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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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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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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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!

Thank Maggie1424
upstate new york
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have to admit, going to a restaurant and not having their "special" would be a shame. I was with two friends and we stopped in and sat at the bar for a quick lunch. The Chicken Riggies, I have heard were very good and a regular special. So, we all ordered the special and asked for it to be... More 

Thank donahue800
Aliso Viejo, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

First things off the checklist is that they nail it on the service and happy hour options food and drinks. I give them a four out of five on the entrees. It really depends on what you order. My wife ordered the California pasta and it was great. Pasta is made there fresh and it was perfect. I ordered the... More 

Thank Vic V
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They service sucked bartender was more concerned about friends at bar than paying customers. I tried to order and was treated like a distraction. This establishment is better than this

Thank Jsaupp110
Ottawa, Canada
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 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 July 6, 2016

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 June 29, 2016

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

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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, 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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?