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Johnny Carino's Country Italian

1652 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78416-1338
+1 361-854-7373
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good23%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
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Closes in 30 min
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
1652 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78416-1338
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We often go here midday. Great place for lunch and never disappointing! Dependable food, great service, very reasonable price. Get one of their memberships, costs nothing and really pays off in $ saved!

Reviewed 21 July 2017

Prices went up again! Salads used to be included with lunch meal, now they're separate. Lunch portions are not what they used to be either. Food was good.

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We were starving and opted for Italian. Ordered minestrone soup...was cold. Followed with the classic caesar with chicken...wilted lettuce, a whole tomatoe cut up on top, no resemblance to a caesar at all. Chicken was hard and looked old. Also ordered the bar b q...More

1  Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We sat in the bar area and had great service. The two of us shared one loaf of bread with the roasted garlic and EVOO. We shared a great wedge salad with grilled chicken. It was just the right amount. Then we shared a single...More

Thank Sherry B
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Wife and I had dinner. Restaurant and especially bar was dingy and dated. Chicken piccata and spaghetti and meatballs. Two drinks each. Warm bread was excellent and food was plentiful. Price was very reasonable. $40.00 Waiter was friendly and professional. Food was average.

Thank 2ndAmendment1776
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We stopped here when we saw it from the roadside near our hotel. As we walked in I thought it would be very expensive I was wrong. When we arrived they immediately brought us a warm loaf of delicious Italian bread. It came with dipping...More

Thank travelteacher4
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I've been a returning customer of Johnny Carino's for the past 4 years. In addition to be a returning customer, I've also highly recommended Johnny Carino's to family, friends as well as celebrated many birthdays there; however, today at 12:00pm, 09/13/2016, I've received one of...More

1  Thank Larry M
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Went to dinner with my wife. We were given seat pretty quickly. The waiter gave us a recommendation. We took his advise our meal was great and the service was also excellent.

Thank Alberto S
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We came in for a late lunch and had a great experience. Our server was on point and our food was delivered perfectly and quickly.

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 27 May 2016

I went for a family lunch, we decided to try a few different things and share. We started with the wedge salad which came with bacon and tomatoes and a creamy dressing. It has to be one of my top three favorite wedge salads. Then...More

Thank Sherry B
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1652 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78416-1338
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: +1 361-854-7373
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