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Reviewed February 10, 2020

Don't let the location fool you, inside there is a very good restaurant, certainly better than Olive Garden or other chains. The menu features pasta of course, and good seafood, you are spolied for choice. The interior is very nice, plenty of seating, and quiet....More

Date of visit: January 2020
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paiditisnixtas23, Chef at Carmello's, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2020

Dear Rahaal We would like to thank you for the four star review. We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience at our restaurant and We look forward to seeing you soon. Sincerely, George Hatzigeorgio

Reviewed January 31, 2020

We were delighted to "discover" recently what many in C'ville have known for years: Carmello's serves excellent Italian food. Tucked into a typical shopping center storefront, the seemingly incongruous white tablecloth settings inside were matched by outstanding northern Italian cuisine. The service was friendly and...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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paiditisnixtas23, Chef at Carmello's, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2020

Dear Tom K, We would like to thank you for the five star review. We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience at our restaurant and We look forward to seeing you soon. Sincerely, George Hedges

Reviewed December 12, 2019

This will be our date night restaurant. Tonight, Thursday 12/12, we dined as a couple and had a superior dinner. Our first wine selection was unavailable but the servers recommendation was an excellent Nebbiolo. The dinner selection were well prepared, fresh and super delicious. We...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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George H, Manager at Carmello's, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2019

DEAR SusanjF4306DX, We would like to thank you for the five star review. We are glad you had an enjoyable dining experience at our restaurant and We look forward to your future visits. Sincerely, George Hedges

Reviewed December 1, 2019

As the title of the review suggests-- my lasagna tasted exactly like Chef Boyardee. Not Chef Boyardee with even a few herbs tossed in but more like straight from the can. Wish we could say we at least got good service-- our waitress seemed like...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 19, 2019 via mobile

The salad came without the usual chick peas but with chopped onion. I was counting on no onion. New waitress from Paris - name sounds like CLAY. She will need a little more training. I asked for 3 lemon wedges and she brought just one...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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George H, Manager at Carmello's, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2019

Dear Barbara F, We would like to thank you for the four star review. We appreciate you bring to our attention about your dining experience. Yes, Cley definitely needs a little more training and We are working on it with her. We hope that you...More

Reviewed October 8, 2019

You should call ahead. This is actually a comment and a review since the first time recently they told us 30 minutes (for lunch?) wait. We left and came back the next day. Cobb Salad and Pasta with Limnocello each about 11$. This is the...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed August 3, 2019 via mobile

I met the owner several years ago at Sam's and promised we would visit. What a mistake that we have not tried this gem. We arrived on a Saturday night before closing and we were not disappointed. We started with the Capreze my wife had...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed June 24, 2019 via mobile

We went as a big group. The accommodated a large reservation. It was a bit slow overall but we did go in during their dinner rush. The food was excellent and service very friendly. Would recommend to small and large groups. Feels like a family...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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George H, Manager at Carmello's, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2019

Dear Rtjeter, We would like to thank you for the four star review. We hope you enjoyed your dining experience with us and We look forward to seeing you soon. Sincerely, George Hedges

Reviewed June 10, 2019

This gem is tucked in a corner by HOME GOODS, near Staples on route 29. Mike took good care of the 4 of us. We wanted to linger and talk, so we didn't notice if the service was slow. First the great Italian bread and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 29, 2019

Is slow service a thing in Charlottesville? This was our second straight dinner experience in the area with a very long delays at a half-full restaurant. The food at Carmello's is very good but it should not take that long to prepare.

Date of visit: May 2019
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