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Carmine's

Carmine’s invites you to experience an unforgettable meal with authentic Italian recipes passed down from generation to generation. A true cosmopolitan hangout located in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood, Carmine’s offers live entertainment, an extensive bar, and an outdoor café* that is the place to see and be seen from sun up to sun down.

Whether dining al fresco* or inside the elegant two level dining room, even the most demanding taste buds will be overjoyed by Carmine’s impressive menu selections. Signature dishes include clams and oysters on the half shell, steaks and chops grilled to perfection, melt-in-your-mouth veal and chicken dishes, and of course generous portions of award-winning pastas. From the moment you are seated and served, you’ll understand why Carmine’s is packed with food aficionados every night of the week. We're now open for Saturday & Sunday brunch!

*Unfortunately, we DO NOT accept reservations for the outdoor patio garden.
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1135 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4.4 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.4 / 5
(1,135 Reviews)
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 1,135 reviews
5 stars
(662)
4 stars
(337)
3 stars
(95)
2 stars
(27)
1 star
(14)
Food 
4.5 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.5 / 5
Service 
4.4 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.4 / 5
Ambiance 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
Noise Level
2.2 / 3
Energetic
Value 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
  • good for groups(488)
  • special occasion(410)
  • neighborhood gem(388)
  • great for outdoor dining(360)
  • fit for foodies(300)
  • hot spot(282)
Carmine's Reviews List
Review 1 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Nice restaurant, good food , nice service !!

Food 
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Quiet
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Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/01/2016
 2014
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 2 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/05/2016
 2015
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2015
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Review 3 for Carmine's
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4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 1/30/2016
 2003
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Review 4 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/31/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2011
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Review 5 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

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Dined on 1/31/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2015
Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2015
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Review 6 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

loved our experience!

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Dined on 11/28/2015
 2015
Dined on 11/28/2015
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"awesome cozy setting. We were a group of 8 and they accommodated us perfectly. Food was exquisite."
Dined on 11/28/2015
 2015
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, scenic view, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 7 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2012
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2012
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Review 8 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2008
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2008
Special Features: good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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Review 9 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2008
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2008
Special Features: good for groups, hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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Review 10 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Wonderful Restaurant

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"This is our second time visiting Carmines. Wonderful food, great atmosphere, outstanding service! The Brick Chicken was delicious and more than enough food for two. The chocolate cake is to die for. Will definitely visit again next year during our annual shopping trip to Chicago!"
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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Review 11 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2014
Special Features: special occasion
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Review 12 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/28/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2011
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining
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Review 13 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2009
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion
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Review 14 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2016
Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2016
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Review 15 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 10/25/2014
 2009
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Review 16 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/27/2016
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 17 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/27/2016
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 18 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Dined on 1/28/2016
 2005
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Review 19 for Carmine's
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5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/28/2016
 2013
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Review 20 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/24/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2015
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2015
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Review 21 for Carmine's
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5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/22/2016
 2006
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Review 22 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 1/23/2016
 2013
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Review 23 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2006
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Review 24 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 1/23/2016
 2010
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2010
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2010
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Review 25 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/23/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, hot spot, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 26 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/23/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2011
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 27 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/23/2016
 2007
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Review 28 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Restaurant Week Misleading

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"My wife and I went to Carmines for restaurant week this past Friday. The restaurant week menu said soup AND salad were included and this was confirmed with our waiter when we placed our order. While waiting for our food, the waiter came back and said it was soup OR salad. While he should have said that this was their error on the menu and you can still get both, we had to select either soup or salad. If the menu was wrong this was handled incorrectly and we should have been given both due to Carmine's mistake."
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2008
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Review 29 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2007
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Never disappointed in any Rosebud restaurant. Best Italian in the city!!!"
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2007
Special Features: great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 30 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/23/2016
 2012
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Review 31 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2013
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Review 32 for Carmine's
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5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/22/2016
 2015
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Review 33 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Dined on 1/09/2016
 2010
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Review 34 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Not Great for Brunch

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"We went for brunch, and thought it was just OK. Our waiter was fantastic, but the food wasn't anything special and there were only two other tables filled the entire time we were there."
Dined on 1/03/2016
 2003
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Review 35 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/20/2016
 2013
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Review 36 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/16/2016
 2011
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Review 37 for Carmine's
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5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/17/2016
 2013
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Review 38 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Quiet Monday Night

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Great place for good company and great wine. Be prepared for large portions and a nice atmosphere. I have dined here many times and usually it is fairly crowded and noisy. On Monday night, it was very relaxing and quiet. We enjoyed the intimate atmosphere and our meals were hot and fresh."
Dined on 1/18/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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Review 39 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/16/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion
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Review 40 for Carmine's
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5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/17/2016
 2013
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2013
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2013
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 41 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/17/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 42 for Carmine's
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4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 1/17/2016
 2013
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Review 43 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

1/17/2016

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Carmine's is a good choice for brunch on the weekend. Am kinda disappointed that the Bloody Mary Special is "no-more"."
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for brunch
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Review 44 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Fun place!

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"This was the perfect place to end our day of shopping with two teenagers. This area has several stores nearby that teenagers love, so it was nice to be able to end up at Carmines. The food was excellent and very large portions. It is a little pricey, but you get a lot. Our server was one of the best I have ever come across, as she was very knowledgeable about gluten-free issues. We also have a soy/peanut/tree nut allergy in our group, and she checked about that.
Our only minor complaint would be that the music doesn't seem to fit the environment. Carmines has a cozy, neighborhood Italian restaurant look and feel to it. The music playing inside was Top 40 pop, and it was kind of annoying. Seeing the photos on the wall behind the desk of Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett, I would have expected something a little more adult. I get that it would be a cliche to play their music, but just some jazz or something would have been better. Otherwise, we really enjoyed it and will go back!
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Dined on 1/16/2016
 2016
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 45 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"We had an early dinner/late lunch at Carmine's after the theater as part of our family Christmas gift to ourselves--mom, dad, 23 yr old daughter and 16 year old son. We had never been to Carmine's and was looking forward to it and it was "good." It could have been somewhat underwhelming because of the odd time--around 3:45 pm. I can't point to any one thing.? I am willing to go again to be fair."
Dined on 12/20/2015
 2008
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Review 46 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Great dining except for the picnic area

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Great in every way. I love the food here. Just remember if you are wanting a more upscale or romantic table to ask NOT to be seated in the all weather tarp covered area."
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2008
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 47 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Disappointed !

Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"Have always love Carmine's until last SAT night. Both orders of mussels came at room temperature. They offered to do "another order", but we think they merely heated these because the mussels were now very tough, but hot. One pasta order good and one utterly tasteless. We didn't ask, but the waiter took the 2 mussel orders off the check which was a nice gesture. BTW, restaurant was not crowded due to cold temps and early (630P) dining time so really no excuse."
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2009
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Review 48 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2012
Special Features: good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 49 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great spot to eat/drink

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Carmines is a home run; great selection of Italian dinners/appetizers are superb/ try the Fried Calamari and seafood special with Shrimp/calamari/octopus-divine!- Outstanding location and service with a smile from the entrance to server-"
Dined on 1/13/2016
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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Review 50 for Carmine's
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Pizza is a hidden gem

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"Had a perfect martini and shared the prosciutto arugula pizza. There was some kind of balsamic vinaigrette drizzled over the pizza that put it over the top. The server was excellent, didn't rush us when we were there for 2 hours, nor did he give an attitude when my friend and I wanted to split a salad. We gave him a huge tip. Just love Carmines. It's a neighborhood staple."
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2006
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining
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