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Carmella's Cafe

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Thu, 11/14
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 Winner
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Italian, Bar
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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SAVORY STARTERS
Pick Your Dipping Sauce: Carmella's prepares many home made unique flavor enhancing dipping sauces to go with your appetizer. We invite you to choose your favorite when you see the * symbol. Choose from: Cherry Mustard, Honey Mustard, Bleu Cheese, Ranch, Sour Cream, Tarter Sauce, Honey, Salsa, BBQ Sauce, Cocktail Sauce, Buffalo, Honey Spice, Marinara
Personal Pizza
Our mini bite-sized margherita pizza
10.49
Add a Side Salad for just2.99
Homemade Beer-Battered Onion Rings*
Thick cut, hand dipped
8.49
Appetizer Sampler*
Large platter with some of our favorites including: Chicken Tenders, Mozzarella Sticks, Toasted Raviolis and Fried Onion Rings. Choice of 2 dippers
14.99
Bruschetta Pomodoro
Grilled Focaccia Bread with melted Provolone, Tomato and Basil drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette
9.99
Toasted Ravioli*
Lightly breaded pasta pillows stuffed with cheese, served with Marinara Sauce or your favorite dipper
10.49
Fried Mozzarella*
Served with homemade marinara sauce or your favorite dipper
10.49
Mushroom Fritters*
Fresh beer-battered mushrooms with cherry mustard sauce or your favorite dipper.
10.49
Chicken or Steak Quesadillas
Flour tortillas with marinated chicken or steak, mushrooms, tomatoes, crumbled bacon, Cheddar and Jack cheeses and cilantro. With salsa, sour cream, lettuce and tomato
11.99
Chili or Chicken Nachos
Toasted tortillas, melted Cheddar and Jack cheeses, guacamole, jalapenos, lettuce, tomatoes, black olives, sour cream and your choice of Bar-B-Que Chicken or Steak Chunk Chili
13.49
Chicken Tenderloins*
Freshly breaded tenderloins with your favorite dipper!
10.99
MEET OUR BEST SOUP
Natural Cut Fries
A large basket of natural cut fries
4.49
Cheddar Bacon Fries
Loaded with Mozzarella, Jack and Cheddar cheese, bacon and green onions
10.49
Chili Cheese Fries
Our Cheddar bacon fries topped with steak chunk chili
10.99
Sweet Potato Fries*
Fried golden brown served with your choice of dipper
5.29
Fried Calamari*
Fried tender, served with marinara sauce or your favorite dipper
12.49
Shrimp Cocktail
Five jumbo shrimp chilled to perfection with our homemade cocktail sauce
12.49
Chicken Wings
Large, fresh meaty wings tossed in your choice of sauce, Riggie Wing Sauce, Buffalo, BBQ, Everything and Grilled Honey Spice. Served with celery and Bleu cheese
11.49
SOUPS & SALADS
Chicken Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce with Caesar dressing, tomato wedges, croutons, hard-cooked egg, grated Romano cheese, black olives and marinated chicken chunks
12.49
Antipasto
Genoa Salami, white albacore tuna, capicola, sopressata, tomatoes, artichoke hearts, Sharp Provolone, roasted peppers, red onions, pepperoncinis and olives on a bed of lettuce with house dressing
12.49
Steak Salad Wedge
Thinly sliced Certified Angus Beef steak with a crisp green iceberg lettuce wedge, creamy bleu cheese dressing with balsamic vinaigrette, bleu cheese crumbles and chopped peppered bacon
14.59
Country Chicken Salad
Fresh, crisp greens with fried chicken chunks, tomatoes, egg, olives, Cheddar Jack cheese and honey mustard dressing
12.49
Fresh Tomato Salad
Ripe tomatoes, fresh Mozzarella, garlic, fresh basil, red onion, olive oil, salt and pepper
9.49
Taco Salad
Fresh salad greens with house dressing, steak chunk chili, Jack and Cheddar cheese, jalapeno peppers, black olives, tomatoes, sour cream and guacamole served in a flour tortilla basket
11.49
Shrimp Vinaigrette Spinach Salad
Four jumbo Gulf shrimp atop fresh spinach with peppered bacon, tomato, hard-cooked egg, fresh mushrooms, red onions, swiss cheese, croutons and house vinaigrette dressing
13.49
Fresh Spinach Salad
Garden fresh spinach with peppered bacon, tomato, hard-cooked egg, fresh mushrooms, red onion, Swiss cheese, croutons and special malt dressing
11.49
Buffalo Chicken Salad
Fresh, crisp greens topped with fried buffalo chicken chunks, tomatoes, egg and olives served with bleu cheese dressing
12.49
Homemade Sirloin Chunk Chili
Certified Angus Beef sirloin chunk chili with oven-melted Cheddar Jack cheese and diced onions served with nacho chips
6.99
PASTAS
All of our pasta dishes are individually cooked Al dente (hard)
Utica's Best Chicken Riggies
Rigatoni with fresh mushrooms, marinated peppers, onions, olives, 3 hot cherry pepper slices and chunks of chicken tossed in our secret recipe "lite" sauce
15.99
Fettuccini Alfredo
Homemade egg noodles tossed with our rich Romano Alfredo sauce
14.49
Baked Lasagna
