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Carmella's Cafe

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8530 Seneca Tpke, New Hartford, NY 13413-4988
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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167 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

12 of us went to dinner on a Friday night when the place was packed. They have parking attendants that show you where to park. Once inside the service was excellent. The young lady that waited on us made sure that we had everything we needed and we never had to ask twice for anything. The food was excellent. We... More 

Thank vacritter2000
Deansboro, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The one dish that's difficult to find in any area restaurants is chicken franchaise, done the right way. Many restaurants bread the chicken breast, deep fry it and put a lemon sauce on it. Carmella's does it right by dipping it in flour and egg and then pan fry it, making a delicious sauce from the drippings. Served with pasta... More 

Thank bnarolis
Parrish, Florida
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371 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First visit we ate in the bar area and had my first chicken reggie - it was quite good and quite filling. Unfortunately, my daughter ordred the chicken francasie and the server forgot to give her a salad the the sauce was kind of gelatinous. My husband had the eggplant parm and it was good. Went back a second time... More 

Thank Ellesor826
Woodbridge, Virginia
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232 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten here in years past and the food was always great. This time we were very disappointed. I came here specifically for the Utica Greens which I have enjoyed in the past. My greens were very overcooked, almost black, with far too many cherry peppers. I like hot and spicy food, but this was really overdone. Also very... More 

Thank Sonia719
Western Ny
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great meal there Sunday night. Chicken parmigiana, lasagna, and fettucine alfredo with a nice salad and warm braided bread. Everything was fresh and very tasty. Prices are a little high but the quality definitely is there! Waitress (Katie or "Kat") was excellent - friendly, helpful and very attentive.

Thank vacationshopper
New York
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

We enjoy every time we go. The food is very good. Baked French onion/ chicken riggies/ and I like to get the roasted veggy sandwich. Especially if not into a pasta meal. There salads are great also and then deserts are not to bad at all :)))

Thank Gumby5939
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Love ,Love,Love ...this Restaurant ! From the moment you walk in the door which was held for me and I was greeted by a sweet hostess named Kelly, She quickly seated us to the best seating area for our family . Was very comfortable , roomy and private . Our server was Michael he was very pleasant and efficient .... More 

Thank Foodie10465
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37 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

This place is hopping, the food is good I just wish they would update the menu a little.I grew up on Grimaldi's .I miss real old school Italian I remember a place long ago that served a garlic pizza appetizer that was the best ever cut in strips. Just for showing up. I like this place I just wish the... More 

Thank djamesriccardi
North Port, Florida
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

I ate at Carmelo's last year with friends. I was disappointed at the time and thought I would never go back. I did get talked back into going again this summer. What a nice surprise! After drinks at the bar we sat down for dinner. Keith was our waiter and he was wonderful. Everyone loved their dinner including me. I... More 

Thank rk743
New Hartford, New York
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Carmella's is a great place to eat or just to join friends at the bar for happy hours which offer 2 for one drinks daily..The menu offers a variety of delicious dishes for all tastes. The wait staff is friendly and accommodating. All things considered, Carmella's is a great place to eat!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8530 Seneca Tpke, New Hartford, NY 13413-4988
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New Hartford
  • Phone Number: 315-797-3350

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