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Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin Reviews List

Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin

Carmelo’s Ristorante Italiano, Austin, is located in the historical "Old Depot Hotel" downtown across from the Hilton. Open since 1985, Carmelo's, was recently awarded the Seal of "Ospitalita Italiana" from the Italian Government for our use of authentic Italian products and the preparation of genuine Italian cuisine. We have created a menu that is not only carefully thought out and authentically Italian, but also one that uses the finest quality beef, veal and poultry and the freshest of seafood, and when available local produce. With an extensive wine list and options ranging from an award winning Risotto with Truffles, a tableside cooked Steak Diane and gluten free, vegetarian and vegan fare it is our aim that everyone will be satisfied. Our delectable desserts include homemade specialties such as Tiramisu and Millefoglie. Come on by and experience a little bit of Italy tucked away in downtown Austin! We are also in Houston.
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391 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4.4 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.4 / 5
(391 Reviews)
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 391 reviews
5 stars
(232)
4 stars
(103)
3 stars
(35)
2 stars
(12)
1 star
(9)
Food 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
Service 
4.5 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.5 / 5
Ambiance 
4.4 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.4 / 5
Noise Level
1.8 / 3
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
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Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin Reviews List
Review 1 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Still a favorite.

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
"We go to Austin a couple times a year just for fun and we make Carmelo's our first stop. it's always outstanding and the service is great. Classic dining at it's finest."
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2010
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 2 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 1/09/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2015
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2015
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Review 3 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/02/2016
 2011
Dined on 2/02/2016
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Got a little loud but service and food were great!"
Dined on 2/02/2016
 2011
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Review 4 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2007
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 5 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2016
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"Came to Carmelo's with a large group to celebrate my mother's 80th birthday. Beautiful restaurant, food was very good, service was impeccable -- never had to wait for anything because we had several attentive waiters attending to our needs. Only recommendation would be to lower the volume on the accordion slightly (or take more breaks to allow for some silent stretches of time). It was a wonderful backdrop to our evening in the beginning, but after awhile (fairly constant playing) it started to become more of a focal point for the dining experience, if that makes sense? The accordion player did provide a wonderful rendition of the Happy Birthday song for my mother, so overall, the music was very welcomed and appreciated.
On a final note, if you are planning to go to the Esther's Follies late show, Carmelo's provides a perfect location to park your car once and walk around the corner to Esther's after dinner. (We were allowed to self-park for $8 in the Carmelo's lot, then attend the Esther's late show; the Carmelo's lot is open until 4:00 a.m., so we were able to get our car at 11:30 still)."
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 6 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, notable wine list
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Review 7 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Always Dependable

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Long time downtown Italian restaurant in a former depot. Nice, dark interior, generally accordion player in the evenings. Variety of dishes, all good, from Chicken Marsala to Salmon. Nice wine list and a desert tray to tempt. We've been to Carmelo's many times and it's been consistently good."
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2012
Special Features: romantic
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Review 8 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Good selection of Italian gastronomy

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"We two couples enjoyed a leisurely 2 1/2 hour dinner with excellent service and very good appetizers (Escargot and Antipasto Meat platter) Salads ( Caesar and Caprese both excellent) and Entrees (Steak Diane, Fillet Mignon, Pompano filet and Seafood Fettucine) We were surprised that there was no Past Vongole (Clam sauce) on offer, as that is a typical favorite.
The let down was in the desserts. The Creme Brulle, although elegantly torched table-side was disappointingly heavy and almost bready in texture.
The Tira Misu was not a traditional recipe with very dark lady fingers, opinions were split around the table whether we liked it. But all agreed they prefer the original formula.
All in all a very good meal at the price you expect to pay for a great meal."
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Special Features: special occasion, notable wine list
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Review 9 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Authentic Italian restaurant with great service

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 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
"We checked out this restaurant for a possible wedding venue. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful and the place really looks good inside. We were very happy with that. On the food side, while it was good, it wasn't "out of this world". I go out a lot and it takes a lot to impress me so my expectations are high. The osso bucco I had was a little tough to be honest and my fiancee veal dish was just okay according to her. You also do have to pay an $8 parking fee, but that's unfortunately a common issue downtown. So overall, I give this place 4 star for great service, great ambiance and historical building, but they need to do a bit better to get my five stars because the food wasn't perfect."
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2011
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, notable wine list, late-night find
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Review 10 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"We enjoyed our dinner. The staff are the stars. They were attentive without hovering. The appetizer (beef carpaccio) and salad were amazing, but the entrees were a bit disappointing. The seafood linguine was a bit pasty and the steak Diane just wasn't steak Diane. Dessert was disappointing as well. I love cannolis but the filling was runny and a bit mealy. I would definitely go back but would make better entree choices. And no dessert next time."
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2009
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Review 11 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
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 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2011
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
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Review 12 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/26/2016
 2010
Dined on 1/26/2016
 2010
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
Dined on 1/26/2016
 2010
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
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Review 13 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/25/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/25/2016
 2014
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/25/2016
 2014
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Review 14 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Group Dinner

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
"Great food and Service as always. Food was outstanding and service was impeccable. An old school experience."
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2013
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion, notable wine list
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Review 15 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Carmello's NEVER Disappoints - Awesome!

