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Carolina's Italian Cuisine

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$$ - $$$
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12045 Chapman Ave, Garden Grove, CA 92840-3712
(714) 971-5551
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Garden Grove, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Totally enjoy eating here with my family. Service is great. Love their pizza and pastas. Our son tries a new beer every time since the selection is vast.

Thank anna3172016
New Albany, Indiana
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered the Pesto Con Pomodoro with shrimp. Food was really good and the service was first class. We were there at the conclusion of a conference.

Thank MikeTownsend28
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered 8 large pizzas and 3 garden salads for our extended family group party. Ordered 2 each of Chicken, meatballs, pepperoni and sausage pizzas. All were good. Our least favorite was the meatballs pizzas.

Thank ReadyOrNotWorld
Statesville, North Carolina
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Felt like that restaurant was in kind of a shady neighborhood, but was great once inside. There were hundreds of choices on beer, although we didn't drink any. My husband and I both got Fettuccini Alfredo. It was kind of bland, but not bad. My husband said his chicken wasn't very good in his. The portions were huge. There's no... More 

Thank aubreesweety1984
Show Low, Arizona
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81 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

I wanted to get away from the overpriced and under-portioned fare from the places around Disneyland, and was starving for Italian, Carolina's was a very good choice. I was the first in (at 11) for a Saturday lunch, but it filled up fast. I had the spaghetti and meatballs and it was a large portion of nicely spiced sauce over... More 

Thank Richard W
Huntington Beach, California, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Their eggplant parmesan is VERY good. Not too many places make it good. All their other plates are also excellent, must most of all their portions are very generous. We frequently go there or have take out.

Thank Claudia F
Salt Lake City, Utah
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We started coming here 3 years ago when we stayed at the Marriott suites down the road. We have never been disappointed at the food, speed, or service. The prices do start at $12 and can go up to the $26 range. I don't drink beer but they have so many choices that it is amazing. The minestrone soup and... More 

Thank Ron S
Birtley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Excellent menu and huge portions. Very friendly and attentive service. A real find for a tourist, making a change from the large chains. Food was delicious. Highly recommended.

Thank Lee D
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Arrived at 7pm on a Friday evening and the place was very busy with family groups. We were shown to a table and water was brought while we looked at the menu. Lots of pasta and pizza to choose from. The portions are huge and everyone was taking a doggy bag. Once you have ordered you are brought some warm... More 

Thank mareaw2
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252 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Nice friendly Italian neighborhood food unassuming yet delicious server is very friendly wine is good tables are comfortable and the place is busy!

Thank Idahotraveler88

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $12
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12045 Chapman Ave, Garden Grove, CA 92840-3712
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Garden Grove
  • Phone Number: (714) 971-5551
At Carolinas we pride ourselves in offering the freshest ingredients possible we do this by ordering our vegetables, meat and seafood fresh receiving deliveries on 5 times a week bases. Our veteran chefs inspect our ingredients daily to insure only the best quality ingredients are used in the meals we serve our guest. So we invite you to come and taste the freshness!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?