NOW CLOSED: $50 Carrabba’s Italian Grill GC & 2 Free Mini Desserts


The Carrabba’s Italian Grill near us is ALWAYS busy and it looked so fancy, we were scared to take our wild children in with us. However, one Sunday morning this past winter before shopping we were in the area and decided to go ahead and try it even with the kids. We were so impressed with how warmth and the friendliest of the staff. Not sure if this is standard practice, but our server brought out dough for the kids to play with…it kept them entertained like play dough! For readers with kids, Carrabba’s offers a Bambino Menu which includes Pizza, Spaghetti, Ravioli, Chicken Breast, and Chicken Fingers priced around $5 per meal.

Carrabba’s serves cuisine based on traditional Sicilian fare with bold flavors inspired by Creole & Southern flavorings picked up by their family stepping off the boat in Louisana on their trek to Galveston, Texas. Their recipes have been passed down for four generations. Sign up for Carrabba’s Amici (friend) Club to receive recipes, cooking tips, special offers, and invites to Amici Club events.

mini-dessert-smallCarrabba’s is also introducing a new line of mini-desserts. They are smaller versions of Carrabba’s most popular desserts – Dessert Rosa, Tiramisu, Cannoli, as well as nightly specials such as Zabaglione, Chocolate Mousse, and Chocolate Espresso Mousse. My mouth is watering right now, is yours?! I love the idea of smaller portions of the best desserts are a great idea. We usually shy away from the desserts when we eat out because the portions are so huge even if you share with a friend. And these little guys are so cute – check them out to the left.

Gift Card Promotion: Reward yourself while giving to others. Purchase $100 in Carrabba’s gift cards from November 1 through December 31, 2008 and receive a complimentary $20 Bonus Card. Note: Shipping is charged on purchases under $250. Or you can just win my $50 Gift Card Giveaway & (2) Free Mini Desserts. Scroll down to see how to enter.

Here’s a Special YUMMY Freebie for everyone to enjoy at home:

Carrabba’s Mini Cannoli Recipe (If you are unfamiliar with a Cannoli check out wiki. This recipe actually looks like a doable one for me.)
1½ cups            ricotta cheese
½ cup               powdered sugar
½ teaspoon       vanilla
¼ teaspoon       cinnamon
½ cup               mini choc chips
1 cup                Mascarpone cheese

Mix ricotta cheese and powdered sugar in a mixer with a wire whip until smooth (5 minutes). Stop the mixer and scrape the sides of the bowl with a spatula.  Add vanilla, cinnamon, and chocolate chips.  Mix on low speed until blended.Stop the mixer and add the mascarpone.  Mix by hand with a wire whip until blended. Place mix into a piping bag to serve.

To serve mini cannoli:
Pipe cannoli mix into a tall shot glass about halfway full.
Layer a tablespoon of crumbled cannoli shells.
Pipe cannoli mix to the top of the glass.
Top the mix with a teaspoon of chopped pistachios.


Carrabba’s wants to me to give one reader a $50 Gift Card Giveaway & (2) Free Mini Dessert Certificates!

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    We love Carrabba’s, but have not been there in a long time…ever since our son was a baby and he’s 4 now. LOL! This would be great! I would definitely order the sirloin marsala and my hubby would most likely get the chicken marsala. :) I would have the chocolate dream for dessert and I know hubby would want John Cole! :)

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    The Lobster Ravioli sound so delicious! We were at Carrabba’s in Nashville for the first time and it was so yummy!

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    Jared G. says

    I would order the calamari and the lasagna and tiramisu. Matter of fact, that’s what I used to order when I worked within walking distance of Carrabba’s! I haven’t been there in two years now, but I love it and would love to take my wife and daughter there!

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    Heather C says

    Here’s my order! :-)
    Zucchini Fritte
    Grilled Salmon
    Sounds like a good night out to me! Yum!

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    Sara K says

    I love Carrabba’s!!! We have one that’s about 2 hours away so we don’t get to go very often. But that’s the ONLY place we eat when we’re there. When we go back I would order the Grilled Salmon. OMG that looks so yummy!!!!

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    YUMMO! MOZZARELLA MARINARA and INSALATA FIORUCCI to start, followed by LOBSTER RAVIOLI for me and the TI PIACE pizza for my husband with mushrooms, sweet peppers, sundried tomato and eggplant. My husband would finish with sangria and I with a smattering of Bacinos. Thanks!

