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Johnny Carino's

3203 S Dogwood Rd, El Centro, CA 92243-9136
+1 760-337-9588
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (8 reviews)
“bread” (6 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3203 S Dogwood Rd, El Centro, CA 92243-9136
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We go her for family dinners occasionally. The service is great, fast and the servers always have been polite. The food has always been tasty and good portions. One great thing they serve are Italian sodas. I have mine with cream. The sodas also have...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don’t go here to eat as the food is average. On Wednesday’s the beer(every) is $2. So drink up all the IPA’s and special craft brew for that budget price!

Thank lakerman83
Reviewed April 10, 2018

Dinner was OK. the choices were many and the service was fine, meaning we would probably try again..

Thank Ron V
Reviewed March 4, 2018

The bar service is top notch! The winers sit in the dining room and miss the great service and the attention for changing up some of the menu items to better value! We even went to Thanksgiving dinner there and they made sure we had...More

Thank DaroldDD
Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

Late lunch - great service & pizza! Had the Pizza / Soup combo and was very pleased. Service was spot on & helpful.

Thank Fdelidude
Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

They made us wait while there were multiple tables available. When they sat us down they had no utensils on the table. We had to wait a long period of time to get the food, and when they brought the food our guests ate at...More

Thank Celine K
Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

This was our first and probably last visit. $15.00 for chicken parmesan which had very little flavor, and no salad was served with the entree for this price. The fresh bread was good as was the dipping oil with roasted garlic. Overall, I just found...More

Thank RNRVTravler
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Best italian ristorante in imperial Valley, excelente food and grat service English and Spanish speaking employees.

Thank Marrujo_Andres
Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Johnny Carino’s has awesome daily happy hour specials. The manager Veronica is very attentive to the patrons. Great atmosphere to watch sporting events!

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Johnny Carino's restaurant has a great menu. Their fresh baked bread with the oil and spices is a homerun for the taste. Service is good and and the atmosphere is quiet enough just me and my wife.

Thank zoomlenz4u
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3203 S Dogwood Rd, El Centro, CA 92243-9136
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: +1 760-337-9588
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