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Carini's Pizzeria & Restaurant

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822 E Center St, Wallingford, CT 06492-5062
+1 203-265-6163
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Essex, Connecticut
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at Carini's on a Saturday night after frankly leaving another restaurant that had a 1 hour wait. Carini's was only about 1/3 full, which may have been a clue as to how our evening might go, but we noticed the food smelled good as we entered the restaurant,.so had positive expectations. The hostess sat us and gave us... More 

Thank Ellen P
Shavertown, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

When I'm in town for business I always stop in because the pizza, pasta dishes and Cesar salads are great. The Ceasar drawing is one of the finest I've ever had anywhere. Service had always been great and very attentive. In fact one winter night he weather was bad and no one was in the place and the owner was... More 

Thank wayne o
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Friendly service, reasonable prices & great pizza to rival any New Haven pizza joint! Thin crust, cooked to perfection-but I think it's their sauce that really makes the pie. I stopped on the way home from work & it really hit the spot!

Thank Ruthi K
Montpelier, Vermont
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199 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Small, inviting dining room, friendly staff, good food. Take pizza was ready promptly for pick up, exactly as ordered and delicious...drop in or call ahead, a great local place to dine.

Thank MWitz
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724 reviews
503 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

I asked for a dish not on the menu the chef made it up All are meals were good and the service was prompt No reservations are usually required as it is a family place

Thank steverA8718SU
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

I used to go to Carini's 20 or so years ago, and always thought the food was decent, but never great. I started visiting again recently, and have yet to have a good experience. The first time, it literally took a half hour to get my glass of wine that I ordered. The food was good, though. The second time,... More 

Thank doozer82
Glastonbury, CT
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75 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

We were in the area recently and decided to stop in for dinner. We have been here before and always had a good meal, until recently. My chicken dish was tough and the salad that comes with the meal is very, very small. I wouldn’t consider it a salad, just a few pieces of lettuce and tomato. My boyfriend said... More 

Thank Emily P
Rutland, Vermont
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78 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We have been here before. It is a good Italian restaurant; it is easy to get to, with plenty of parking. The food was very good and our waitress was attentive, as always. All the food was basically delicious, with plenty of variety.

Thank Vermonter33
Wallingford, Connecticut
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

have been here numerous times,service and food is excellent. pizza,pasta dishes are made to order and very fresh. if you want a good pie or pasta dish,this is the place to go,you won't be disappointed.

Thank scrupper
Wallingford, Connecticut
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Saturday afternoon, and my wife and I wanted a pizza. Of course, to really enjoy pizza, one should eat it at the restaurant; it loses its flavor being transported home in a box. We decided to try Carini’s on the east side of Wallingford. Now, one must realize that Carini’s is not in an upscale or standalone location; it is... More 

Thank Jim K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Pizza, Italian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 822 E Center St, Wallingford, CT 06492-5062
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Wallingford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-265-6163

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