A large portion of traditional, homemade lasagna noodles layered with sausage, Ricotta, Mozzarella, Romano, Provolone and our fresh meat sauce
15.99
Chicken & Broccoli Alfredo
Our fettuccini Alfredo with marinated chunks of chicken and fresh broccoli
15.99
Red, White & Bleu
A real American-Italian dish! Tortellini Alfredo and Tortellini Marinara topped with Gorgonzola Bleu cheese crumbles
15.59
Cheese Ravioli
Large pasta pillows filled with seasoned Ricotta cheese and topped with tomato sauce and Provolone
14.59
Eggplant Parmigiana
Fresh, thick sliced, lightly breaded and fried, topped with marinara and Mozzarella, served with a side of spaghetti
14.59
Herb Chicken Pasta
Herb garlic chicken breast over Fettuccini Alfredo with mushrooms, peas and marinara sauce
15.99
Spaghetti & Meatballs or Sausage
Our homemade spaghetti and fresh tomato sauce with hand-rolled, seasoned meatballs or spicy italian sausage
13.49
Meatless11.49
Cincinnati-Style Spaghetti
Our famous Certified Angus Beef Steak Chunk Chili served over homemade spaghetti with melted Cheddar Jack cheese, chopped onion and topped with a cherry pepper
14.49
COMBOS
Our combos are designed to give you a sample of some of our customers favorites in one meal
California Combo
Our charbroiled Alpine Chicken, homemade spaghetti with our famous California sauce and a Seven-ounce Certified Angus Beef Sirloin steak
19.99
Steak & Shrimp
A hand-cut Seven-ounce Certified Angus Beef sirloin steak and jumbo Gulf shrimp with fresh broccoli, 3 hot cherry pepper slices and black olives sauteed with garlic and olive oil, served over fettuccini
19.99
Pasta, Steak & Pasta
Homemade fettuccini tossed in our rich Romano Alfredo sauce, a Seven-ounce Certified Angus Beef sirloin steak grilled to order and our famous cheese-filled ravioli pillows
19.99
Lasagna, Chicken & Pasta
Our traditional homemade meat sauce lasagna, famous Chicken Parmigiana and our homemade fettuccini tossed in Romano Alfredo sauce
19.99
Tuscan Platter
Utica Greens, homemade rigatoni and one meatball with choice of our homemade sauces and Ricotta Cheese
13.99
STEAK & VEAL, RIBS & CHICKEN
Add soup or salad for $3.49 Top your steak with sauteed mushrooms, onions or peppers for only $1.99. Not responsible for Well Done Steaks
Sirloin Steak
A hand-cut sirloin served with mixed veggies and your choice of fries or spaghetti
5 oz.11.49
10 oz.18.49
New York Strip
A hand-cut 14-ounce strip steak served with a baked potato, steamed broccoli and your choice of soup or salad. (Unforgettable and such a value)
26.99
Boneless Rib Dinner
Hand-trimmed, tender, tangy boneless Bar-B-Que pork ribs served with homemade coleslaw and baked potato
17.69
Buffalo-Style Chicken Breast
A boneless, skinless chicken breast grilled with our Buffalo wing sauce served with natural-cut fries, our homemade coleslaw, and bleu cheese dressing
16.69
Chicken Marsala
Chicken sauteed with mushrooms, butter and marsala wine with homemade fettuccini
19.99
Chicken Franchaise
Pan Fried egg battered chicken breast in lemon butter wine sauce with fettuccini
18.99
Charbroiled Alpine Chicken
Charbroiled chicken breast topped with a lite tomato basil sauce and melted Swiss cheese served with spaghetti and choice of soup or salad
17.69
Veal Marsala
Tender veal sauteed with mushrooms, butter and marsala wine with fettuccini
20.99
Veal Parmigiana
Tender fried veal cutlet topped with tomato sauce and melted Provolone cheese, served with spaghetti
19.99
Bar-B-Que Baby Back Ribs
Tender, meaty baby back ribs basted in our tangy sauce and served with coleslaw and fries
16.69
Full Rack Add6
FRESH SEAFOOD
Add soup or salad for only $3.49
Fish & Chips
Fillet, hand dipped in beer batter and fried. Served with natural-cut fries and tartar sauce
11.99
Salmon Dinner
Pan Seared Salmon Steak served with compound butter over rice pilaf with mixed veggies
18.99
Shrimp Riggies
Rigatoni pasta with fresh mushrooms, marinated peppers and onions, black olives, 3 hot cherry pepper slices and shrimp tossed in our secret lite sauce
18.99
Shrimp Alfredo
Jumbo Gulf shrimp tossed in our rich Romano Alfredo sauce and homemade fettuccini with whole black olives
18.99
Shrimp Pasta Alfresco
Jumbo Shrimp, red ripe tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, fresh garlic, red onion, 3 hot cherry pepper slices and fresh basil lightly sautéed and served over homemade rigatoni
18.99
Traditional Fried Haddock
13.99
Broiled Haddock
13.99
Beer Battered Haddock
13.99
Haddock Marinara
Broiled topped with marinara sauce served with spaghetti
15.99
Haddock Parmigiana
Lightly breaded, fried, topped with Mozzarella cheese and marinara sauce served with spaghetti
15.99
THE BEST BURGERS IN TOWN!
All burger come with potato chips. Substitute Fries or Onion Rings for $0.99 or Sweet Potato Fries for $1.59. Carmella's half-pound jumbo burgers are always fresh never frozen. Our lean ground beef is thick and juicy and prepared to order, it is simple the best burger in town. All burger come with pickle and homemade chips
