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Carmel Cafe & Wine Bar

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2548 North McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater, FL 33761-4150
(727) 724-4228
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Value

This continues to be a favorite of mine. The staff is very welcoming and courteous and outshines in performance to make sure you are comfortable and have a great dining experience. The wine selection is varied and awesome. (They do have a special night for 50% off a bottle of wine and a $5.00... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 8, 2015
Randy S
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Valrico, Florida
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108 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend of mine and I went to Carmel's in Clearwater on a Wednesday evening, prior to attending a performance at Ruth Eckerd Hall. I had never been to Carmel's before, but was aware of a sister restaurant in Tampa. I thought it was just a wine bar, but the food was spectacular. We arrived around 6pm and the place... More 

Thank Kevin W
St. Petersburg, Florida
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213 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in here for lunch on a Wednesday. Food was good, service excellent, but the noise level was excessive, even though the place was only half full. It's one big room with no curtains and nothing to deaden the noise on the walls and ceiling. I hate to think what it's like when it's full, like a Friday or Saturday... More 

Thank HealthyGourmet
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Carmel is a great place to meet friends, share their Happy Hour small plates and have a nice evening. Wednesday's half price bottles and Thursday's $5 Martinis are also a hit. Food is interesting and delicious!

Thank Ktdidfl1
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

We had a family dinner yesterday and everybody wasnt impressed with food quality. Meal and vegetables were raw. No taste at all, no flavor or even salt. Besides that they brought main dishes while we were still in the middle of eating appetizers. And the restaurant wasnt busy. There were just couples of tables occupied. Dont recommend

Thank Marina B
Clearwater, Florida
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Loved this little jewel. Fantastic Happy Hour, $5 munchies 1/2 priced bottle of wine I enjoyed a really nice Malbec! Our entire group had a great time!

Thank lbaughn
san antonio, tx
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

It was date night and we had never been to this restaurant before. I knew that it was 1/2 off bottles of wine on Wednesdays and the place was pretty full and lively. We were seated right away. The people who greeted us at the door and who said farewell to us were very pleasant and inviting. We ordered the... More 

Thank jasmith511
Mohegan Lake, New York
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65 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Meeting with family-this place is a must. Atmosphere is as great as the food. Service is always top notch. Very helpful with suggestions and portion sizes. From appetizers to desert they put alot of attention to detail. Beutifil place where you can have a conversation and hear each other. Very attentive waitress without being intrusive. Perfect ! We all had... More 

Thank Shekse
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

This continues to be a favorite of mine. The staff is very welcoming and courteous and outshines in performance to make sure you are comfortable and have a great dining experience. The wine selection is varied and awesome. (They do have a special night for 50% off a bottle of wine and a $5.00 martini night). The flatbread ordered was... More 

2 Thank Randy S
Clearwater, Florida
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

I stopped in for the delicious roast beef, Portobello mushroom & fig jam flat bread~it is simply delicious. My waiter was Mike, he was friendly, knowledgeable, attentive. He recommended the happy hour drinks which are nicely priced. I couldn't ask for anything more.

1 Thank dmd8312cc
Palm Harbor, Florida
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116 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I met two friends for lunch at Carmel Cafe. While I am not a fan of Mediterranean tapas, they also have large plate items. I ordered the BLTA which is a BLT with avocado. It came with a side as well. I chose the seasonal vegetables which were large roasted veggies including broccolini, large bites of carrots squash, zucchini, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2548 North McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater, FL 33761-4150
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: (727) 724-4228

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African, Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar, Eastern European


Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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