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“Never disappointed”

Carrabba's Italian Grill
Ranked #111 of 804 Restaurants in Tallahassee
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
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Good for: Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Tallahassee, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Never disappointed”
Reviewed 27 May 2014 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

My family and I have been eating at Carrabba's regularly for more than 15 years. We've eaten at locations all over the U.S. and have yet to be disappointed. Although the menu has changed slightly over the years, the excellent quality of the food and service has not changed (yes, still loads of butter and cream in almost everything). The Tallahassee Carrabba's maintains the same standards of food and service that I've come to expect from Carrabba's.

Visited April 2014
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English first
Missouri
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Food wasn't very good!”
Reviewed 25 May 2014

We ate there for a family event. The food was slow coming out to us and the quality was very poor. The calamari was over seasoned and too salty to eat. The salads were flavorless and soggy. The main course was also flavorless. Will not eat here again.

Visited May 2014
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Tallahassee
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193 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 383 helpful votes
“Totally fills the belly!”
Reviewed 5 May 2014

IAGMI, Fannie Pak, AG, Beth, Jean Jean the dancing machine went to Carrabba's for some of them thar fixin's. The waiter was good he served us well and kept that water full for Fannie Pak the camel. We had some chatting to do over dinner and it was good and refreshing to sit and have dinner with civilized people for once! There is too much fighting and arguing with the Faniie Pak family. The waiter brought out are beverages, salad and bread. It was pretty tasty and nutritious for the belly. The main course was good I had the lasagna and it was quite heavenly and tasty. Fannie Pak order some small portion of chicken. You know she be undergoing a body transformation. Wha Wha What! Why Fannie Why? AG just savor her food I dunno what she ate cuz she be having dreams of what has hit her belly, food glorious food! Jean Jean the dancing machine ate spagetti and them meatballs, and Beth ate the ravioli. It all taste good cuz it all disapear. What up with dat? Because it be good! IAGMI give this Carrabbas the two big thumbs up and YOU KNOW IT JACK CUZ THAT BE A FACT! Peace with all and all a good night of stuffing your Bellys!

  • Visited May 2014
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Bristol, Florida
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14 restaurant reviews
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“Shopping Lunch with teen & friends”
Reviewed 8 March 2014

This was my first visit to Carraba's - and even though a chain, I still have a level of expectation regarding food, service, and atmosphere. Lunch today was with my teen, her friend and friend's mother and grandmother (go Grandma as she treated us all to lunch!).

There really did not seem to be a "lunch" menu. Not really a bad thing, but just be aware of it. The food was very good, from the house salad I had, and the sausage soup others enjoyed. Of course the bread with herb & oil was awesome, too. All five entrees arrived at the table cooked properly, and still hot. Vegetables of the day were prepared fresh and not overdone (broccoli & cauliflower). I had a grilled chicken dish (can't remember the name :/) topped with prosciutto, fontina cheese, and a fig sauce that was very good. Another had Pollo Rosa Maria, plain grilled chicken, and Pollo Marsala. All were very good.

Service was good - seems like a young staff not sure how to serve a booth of 5 people (or we should have been seated at a table). Besides that - service was not for wanting - checked back regularly, kept drinks flowing, and insured the meal was good. Also service was quick - hardly any wait time between salad and entree.

Best part - Pomegranate Martini - my host treated me to two - and they were both excellent.

  • Visited March 2014
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Tallahassee, Florida
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Love the Pollo Rosa Maria Chicken”
Reviewed 23 February 2014

Beware of the great bread, you could be full before dinner. The salads are fresh and always delicious. I like the Pollo Rosa Maria Chicken and also the Pasta Carrabba. I don't care for their for their tomato-based sauces, but there plenty of other things to enjoy. The wait staff is friendly and attentive; rarely have poor service.

  • Visited February 2014
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