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Carmines Italian Restaurant

525 W 1st Ave, Kennewick, WA 99336-3924
+1 509-396-7890
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“meatballs” (64 reviews)
“bread” (33 reviews)
“italian sausage” (14 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
525 W 1st Ave, Kennewick, WA 99336-3924
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some friends of ours took us to Carmine’s. It was amazing. Like home cooked meal in a home. You have a choice of “this or that”. Whatever was being cooked that night. You can’t think of it as going to a restaurant. You are going...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank madfish2alaska
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and granddaughter showed up on a Saturday night without reservations. I explained to Carmine that I had wanted to try his food for years. He said I'm 81. I'm glad you made it in. Haha. He seated us and it just got better...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have heard about Carmine's and tried tonight for the first time, without a reservation. WOW we were pleasantly surprised with the size, pictures, staff, food and especially Carmine. We ordered and had the privilege of meeting with and taking with the owner Carmine. The restaurant...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hallvancouver
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Be aware that Carmine’s doesn’t have a traditional menu. Apparently, it rotates on a days-of-the-week cycle. We came on a Friday, which is spaghetti night. Amazingly, at 7 o’clock, they were out of spaghetti, so we got the accompanying dishes: rotini, ravioli, sausage and meatballs,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BhamPedro
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

It doesn’t get much better than Carmine’s! The wine and food are AMAZING and the atmosphere makes you want to stay forever. Carmine welcomes everyone, shares stories and makes you feel like family. Mark had us laughing like we had known each other forever. I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Abigale1205
Reviewed October 8, 2018

This place feels like home with some of the best food and company I've had in a restaurant in a LONG time!! They make one main course per day they are open and make it AWESOME!! Be sure to make reservations, as they are small...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank corlisssteen
Reviewed October 2, 2018

the food is authentic, loved hearing the story behind the start of the restaurant, the family is very friendly and the food is put on the table family style and excellent to the taste buds!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank paulasnews
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is a great place. Food was delicious and the atmosphere was great. You should try this place. Call and make a reservation.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Seaside720625
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I have enjoyed this restaurant over the year. Always consistently delicious and the staff is always attentive to it's patrons.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Gilbert M
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful experience. The food was delicious. I order the spaghetti dinner. The meatballs were perfectly cooked. They give you a great portion of salad with delicious toppings. I will stop by again if I'm back in town!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank incsteven
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Questions & Answers
January 24, 2017|
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Response from Joyce A | Property representative |
We do not stock gluten free, however, we are happy to cook your own when you have a reservation and we know ahead of the gathering. Thank you.
March 23, 2016|
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Response from NotQuiteDone | Reviewed this property |
It's in that range. I HIGHLY recommend you go there. Carmine will delight you and the food is unsurpassed. I'm going to make another trip 150 miles from my home just to have dinner there again.
December 19, 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 525 W 1st Ave, Kennewick, WA 99336-3924
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tri-Cities  >  Kennewick
  • Phone Number: +1 509-396-7890
We are a family-owned and operated restaurant. We serve individuals, families and private parties or meetings.
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