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Carrabba's Italian Grill

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5515 E Fowler Ave, Temple Terrace, FL 33617-2225
+1 813-989-3898
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23:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 23:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 23:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Yes it's a chain but the food is always good here, and the staff friendly. Hard to say anything negative here.

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Thank Doug V
Fort Myers, Florida
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

First time to Carrabbas. Visit on Monday night, which some would call a tradition for serving Italian. Got there around 6pm, Good crowd and was promptly seated, in a booth which the wife likes. Servings were good and plentiful. Tried the special where you pick either an appitizer or desert then an entree and soup or salad. We had lasagna... More 

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Thank John L
Jensen Beach, Florida
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201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 884 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Located along Fowler Avenue not far from Bush Gardens, is a well-designed and efficiently operated Carrabba’s. As a party of five, we were immediately seated and attended to for lunch. A server named “Vinny” did an excellent job. There is a lunch menu section with a number of small plate items. Everyone enjoyed what they had. Chicken soup and the... More 

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Thank Marty B
Temple Terrace, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

The food seems to be up and down. Sometimes it is fantastic and other times it is sort of OK Some times the temperature is hot and sometimes it is warm.

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Thank sgreen59
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Always like Carrabbas but had never tried the strawberry salad. Excellent! Spouse had Fettucine with shrimp and he loved it. Always quality. Great service. The call ahead seating saves time waiting. Neighbors had filet mignon, Fettucine Carrabbas and spaghetti with meatballs. All enjoyed very much. Blackberry sangria, too!

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Thank M E W
Orland Park, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Always been wanting to try this place but can never find one where I live. I always see it advertise on tv. The food appetizers everything was excellent. I recommend to order the 3 items which include an appetizer or dessert along with soup or salad plus 9 entrees to choose from I had the lasagna very good nice portion.... More 

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Thank chrisnjoe
Surfside, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Good ambiance, clean, many choices and good service This was the Father Day and they offered a good rebate for occasion( I was with my wife and grand son studying at the university (SFU) nice place...

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

I've been in Temple Terrace for business several times over the past several months and have spent an exorbitant amount of time eating at restaurants and staying in hotels. If you're in the Temple Terrace area, this is probably the best place to eat. Yes, it's a chain, but the level of service I've received at the bar from Jose... More 

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Thank andybiz
Branchburg, New Jersey
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

I have this saying about certain chain Italian restaurants "No self respecting Italian will eat there'. Being Italian from the Northeast, there is no reason to frequent them. Having said this, coming here is a no brain-er when I'm on business and I need a decent quick meal. Food is pretty good and the service is great.

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Thank Jerry R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We love the Spicy Calamari appetizer and the zesty marinara sauce. Great selection on pasta dishes and other dishes for those that are carb conscious. Nice family atmosphere as well.

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Thank Paulette M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
23:00 - 21:00
Monday
23:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
23:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
23:00 - 22:00
Thursday
23:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5515 E Fowler Ave, Temple Terrace, FL 33617-2225
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Temple Terrace
  • Phone Number: +1 813-989-3898

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?