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Johnny Carino's

3203 S Dogwood Rd, El Centro, CA 92243-9136
+1 760-337-9588
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (6 reviews)
“lasagna” (7 reviews)
“olive oil” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3203 S Dogwood Rd, El Centro, CA 92243-9136
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Johnny Carino’s has awesome daily happy hour specials. The manager Veronica is very attentive to the patrons. Great atmosphere to watch sporting events!

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Johnny Carino's restaurant has a great menu. Their fresh baked bread with the oil and spices is a homerun for the taste. Service is good and and the atmosphere is quiet enough just me and my wife.

Thank zoomlenz4u
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Live in Casa Grande,Az.,visit San Diego twice a year,Johnny's Carino's is a MUST stop on the way home.Great tasting food,always friendly service.Loaf of bread with Roasted Garlic\Olive Oil is outstanding,great tasting Pizza,Lasagna,Chicken Alfredo with Angel Hair Pasta.Nice cold beer\mix drinks are good tasting.

Thank mike p
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Went to Johnny Corina's for an early dinner with some friends. Food and service was excellent. Everyone enjoyed the food and our server, Ezra, made sure we lacked for nothing. I had the spicy chicken and shrimp and it was very good. Restaurant was very...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Sat in the bar area. Basic Italian fare with limited Italian dishes on menu. Service was ok for a Sunday evening. Seems more like a sports bar then Italian restaurant. Conveniently located by hotels and has ample parking.

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I love this place! Every time we eat there is very warm welcoming and tasty and the service is great.

Thank Valeria R
Reviewed 17 May 2017

WE have gone there many times and never had a bad meal Wed. is half price wine Monday is half price on there skillet meals very good value 32.00$ meal for half price. Great service and the bread is hot !!

Thank dennislI2186FY
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Took too long to bring our food, and as always, my 6 year old was left at the end. Waitress wouldnt bring us what we as her.. (spoon, napkins.. etc) Wouldnt refill drinks either. Worst experience

Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner and the hostess offered for us to sit in the bar/lounge area. Bartender/Server was very attentive and helpful. Enjoyed craft beer and great pizza at really attractive prices. Overall a very well done Johnny's. Wish they all were on this level....More

Thank Fdelidude
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Great bar area, service and lively crowd. Definetly would return to this location for dinner and adult beverages.

Thank Mexico12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3203 S Dogwood Rd, El Centro, CA 92243-9136
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: +1 760-337-9588
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