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Carrabba's Italian Grill

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1954 13th Avenue Dr SE, Hickory, NC 28602-5186
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was okay... The service was awesome, but the food was lacking. Everything we ordered was a little off. The mussels were too lemony, the pasta was overcooked, and my chicken parmesean was a whole chicken breast (not even butterflied). Like I said it wasn't horrible, just meh.

Thank Lindsey L
Sebastopol, California
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, for the $$. Usual fare but roasted veggie langzanga worth the try Ice tea, un sweetended offered.

Thank fghopkins
Carrabbas, Manager at Carrabba's Italian Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We're glad you liked our Lasagne, and we'll keep in mind your comment about offering sweet tea! Sincerely, Madeline Carrabba's Italian Grill More 

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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food as well as the service is consistently good. It's a little pricey but well worth it. The food is excellent and they have a good atmosphere for family/friend gatherings.

Thank Zx6girl
Anderson, South Carolina
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had been on the road almost all day and needed a good, relaxing meal to wind down before settling in at the hotel. Boy, did we pick the right place and time. Our waiter was very knowledgeable and took extra time to "visit" with us. The complimentary bread and olive oil with dipping spices were excellent. Before we could... More 

Thank OtPot
Lenoir City, Tennessee
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Carrabbas today because we had a coupon for buy one lasagna and take one home free. I was so shocked when I ordered water(because I watch my weight and dont drink soft drinks) I ask for lemons and substitute sugar. Can you believe the waiter ask me if I was making lemon aid, I said yes. All... More 

Thank dnelson135
Carrabbas, Manager at Carrabba's Italian Grill, responded to this review

Hello. We would like the opportunity to make this right. We'd like to review this further if you could please take a moment to send me an email at homeoffice@carrabbas.com with the subject "TripAdvisor - Hickory, NC". We can then correspond directly over email. Sincerely, Madeline Carrabba's Italian Grill More 

Asheville, North Carolina
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64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Like it says in the title lol. If you are looking for OK food and OK service plus generic wines and Beers plus olive garden is packed you could go here I guess.

Thank Duck C
Hickory, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want good veal marsala this is the only place to go. That is the only thing I eat there because I love their veal so much

Thank davidkC9324UD
Hickory, North Carolina
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten here many times and the restaurant has been consistently good. It is a cut above 'cookie cutter' and for a chain I feel that the food is individually prepared.

Thank Lonny M
Dawsonville, Georgia
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107 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just off I40 is a collection of hotels/motels in Hickory. Several eating establishments are in easy walking distance from these hotels. I chose Carrabba's. Although this is a chain, it is not as pervasive as some national outfits. I was in a mood for something different, so it became my choice. I was greated by a friendly staff and found... More 

Thank David M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
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: 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?