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Carrabba's Italian Grill

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3021 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-1734
+1 352-692-0083
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16:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri 16:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Central Florida, Florida
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

My wife and I dined at the Carrabba's in Gainesville yesterday. The entire dining experience was outrageously good. The food was delicious, our server Philip was excellent. I felt the pricing was very competitive. I found the restaurant very clean at every level including the restroom. My wife ordered the Johnny Rocco and I got the Fettuccine Weesie both were... More 

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Gainesville Florida
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117 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I enjoyed my visit to Carrabba's. It is a little pricey but the food was good. It is not my favorite place to eat but I did enjoy it along with the rest of the family. The waiter was very good and professional. He saw to our every need without getting in the way. The atmosphere was very nice. While... More 

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Thank cweldon
The Villages, Florida
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100 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This was our first visit to Carrabba's Italian Grill and it did not Wow! me. Our pizza was good but nothing impressive. However the service was really great. Our waiter was attentive and friendly as well as the hostess.

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Thank jmeddick
Old Town, Florida
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The portions are not the greatest for the price. Food tasted good but same as any other Italian restaurant. Nothing to write home about for sure.

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Thank Shellie S
Gainesville, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I've eaten three times here in the last 5 months and the food has been terrible. First the soup was lukewarm and I had to send it back. The waitress said that it was strange because she watched them dip it out of the pot! Lukewarm out of the pot!? I ordered the Steak Marsala because it has always been... More 

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Thank Bryetor
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We went to Carrabba's to celebrate my birthday. We called ahead for seating and when we arrived, we were immediately taken to a nice booth. Our waitress was outstanding--so friendly and knowledgeable! We experienced no long waits, as I read about in previous reviews. Everything from the drinks, to the salads, to the main course, dessert, and check were delivered... More 

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Thank Susan L
Plant City, Florida
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74 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Stopped for dinner, hoping for the usual Carrabbas excellent experience. We got it, and in a busy crowd. Service was top-notch, food as well. Will remember this one when we travel through again.

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Thank Jim P
Duluth, Minnesota
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2017

James and Tara welcomed us to this chain restaurant that seemed more like a 5 STAR restaurant with service that exceeded any expectation and was simply amazing, as if we were family . From the minute we walked through the door until we left, the graciousness of staff, the excellent service and the outstanding food left us wondering if this... More 

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Thank Jackie F
Gainesville, Florida
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203 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Went to Carrabas tonight and asked waiter about wine special. He told us it was wine which had almost reached "expiration date". He clearly was trying to upsell us but telling us anything being served was not fresh did not start us in good place. When food came I was asked if I wanted cheese on anything. I said I... More 

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Thank KBM212
Aspen, Colorado
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Went here recently with 2 friends... the waiter did accidentally spill water on me about 3 times but he gave us a lot of bread so I really cannot complain. The spaghetti with sauce was good, however the "chicken parm lasagna" was just 4 pieces of small chicken stacked on top of one another.. strange!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3021 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-1734
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-692-0083

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