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Johnny Carino's

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3630 N Reserve St, Missoula, MT 59808-1520
+1 406-541-7900
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't expect such great food well cooked. The eggplant Parmesan and angel hair pasta were perfect. The Italian chili (more of a bean soup) was delicious! I will be back!

Thank robert p
Kalispell, Montana
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We seen this place listed as number 30 best restaurant of over 200 in town. I can certainly understand why!! The service is the best I have ever seen. REN coming by every couple minutes to check on us throughout the meal, smiling and making jokes, and thanking me by name at the end of the experience... Taking dishes almost... More 

Thank RGresczyk
Rollins, Montana
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52 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Have eaten here three times and the food and service have been great each time. The food was prepared fresh and was very tasty. The pasta, raviolis, and spaghetti was fresh and prepared perfect. I've had several of the meat dishes and they were also very good. Service has been very good with one of the chefs visiting to make... More 

Thank Harry F
Clinton, Montana
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

My wife ordered a seafood linguini dish, the calamari was nasty, rubbery. I ordered a ribeye, being safe,as it was our first trip there, but it was very thin cut. Not what I had envisioned. Nice people, but wasn't impressed with the food, and that is why we went there. Might try it again, but was disappointed, menu looked so... More 

Thank willie1956
Missoula, Montana
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92 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

I live in Missoula. Some days when I have been shopping on Reserve. it is time for lunch. The soups salads and sandwiches are great. Wait staff are nice. Am always quickly seated for lunch. Have never made reservations. It is a comfortable place. Casual

Thank MadeinMT64
Paul W, Manager at Johnny Carino's, responded to this review

Well, it's always a good day when you stop by! Thank you so much for the kind words. It's always our pleasure getting you soups and salads! We hope to see you again soon. Cheers! -Johnny Carino's More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Indifferent waitress. Food was poor and she brought cold appetizers after the meal. Disappeared and never brought refills.

Thank Betty W
Paul W, Manager at Johnny Carino's, responded to this review

We're extremely disappointed to read your review, Betty. We strive for incredible service and excellent food here, so we apologize if that wasn't the case. That's not how we do things -- we're thinking you caught us on an off night. We're hoping that you'll give us another shot to impress you. -Johnny Carino's More 

Lancaster, WI
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41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Wonderful Italian food. Salads with meals are extra which we ordered. After our meals arrived we wish we had not ordered the salads as the portions were HUGE. We could not eat it all. Service was fast & very attentive. Manager came over to check if we were happy. If lived in the area, we would visit here often.

Thank lovegoodfood899
Paul W, Manager at Johnny Carino's, responded to this review

Well, it was such a pleasure having you by for a visit! We appreciate the kind words. Folks like you are why we do what we do! If you're ever in the area again, you better stop by and see us! -Johnny Carino's More 

Gillette, Wyoming
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

We ate at this restaurant while visiting the grandkids. The service and food was awesome. I would definently eat there agian.

Thank Shawn N
Paul W, Manager at Johnny Carino's, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you all by for a visit, Shawn! Thank you so much for the kind words. We had a blast hosting you all. Come back and see us again soon! -Johnny Carino's More 

Wilmington, DE
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112 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a late dinner. We had the family spaghetti and meatball dinner that feeds 2-3. They left off the words "football teams". VERY generous portions and it was the special so it was half priced! And it was delicious. Service was great. Would go again.

Thank RickfromDE
Paul W, Manager at Johnny Carino's, responded to this review

Well, we were so happy to have you all by for a visit! The pleasure was all ours. Thank you so much for the kind words. We can't wait to have you all back for another visit soon! All the best. -Johnny Carino's More 

Hamilton, Montana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

It's not uncommon for restaurant workers to relax a little during late afternoon hours (Normally the slowest of the day) before the rush when things can get wild. Notice mostly positive comments on here, I'm sure they pay plenty of attention to good service!

Thank samcarson33
Paul W, Manager at Johnny Carino's, responded to this review

Thanks for the five-stars! We're always more than happy to show folks an incredible service experience, no matter the time of day. We'd love to have you by for a visit soon! -Johnny Carino's More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions
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: 3630 N Reserve St, Missoula, MT 59808-1520
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: +1 406-541-7900
At Johnny Carino's restaurant, we serve up Italian hospitality with our flavorful original dishes. Come enjoy our warm, comfortable environment that invites friends and family to relax and enjoy each other over a great meal, it's a little celebration of the good things in life, everyday. Don't forget we cater and deliver too. Boldness, Flavor, Creativity all on your plate in one casual dining environment.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?