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    Laura Cutshall says

    Carrabba’s is easily the best italian chain out there. In addition, it’s the best Italian you can get in Greensboro for anything approaching a reasonable price.

    Our order changes every time we’re there, because they often have seasonal specials that are awesome (occasionally, they have fresh tomatoes with fresh mozarella and that is AWESOME). If there’s nothing seasonal that tempts, we pick up the Calamari, which is always tender, flavorful and delicious. I often get the Mezzaluna, but occasionally pick up another pasta dish. My husband almost always has some form of stuffed chicken.

    The one beef I have with Carrabba’s is – oddly enough – their new desserts. Last time I was there, I wanted a Tiramisu for the table to share, and was offered instead the little layered dessert. Tiramisu is an ART! I’m sad that they’ve gone with the quickie variety and hope the old version comes back.

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    Chicken Parmesan with Mozzarella Marinara to start. Chocolate Dream for dessert. Yum. I’ll try to blog later.

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    Forgetfulone says

    We would like a glass of merlot and iced tea to start. We will take as much bread and olive oil as you’ll give us. They have the best seasonings. We’ll order sirloin marsala, medium rare, garlic mashed potatoes, salad with creamy parmesan house dressing. We’ll also have an order of Pasta Carrabba. We’ll be too full for dessert, but if it’s free, anything with cheesecake, chocolate, or both will be wonderful!

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    kathy pease says

    id get the “Ciao Sicily” and the Ciao Y’all cook books :) therew are no places in my state :(

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    amy purple says

    We’d start off with a house salad, then a margherita pizza. It doesn’t list the mini dessert options, it says to ask the server, so something chocolatey would be nice. If we just get salads and a pizza, there’s enough left over to basically go back and get the same thing again. Thanks for the chance! mmm!

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    Sarah Berry says

    Okay the zucchini fritte and the pasta weesie. Although for appetizers the shrimp scampi sounds wonderful too. For desert the dessert rosa. Thanks for such a great giveaway. This would be worth the drive!

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    Kristen Hendricks says

    My order would be MANICOTTI along with a salad with Italian or Caesar Dressing. I would get a Diet Coke to drink with my order. This is a great giveaway and I really hope I win as I love Carabba’s. Thanks for the opportunity.

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    Leah says

    Here’s my yummy order:

    Crab Cakes
    Pasta Carrabba

    Mmmmmmmmmm!!!! : )))

    Thanks so much for this fabulous give~away! : )))


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    Angie says

    I have your button on my blog sidebar…thanks for another chance to win..I would love to surprise hubby with this…we so need a night out for the two of us!

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    Chrysa says

    Oh, yum! I would start out with the Antipasti Platter and then try the chicken Bryan. My mouth is watering!

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    Reva Skie says

    I love eating there, love it. I tend to get the same thing, the minestrone soup and the Pollo Rosa Maria. It is heaven in your mouth.

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    Tammy Kennedy says

    Can you believe we have a carrabbas in our town and we have never ate there. I always thought it to be out of our budget but it looks like it would be a reasonable price and with a prize like this our family of 4 could finally try a nice food dish. My 12 year old would choose the calamari as he loves seafood. Sirloin Marsala for myself, for my husnand Pollo Rosa Maria and my 16 year old daughter Chicken Parmesan. Ok now that my mouth is watering and I’m starving send the card my way please.
    Thank you…
    Happy Holiday Season…


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    cari king says

    I would start off with crabcakes and calamari. I would then have Insalata Carrabba. For my entree I would order the grilled salmon. For desert I would have a piece of tiramisu.

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    Mary A says

    I would start with crab cakes and then move on to the Mezzaluna. I would finish up with Tirmisu. Thanks for the giveaway.

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    Jen says

    Let’s see-so many yummy things to choose from! I would order the Spiedino di Mare and the mini desserts-both look delicious!

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    RachelD says

    We also have a Carrabba’s near us …… but have never eaten there. This would give us a great opportunity to finally try it out :)

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    Beverly says

    I’m a new subscriber via email.

    Since I’ve already placed my order, I wanted to comment here on Carrabba’s.
    Carrabba’s traditional Italian minestrone takes a FULL day of preparation! There are 24 different fresh ingredients. This soup is served the day after it is made so the flavors have had time to meld.
    Gosh! I can just taste it now.

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    Lets see…Calamari, then lasagna, shrimp scampi for my fiance, pizza looks good too(never had it there), then chocolate dream for dessert. I think we need to take a trip over- your making me hungry. I hope I win- it would be a nice treat for my fiance. Thanks for the giveaway.

