As part of my partnership with Carrabba's Italian Grill, I received a complimentary meal for this review. As always all my opinions are my own.
Carrabba's Italian Grill is a restaurant that holds a very special place in my heart. I worked at the Daytona Beach location many years ago when I was 18 years old. My former roommate met her now husband at Carrabba's and in January of 2010, I went on my first date with my husband Gabe at.....you guessed it - Carrabba's.
Whenever I'm home visiting friends and family, we tend to go to Carrabba's for a girls night out. The food and drink are always reliable and we love the familiar atmosphere. When I heard Carrabba's changed their menu and took a contemporary approach with the New School of Italian, I was excited and a little scared at the same time.
Gabe and I had the opportunity to check out the new Carrabba's menu at the South Tampa location. If you are a Carrabba's enthusiast, you will notice a difference. There are 20 new and innovative scratch-made menu items. However, those classic dishes we all love about Carrabba's are still there. Appetizers have changed a bit and are now more contemporary (never fear, Calamari is still here). Carrabba's also offers small plates, think Italian Tapas style. Our very sweet server Emmy walked us through the new menu and made some suggestions to help our decision process.
Carrabba's New Appetizers
|Carrabbas Tomato Caprese with Fresh Burrata|
|Wood-Fired Italian Wings|
Carrabba's New Small Plates
|Italian Lettuce Wraps|
|Three Cheese & Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms|
|Carrabbas House Salad|
Carrabba's New Entrees
|Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp|
|Tuscan Grilled Veal Chop|
Carrabba's New Desserts
|Brulee Ricotta Cheesecake and Gelato|
Overall I will say we truly enjoyed everything tried from the new menu and this is coming from someone who has many years experience dining at Carrabba's.
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