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Carmela's Italian Restaurant

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138 Main St, Kingston, MA 02364-2233
781 585 2148
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Kingston, Massachusetts
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went in for dinner with my wife and got greeted very well the minute we stepped into the door by the Hostess (Kaylee) she made us feel very welcome and was extremely pleasant. we sat down for our meal and what a great job the staff did with our orders very friendly and attentive. Also the renovations came our Phenomenal... More 

Thank RJPSR1
Reading, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this restaurant on Trip Advisor. the whole family loved it. High quality Italian food at very reasonable prices. the big plus is you can order smaller portion options and those portions are still very large. highly advise the smaller portion, great value. they had warm freshly made bread with oil with cheese in it that was outstanding. Our waitress... More 

Thank HILLFAM524
Plymouth, MA
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79 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were 12 of us. My wife had chicken piccata. According to her' the meal was too bland. chicken piccata did not have enough lemon in it to satisfy her taste. I had chicken marsala and my feeling the meal was bland. I've had chicken and veal marsala in many restaurants and i know the difference. A so/so meal.

Thank angeloartglass
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Originally went for lunch. Our server was wonderful. She gave great suggestions and helped w/substitutions. Because of this I brought the family out for dinner. We all loved our dinner, from appetizers to salads to our meal. They have a lighter fare, which is a smaller portion. This is a perfect size for most people. We will be back soon.

Thank grnhbrfan
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is the best. A nice family dining atmosphere, friendly wait staff and really great food at great prices. I love the entertainment too. My favorite is their homemade sangria and every dish I've had has not let me down.

Thank Brendad13
Halifax, Massachusetts
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

I'm not going to say that Carmela's is the best Italian restaurant south of Boston but, given reviews I've seen that make that declaration, I can tell you that this place is more worthy of the title. Carmela's has big portions but they don't sacrifice quality over quantity. There are always specials and the base menu has good choices of... More 

1 Thank Bruins11
South Shore, MA
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201 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Our first time back since the fire and renovation and what a change! The restaurant is beautiful and modern. The tables are crowded in and it is noisy but the food and service were excellent. All meals were very good: prime rib, haddock, stuffed shells, pasta, and shrimp dinners! The menu offers full sized and smaller portion meals which is... More 

Thank ShelSouthShore_MA
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Never had a bad meal, friendly staff and now the decor is top notch.....probably my most frequented restaurant you will enjoy both their Italian food and seafood

1 Thank Paul S
Boston MA
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We have had dinner at Carmela's twice this month. Once because it was the only place open on a Monday night, and the second time with friends who also had not been there in years. In the past, the food wasn't very good so we scratched it off our list. Then they had a fire, an example of misfortune resulting... More 

1 Thank imcosmopolitan
Milford, Massachusetts
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110 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Had Lasagna. It was lacking cheese & was dry. The gravy had a good flavor, but was lacking. Others had steak tips. Similar results. Big portions, but nothing special.

Thank Conor R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Main St, Kingston, MA 02364-2233
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: 781 585 2148

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