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Carrabba's Italian Grill

9920 W McDowell Rd, Avondale, AZ 85392-4840
+1 623-936-0597
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (12 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
“soup” (7 reviews)
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All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9920 W McDowell Rd, Avondale, AZ 85392-4840
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a wonderful Father's Day meal with two seafood dishes and bruschetta. Sauce on muscles is fantastic and portion was big. Good bottle of merlot followed by ice cream topped with candied pecans and caramel sauce. Great service.

Thank Karin Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick dinner. The food was average. The wine selection for pairing Italian food was disappointing. Wine was over priced.

Thank Racefan2016
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Great meal. No wait pn a Tuesday evening. I had a chicken dish and the chicken was not dry. The service was great. The atmosphere eas nice. Low jaxz music and not too bright. I would recommend this place.

Thank Tina P
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Everything went great...the waiters/waitresses are wonderful and helpful...the atmosphere is warm and relaxing...great selection of food and wine...we will go back again and again!

Thank bob853925152
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Great food, great service, a bit expensive. This is a nice place to go for a special occasion. The a fettuccine Alfredo is delicious, the bread with olive oil is addicting, the caesar salad is fantastic.

Thank Tami H
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Was in area for training and not knowing any local restaurants we stopped by a chain we know and like. The bartender went out of her way for everything. It was discount bottle night and she sold us on a nice Chianti.

Thank Jerry K
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

The food here is always excellent. They have changed their menu and kept some of our favorites, and added some nice additions. Service is friendly, fast, and thoughtful. We usually go here when we want a "nicer dinner", with prices less than a steak house.

Thank JoAnne B
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Frequent business trips to PVPP allow me to try various restaurants near Phoenix. Always at the top of choice list is Carrabba's Avondale. Whether craving pasta, salad or meat, this place never disappoints! I usually sit at kitchen bar; to watch action of plates &...More

Thank ValveSales
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great place for lunch. Reasonable prices, great selection and good service was our experience recently. We all had different entrees. I had pizza margarita that was very flavorful. My companions ordered spaghetti and meatballs, pasta with shrimp and spinach in a cream sauce and steak...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I love this restaurant! My family loves the food and the atmosphere is family oriented. Excellent service with amazing food. The Sicilian chicken soup is the best!!! You won't be disappointed, we never are.

Thank Vasquezcinco
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To be very frank with you, I never call to see if they have to have reservations. We just go and are always directed to a nice seat. We have been at least 10-12 times and each time it is the food and the happy vibes we get from the people seated at the other tables. Noise is low to moderate. the food is plentiful on the plate or bowl and the prices are reasonable. If you can tell if the place is worth going to by the number of people eating there, then this is the place to be at. I try to be honest in my reviews and to date I have only given three negatives in over almost 70 reviews... I look for cleanliness, friendliness, quality of food and presentation, price, noise level, art displays (if any) and I hope that I have made an impact on others to try these places or to stay clear. I hope this answers your question. Jerry Locker
9 April 2017|
Response from Harry L | Reviewed this property |
Reservations or not. you just can't miss with this restaurant. Never a bad meal and never bad service. I've dined here 20 times, with couples, family, birthday's and dinners with my wife. We've never been disappointed.
Michelle H
When is your Happy hour?
1 March 2017|
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Response from Karin Z | Reviewed this property |
I asked today June 2017 they said seven days a week. Weekdays 4 PM to 7 PM weekends 3 PM to 7 PM. Half-price appetizers and several drink specials. Try the bruschetta and a glass of wine!
do you take reservations?
3 April 2015|
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Response from Karin Z | Reviewed this property |
In a way, you can call ahead,even the day before and they put you on the list so that you have a short wait when you arrive.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9920 W McDowell Rd, Avondale, AZ 85392-4840
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Avondale
  • Phone Number: +1 623-936-0597
  • E-mail
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