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Carolina's Italian Cuisine

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$$ - $$$
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12045 Chapman Ave, Garden Grove, CA 92840-3712
+1 714-971-5551
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu 11:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Reno, Nevada
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an easy walk from hotels near Chapman/Harbor Blvd intersection. Found the place about seven years ago and it's a regular dinner when in the area. Never a problem eating solo and there is a certain comfort level to the place when walking in as a stranger. Nothing fancy and not top notch dining. Just good food and service... More 

Thank forfun1
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88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was very good, good selection. 7 layer pizza was awesome. Unbelievable 400 beer selection. Takes a bit to gwt seated, but well worth it.

Thank Ward N
San Jose, California
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228 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

So, you're visiting Anaheim for any of a dozen reasons and don't want to fight the 'hoards' on Harbor Blvd, may I suggest a visit to Carolina's Italian Restaurant...and expect delicious Italian food in a family friendly East Coast type of place. Typical of good Italian places of my childhood, the choices on the menu can meet anyone's desires. And... More 

Thank HikingLee
Asheville, North Carolina
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97 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I came to Carolina's while in town for work and ordered food to takeout (and no I did not let it sit around for an hour before eating!). The staff were pretty friendly and the order took about as long as they said. I ordered a basic house salad and a pizza with garlic and chicken. Atmosphere: Family friendly looking... More 

Thank Brrrrett
San Diego, California
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Chose to eat here because the hubby was craving Italian food & it's walking distance from our hotel. This place was terrific. Good, homestyle Italian food with great service to boot. All meals include either soup (minestrone-yum!!!) or salad AND the most delicious garlic cheese bread. Portions are large; large enough to share. (Which we did.) Bonus points for the... More 

Thank kappgurl
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We ordered in to our hotel, with a 45 minute promised delivery. Our food arrived after an hour. We had the chicken alfredo calzone, which was enormous, and is really for 2 people. We also ordered a small pizza which was soggy and inedible by the time it arrived. Not sure what the food is like if you get it... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Garden Grove, California
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53 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

my mom and i went here for lunch and we liked it a lot. the portions are pretty big and they brought out freshly made garlic bread or bread sticks which was my mom's fav she said she would come back for that alone! the service was good as well.

Thank Lemonfresh76
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102 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We have been here a few times as my son loves his pasta and bread. Staff is always very friendly and you are never left looking for someone to help you. When ever you need something there is a server around. Only downside I can find is the parking.

Thank Tululahh
Melbourne, Australia
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

The staff where so friendly I went back 3 times for dinner. The pasta with meat balls was number 1 and the Carolina sample platter was so good and angel hair chic ca with shrimp was so filling could not finish. Plus all meals came with cheese bread and salad. I had red wine with each meal perfect match and... More 

Thank greg c
Garden Grove
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

The pasta is great and they also include cheese bread with each order We also had the pizza and was very good They have parking and also takeout

Thank Olivia D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 12
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12045 Chapman Ave, Garden Grove, CA 92840-3712
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Garden Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 714-971-5551
At Carolinas we pride ourselves in offering the freshest ingredients possible we do this by ordering our vegetables, meat and seafood fresh receiving deliveries on 5 times a week bases. Our veteran chefs inspect our ingredients daily to insure only the best quality ingredients are used in the meals we serve our guest. So we invite you to come and taste the freshness!

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