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Johnny Carino's

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4410 17th Ave S, Fargo, ND 58103-3394
+1 701-282-2922
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Clarkston, Michigan
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575 reviews
412 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time here. I was staying at the hotel next door so I thought I would give it a try. I was glad that I did. Sat at the bar on November 16th 2016 at noon. The Bartender/Server was great. She really did a good job. You are bought a small loaf of bread in a bag. The bread was... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the 16 layer lasagne and the spinach and Gorgonzola cheese salad. Both were excellent. The service was timely and friendly.

Thank Richard C
Long Beach, California
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9 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Surprised it was so good for a chain. If the main dining room is crowded, try the bar. There's an excellent bar and great service

Thank Elliott B
Fargo, North Dakota
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is one of the best restaurants in town. Decent prices. Food is awesome. I had my rehearsal dinner here and have been here many other times. This is a great place for a first date or to have a nice dinner with friends. The bread and oil is awesome. Prices are about average, but are not too expensive. One... More 

Thank keenan z
Williston, North Dakota
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I understand on a Saturday evening, they're busy. It wasn't even that it was so busy, but we had told the guy who brought our food out to us, that was needed to leave for an emergency. He said he would get our waitress for us. I waited for over 10 minutes and my waitress never came back. I needed... More 

Thank nikkisprague
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is our go-to restaurant whenever we visit Fargo but this time it was just average. My husband found our waiter irritating. We ordered a beverage and our dinner and it came out of the kitchen in less than 5 minutes. I ordered the Chicken Penne Gorgonzola which had a lot of penne, chicken, a mushroom soup type sauce and... More 

Thank bcheaps
Livingston, Montana
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

After a nice dinner in Fargo we stopped by Johnny Carino's for a "nite cap". Brenna, at the bar was very professional and a pleasant conversationalist. Its convenience to the Best Western Plus Kelly Inn made this "stop off" very convenient.

Thank Tom V
Warren, New Jersey
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112 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Walked here from the hotel. Met our requirement of good service and reasonable food. The iceburg salad was really tasty but huge! The pasta house special was less interesting and needed some rethinking in concept and taste. My wife loved the house cocktail and the house wine was a good deal. The beer selection left out anything good and local!

Thank antheajames
Paonia, Colorado
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This restaurant was very close to my hotel, so it was an easy choice . Location lewd me there for the first dinner. But the excellent service and the very good meal quality made this an easy choice for the second visit, Staff is friendly and cheerfully answered any questions that I had. Prices were normal for an Italian restaurant.... More 

Thank RVJnCO
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

My husband and I eat out a lot and this was the best Italian food we have ever eaten. From the Italian loaf and olive oil dip to the spaghetti and tasty hand made meat balls and the delicious shrimp scampi. Wonderful atmosphere and waitress, were very pleased and all was at a reasonable price. Don't miss this diamond in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4410 17th Ave S, Fargo, ND 58103-3394
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Fargo
  • Phone Number: +1 701-282-2922

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