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Carrabba's Italian Grill

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4829 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-2128
+1 863-646-2518
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16:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
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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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Thank Mary Ann S
Lakeland, Florida
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108 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank John K
Chesapeake, Virginia
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank William B
Lakeland, Florida
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank doxielady1234
Lakeland, Florida
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204 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 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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Thank franciefuhrel
Lakeland, Florida
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106 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

My wife and I hadn't visited a Carrabba's in a while, but we decided to give this one a try. We were very pleasantly surprised by the restaurant. The atmosphere was great. The food was delicious, and with the deal they had, it was not overly expensive either. We had calamari and italian bread for appetizers. The italian bread they... More 

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Thank newlymarriedman12
Tampa, Florida
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98 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

It was packed and we had a 20 minute wait. It was decent food. The appetizer was my favorite by far. I had the lobster ravioli while my husband had the lasagna and it was a good dinner. Just no wow factor. The server had a great personality and we enjoyed our time out. Just meh...

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Thank GingerRockey-Johnson
Lakeland, FL
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269 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

This is where I usually choose to go on my birthday, and this year was no different. This is a special treat restaurant for us, since it's a little pricier than we usually spring for. We were seated right away and our waiter brought bread and herbs. The bread on this occasion was overcooked; I got an endpiece and it... More 

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Thank floridalibn
Lakeland, Florida
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80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2014

We, my wife and I, ate at Carrabba's Friday night, Dec 12, 2014. The food was simply dreadful. I do not usually take the time to write a bad review, but I need to vent about this meal. First we had to ask for our salads to be brought out after a lengthy wait. We shouldn't have bothered. The caesar... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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?