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Johnny Carino's Italian Kitchen

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1101 W McGalliard Rd, Muncie, IN 47303-1770
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had reservations elsewhere, but decided to come back for an extra night. Very good service. Great Italian food and the environment was electric the night before Muncie 70.3.

Thank Nthusson
Muncie, Indiana
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

My husband & I have eaten here several times. The food is freshly prepared and very good. My husband loves the eggplant parmesan. The lasagna is also very good. The atmosphere is not fancy, but cozy. The attire is informal. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Although there is no separate room for parties, I have seen several birthday... More 

Thank Magicflute42
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Attended an event that catered from here for lunch. Not sure what all the rage is about. The spaghetti and the Alfredo sauces were plain. The meatballs were tough and had connective tissue in them. I don't enjoy chewy meatballs, gross. Gave it a two because surprisingly I didn't get sick after eating it. Given the choice, I would choose... More 

Thank Jon C
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Light meals available love the soup and salad lunch. The bread and the olive oil blend is a great way to start your meal

Thank missm712
West Chester, Ohio
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238 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

I am of Sicilian ancestry, and lived in Italy for years - so when I go to a "chain" Italian restaurant I'm a bit skeptical. No need to be here. The food was very good. Now keep in mind that this is not a mom&pop place where pasta and sauce is homemade - so understand that what you are getting... More 

Thank Porthos7
Georgetown, Kentucky
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218 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Love the Italian nachos and skillettini with zucchini instead of pasta. They are always happy to substitute it for me and it's simply incredible. Well done gang!!

Thank Rlath82
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Some of the best chain Italian I've had... Love their sun-dried tomato vinaigrette! Nice atmosphere, though it can get a bit loud at times, depending on the guests.

Thank Tehya W
Marion, Indiana
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Always freshly prepared, authentic Italian cuisine with an American twist. Their pizzas are fantastic! Their tomato basil bruschetta is about the best ever. I've always received impeccable service, and on my most recent visit, Arielle proved to be a delight. Friendly & attentive, without being obtrusive. She, like all of Johnny Carino's always seem happy to be working there, and... More 

Thank Edward M
Louisville, Kentucky
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93 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

The staff was friendly & the service was good. The food was tasty and a good place to meet with friends for dinner.

Thank Jennyjourneys
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Visited with my family on a Monday night for dinner. We had excellent and efficient service from Sarah and her trainee. Food was delicious and brought quickly to the table with a smile! Will be back soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Italian, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, 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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 W McGalliard Rd, Muncie, IN 47303-1770
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Muncie
  • Phone Number: 765-284-3196

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