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D' Carlos Italian Cafe

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42418 Bob Hope Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270-4470
+1 760-340-4444
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Rancho Mirage, California
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

This used to be a Mario's and the original owner changed it to D'Carlos and then he sold it. Things seemed to change with the new owner with the food quality going down though that did still offer a glass of wine filled to the top. Service fell away and seemed the place was not as clean. We did walk... More 

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Thank Pikelo
Fernie, Canada
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

The former owner has returned and the locals are once again swarming the place. The food was excellent and great value. I had a half order of sausage marinara and had leftovers. Cannot imagine how much a full order would be. We will definitely return.

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Thank Christine F
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2015

Uses to be great. I think new owners have it now. Out of veal parmagianni; out of wheat pasta. The veal Marsalis was tough and overall it was bad with so-so service. Sloppy appearance on one of the cooks (maybe the daughter of the hostess?). Another good one bites the dust!

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Thank Gus A
Cathedral City, California
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2015 via mobile

My sister was in from out of state. She's married to a great cook. She picked this over the Spaghetti Factory cuz it is a big chain. I"ll never recommend this place or go again. Salad was not fresh, my sister's ravioli 1/2 order were not homemade. My chicken marsala was pretty good but I like the Spaghetti Factory's better.... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2014

We were pleasantly surprised by this nice little Italian place that we found while searching for another restaurant in the CVS center across from The River mall. The menu is loaded with pizza, pasta, and salad standards. We shared a light dinner of Caprese pizza - thin crust with pesto sauce topped with cold tomato slices, mozzarella, and fresh garlic... More 

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014

We ate here while staying locally, on holiday from England. Advertised on a map of the area, and having good reviews on here, we gave it a try. It wasn't an unpleasant experience, the food was decent, the prices were good, the servers were generally helpful. The menu looked extensive, but there was a lack of vegetarian options, and most... More 

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Thank Josh M
Adirondacks
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116 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2014

This is a place you would take your oldest friends or family. The food is excellent, full glasses of wine and low prices. This together with warm friendly service what more could you ask for. We were introduced to this restaurant by our neighbors who just raved about it. After eating here we have gone back twice by ourselves. This... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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97 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2014

We tried D'Carlos this week, after reading all of the positive reviews. I had the spaghetti and ravioli combo, while my partner chose the med seafood. Mine was the large portion, hers the regular size, and both came c/w garlic toast and generous size portions. Both dishes had way too much salt, and the large glasses of wine "filled to... More 

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La Quinta, California
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111 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2014 via mobile

Small cozy storefront type restaurant serving very good food. Locals eat here, outside patio. Garlic bread delicious, veal and shrimp dishes excellent. A must for easy casual dining.

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Thank Tripsfor100
West Hollywood, California
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2013

I was in a mid-day rush, way too late to make lunch plans, and stopped by here by myself with a book to grab a quick bite. They have a large menu of traditional italian foods, pastas and pizza, but also have many fresh salads. I had their Cobb salad, and have to say it's one of the best I've... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42418 Bob Hope Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270-4470
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Rancho Mirage
  • Phone Number: +1 760-340-4444

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