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“Never had a bad meal” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Little Napoli

Little Napoli
Dolores St AT 7th Ave, Carmel, CA 93922
(831) 626-6335
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Ranked #27 of 152 Restaurants in Carmel
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Palo Alto, California
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Never had a bad meal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

As a family, we are spaghetti & meatball connoisseurs and Little Napoli's rendition is at the top of our list. While my children and I never vear away from pasta, my husband has the Hobo Stew which he says is the best stew he has ever had. Atmosphere feels Italian. The space can feel small when the restaurant is busy. They welcome families.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Durban, South Africa
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82 reviews 82 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“All the way to Carmel to have an amazing Italian meal!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We had an amazing meal at this restaurant. It is a well run establishment. The menu is not large but both option we chose were fantastic. They have a great wine list. This is really a great option in Carmel.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Pebble Beach, California
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23 restaurant reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“a proper pizza”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Dinner at Little Napoli was high on my list since relocating here just five months ago from Napoli on the southern coast of Italy. I ordered a pizza napoletana, of course, and it was everything I hoped it would be. The red wine was just fine, and the atmosphere was pretty great. The service was good, but I was somewhat bummed when the waitress informed us no one at the restaurant spoke Italian. At least not at the time of our visit, which means we will have to try again. I would absolutely go back for a proper pizza and glass of wine.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Tucson, Arizona
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Delightful outdoor dining”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My wife, mother-in-law and I had a delightful dining experience on the outside patio on an unusually warm May evening in Carmel. I had the Caneloni Tricolori - three colors of sauce and three stuffings in a large caneloni made up to look like an Italian flag, Mother -in -law had the best Chicken Parmigian I've ever tasted, and wife had a superb salmon dish in a really tasty sauce. The service was excellent, and the ingredients were very fresh. The Peppoli Chianti was also very good - we even wennt into the wine shop to get a couple bottles to take home. Dining in the finer restaurants in Carmel is not budget friendly, but we really enjoyed ourselves at Little Napoli.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Francisco, California
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“The Best Restaurant in Carmel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

On a typical 3 day weekend, we dine at Little Napoli at least twice. Pepe's hand selected wines are always just right, the place smells wonderful, the meals are fabulous. Have the steamed artichoke, they even scrap out the middle for you. Just fabulous.

Visited May 2014
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