Deluxe Burger
Our jumbo burger served with lettuce, tomato, onion and pickle
9.99
Deluxe Cheeseburger
Our deluxe burger with your choice of cheese
10.99
Carmella's Burger
Our half-pound burger piled high with sauteed onions, mushrooms, green peppers and provolone
11.49
Chili Burger
Our half-pound burger smothered with our famous Certified Angus Beef sirloin steak chunk chili
10.99
Bacon & Swiss Burger
Our half-pound burger topped with crispy, thick-sliced, sugar-cured peppered bacon and melted Swiss
11.49
Bleu Cheese Burger
Our half-pound burger made even more special with melted Bleu cheese
10.99
Bruschetta Burger
Juicy 1/2 lb. burger with Provolone cheese topped with homemade bruschetta on toasted focaccia.
11.49
Asiago Pesto Burger
Juicy 1/2 lb. burger with melted asiago cheese, homemade pesto and mixed greens on a toasted multi grain bun.
11.49
Turkey Burger
Our lighter ground turkey burger with lettuce, tomato and onion atop a multi-grain bun. Served with a side of homemade cherry mustard sauce
8.49
PIZZAS
Our thin crust pizza dough is made in house with fennel fresh daily, as are our freshly blended sauces. All our pizzas are made with the highest quality, whole-milk Mozzarella cheese and we use only imported Pecorino Romano cheese. Add Your Favorite Topping: Sausage, Pepperoni, Mushrooms, Onions, Bell Peppers, Jalapeno Peppers, Meatball, Ham, Salami, Avocado, Roasted Red Peppers, Black Olives Artichoke. Extra: small - $1.50, large - $2
Margherita
This timeless classic was originally created to please the Princess Margherita by displaying the colors of the italian flag. Our homemade red tomato sauce with fresh green basil and white Mozzarella is brick oven baked on a fresh, thin crust with olive oil and Romano cheese
Large13.99
Small11.99
Al Fresco
Chopped, fresh tomatoes, olive oil, fresh basil, garlic, Romano and fresh mozzarella, all brick oven baked on our special thin crust
Large13.99
Small11.99
Fra Diavolo
Made with spicy italian sausage, hot peppers, crushed red pepper, tomato sauce and cheese
Large14.99
Small12.99
Buffalo Chicken
Tender diced chunks of chicken with our spicy buffalo sauce, Cheddar, Jack and Romano cheeses
Large14.99
Small12.99
Artichoke Rustica
Our classic Margherita with roasted peppers, artichoke hearts, Ricotta and Mozzarella cheeses
Large15.99
Small13.99
BBQ Chicken
Grilled chunks of chicken, Bar-B-Que sauce, red onions, Swiss cheese and fresh parsley
Large14.99
Small12.99
SANDWICHES
All sandwiches come with potato chips. Substitute Fries or Onion Rings for $0.99 or Sweet Potato Fries for $1.59
Deli Sandwich
Choice of our deli-style Ham and Swiss or Turkey and Provolone with lettuce and tomato, served on your choice of Wheat, Rye or Texas Toast
9.49
Add Soup or Salad3.49
Grilled Tuna Steak
Char-grilled, thick-cut yellow Fin tuna steak on multi-grain toast with our low-fat dill dressing on the side. Served with fresh, steamed broccoli and our homemade coleslaw
10.99
Open Face Steak Sandwich
Seven-ounce Certified Angus Beef steak grilled to order, served on toasted bread with three large homemade beer-battered onion rings
11.99
Add Sauteed Mushrooms or Onions for only2.49
Gourmet Chicken Sandwich
Char-grilled, marinated chicken breast topped with peppered bacon and mushrooms. Served on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato, melted swiss and our low-fat dill dressing
10.49
Chicken Parmigiana Sandwich
Breast of chicken rolled in lightly seasoned breadcrumbs, fried and topped with tomato sauce and melted Mozzarella
10.49
Hot Meatball or Sausage Sandwich
Three homemade meatballs or italian sausage covered with homemade tomato sauce and melted Provolone cheese. Served on our fresh italian loaf
9.99
Grilled Alpine Chicken Sandwich
Charbroiled, marinated chicken breast with sauteed mushrooms, melted Alpine Swiss and homemade California sauce. Served on a toasted multi-grain bun
10.49
Buffalo Chicken Sandwich
Boneless, skinless chicken breast rolled in seasoned bread crumbs, fried and tossed in wing sauce. Served on a toasted roll with lettuce, tomato and Bleu cheese dressing
10.49
Philadelphia Cheesesteak
Our thinly sliced beef ribeye, grilled with onions and mushrooms then smothered in melted Provolone. Served on our fresh italian loaf
10.49
Add Greens (extra)0.99
The Ultimate BLT
Thick-sliced, sugar-cured, peppered bacon piled high with lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise on a toasted multi-grain bun
10.49
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All reviews pasta cannoli beer battered haddock appetizers and drinks onion rings bread soup burger side salad sandwiches my personal favorite private room sunday breakfast haddock florentine large menu great place to eat sat at the bar
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Reviewed October 8, 2019

