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Carrabba's Italian Grill

3115 Kirby Houston, TX 77098 | Lower Shepherd-Kirby | 713-522-3131

Location Description:

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) or with marsala always please, as does the brick chicken, half a chicken cooked with rosemary and garlic sauce, flattened by a weight.


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Details

  • Cuisine(s): Italian, Pizza
  • Hours: Mon-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri 11am-11pm, Sat 12pm-11pm, Sun 12pm-10pm
  • Price: $$
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted
  • Parking: Lot Available, Valet
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards
  • Attire: Business casual
  • Features: Family Style, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout

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