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    Beverly says

    I love to eat Carrabba’s. I would get salad, Lasagne, and the Chocolate Dream for dessert. Oh, that sounds so good. Not sure what my wonderful husband would order, but I know it would be delicious.
    Thank you for this very yummy giveaway.

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    Natalie Hill says

    I would start with the Fried Calamari with the lemon dipping sauce not the maranara. THen I would have the Lobster ravioli. yum yum!!!

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    clenna in NH says

    I would order the Chcken Marsala and for dessert I’d have Tiramisú.

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    Eva says

    I love Carraba’s. I would order:

    Minestone Soup
    Lobster Ravioli

    Oh, and I must order a glass of White Zinfandel – Copper Ridge

    Absolutely HEAVEN!

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    Jenny says

    I love Carrabas!!! My favorite is the Chicken Marsala with the Sogno di Cioccolata for dessert. One time I went there just for the dessert…I ordered chicken cesear salad and only ate a little to save room for dessert. When I ordered my dessert, they told me they were out for the night! I thought I might cry!

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    Carrabba’s has a delicious looking menu, not to mention how much my husband loves Italian food! Here are my picks:

    Appetizer: Either the Shrimp Scampi or the Antipasti Platter
    Main Course: Chicken Gratella

    Whew! Sounds like a really rich meal!

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    Jacqueline in Atlanta says

    Woowee – what an awesome place to go eat and to eat for FREE – now that would be a treat indeedy!!

    Here is my night out with hubby:
    Start off with Calamari. I could just eat a whole plate of Calamari and be perfectly happy.
    Then Chicken Bryan for him and Lobster Ravioli for me.
    Then we sit and talk a few minutes and let things settle a minute before we finish up with Chocolate Dream that we share with a cup of coffee.

    Yum, yum – I can taste it now.
    Thanks for having the giveaway!

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    Joseph says

    Here is my Carrabba’s order:

    Antipasti – Calamari – 8
    Zuppe & Insalate – Mama Mandola’s Sicilian Chicken Soup (Cup) – 3
    Pasta Specialties – Mezzaluna – 12
    Vino – Pino Noir, Estancia Pinnacles – 16
    Dolci – Sogno Di Cioccolata – 6.5

    I’m not sure I know what anyone else will be ordering – “Smiles”

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    Kathy Conley says

    Let’ see – I am going with the Crab Cakes, Pollo Rosa Maria with a house salad, and the Chocolate Dream for dessert!

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    Sandra says

    Ooh, this would be great! We would start with Calamari as a appetizer. Then for me the Manicotti and for my husband the Chicken Trio. Thanks for the chance to win!

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    Brent says

    I’d love to win this to take my wife out to dinner because with a 7 mo. old it’s crazy hard to have a nice night out. We’d probably order: Bruschette to start, then Chicken Bryan for her and Chicken Parm for me and end it all with Tiramasu.


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    Michelle says

    We have one down the street but we haven’t tried it yet. When I go, I’m going to get:
    “Chocolate Dream ”


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    ScottsHelper says

    Carrabbas is the FIRST place my husband wanted to go when he came home from Iraq. I know he’d go for his usual yummy lasagne after having the mozarella marinara as an appetizer. I love to try something new each time I visit, so I’d try the Veal Picatta. We both love chocolate, so the Chocolate Dream would be a perfect ending to a most delicious meal!

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    Jean says

    I would order the Pollo Rosa Maria (sounds yummy!) + a Chocolate Dream dessert!

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Angie says

    I just subscribed to your newsletter, too. I love your site and am really glad that I found it! Thank you so much for another entry! Crossing my fingers and toes!

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    Angie says

    This would be awesome to win..hubby and I haven’t had a date in years…really, years! We would order the shrimp scampi first…I would have the chicken marsala and hubby would probably have the sirloin marsala…we would splurge with a glass of wine…ohhh how fun! And, I would definitely save room for that chocolate mousse..mmmm!

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    So many choices but I think I would go with:

    Calamari Ricardo

    Lets Eat!

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    Melissa says

    I would get the MARGHERITA pizza. Sounds yummy. For dessert I’d get the DESSERT ROSA. Now I’m hungry!

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    Jade says

    Oh my! Now I’ve gone through this menu and will have to be satisfied with a bologna sandwich for tonight! How painful!

    I can almost guarantee Ryan would get the Sirloin Marsala and ask for a cup of whatever the soup of the day was and I’d have no choice but to go with the Manicotti and a good caesar salad.