Local spot for specialties like the riggies or homemade pasta dishes. Friendly service. Recommended for good, informal meals.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Mike W
Reviewed September 21, 2019 via mobile

I had dinner at this fine Italian restaurant! So many dishes to choose from. Especially home made pasta! Staff so friendly and not to mention happy hour 2 for 1! Tempted to have dessert but too full.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank mariabT4631NR
Reviewed September 9, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed Red, White & Blue Tortellini, eggplant parm & beer battered haddock. All 3 of us thoroughly enjoyed our meals. So delicious. The homemade pasta is perfection. Give it a try!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank elisabeth11669
Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

Friends and I are at Carmella’s. The service is great as the waitress kept checking on us. I ordered the chicken riggies. It was good. It just needs more sauce which when I asked for it, she gave me more. It also come with their...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank mycutebulldog
Reviewed August 14, 2019 via mobile

The pasta was excellent and so was the BLT, both highly recommended in other reviews. I did have to request mayo for the BLT, though I thought the menu said it was included. The service was very slow, seemed like it was an unusually busy...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank abbieburger
Reviewed July 13, 2019 via mobile

This is a very nice place for good food. The pasta is homemade and is very delicious. The waitresses are okay. If you want a decent meal this venue is fine. The only reason for not giving five stars is that the decor is drab...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 328sherrij
Reviewed June 24, 2019 via mobile

My husband & I went there for Dinner & cocktails for our Anniversary, food,was really good, waitress Susan was great & so friendly , received a delicious complimentary dessert from Susan & Manager. Brandi was also so Friendly . Been here many times and Our...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Maui20192
Reviewed June 19, 2019

Haven’t been here in about 20 years and was startled that is hasn’t changed one bit! Even the same things were hanging on the wall. The food was mediocre, at best. The haddock Florentine was tasteless. I ordered a wine and she brought me two......More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank teena1014
Reviewed April 28, 2019

We had the grandkids with us and we told them the story of how my wife and I had many a great Italian dinner at Carmelia's and at that dinner, we passed on the tradition of more great Italian dinners at Carmelia's. It is a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Brodiem
Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

We sat at the bar, ordered food and drinks. Great soup, large salad with the soups & salad. Bread was delicious- to soak up the Italian dressing. Yum! Bartender was friendly and attentive!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lisa M
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