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
"Carmello's has become our favorite Italian Restaurant in Austin Texas. We recommend it to friends and we take friends there. The food is amazing, the service is impeccable, and the warm atmosphere is absolutely delightful."
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2011
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 16 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2012
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2012
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Review 17 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/22/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2015
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 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, fit for foodies
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Review 18 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/23/2016
 2012
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Review 19 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/21/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/21/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/21/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining
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Review 20 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 1/09/2016
 2013
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Review 21 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/20/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 22 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2011
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 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2011
Special Features: romantic, special occasion
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Review 23 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 1/16/2016
 2007
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Review 24 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Terrible

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"I am amazed about prior recommendation. My food (veal massala) was very ordinary and my wife's lasagna was inedible. I left half of my plate which I never do. Good if you are on a diet."
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2009
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Review 25 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

The food was awesome!

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Dined on 1/16/2016
 2009
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2009
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
"We had a group of 18 diners, had a wonderful meal, were fussed over and enjoyed every bite. The Toro de Pisa (sp??) was so good I have been trying to find a similar recipe for the delicious dressing which I believe must have involved anchovies. Amazing flavors."
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2009
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 26 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Excellent !

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
"Really enjoyable evening with good food and a nice bottle of wine ! Our server, Froylan, was excellent."
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2009
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch
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Review 27 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

Rude host/possibly owner

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"rude host/possibly The owner. Made us feel uncomfortable he should of been happy he had customer considering there was ONLY 2 other guest. We would of left the restaruant but unfortunately we where meeting another couple. Our server was great! Over priced for basic Italian food."
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2012
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Review 28 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/15/2016
 2012
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2012
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 1/15/2016
 2012
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 29 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/15/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/15/2016
 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 1/15/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, scenic view, special occasion, notable wine list
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Review 30 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/16/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2015
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Review 31 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/12/2016
 2012
Dined on 1/12/2016
 2012
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
Dined on 1/12/2016
 2012
Special Features: great for lunch, special occasion
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Review 32 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Beautiful Restaurant!

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Dined on 1/13/2016
 2013
Dined on 1/13/2016
 2013
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"We had a lovely dining experience at Carmelo's - celebrating a birthday! We didn't notify the restaurant or waiter, but he overheard us discussing it and surprised me with a piece of cheesecake with candle and serenade by the accordion player. Absolutely beautiful! A perfect evening all around. It was January when we dined, but we are looking forward to returning during spring so we can dine in the courtyard next time."
Dined on 1/13/2016
 2013
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, great for outdoor dining
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Review 33 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/13/2016
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 34 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
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
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/13/2016
 2011
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining
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Review 35 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Carmelo's is in a beautiful historic property very conveniently located close to all the nightlife downtown on 6th street. It is one of those classic American Italian restaurants you would find in most American cities. Something out of a period movie (large rooms, musicians serenading the tables). Its not neccesarily a "family style" restaurant, but the portions can be shared. Rich hearty food that tastes great, albeit a little heavy. Fun place, great for groups and friendly to kids/family."
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, kid-friendly
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Review 36 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2009
Special Features: romantic, special occasion
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Review 37 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2011
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 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 1/09/2016
 2011
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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Review 38 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2011
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 39 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Dined on 1/09/2016
 2013
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Review 40 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/08/2016
 2007
Dined on 1/08/2016
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/08/2016
 2007
Special Features: notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 41 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/09/2016
 2011
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Review 42 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/05/2016
 2014
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Review 43 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/02/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/02/2016
 2015
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 1/02/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, special occasion
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Review 44 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 12/31/2015
 2011
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Review 45 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/04/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/04/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Absolutely wonderful. Favorite restaurant in Austin."
Dined on 1/04/2016
 2015
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Review 46 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Special dinner

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 1/01/2016
 2011
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion
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Review 47 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/01/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/01/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/01/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
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Review 48 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Accommodating

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Dined on 1/01/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/01/2016
 2014
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Party of 10 family members of all ages and with varied tastes. Menu was great with something for everyone. The atmosphere, in the old stone cottages is very special and creates a great ambiance. We had fun with the accordion player and enjoyed the wine and food. Service was spot on. Great evening out. THANK YOU!"
Dined on 1/01/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, special occasion, kid-friendly
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Review 49 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great New Years Eve at Carmelos!

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Nice upscale, but quaint Italian restaurant. We had a nice 1/2 bottle of Alexander Valley Syrah (2008) at a reasonable $28.
Main dining was decorated festively for the holiday with an accordian player adding a bit of mood.
Veal Marsala was very good with all fresh ingrediants, shrimp alfredo was very tasty with a well done cream sauce. Dessert was heavenly and very well presented.
Service was attentive at all times & I feel like we made a very good choice for our New Years eve dinner/drinks and prelude to downtown festivities."
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2013
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 50 for Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano - Austin
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

First Timer

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 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
"Those was the first time my partner and I had been to Carmelo's and we really enjoyed the food. We had the bread pudding for dessert and ot was too wet but everything else was great! We will definitely be returning."
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2015
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies
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