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Little Napoli

Dolores St AT 7th Ave, Carmel, CA 93922
(831) 626-6335
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Ranked #30 of 152 restaurants in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Phoenix, Arizona
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145 reviews 145 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

We just happened upon this place and they were very busy but it was well worth the almost hour wait. The Caprese Burrata appetizer was wonderful. They don't advertise, but several of their pasta selections come in a half size which is perfect because the full size was huge. You could definitely share if you had a guest with similar... More

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Central Valley, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

The music and the delicious aromas wafting out the door were too tempting to ignore. We were celebrating our anniversary and looking for a nice, unpretentious place for dinner and this was our pick. Great service and one of those menus where everything sounds good! We ordered the melon and prosciutto appetizer--great melon, but a bit skimpy on the prosciutto.... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Excellent Italian restaurant in the heart of Carmel. We started off with garlic bread and moscato. The garlic bread was excellently prepared and crispy. The moscato was sweet and crisp, an excellent choice on a warm afternoon. The ravioli was delicious. Some of the best eaten in the US. The spaghetti and meatball was very good. The marinara was perfectly... More

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Rocklin, California, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My husband and I had heard great things about this place and it certainly didn't disappoint !! We had to wait, but once we were seated on the courtyard we really enjoyed everything about our evening. A wonderful, friendly staff and absolutely delicious food are worth the wait, and their courtyard is lovely. I ordered the Eggplant Parmesan and it... More

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Reno, Nevada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had a lovely meal on the courtyard of this little restaurant. The staff were very friendly, the food was great and enough of it to satisfy you. Being Carmel the prices were a little higher than what you would at in a non tourist town, but you're on vacation and you treat yourself. Would recommend it. Enjoy

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San Jose, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The food is really delicious - all course were terrific. The service is extremely courteous, but could use a bit of a speed up, and restroom access is awkward, through the kitchen. The interior otherwise is very convenient, and, as stated above already, the food rules.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Little Napoli consistently has the best Italian in town. It's the best eggplant Parmesan I've had in the states. Their noodles in a cream sauce is to die for! Small so make sure to make a reservation.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

read about this restaurant on trip advisor when we were planning our trip to California. looked up the menu on line and wasn't fully sold but i thought okay trip advisor is not usually wrong. Made reservations (thank god we did) and got seated and taken care of very quickly. The service was great and so was the place and... More

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windermere, Fl
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

great little italian restaurant in the center of carmel. nice open garden dining pizza and salad was excellent nice wine list efficient service would highly recommend

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Madison, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

First went to Joe Pepe's place when he just opened and saw he was from NJ....he came out to speak with us and we go back all the time...always a busy place but food is a great value and consistently good!!

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