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All 601 Clearwater Restaurants

Carmel Cafe & Wine Bar

2548 North McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater, FL 33761-4150
(727) 724-4228
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Ranked #76 of 601 Restaurants in Clearwater
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Palm Harbor Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Yesterday a large group of my friends and I had lunch at the Carmel Cafe in Clearwater. I made a reservation and was pleased to see a cozy, private section at the front of Carmel was set up and ready for our group. The two servers who were to take care of us introduced themselves to me and were very... More 

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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401 reviews 401 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Not worth the money. We went early around 5:30 on a Saturday. It was slow which is what we wanted, and by the time we left they had gotten busy. First takes for ever to get your first drink. The appetizers came before the drinks. Apps were okay. Nothing to write home about. My wife ordered the lobster risotto. I... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
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321 reviews 321 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Food is slightly middle eastern with unusual flatbreads and mezza choices. You can order a small or large serving for many items with corresponding price differential. And, you order wine at 3 or 6 or 9 ounces. View the tablside ipad to see photos of dishes and drinks. Staff is friendly. Decor most comfortable.

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Palm Harbor
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The lobster bisque was delicious and everyone in our party raved about the chickpea fries served with a tomato jam. There is a variety of salad offerings. The atmosphere was light and the use of technology kept our teenagers occupied during dinner. The wine selection was good and all enjoyed the evening.

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Oldsmar
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654 reviews 654 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
279 helpful votes 279 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

We had made reservations or at least called to be on their list, so sat at the ad until the table was ready. Of course a good selection of wine. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming on this busy Friday evening. We only wanted a light dinner so went with lighter fare, the lobster pizza is delicious. Fun evening of... More 

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ft myers
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66 reviews 66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I was visiting the area and joined a friend for dinner. Looking at the menu, I was really pleased with the choices. We both ended up ordering the house salad and the lobster risotto. The salad was good, but the risotto was hardly risotto. For one, it was obvious Arborio rice wasn't used and that they just tossed some creamy... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Went Sunday evening with friends before a concert and we ordered from the Prix Fixe menu, an excellent value (only available Sunday and Monday). Chickpea fries, very lightly fried and served with delicious tomato jam and curry aioli, then choice of lobster bisque, butternut squash soup (both excellent). Salads also available. Main courses: steak frites, moroccan chicken, crab cakes (all... More 

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Virginia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We enjoyed a fantastic family dinner for seven in a private room at Carmel Cafe and Wine Bar. Great specials for wine on Wednesdays! Everyone enjoyed themselves in this upscale setting. The place was packed. Glad we made reservations. Great server and delicious entrees! Cheers!

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Trinity, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This was the first time I have eaten at Carmel Cafe. I had an out of town guest interested in eating at a Mediterranean style restaurant. while he was a bit disappointed with the atmosphere, describing it as somewhat more typical of a sports bar, I have to say that at all times the music was held in the background,... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Carmel Cafe in the Countryside area of Clearwater is an excellent gem hidden in the Northwood Plaza on the corner of Enterprise and McMullen Booth. Nathalie was our server and she provided excellent service...very knowledgeable about the food and wines. The atmosphere is very comfortable and is perfect for everything from a romantic dinner, a business party, to a celebration.... More 

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Additional Information about Carmel Cafe & Wine Bar

Address: 2548 North McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater, FL 33761-4150
Phone Number: (727) 724-4228
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: African, Mediterranean, Tapas, Eastern European

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