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Carrabba's Italian Grill

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1954 13th Avenue Dr SE, Hickory, NC 28602-5186
+1 828-322-9032
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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York, SC
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On 10/29/16 10 of us went to the Carrabba's Itilian Grill for dinner. The restaurant was crowded and the wait time was at least 35 minutes. The manager asked if we have any problem sitting outside. Since the weather for this time of the year was very pleasant we chose to sit outside. The waiter was great and funny. The... More 

Thank R_K586
Charleston, South Carolina
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104 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

The food was good, but we waited 15 minutes before anyone came to our table to take our drink orders and that was only because my husband got up and asked the host why no one had come to our table. It seems it was a communication error between the host and server. Once that was fixed, the service was... More 

Thank ShondaM96
Tampa, Florida
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73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

10/15/16. Late night dinner that hit the spot after an early wedding dinner. I've never had a bad meal at any Carrabba's. Pork tenderloins always satisfies as does the bread! Service is the one exception that varies at this franchise but it was busy this night so dinner took a little longer than we would have liked.

Thank chickar005
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Everything is made fresh and you can tell! My husband and I enjoy menu items like the Chicken Marsala, Chicken Bryan, Brick oven pizzas, canolis, bread with olive oil, lentil soup and also their Italian salad.

Thank Heather S
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273 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was incredible!!!! After a tiring day on the road, $5.00 Sangria was perfect!!! Chicken Marsala was wonderful!!! Loved everything from appetizer to Gellato!!! Great service!!!!

Thank Dinah W
Lincolnton, North Carolina
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Best place ever, not 1 complaint at all..fast service, excellent staff, great quality & quantity of food..highly recommend

Thank Deborah S
Hickory, North Carolina
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

My husband and I rarely eat out as we prefer to cook at home and enjoy fresh ingredients in our meals so we are quite picky when it comes to the traditional "chains". Carrabba's is one of the few exceptions to this rule. This one serves an abundant serving of whatever you order. We often order 2 appetizers and split... More 

Thank Mr_Mrs_Lovejoy
Lumberton, North Carolina, United States
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Took my children to celebrate a birthday ! Carabas was their choice! We had a great meal! The portions were large, the service and wait staff very friendly and accomondating! It's always a great spot to go to anytime!

Thank MTS641
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Consistently good! Marsala chicken is excellent, never found anything that comes close! Lots of beer and wines to choose from and the service is always great. Try the Shrimp and Scallops Spiedino, not sure I spelled it right but it's to die for!!

Thank Zx6girl
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

The food and atmosphere is good. Prices a bit higher for smaller portions. Can be noisy at times as well. Overall a good dining experience.

Thank David S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1954 13th Avenue Dr SE, Hickory, NC 28602-5186
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hickory
  • Phone Number: +1 828-322-9032

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