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Carrabba's Italian Grill

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4829 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-2128
+1 863-646-2518
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri 16:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Lakeland, Florida
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156 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Went here about a week ago, something has changed. I haven't been there for a long time and it used to be a favorite restaurant of mine, but the food was not as good, service was mediocre, and the overall atmosphere was lacking. One thing I found odd was I ordered the tomato caprese, and when I went to bite... More 

Thank Kryss P
Pineola, North Carolina
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Seven people in our group. Almost every one thought the food was too salty. The new Chianti Chicken had sauce that had little flavor except for the salt. The soups were almost inedible because of the salt. The small plates (meat balls and asparagus) were good. The strawberry chicken salad, lasagna, and Parmesan chicken were good. Overall, a mediocre experience... More 

Thank Al H
Roswell, Georgia
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320 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016

We went on a Monday and they were having their Monday specials. I haven't been to a Carrabba's in awhile and it didn't disappoint. I had the Chicken Bryan. Highly recommend it. Our server was very good also.

Thank Scotchman2926
Lakeland, FL
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159 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Had dinner at Carrabba's two nights ago with another couple. We all agreed, regardless of the dish we ordered there was too much pepper. I think someone in the kitchen got carried away and probably should be. I love spicey food but this was over the top. I had chicken and it might as well have been described as blackened... More 

Thank BobbyBaum
Lakeland, Florida
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

We normally enjoy eating here, but it seems their quality control is slipping. Service was fine, had no issues there, it was stuff I wasn't expecting to ever have an issue with, soup and sides. They were luke warm, first the soup came out, one of the other server brought it and left, didn't offer grated cheese, I tried it.... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2015

I always get the same thing I think I will try something else but I love the scallops in the lemon butter sauce that are grilled I just like the this restaurant The service the decor the wait staff It is clean

Thank Mary Ann S
Lakeland, Florida
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108 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2015

We hadn't been to Carrabba's for some time. My wife found a couple of coupons in the paper ($10.00 off when you purchase two entrees) so we decided to try them again. We were amazed at the food, service, atmosphere, value, etc. We liked it so much we visited again tonight just a few days after our first visit. My... More 

Thank John K
Chesapeake, Virginia
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

If you want a delightful engaging waitress, ask for Patricia! Her zany personality added much to the dining experience. The meal was outstanding. Deserts were outstanding as well. This evening out was the highlight of our visit in Mulberry. Highly recommend!

Thank William B
Lakeland, Florida
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2015

This food is not good if you are on a low sodium or low carb diet. If it doesn't matter then by all means have lunch or dinner there. If you really feel like some pasta and a lot of it, go. I always get a pasta dish so that is all I am able to review. Very nice meals.

Thank doxielady1234
Lakeland, Florida
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233 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Went there for dinner, not having ever been to a Carrabba's before. Because it is up a notch in prices from places like Olive Garden or a Macaroni Grill, I expected it to be better. Nope. The Fried Calamari were greasy, the lasagna was dry, the house salad was sad. I won't ever go back because nothing tasted good there.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 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, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4829 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-2128
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-646-2518

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