    My mouth is watering just thinking about the Manicotti…

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    shannon says

    So many great things, but I think these are the winners:


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    LisaW says

    Yummy! The lobster ravioli sounds awesome. My husband would definitely go for the sirloin marsala. Thanks!

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    Chris says

    For starters I am going with the calamari. Yum! OH a glass of merlot with that and my husband a Sam Adams. Then I would go with the Chicken Bryan and my husband the Spiedino Di Mare. To finish if off, another glass of wine to go with the chocolate dream! Yum!

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    Lisa C says

    I think we would start with a yummy Shrimp Scampi. Then for myself I would have Lasagna and my husband would definitely love Scampi Damian. Then for dessert, we would split a Chocolate Dream. It all sounds so delicious!!! Thanks for the chance to win this.

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    I would start with the Calamari (I’m a sucker for squid!), then I’d get the Pollo Rosa Maria, and I’d finish with the Dessert Rosa. Of course, I’d bring the hubby and we go around our anniversary.

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    Michele says

    Start with Grilled Bruschette with and entree of Manicotti
    and if I have room left, what am I saying of course I would!
    Chocolate Dream dessert.

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    Kerry says

    I would choose the chicken parmesan and the John Cole for dessert. No need for an appetizer because I LOVE their bread!

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    Kristen says

    This might go over 50$ ..but for this .. I wouldn’t mind spending a little bit more! This would be a date night for me and my sweet husband..

    To start off: Grilled Bruschette

    For me: Pollo Rosa Maria
    For my dh: Mezzaluna (he would love this!) with a Insalata Carrabba Caesar salad!

    Dessert: John Cole for my dh!
    and since we would have a gift card, we wouldn’t have to split the dessert..
    so i would have the .. Tiramisú!

    yum.. now i’m starving! : )

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    Kristie says

    The Italian Chicken Pizza sounds delicious with the
    Sogno di Cioccolata “Chocolate Dream” for dessert!

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    Our typical order is calamari ricardo, pasta carrabba for dh and mezzaluna for myself, ceasar salads and two teas. Thank you!!! mengels[at]hotmail[dot]com

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    Stephanie says

    That Grilled Salmon looks delicious! I’ve been in the mood for that lately and it’s a “pregnancy super food” so I’d order that (baby #2 is due in March).

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    Tamara B. says

    Ooooh La La love Carrabba’s. I would order for an appetizer the Calamari, main entree the Marsala di Carrabba, a small Ceasar Salad. Drink would be a glass of unsweetened tea. Thnak-you.

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    Leah says

    Ok my husband and I always order the ANTIPASTI PLATTER first, then he orders GRILLED SALMON and I order the CHICKEN PARMESAN! We both love order two Pina Coladas! Yummy!! Makes me hungry just thinking about it!

    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!!!

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    Carol says

    I’ll start with Crab Cakes
    Two crab cakes made with jumbo lump crabmeat, seared in a cast iron skillet and served with our roasted red bell pepper sauce.

    Next a nice salad: Insalata Johnny Rocco
    Mixed field greens with grilled shrimp and scallops, roasted red bell peppers, olives and ricotta salata cheese in vinaigrette

    My entree: Mezzaluna
    Delicate half moon ravioli stuffed with chicken, ricotta and spinach in a tomato cream sauce

    My dessert: Dessert Rosa
    Delicious butter cake topped with pastry cream, bananas, strawberries, pineapple and whipped cream

    A little wine, and there you go!!

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    Kimberly says

    Wow! Now I’m really hungry and its only 6:30 am! For dinner I would order the Pasta Carrabba and for dessert I would have my favorite Tiramisú.
    Thanks for the chance to win!

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    Laura says

    Shrimp scampi AND zucchini friti – so yummy
    spiedino di mare
    nice red wine to go with it all


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    Elissa says

    Mmmmm – yummy! I would have the grilled salmon with a house salad. And finish off with the Chocolate Dream dessert!

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    I absolutely LOVE Carraba’s!!! I will take the Chicken Marsala with a side of sauteed mushrooms and garlic mashed potatoes…and lots and lots of bread. Oh and the house salad (like it really matters after all the food I’ll end up eating).

    And, I love how they give the kids dough too! It does keep them entertained…until they start eating it!

    Merry Christmas!!

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    Reeva M. says

    i’m all about the lasagna! mmm

    Thanks for a great giveaway! i hope i’m chosen as the lucky winner.

