliable” 4 of 5 stars
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Carrabba's Italian Grill
12192 Sunset Hills Rd, Reston, VA 20190-5840
(703) 464-7909
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Ranked #43 of 130 restaurants in Reston
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups
Honolulu, Hawaii
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“Reliable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

We have enjoyed Carrabba's in other locations. This one had a most delightful staff with a gentleman offering wine tastes at each table. The calamari was in a light batter with a Cayenne pepper finish. The Caesar salad well chilled with a refreshing dressing. The soup and salad entree was fresh and tasty.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Rio de janeiro
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Very good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Very nice staff. Calm and clean environment. A little expensive but worth the visit. Easy to get and with a public parking right next to it.

Visited June 2012
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Wonderful food and extremely close to the Homestaed where I was staying. Tuesday nights have a "special" but any day is good to go. They also have carry-out, but of course you would be missing the atmosphere!

Visited January 2013
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Herndon, Virginia, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

a good chain...the one here is clean. The Marsella is great. Good Calimari ..All in all better than average for a chain.

Visited February 2013
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DETBoulder
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Just "OK"”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

I was staying in a hotel nearby and ate here two nights in a row.

On the first night I ordered soup and salad to go one night, and both the salad and the chicken soup were very good. I was disappointed that they did not include bread with my order.

The next night I ate here and ordered pizza, which was really bad. There was too mach sauce, and I had to lift up the cheese and scrape off the excess. The sauce wasn't very good at all, and the crust became soggy because of all of the sauce.

Service here was inconsistent. The takeout staff was very friendly, but in the restaurant, the staff was very inexperienced and twice forgot to bring me parts of my meal. I had to wait for someone to bring me salad dressing, which they forgot, and by the time the dressing came, my meal was being served.

I'd say that like most chains these days, the food is way over-priced for the quality and service you receive.

Visited March 2013
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