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Cafe Formaggio Restaurant

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307 Old Country Rd, Carle Place, NY 11590
+1 516-333-1718
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Southwest Florida
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

I checked Tripadvisor before going out, to find good pizza near our hotel. We decided to go to Café Formaggio. When we pulled into the parking lot, there was valet parking (at lunch!). My husband thought we were going out for a slice. The restaurant was pretty quiet for noon on Thursday. The waiter quickly brought over water & a... More 

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1 Thank Jeanniemol1
Massapequa, New York
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

Went here the night after Christmas with friends and family. Not to crowded, service was a little slow. Could not get a water refill without asking several times. The food itself is good but on the expensive side. A good choice if you eat gluten free.

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Thank amattam209
Westbury, New York
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213 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

Recently was asked to have dinner at this well liked Italian restaurant in Westbury , NY Valet parking, reservations recommended, table ready. wait staff very pleasant and attentive. appetizers, entrees and dessert were well presented, and delicious. I high recommend this establishment for dinner. Only negative was once the restaurant filled up with patrons the noise level was exceptionally high.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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1,355 reviews
486 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 371 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

Food just ok and expensive. Serving size large. Service was just fair. Water/bread not refilled regularly. Asked for cracked pepper which never came. Valet parking only in the lot.

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Thank chitownsam
Canton, Connecticut
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203 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

From the outside, we thought it might have been a run of the mill 30 year old local Italian place. It turned out to be delicious. The calamari was outstanding, both straight up and got style. Excellent veal, meatballs (!!), fish, dessert. Entertains waiter. Will go back in a heartbeat if ever in the area again.

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Thank Booha
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

When in Long Island this is one of my favorites! Cafe Formaggio has the best Italian cuisine! Here's our feast today! Starting with a beautiful pizza, 1/2 grandma, 1/2 margherita!! Grandma's meatballs in that amazing sauce, bracciole better than momma', chicken Parmagiana, pasta OMG, we are in heaven! We ended with a Peanut butter mousse and tartufo both with fresh... More 

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Thank Bailey P
Bayside, New York
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Everyone from when we walked in and was seated and ordered was great the waiter Joe was super. The food outstanding. The atmosphere comfortable. Could not ask for more or better than it was

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Thank MaryandRobert2014
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406 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

My last review was a good one. Most of the same group of friends liked what they had. This last visit was just the opposite. Two,who ate off the gluten free menu, liked their dishes. The other six of us did not. Salads were pre-prepared and almost frozen. My Veal Sorrentin was tasteless mush. Fish was way over cooked. Mussels,... More 

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2 Thank Stefan L
Naples, Italy
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

they didn't want to cook little pastina for my baby because they don't accept food from the outside. It's ok but pastina is dried and baby food is not poison! The stroller too (the smallest one on sale) was a problem.

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Thank gipsygilly
Deer Park, New York
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

It's always delicious when we go. They have a lot to choose from on the menu and so far everything I've ever ordered has tasted good. The wait staff is very friendly as well as all of the staff. I will certainly return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 307 Old Country Rd, Carle Place, NY 11590
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Carle Place
  • Phone Number: +1 516-333-1718
Description
From the intoxicating aroma of plum tomato, basil and rich Italian cheeses, to the smoky goodness of thin crust personal pizzas, Cafe Formaggio offers a meal to please just about everyone. Specialized in Gluten Free cuisine with the most extensive Gluten Free Menu on Long Island Think of Cafe Formaggio after a morning of nearby shopping and enjoy lunch. Or, pre-order for the office and your meals will be ready when you arrive. Plan ahead for special occasions and treat your party to a delicious celebration, supervised by our courteous servers.

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