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    Amy Stahl says

    mozzerella sticks
    lasagna or manicotti
    ceasear salad
    mini dessert

    Not sure why this didn’t show up the first time I posted!

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    Jayme says

    i’d start with shrimp scampi and then move toward the Pasta Carrabba. my mouth is watering just thinking about it!

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    Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhh we LOVE Carrabba’s!!!!!

    Here’s what I love to order…
    Start off with Calamari
    Main Dish for me: Scampi Damian or Pasta Carrabba Mmmmm
    Main Dish for hubby: Chicken Parmesan
    Main Dish for the little one: Cheese Ravioli & Tomato Sauce
    And for dessert, my favorite Tiramisú

    OK, I’m craving it now! lol

    Off to tweet the giveaway! THanks for the chance to win!


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    Jen says

    I’d love to try the Zucchini Fritte and Lasagna and those mini desserts look incredible.

    Thanks Carrabba’s!

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    Here is my order:
    Shrimp Scampi (split with husband)
    Chicken Bryan with veggies of the day
    San Pelligrino water

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    Samantha R says

    Last time I was there, I had the chicken marsala, which was amazing, so I would probably get that again!

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    Jay says

    Carrabbas is my favorite restaurant! My husband laughs at me b/c despite all the great specials and new dishes my all-time favorite is
    Chicken marsala with the minestrone soup and garlic, mashed potatoes.
    The Desert Rosa is delicious and light as well!

    Thank you

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    I’d start with the Zucchini Fritte, but just the small size, so I’ll have room for everything else!

    Maybe a salad or the Sicilian Chicken Soup.

    My entree is the UNBELIEVABLY GOOOOOOOOD Chicken Bryan. (I’m salivating just thinking about it!)

    Desert would be the Chocolate Dream.

    And I think I’m out of money, but I’d have a glass of wine too.

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    Katie says

    Super Tuscan wine, House Salad, Lobster Ravioli, and Chocolate Dream for dessert sounds like a perfect meal to me.

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    So we ate here the day we got engaged and haven’t gotten to go back (and it’s our third anniversary!) *sigh*

    I would get an amazing Italian soda and the pollo rosa maria.

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    OK, here goes… We’d start with the ZUCCHINI FRITTE, then I’d have the RIGATONI MARTINO, DH would prob have the LINGUINE PESCATORE, and we’d finish with the “CHOCOLATE DREAM”. Now I’m hungry… =)

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    Tiffany says

    Rigatoni Martino…YUM! I love anything with sun dried tomatoes. This place is so far out of our budget…so I’d love to win and treat us to a night out!!!
    give_me_a_latte at yahoo

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    I would order the Shrimp Scampi, then Pasta Carraba. Hubby would get the Chicken Parmesan. Then we would have to get the Chocolate Dream dessert, as he is a total chocoholic. I think we’d leave the kids at home with Grandma…. :-)

    Thanks for the chance to win!

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    judy brittle says

    Insalata Carrabba
    Pollo Rosa Maria
    Chocolate Dream
    That sounds so delicious!!!
    Thank you!

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    Andrea says

    Start off with shrimp scampi, then past carabba, then I’d probably be full but I would still get Tiramisu!! YUMMY!!

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    Linda B says

    House salad, Chicken Scampi with the vegetable of the day, a glass of wine, and chocolate dream for desert. I can almost taste it!

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    amber says

    Ooh yummy! I’ll take the Manicotti, a glass of Bianco Wine, Insalata Johnny Rocco Salad, and the free mini dessert! Sounds fab! Thank you!!!

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    Kelli says

    Mmmm… the antipasti platter, filet marsala… it all sounds so good! Thanks for the chance at your giveaway!

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    Sheila says

    Oh, Yumm! I would start off with an order of Grilled Bruschette, the have an order of the Chicken and Spinach Cannelloni with a side of the house salad and I would follow it up with an order of the Chocolate Dream!

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    Jean says

    I haven’t been to Carrabba’s in AGES – this would give me a good reason to go back! My pick would either be the Mezzaluna or Lobster Ravioli with a Mediterranean House Salad. Maybe a glass of Vino Bianco or the Bacino Dolci.

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    Dee says

    oh YUM! We’d get the Pasta Carrabba, Lasagne, and Tiramisú!

    Thansk so much for the chance!

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    Kimberly says

    Mozarella marinara, Chicken Parm w/garlic mashed potatoes, and the Sogno di Cioccolata “Chocolate Dream”!

    (Now I am STARVING!)

