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238 Snelling Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1944
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Having lived most of my life in the East Coast of the USA finding a good Italian in the Twin Cities have been my quest. While certainly I have not visited all the Italian restaurants here I have been to quite a few. Carmelo's by far is Tops! Excelent service and superb food !! Quaint atmosphere !

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st. paul
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Had dinner at Carmelo's this past Saturday night. It used to be my favorite neighborhood Italian joint, but I'm afraid it's really gone downhill lately. We were seated right away with no reservations, but there were several issues from there. First of all, at 7:30 they were already out of their signature ravioli. Then, our food took 50 minutes to... More

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St.Paul, Minnesota
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451 reviews 451 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
230 helpful votes 230 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Came back after more than a year to this long time St. Paul neighborhood Italian restaurant. Significant other had Milanese chicken - very, very good. I had Chicken Carmelo (similar to Milanese chicken except that this had crabmeat). I'd give CC a B+, Milanese Chicken an A- We arrived about 5:25. There was 1 wait person for the restaurant at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Very nice independent restaurant. Pasta, bread and salad very fresh. Nice neighborhood feel. Will go back

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Saint Paul
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We have been here several times over the years. It is a nice neighborhood restaurant. The food is usually pretty good and the staff is very friendly. Last time there, we had particularly slow service. The place was packed with customers and short staffed, due to a cooks illness. Even though short staffed, the food was still very good. I... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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85 reviews 85 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

My wife and I decided to give Carmelo's a try. We've lived in Saint Paul for nearly six years and we had never previously been. The service was friendly but slow. The food was average at best. There are a lot of Italian Restaurants in the neighborhood. Visit Carmelo's for your own comparison. We'll be back as we like to... More

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Lakeville, Minnesota
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

To start, we dined here the Saturday prior to Christmas, so it may have been busier than usual, so my review may be skewed slightly negative. The good, I really liked the food. Bread was good, had a great hint of garlic, and our second loaf came out melt in your mouth warm. They were VERY accommodating to our party... More

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St. Paul, MN
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65 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

We always have good food and good service at Carmelo's in the Macalaster-Groveland area of St. Paul. It's a small, friendly neighborhood place that is family friendly even though they don't have a kids' menu. We have been coming here for several years now and have yet to be disappointed.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

My wife and I have been here 4x over the past year and a half, once for a date with my wife, once for a family celebration, and twice for dinner with friends, each time I have not been disappointed. When you walk in from the street, it is at the SE Corner of St Claire and Snelling, across the... More

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South Saint Paul, Minnesota
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45 reviews 45 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

at the time I was dating this person and we went to this itailian resturant and have been back every year on our Anniversay since we were married so we were there 20 Years ago and back every year since. Love the food and how original it is.

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Address: 238 Snelling Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1944
Phone Number: 651-699-2448
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
Cuisine: Italian

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