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Carrabba's Italian Grill

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4430 Long Gate Pkwy, Ellicott City, MD 21043-5005
+1 410-461-5200
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Baltimore, Maryland
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went out to dinner with some friends during the week. We had to wait a bit for a table as the restaurant was crowded. Their were 4 of us in total eating. The server was very nice and her service was excellent. I had a Margherita pizza and the taste was bland. The other 3 people I was with... More 

Thank Ira M
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

My husband and I have both held almost every position in the restaurant business, so I always think long and hard before being critical or writing a critical review. That said... we went there for an early dinner on a Saturday evening. We beat the crowd, and were seated right away. The hostess looked and talked like Carrabba's was the... More 

Columbia, Maryland
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Carrabba's is a well known and respected deliverer of good food, good wine and good service. We were surprised to have our good food, wine and service tempered by the musty odor of what looked like a long-overdue carpet cleaning. We will return again but won';t stay next time if that carpet is not replaced or cleaned!!

Thank X8512LQwilliamp
Herndon, Virginia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This was my first time here. Yes, apparently I'm sheltered; however, it was a very pleasant experience. The chicken soup was incredible. I'd go back just for that.

Thank mrsklouton
Alexandria, Virginia
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

One does not visit a Carrabba's for ambiance; nonetheless, the service is usually good and the food made from fresh ingredients. A few new items have been added to an otherwise unchanged-over-the-years menu - not that this is a bad thing: one knows what to expect and one's favorites are always available and prepared the way one expects. The Grilled... More 

Thank MARK K
Baltimore, Maryland
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

We had very uneven service Fri. July 1 at 5:30. First off, they had no record of our online wait list request. Fortunately it was not yet busy so we were seated right away. A waitress greeted us shortly after & said she would be taking care of us but she never showed up again. A waiter finally came to... More 

Thank SJG113
Elkridge, MD
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303 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

We have been here before and enjoyed it so were looking forward to a nice relaxing meal. Boy what a disappointment this time. First the good - they have the zucchini appetizer back - ordered that and it was very good. But that and the bread were the best things about our meals. I had the shrimp spiedino with the... More 

Thank natslive
Baltimore, Maryland
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Carrabbas rarely disappoints!!! The food was great. I had the tilapia and it was very tasty. This was the first time I had this dish. But I was sure to save space for the berry crostata!!!! It TASTED LIKE HEAVEN!!!!! ABSOLUTELY DELISH!!!!!!

Thank celesteluvstravel
Baltimore, Maryland
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

I visit at least twice a month and over the past couple of months it seems to be going down hill in terms of quality. Both from a service aspect and a food aspect things do not seem to be like they were in years past. Carry out experience specifically has not been up to par -- long waits ....... More 

Thank Ken W
Silver Spring
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100 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

I last ate here about a year ago. On that visit, I raved about our server, Margaret. I ate here again with my wife recently on a Tuesday evening, We were seated immediately. Coincidentally, Margaret was our server again. Within 2 minutes of being seated, Margaret came over with our menus and to take our drink order. A few minutes... More 

Thank Charles G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
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: 4430 Long Gate Pkwy, Ellicott City, MD 21043-5005
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-461-5200

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