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Carmella's

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716 N. Casaloma Drive, Appleton, WI 54913
+1 920-882-4044
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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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 350
    Excellent
  • 85
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Italian food in the area

Been to Carmella's many times. Family owned and run, they're very welcoming and warm. The specials are always interesting and I find myself often ordering them. The service is very attentive and the servers are very informed. I have never been disappointed. Even on those occasions when my wife... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Kurt H
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Appleton, Wisconsin
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Been to Carmella's many times. Family owned and run, they're very welcoming and warm. The specials are always interesting and I find myself often ordering them. The service is very attentive and the servers are very informed. I have never been disappointed. Even on those occasions when my wife and I have to wait for a table, we don't mind... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Fabulous food and great atmosphere! Carmella's never disappoints! This is one of the top 5 restaurants in Appleton.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

the dishes here are fantastic, I had the seafood medley, can't remember the name, and it was way more than you can eat. The appetizer, with the meats and cheeses is also great.

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Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Stopped for lunch on Sunday, place filled up quickly. Ordered shrimp and calamari appetizers, shrimp over cooked a bit. Ordered the mushroom risotto side dish, the pasta with chicken in Asiago cream sauce (delish) also tried the Halibut, nice, potato sausage cake was killer. Lamb ragu tasty. Tiramisu delish, coffee nice. Will try here again. Service spot on.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

1st timers last night for our anniversary - WOW! Excellent dinner - excellent service! (Thanks to Darcy, our waitress) Had flat breads, ravioli and flourless chocolate cake. Oh, and a fine pino. Looking forward to going back. (Won't wait a year to do so.)

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Dublin, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This busy restaurant is open on Sunday evenings, which is somewhat uncommon it seems. We called ahead and had maybe a five minute wait when we arrived [for a party of four]. We all ordered something different and everyone was pleased with their dinners; we enjoyed the wine also. Our server [Kaylin?] was excellent, by the way--pleasant, helpful, and efficient.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is consistently excellent My favorite dishes are the chicken marsala and the Pan fried mozzarella But I haven't found any of the dishes that weren't delicious and fresh they use local ingredients and farm fresh and the recipes are outstanding The desserts are creative and delicious they're very busy but it's worth the wait

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Medford, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Visited for dinner while in town with a friend. Great varied wine list, delicious salads and carpaccio. Dinners were some of the best Italian I've ever had. Great, knowledgeable and helpful staff. Would highly recommend.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

You know you're in for authentic Italian goodness when guests at the table next to you are speaking fluent Italian. This place is so delish. Whatever they're offering as the specials, take them. The "salad" appetizer offered on the night we visited was Tomato Napoleon, an incredible mile-high stack of fresh tomatoes and mozzarella. Extensive wine list and great beer... More 

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Charlotte, NC, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

As it has been a few years, I feel it is overdue to update my initial impression of Carmella's. While my first visit was a little mixed, I fortunately saw enough potential to go back on a subsequent trip. Since that second visit in 2012, it has become a must visit each time I come to Appleton. The service is... 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: Special occasions, Doing business, Romantic
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?