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Carrabba's Italian Grill

5425 University Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34201-2012
+1 941-355-4116
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (28 reviews)
“chicken bryan” (5 reviews)
“bread” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5425 University Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34201-2012
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21 - 30 of 187 reviews

Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Ambiance was lovely and service top notch. Most amazing is their Chicken Bryan signature dish. Exceptional! I simply cannot wait to return the next time I travel to Sarasota.

Thank 1010Reggie
Reviewed February 19, 2017

Carrabba's is a favorite of ours, my wife loves the Mahi wolf so we tried this one after moving to this area. It was a very disappointing visit. The mahi wolf was dry and ha no sauce, the filet was just plain tough, and the...More

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Great management, great serving staff, especially Bethany, Danielle, Colin and Lina, fantastic Pork Chops and Chicken lasagna, hopefully, it will stay a permanent dish.

Thank JOE J
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

One of the best place in Sarasota, Gd food Gd atmosphere nice staff , near to siesta key beach Next time I am in town I will be here

Thank allenrobinson916
Reviewed January 29, 2017

Has a very nice dining experience. Well prepared delicious food and very good service. Wait time was less then expected.

Thank Bouelvard
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Our family enjoyed dinner and drinks. Great service. The only thing that we didn't like was being seated right next to the kitchen. It was very loud and a lot of activity. We asked to be moved and were moved to a quieter area. The...More

Thank tirelady
Reviewed January 14, 2017

Carrabba's uses a Call Ahead "system" to manage crowds and seating - not a reservation system. I went online and "called ahead" for 7:30 pm. I arrived at the appointed time , saw people lingering outside the restaurant as well as in the entry area....More

1  Thank Happy201501
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

I had previously had a couple of good experiences at this chain. The service was friendly and professional, but the food was a mixed bag. Caprese appetizer was the highlight of the evening. After that it went downhill. Pasta was soft and tired, flavorful, but...More

Thank Tim G
Reviewed December 23, 2016

Very pleasant meal with a very attentive waitress. Shrimp and scallop spiedino tasted really good and piping hot. Had nutella banana crostata on recommendation from server which proved to be just as good. Thanks Karyna H for making our experience so good.

Thank Hilary A H
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

7 of us arrived for dinner. Seated quickly with a view of the kitchen. Lina was our assigned waitress. She was friendly, professional and extremely efficient. An excellent sense of humour. We were all very pleased with the delicious bread, olive oil and herbs. Our...More

Thank FayeJacobson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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 - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5425 University Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34201-2012
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-355-4116
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