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716 N. Casaloma Drive, Appleton, WI 54913
+1 920-882-4044
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 305
    Excellent
  • 70
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Italian food

Food is always great. Warehouse atmosphere makes it a little loud but otherwise nice. The service is good, but the restaurant is popular so if you go at a popular time you probably will need to wait for a table.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
Rachel S
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Appleton, Wisconsin
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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410 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Appleton, Wisconsin
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Food is always great. Warehouse atmosphere makes it a little loud but otherwise nice. The service is good, but the restaurant is popular so if you go at a popular time you probably will need to wait for a table.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We love Carmella's ! We were there last night. I love their chicken Marsala! When they have the pink champagne cupcakes , I suggest you try it!

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Appleton, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

By far one of the best bistro type restaurants in town. The food is fabulous. Sandwiches, pasta, panini, soup, salad and dessert...all wonderful. Oh and really good wine selection too. We have eaten here many times and I am always raving about it. I would not consider this fine dining, it is fairly casual and not pricey but the food... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The gnocchi is a reason to go here all by itself but everything else is great, too! I could make an entire meal from the appetizers. Service is efficient, yet friendly.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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57 reviews 57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I've dined at Carmella's dozens of times, as family, for a business dinner, for a dinner party, with girlfriends, and for date night. Carmella's is consistently delicious and offers one of the best meals in the Fox Cities. I would recommend Carmella's to anyone that would be in town and looking for a restaurant for lunch or dinner. My favorites... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

We've been coming here for a few years now. My wife says that the food is as close to that which she ate during her trips to Italy. I go for the fantastic fish dishes. They even adapt the menu for our 5 year daughter since there is no children's menu.

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Brussels, Wisconsin, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Wow. This was an amazing meal. Don't let the strip mall, storefront setting fool you. We arrived at a good time (just by coincidence, we didn't realize how busy they would become) - around 5 - and were seated right away. We loved our server, Miranda. She knew the menu well. We asked for recommendations, which she gave, and they... More 

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Houston, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

You will repeatedly hear about the wait here. Shut up sit down and get ready for a fantastic meal. LOL If you experience and enjoy good food you will like this wait staff. They are all knowledgeable about the menu and will point out some excellent ideas. There is often a special and worth your consideration. You will have an... More 

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Menasha, Wisconsin
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The food is good-beautiful presentation. I have never enjoyed a wait and here there is almost always a wait. Staff is professional and makes you feel at home.

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East Lyme, Connecticut
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

My fiancee and I went to Carmella's last Saturday night for the first time. Well worth the drive down from Green Bay! They don't take reservations, and by the time we had called late Saturday morning, their "call ahead" list was filled for the evening. We got there shortly after 5:00, and were told it would be an hour and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 716 N. Casaloma Drive, Appleton, WI 54913
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Appleton
  • Phone Number: +1 920-882-4044

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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