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Carrabba's Italian Grill

3115 Kirby
Houston, TX 77098
713-522-3131
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  • Mon-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri 11am-11pm, Sat 12pm-11pm, Sun 12pm-10pm
  • $$
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Family Style, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout
  • Parking Lot Available, Valet Parking
  • Reservations Accepted
This original location is one of only two Carrabba's that are still family-owned. Here is where the franchise began. Old-world service and good homemade Italian cooking still reign, with pasta, veal, chicken dishes and pizzas holding their own. Veal scaloppini prepared a piccata (lemon and capers) with marsala always pleases. The brick chicken also is good; half a chicken cooked with rosemary and garlic sauce, flattened by a weight.

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