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“what's up with so much garlic?”
Review of Pizza Carnival

Pizza Carnival
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Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Pizza, Seafood
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Reviewed 23 May 2014

the restaurant is cute and of course, reeks of garlic. i know, i know, it's italian, but seriously... garlic does not translate to authentic, nor does it translate to gourmet. places these days are so heavy handed with garlic and carnival is, sadly, one of them. i don't understand the reviews that say the sauce is bland. i ordered the fish special "without garlic" knowing that there would be some garlic in it, because the waitress told me so between chomping her gum, and yes, she actually cracked her gum while table-side. with just the touch of garlic the fish was fresh tasting and delicious, but it was a small portion. my husband's linguine in red clam sauce had more garlic pieces than clams. when i pointed it out to the waitress she said, "yeah, dey add it extra. (chomp, chomp, crack). ya gotta tell em if ya don't want it cuz dey make it ta orda. (chomp, chomp, crack). " none of the extra garlic is indicated on the menu. i am so tired of navigating the garlic minefield when i just want some nice, well prepared italian. please don't judge me, a lot of people feel the same way i do, but it's really, really embarrassing to have to bring it up. i'm not sure if this scandinavian, california girl will be going back to "garli-val"

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Reviewed 17 April 2014

they have very good pizza in the outside part of the restaurant. The inside restaurant is very nice and serves good food that is large in size for normal to higher prices.

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Thank obrien125
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Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

The owners are wonderful, friendly people at this restaurant. My family buys pizza to take out from here a couple of times a month. As a real treat we bring family and friends here for special occasions. They have a very nice restaurant in the back of the pizzeria. The food is always excellent. They do not accept reservations so there is sometimes a wait. It is well worth waiting for the delicious food. Portions are large, there is usually enough for two meals. The owners are expanding soon to accomodate parties. They currently host baby showers, bridal parties etc. at the restaurant. I would love to book ahead for a party for our daughter next year.I would highly recommend Carnival.

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Thank Maria S
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Reviewed 11 April 2014

It was a Saturday nite and the place was very busy, service was great and the food was a 100 percent better than I have ever had from them. I used to take out from them all the time and than the food wasn't good. Now it is a 1000 percent better.

Thank Garrett H
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Reviewed 6 April 2014

Have been to this restaurant several times, it's always a good meal. I've never had their pizza, but it looks good. Tonight I had the scallop appetizer special, and I would say its one of the best appetizers I've ever had. It had loose crab meat all around it, in a very tasty light sauce.

Thank LongIslandGiirl
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