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“Prisoners on Work Release” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Carrabba's Italian Grill

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Carrabba's Italian Grill
Ranked #48 of 110 Restaurants in Saugus
Cuisines: Italian
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Hoffman Estates IL
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44 reviews
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“Prisoners on Work Release”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2011

Carrabbas used to be an Italian Restaurant Chain that had good locations and bad ones. The one on Newbury Street Rte 1 had good food but SLOW service. That has all changed and now the kitchen runs much smoother as they employ prisoners on work release. We sat at the bar that faced the stoves and had a chat with a few of them. When the manager walked by, they all got nervous and silent but still were working around flames and hot temperatures at warp speed.

While the quality of the food is OK.. the prices on some items are very high. But still the chain is much better than bottom of the barrel Bertuccis.

  • Visited May 2011
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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