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Carrabba's Italian Grill

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9920 West McDowell Rd, Avondale, AZ 85392
623 936-0597
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although this is a chain, they have excellent food! I usually get the salmon with sautéed spinach and a Caesar salad. My husband has tried all of the typical Italian fare and has never been disappointed. I've also had the chicken Bryan which is also wonderful. Good service. Bread with olive oil is also delicious.

Thank andrearuble
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Apparently they put anchovy paste in everything. I ALWAYS express my food allergies to the wait staff and double, even triple check before ordering when they serve fish. I ordered salad, with the creamy parmesan dressing. At first taste I knew by the tingle it contained fish or came in contact with fish. Immediately I hailed the waiter, he said... More 

Thank Aimee A
Carrabbas, Manager at Carrabba's Italian Grill, responded to this review

Ciao Aimee, We are very concerned by this and we'd like to review this further if you could please take a moment to send me an email at homeoffice@carrabbas.com with the subject "TripAdvisor - Avondale, AZ". Sincerely, Amy Carrabba's Italian Grill More 

Avondale, Arizona
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I order dinner from this particular location at least 3 times a month and always have a great experience. Friendly and fast!

Thank Dawn D
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't care if it is a chain - this is a great restaurant. I went with a group of neighbors for my birthday and they are picky. Every one of them loved it. It doesn't matter if you want chicken or steak- it's really good.

Thank Linda S
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

First time in years I have eaten at Carrabba's and it may be a few more before I do so again Ordered a Minestrone soup and after one sip I thought my lips would burn off due to so much pepper used, first time I did not finish my soup. Ordered a Veal Masala and whatever lwas left of my... More 

Thank tautavel
Fresno, California
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We were on our way hove to Merced, California from Louisiana and my wife suggested we check out a Carrabba's. She had eaten at a Carrabba's in Georgia and said that I would like it. OK, I know this is not exactly authentic but I am a fan of Olive Garden. Being Italian, that may be a sacrilege to say... More 

Thank David R
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Food was outstanding and the drinks were superb. Excellent server. Nothing was too much for her to handle. She needs to be a trainer. Wish I remembered her name. You didn't feel rushed even though it was a busy Monday evening. Excellent job all around.

Thank AZ_Friend
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

The food is normally good. I would have said that but I had to take mine home and have it the next day. We had 90 minutes before we had to be somewhere. I order a johnny rocco salad. Waiter asked if I wanted soup or salad, a salad with a salad. I had soup. About 10 minutes after that... More 

Thank Robin R
Cincinnati, Ohio
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We arrived at this restaurant just after opening (4 pm). The staff was very welcoming and very pleasant. The waitress hustled and treated us very well. The food was absolutely delicious ! The owner came over to chat with us. We were from out of town and mentioned that we had not been to our local Carrabba's yet. He gave... More 

Thank Rose B
Phoenix, Arizona
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372 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

So much better then the other chains, great service, always friendly, met the GM a few time very nice and makes sure your always happy. If I have a choice to go anywhere i go here

Thank DD19351

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Italian, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9920 West McDowell Rd, Avondale, AZ 85392
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Avondale
  • Phone Number: 623 936-0597

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?