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Johnny Carino's

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3630 N Reserve St, Missoula, MT 59808-1520
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Awful! No clean silver wear, "dishwasher broke" per employees. Was only 6 of us out for dinner and it turned out to be a 3 hour encore of terrible food, terrible waiting and terrible service all around! Was my late brother in laws favorite place but by far, I could say would now be his overall worst. Won't be returning.

Thank Troy N Jennifer W
Polson, Montana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love how the chicken is always cooked to perfection and the spinach perfectly sautéed with yummy garlic.

Thank smaybe123
Paul W, Manager at Johnny Carino's, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words! We're so happy you enjoy our food -- we always enjoy having you. Stop by again soon! -Johnny Carino's More 

Salmon, Idaho
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I expected Italian food on the order of Olive Garden, since this is another chain restaurant. I was wrong. I had fettucine alfredo with seafood, which was absolutely luscious. The Caesar salad with fresh bread was equally good, and a locally brewed glass of ale topped off the meal wonderfully. I fully intend to be back for more.

Thank CowDoc75
Paul W, Manager at Johnny Carino's, responded to this review

This review just made our day! We're so happy you enjoyed our food. We work hard to impress our guests, and we're happy to hear that was the case. We look forward to having you back again -- we'll be sure to impress you even more! Take care. -Johnny Carino's More 

Glendale, Arizona
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104 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for dinner on a Friday night after coming back from Glacier National Park. The staff was very friendly and our waiter was very fast, efficient and friendly. I I had lasagna which was melt-in-your-mouth. I really wasn't all that hungry but I ate every bite! My husband had pasta with sausage which was also really good. We... More 

Thank konakai2008
Paul W, Manager at Johnny Carino's, responded to this review

We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us! We love making folks happy here, and you all were certainly no exception. Thank you so much for being great guests. We hope to see all you again soon! Take care. -Johnny Carino's More 

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed house salads, scampi pasta along with chicken Parmesan with spaghetti. I would definitely go back again!!!

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

Thanks for this wonderful review! What a joy it was to have you in for a visit. We think you made some phenomenal choices with the food, and we look forward to serving you some more in the future! We'll see you soon. -Johnny Carino's More 

Hawley, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cross country traveling and a penchant for pasta lead us here. It was confusing to get in, waitress inattentive, not paying attention, chatting with another waitress, many tables clean but not set up. Place not crowded at all, family ahead waiting with small children, then us, in walks a man who wanted a table for ten, waitress had no idea... More 

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

While we are happy you enjoyed the food, we're sorry if there was some confusion up front. We always work hard to be as efficient as possible, so we're bummed if you caught us on an off night. We're hoping you'll stop by again so we can show you what we're capable of! -Johnny Carino's More 

Helena, Montana
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came from out of town. This restaurant had been recommended online. Sadly, it had some shortcomings. Greeter was great. Had a large party before us, and a customer waiting was rather rude. Was seated right away. Food was over spiced. Did not compliment the food. Portion was overpriced. Overall, the people were great. I was disappointed in the food.

Thank stonelady1999
Paul W, Manager at Johnny Carino's, responded to this review

While we're happy to hear you enjoyed our wonderful staff, we're sorry to hear the food didn't measure up. We have incredible folks working in our kitchen, so we're surprised. We'd love to have you back for another visit soon. You won't be disappointed! -Johnny Carino's More 

Helena, MT
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hadn't been to Johnny's for about five years. This time the food and service were great, but the place is worn out. It's dirty and needs a good cleaning. I'm not picky, but when the entry door of the restroom feels grimy, it's time to get out the elbow grease. I hope that management gets the hint...

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

While we're happy to hear you enjoy our food, we're really disappointed to read the rest of your review. We can assure you that we take health and safety codes extremely seriously here. We take pride in our restaurant, so we're upset if you've received the wrong impression. We're hoping that you'll still give us another shot. -Johnny Carino's More 

Olympia, Washington
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am usually a chain restuarant eater, and very skeptical of a place i dont know about. but i was surprised. People are friendly, we were seated in 10 mins, considering theplace was very busy. which was a great sign. it was clean, unfortunately a little loud, but over all the food was great, cooked to order and was priced... More 

Thank douglasclan11
Paul W, Manager at Johnny Carino's, responded to this review

We love seeing your review! It's alway nice to have newcomers in for a visit -- we're happy you enjoyed your time. We really hope you'll pass through Missoula​ again soon. We'd love to do it all again! All the best. -Johnny Carino's More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since it was late when we arrived, we just as soup, salad and an hors d'oeuvre, All were good. The lady that waited our table was exceptional. She had the timing perfect for when to be there for us, and when to leave us alone. She had some helpful suggestions on menu selections, too. The restaurant felt like it was... More 

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

You were a wonderful addition to our night, Michael! Seriously, it was great having you by for a visit. We've got more delicious food where all of that came from. Hopefully, you'll stop by soon so we can impress you even more! All the best. -Johnny Carino's More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, 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: 3630 N Reserve St, Missoula, MT 59808-1520
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: 14065417900
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?