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    Ok so I love love love this place! I tell everyone to go there at least once and you will be HOOKED! I love there Pasta Carabba it is so goood! So that’s what I would get to eat with a house salad. Then I would order my son a pizza probably and my hubsband would probably have spiedino di mare. I would order a chocolate dream for dessert and share it with the family. My mouth is watering just thinking about it. I live an hour and a half away from the closest one so we usually just go for special occasions. I think I’m gonna have to think of a special occasion soon! HA! I grabbed your button also.

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    Anna says

    i love the Pollo Roasa Maria and the calamari… I would probably have to splurge and end with the dessert Rosa. YUMMM

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    Yum! I would get the calamari for an appetizer, and the Chicken Parmesan for my dinner, I am sure I’d have to take my husband, and he always orders lasagna at Italian places…. these desserts look wonderful, so we would have to get 2 different ones, so we could share! Pick me!

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    Malaika says

    Yumm, everything sounds delicious. I´d actually like to win this as a gift for my brother and his newly announced fiance. But theoretically speaking, this is what I would order:
    Manicotti like my mamma used to make and Chocolate Dream for dessert. Thanks for a great giveaway.

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    Elaina says

    I would start with an insalata and have Chicken Bryan for my entree as for dessert they all look so good, that would be much harder.

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    Stephanie says

    start with zucchini fritte

    I’d have Chicken Bryan, my husband would have Sirloin Marsala.
    We visited Carraba’s once and really enjoyed it!


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    Katie says

    Oooh I LOVE Carrabbas! Here is my standard order: Chicken Bryan (goat cheese and sundried tomatoes are a wonderful combination!), Italian salad and the mini dessert Tiramisu (it is so good!). Thanks for hosting this yummy giveaway!

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    casil3229 says

    I would get the Veal Marsala and chocolate dream and my son would probably get the chicken fingers (gets that everywhere he goes) and the chocolate dream. We are huge brownie lovers! Thanks for the contest!

    Lisa (

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    Nancy says

    I’m also a subscriber. Thanks for the additional entry.
    Since our local Carrabba’s is less than 8/10 of a mile from our house, this would be a very easy ( and delicious) gift card to use! LOL!

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    Nancy says

    Here’s my order at Carrabba’s:

    Appetizer: Antipasti Platter
    Entree: Sirloin Marsala served with garlic mashed potatoes and a cup of Mama Mandola’s Sicilian Chicken Soup
    Dessert: Chocolate Dream
    Beverage: Glass of Italian Sangria

    Thanks for the chance to win!

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    Emily D. says

    Mmmm sounds yummy! I’ve driven by the one in Southport several times but we have never been.
    Looking at the menu I would probably have PASTA CARRABBA, hubby would have CHICKEN PARMESAN and daughter would have Spaghetti & Meatballs and probably a mini dessert for everyone.

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    My favorite at Carrabba’s is the Tagliarini Picchi Pacchiu – only partly because it’s very fun to say.

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    Stephanie says

    I would probably order the chicken parmesan…and it comes with garlic mashed potatoes, yummy!

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    I would have to have the Marsala di Carrabba. The picture has my mouth watering. Any of the chocolate desserts are a must; can’t live without my chocolate.
    Cheransalvaggio at yahoo dot com

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    Kristen says

    I would get the calamare for an appetizer and the Rustica pizza for dinner!

    Yum, Carabas is one of my husbands favorite places for dinner, he would love if I won this!

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    Barbara says

    Di Mare of the Sea would be my choice. Yum. I like that they make their mozzarella sticks themselves.

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    roxanne says

    It was hard to choose! Never been there. Everything looks delish!

    Shrimp Scampi
    House salad w/crumbled blue cheese
    Pasta Carraba
    Ice water w/lemon
    *If I ate all that I wouldn’t have room for dessert, but I would choose something little from the mini-desserts menu. Thanks!!

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    Jo says

    I would start off with shrimp scampi for an appetizer. For dinner, I would have the ribeye could medium. I would have a glass of the Italian Sangria to accompany my dinner. And finally for dessert, I would get the chocolate dream because I LOVE brownies!!!

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    Dina says

    So many choices come to mind! Here is one: start with shrimp scampi, then grilled salmon with house salad and veggies, and finish with Sogno di Cioccolata!

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    ok so I have to check out this place the food sounds AMAZING!
    I would get: Zucchini Fritte, Grilled Salmon, DH would get the Chicken Parm. and I would have to finish with The Chocolate Dream! This would make a great date night!

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