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Carrabba's Italian Grill

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335 State Route 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816-2107
+1 732-432-8054
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

My partner and I had dinner here last Thursday night. We have lived in Oldbridge for the past 15 years, and have been coming to Carrabas for quite some time. We were a bit disappointed with our last visit as it appears that they are now cutting corners and this is affecting their service. First, we used to be welcomed... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Princeton, NJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I have had dinner at other Carrrabba's in the past. This location has become my go-to spot for meeting an old friend for lunch. It's a good mid-point location because he comes across from the shore and I come up from the Princeton area. I like their soup and sandwich combo. Their Lentil and Sausage Soup or Minestrone Soup are... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I love this place! House dressing (creamy parm) on a salad is excellent. We actually come here because of the house salad :) I usually get Fettuccine Carrabba, my husband usually gets spaghetti Bolognese or Chicken Parm and we are always happy. Sangria is good here too. Perfect place for a family dinner or a dinner with friends.

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Thank Ode_NJ
Frederick, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I love this place. We always ah e a good meal and the service is great. I do not think there is one thing on the menu that is bad. The calamari and tiramisu are wonderful. The chicken Bryan is the ultimate chicken dish. We love it!!!

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Thank LightHF
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here for over a year. .Restaurant is always clean. .Wait staff always friendly and helpful. They know the menu well. The food is very good and favorable. For a franchise Italian restaurant it's very very good. very good for friends and family night out to dinner. ..

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Thank robert l
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Service was amazing. HJated the food though. The food here barely had no taste. Other than that, don't waste your time,

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Carrabbas, Manager at Carrabba's Italian Grill, responded to this review

Hello, We're so sorry your meal was not fantastic like it should be. We'd like to review this further if you could please take a moment to send me an email at homeoffice@carrabbas.com with the subject "TripAdvisor - East Brunswick". We can then correspond directly over email. Sincerely, Amy Carrabba's Italian Grill More 

New Brunswick, New Jersey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is in the midst of a downhill slide. It used to be good. It used to be clean. Now it's neither. The chicken was over cooked and the salmon was undercooked. The bathroom was filthy as was the floor of the entire place. Manager take notice - there's a reason why you're half empty on sat night.

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Thank Rocky P
Carrabbas, Manager at Carrabba's Italian Grill, responded to this review

This isn't up to our standards. We'd like to review this further if you could please take a moment to send me an email at homeoffice@carrabbas.com with the subject "TripAdvisor - East Brunswick". We can then correspond directly over email. Sincerely, Madeline Carrabba's Italian Grill More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Third times the charm....staff always pleasant and attentive....today Carlos was our waiter and he was great, very people friendly, very knowledgeable of menu! Establishment overall great from parking lot to sitting area, entire environment very inviting.

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Thank Tiffany T
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We are here today and everything we ordered was flavorless an not worth the price . I think you better off going to the pizzeria in the strip mall before . I never had linguini with claims and the sauce is white creamy almost like Alfredo. Terrible experience .

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Thank LISA T
Monroe, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

We have had numerous meals here and our favorite server is Deryl and we have never had a bad meal. If anything was out of the ordinary, they correct it immediately. We have had 2 large parties there as well. Excellent food and excellent service are standard.

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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
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 State Route 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816-2107
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  East Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-432-8054

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