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Johnny Carino's Country Italian

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1652 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78416-1338
+1 361-854-7373
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good22%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
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“lasagna” (5 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
1652 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78416-1338
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed dinner here on our three day visit to Corpus Christi last year. Carino's provides visitors a most enjoyable dining experience any time of the day for lunches and or dinners. It has a friendly atmosphere to enjoy delicious traditional Italian...More

Thank charles s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here on vacation from the cold New England temps. We went here with some friends that live here and go here often and we were very pleased. The family lasagna was delicious, the waitress was great and the atmosphere was fine. We wanted...More

Thank autotrip
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

We often go here midday. Great place for lunch and never disappointing! Dependable food, great service, very reasonable price. Get one of their memberships, costs nothing and really pays off in $ saved!

Reviewed July 20, 2017

Prices went up again! Salads used to be included with lunch meal, now they're separate. Lunch portions are not what they used to be either. Food was good.

Thank Julie G
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

We were starving and opted for Italian. Ordered minestrone soup...was cold. Followed with the classic caesar with chicken...wilted lettuce, a whole tomatoe cut up on top, no resemblance to a caesar at all. Chicken was hard and looked old. Also ordered the bar b q...More

1  Thank Rachel L
Reviewed June 21, 2017

We sat in the bar area and had great service. The two of us shared one loaf of bread with the roasted garlic and EVOO. We shared a great wedge salad with grilled chicken. It was just the right amount. Then we shared a single...More

Thank Sherry B
Reviewed March 15, 2017

Wife and I had dinner. Restaurant and especially bar was dingy and dated. Chicken piccata and spaghetti and meatballs. Two drinks each. Warm bread was excellent and food was plentiful. Price was very reasonable. $40.00 Waiter was friendly and professional. Food was average.

Thank 2ndAmendment1776
Reviewed March 1, 2017

We stopped here when we saw it from the roadside near our hotel. As we walked in I thought it would be very expensive I was wrong. When we arrived they immediately brought us a warm loaf of delicious Italian bread. It came with dipping...More

Thank travelteacher4
Reviewed September 17, 2016

I've been a returning customer of Johnny Carino's for the past 4 years. In addition to be a returning customer, I've also highly recommended Johnny Carino's to family, friends as well as celebrated many birthdays there; however, today at 12:00pm, 09/13/2016, I've received one of...More

1  Thank Larry M
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Went to dinner with my wife. We were given seat pretty quickly. The waiter gave us a recommendation. We took his advise our meal was great and the service was also excellent.

Thank Alberto S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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: 1652 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78416-1338
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: +1 361-854-7373
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