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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
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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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Ottawa, Canada
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Decent pasta, attentive service (bordering on obsequious). Much appreciated Happy Hour, generous portions, unpretentious, decent food quality. Reservations on a Friday a must, parking a bit of a scramble. Next time I'll try one of the pizzas. My group was very happy with the polpettas. I'd definitely go back.

Thank OttowaRay
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's Utica. And the outdoor seating was in the parking lot next to a gas station. Starving for food on July 4th I was not going to complain & accepted my fate. As an Italian I steeled myself for typical Southern Italian American rendition of what Italian food should be. But it's just 4th and I'm starved so I set... More 

Thank Philip J
Yorktown Heights, New York
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed Carmella's very much. The food was great - try some of the local fare they offer there, especially if you are not from the area. The wait staff was very helpful and friendly. We met friends there we hadn't seen in about twenty years and ended up staying over 2 1/2 hours - and the staff didn't mind!... More 

Thank Joe B
Clinton, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is delicious and the staff is friendly. The pricres are very reasonable. The lunch and dinner menu's offer a good variety of choices! The breakfast menu offered on Sundays offers a variety of breakfast options at reasonable prices!

Thank 895crossm
Whitesboro, New York
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86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

LOCATION: Excellent if you are in New Hartford or passing through on route 5, 8, or 12. PARKING: Lots of space on usual nights. Occasionally it gets very crowded and they have attendants directing parking. Not too often. AMBIANCE: Good. A slight bit "tired," but good. Lots of eye candy to keep you busy. SERVICE: Good. Quite often the staff... More 

Thank Rick S
Whitesboro, New York
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Erica is the best. She knows what we want as soon as we walk in. When I want something different she is great at helping me decide. She is the only reason we go to carmellas. She makes you feel good and is so friendly I have been in there several times and left because she was not working.

Thank Manyfirststogether
Smyrna, DE
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153 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Casual dining looks more like a chain from the outside. Excellent service, prompt food delivery. I had the Tuscan platter and it was great. More food than you typically get for lunch. prices were mostly in the $10-$18 range. I'd definitely go back again. Place is large and a little noisy.

Thank Darryl A
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

We look forward to the delicious food at Carmella's Cafe. We especially love the burgers there. They have two for one drink specials. Wait staff accommodating pleasant. Outdoor space to enjoy the sunshine.

Thank Julie W
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96 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

My son and I went here and found everything to be simply...ok. He had fish and potato chips, and I had a burger and soup. We had the cannoli, which was suppose to be the best cannoli around....it was the worse I have ever had. We both decided it was a nice visit, but not worth the cost for a... More 

Thank Clickchicky
Utica, NY
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Trying to have dinner here? It doesn't matter that the food is pretty good, and that the waiter is TRYING to speak to you nicely. You can't hear what's being said---by anybody. That's because the SCREAMING, SHRIEKING, POUNDING TEENAGE "MUSIC" is unbearable, and all you can do is shout, hoping someone might hear a bit of what you said. It... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Families with children
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?