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Carrabba's Italian Grill

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10408 E Independence Blvd, Matthews, NC 28105-4612
+1 704-844-0464
23:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 23:00 - 00:00
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 22:00
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of our favorite restaurants and thus one didn't disappoint! Went there twice the week we were in Matthews nc. Courteous staff and clean. Food was served promptly and cooked perfectly

Thank laurie r
Charlotte, North Carolina
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My niece and I had dinner at Carrabba's last night, Nov. 18, 2016 for my birthday. This is my favorite restaurant in Charlotte. Our server, Christian, was so friendly and enthusiastic. I had my favorite dish - Chicken Marsala with asparagus and Caesar salad. I am very picky about Caesar dressing and their's is the best. It doesn't have too... More 

Thank jcamilleh
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every couple of years, we go back to Carrabba's hoping we'll like it better, and then I'm reminded why we don't go more often. This is a chain along the lines of Olive Garden, although Olive Garden, bourgeois though it may be, is always delicious in my opinion, whereas Carrabba's is not. Our server was very nice, but she had... More 

Thank elizabethmB4493TC
Rock Hill
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193 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We called the day before and therefore had a table when we arrived. Our server was quite busy, he did an okay job at our table. The food was plenty, served hot and as ordered. The only drawback is this place is far away from Rock Hill.

Thank arnowh
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

This was my first time at a Carrabba's Italian Restaurant, and I absolutely loved it! We sat at the bar (?) where you could watch the cook as he prepared everyone's food. He was amazing! I swear he had more than 2 hands/arms! We split the shrimp and scallop plate. I had the shrimp, and I have never had shrimp... More 

Thank Toni G
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We love Carrabba's and treat ourselves there often. The food is the best and we love the aroma that hits you when you open the front door ... Just great. Their scallops are perfect and the time I had the bacon wrapped scallops in sauce are still the best I have ever had anywhere. Easy parking and great service. You... More 

Thank Frederick S
Charlotte, North Carolina
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103 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I have a couple friends who go here once a month. I have joined them on occasion and always enjoy it.

Thank James M
Matthews, North Carolina
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We used to really enjoy this restaurant. However the menu has changed - the portions have gotten smaller and the prices increased.

Thank Judy G
Gurnee, Illinois
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216 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and very good food. Garrett our server was fantastic. Extremely attentive. Order was perfect. Super friendly and helpful. I will go back just for him. The food was very tasty. I had the spaghetti and meat sauce. Delicious... We had appetizers, soup, dessert. All was amazing. I hadn't eaten at a Carrabas before and will definitely go back.

1 Thank Michael G
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Carrabba's has been our favorite restaurant for 20 years, but they've made 2 changes recently that have ruined it for me. One may be forgivable, but the other isn't. First, they changed their pricing structure. Once upon a time the meals came with a choice of side. Fettuccine Alfredo was always our choice. Now it's a $2 up charge. Mashed... More 

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

Ciao Dennis, We're very sad to hear that there were some concerns with your recent visit. 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 - Matthews, NC". We can then correspond directly over email. Sincerely, Amy Carrabba's Italian Grill More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
23:00 - 00:00
23:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:00
23:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:00
23:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:00
23:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10408 E Independence Blvd, Matthews, NC 28105-4612
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Matthews
  • Phone Number: +1 704-844-0464

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