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Johnny Carino's

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Gulf Road, Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Will always come back for more. One of the best Italian restaurants in kuwait. Has a larger variety of food than olive garden. The main course comes with a free soup/salad and dessert. My fav. Is the spicy shrimp and chicken pasta. They have half portions 👍🏼 and their nachos are yummy👍🏼

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Thank JJQ89
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63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I used to go to this restaurant since it opened in Kuwait. The quality of food is less than before especially the main dishes. I tried the lunch menu and the taste less than what it used to be. The starters and desserts are average. The best thing is the bread which I really did enjoy.

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Thank Fajhan
Kuwait
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We as a family go regularly to this restaurant. There is a reasonable variety and the quality of food is good, if a little expensive. The staff are very attentive and the complimentary bread and salads with the main courses is a great idea. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone.

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Thank dadam67
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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133 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I used to love this place, because the quality was there.. but now.. sorry... just average. Please STOP using substandard meat and chicken with transglutaminase. Go back to your old standard.

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Thank GourmetGirl2017
Kuwait, Al Kuwayt, Kuwait
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253 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This place is good to have breakfast or lunch or dinner with friends & families. The place is good in terms of food quality, ambience & service. However, I found this place little bit costly. Those, who are fond of Italian food, can try this restaurant. There are few options for vegetarians.

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Thank Prasanna1965
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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101 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

we went to Johnny Carino after son's grade 6 graduation. Son had the italian burger, which was outstanding, while dad (me) had the lasagna as usual, which is always super fantastic. BEST lasagna in the world. not kidding. youngest daughter had the pizza while mommy had the chicken parm panino.

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Thank Andre L
Folsom, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I ordered soup and chicken Marsala. When the soup arrived, no bread had been served. The waitress said it would be 2 minutes. The entrée arrived, still no bread... The chicken was really old and hard. The sauce was watery. The pasta was plain and tasteless. Either no salt in the boiling water, or just poor quality. Definitely not a... More 

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Thank Juancege
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39 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing location, Amazing staff, food are great, services is outstanding, wonderful view, outstanding decoration its been ten years and almost every month i go there and every time its better and better.

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Thank Nadir A
Emirate of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Since it was opened, been and still a loyal customer for JC, the service, the food, the atmosphere, the music, the gatherings, the friends and family I ve seen there and finally the memories I carry with me, where ever I go Made and still will make my experience a lovely one .. Thank You for keeping it classy although... More 

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Thank Ranafly
Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

We as a family are big fans of Johnny Carinos and italian food. Their food is tasty and big in quantity and we love their soup and salads. But i was disappointed from their iftar buffet today. Don't get me wrong the food tastes good but the variety was very poor and not in the same quality of their regular... More 

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Thank ranieh K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gulf Road, Kuwait City, Kuwait
  • Location: Middle East  >  Kuwait  >  Kuwait City

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?