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Carrabba's Italian Grill

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370 Columbiana Dr, Columbia, SC 29212
+1 803-407-1811
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Columbia, South Carolina
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

This location knows how to do it right! They never miss a beat. We often take anywhere from 4 to 10 people, and have had in the mid 20's, as well. They always do an outstanding job! I had been in food service for 30 years, and these guys deserve kudos for an outstanding job, every time. Never a bad... More 

Thank Bill D
Knoxville, Tennessee
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

Carrabba's is always a welcome sight. I don't know how the rest of their day had gone, but on the evening of Columbia SC's worst night of existence with record rainfall & flooding, we had a terrific & peaceful meal.

Thank TimeOffLimited
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171 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Haven't been to carrabba's in years. New menu change. Honestly not that much that appealed to me but what I chose was really good. Don't remember the name but was pasta with tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, and basil. Good bread as appetizer. Moderate pricing for type of restaurant. Nice outdoor seating. Was a little smelly inside.

Thank Kevinandanna
Columbia, Maryland
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465 reviews
326 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

I stopped by Carabba's for dinner while in Columbia on business. The hostess greated me right away and was very pleasant. The restaurant seems new because it was clean and in good shape. I chose to sit at the bar because I was by myself. The bar tender was nice but seemed to struggle keeping up. She brought my drink... More 

Thank TooOldtoRun
Irmo, South Carolina
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

This location is right in the middle of a residential area and there are a dozen hotels within walking distance so they probably get a lot of practice at takeout and it shows. They have perfected the art of packaging takeout. My meal was perfect right down to the sliced bread with olive oil. They get quite busy on Friday... More 

Thank Milton C
Asheville, NC
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563 reviews
442 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

First time trying the lasagne at Carrabas and it was just okay. The sauce was good, but the cheeses were a little too rich for me. My wife had the spaghetti which she said as good. The service was a little hit or miss.

Thank iamstoked22
North Carolina
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

This place has good service and food but the deals on their appetizers are amazing! I believe they offer these appetizer specials 7 days week which is fantastic.

Thank Brian A
Sarasota, Florida
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103 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

Been to many, many Carrabba's from Florida to Massachusetts and this is the first one that couldn't be bothered to do anything to adjust or allow creating your own pasta dish. Been ordering the same two dishes forever and every single other Carraba's, including the one we are at less than two weeks ago made the dish that used to... More 

Thank JLESarasota
Chapin, South Carolina
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99 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

This Carrabba's always has good service and excellent food. Our party chose the Chicken Marsala, Pork Chop Marsala and Chicken Bryan. Everything was well prepared and delicious. My hubby also got a special comp ice cream sundae for his birthday. Meagan was an excellent waitress.

Thank schreckg
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103 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Although it was a rainy Monday afternoon, this turned out to be a great choice for the evening. Our server was prompt to serve our table and was super friendly. The remodel of this restaurant enhanced its appeal and warm inviting atmosphere. The happy hour was great and the beer was cold! Kudos to our waitress for never saying no... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 370 Columbiana Dr, Columbia, SC 29212
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-407-1811

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