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Johnny Carino's

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1640 Gateway Blvd, Fairfield, CA 94533-6907
+1 707-438-1801
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The bread loaf was hot and fresh; served with toasted garlic in EVOO. We had one salad; it was crisp. The pasta was cooked aldenti. The sauces, one Meat, one Alfredo is where the problems began. The meat sauce was only so-so. The Alfredo sauce was creamy, but uneventful. To my "perception," the chicken looked like, had the texture of,... More 

Thank SnM0126
Portland, Oregon
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very delicious Italian food! Very good quick service and authentic Atmosphere. I had the Spagetti with meatballs. Super.

Thank Catherine S
Suisun City, California
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Great place for quiet conversation and the several times we have been there the staff has been friendly and efficient. The food is average - sort of what you would expect from a chain. A few times the pasta has been cooked very well a few times it has been sort of mushy. I do like the sauces although and... More 

Thank DBear1985
Tucson, Arizona
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This restaurant is located close to I-80 and the mall; the seating and service were slow. Was not too impressed with the service or food.

Thank Royston L
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We have been here several times. Love the bar area. You get better service and better prices sitting in the bar. We have found we really like the food at dinner time but not the lunch crew. They are working on this though. It seems over the last year they have tried to update their menu and be very customer... More 

Thank Mirnen
Essex, Connecticut
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167 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This place is about as Italian as IHOP. Pathetic frozen white bread passed off as Italian, mushy pasta with school cafeteria quality sauce, rushed service, personality-free servers. How on Earth does this place stay open?

Thank JohnSF8
Madera, California, Usa
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7 reviews
Reviewed 9 November 2016

About 20 of us sharing lunch with a speaker. No private room for us. Food was OK, nothing special. Staff kept changing, orders mixed up.

Thank Lucky L
Fairfield, California
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

It started off with a glass of sweet wine I ordered. It was stale and dry tasting. Do not order the Moscato unless you like wine that tastes like it's been left open for a little too long. And was very buttery. They did offer to replace it but I just wasn't interested anymore. Then came my food. I ordered... More 

Thank Crystal G
Crescent City, California
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155 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

They have an amazing selection of 200 beers! Their bar area serves peanuts with your drinks which I just love! This is a perfect place to meet friends after work for a couple of drinks or dinner. The food is amazing. It's your traditional italian meal with a little extra goodness. The service is great too.

Thank Deanna D
Yuma, Arizona
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Johnny Carino's is located, along with a dozen other restaurants, across from the mall in Fairfield, CA. The area is clean with no riff-raff in sight. My wife and I eat here a couple times a year, down from 4-5 times a year. We went less often because the menu didn't seem to excite us anymore. We went there this... More 

Thank CalCamper C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1640 Gateway Blvd, Fairfield, CA 94533-6907
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Fairfield
  • Phone Number: +1 707-438-1801

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