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Carmen's Italian Cafe

515 27th St E, Bradenton, FL 34208-1864
+1 941-745-1540
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
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“veal” (19 reviews)
“warm bread” (4 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
515 27th St E, Bradenton, FL 34208-1864
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was outstanding! I loved the eggplant rollatini and my husband really enjoyed the lasagna. The atmosphere was very nice as well.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been frequent diners at Carmens for the past 9 years. Great eggplant rollatini, marinara delicious. Be patient-everything is made to order! Stop in and say hello to Carmen and Kay. It's a true family "trattoria" right here in Bradenton!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank buddy13905
Reviewed November 6, 2018

A brand new decor, refreshed menu and new staff. We had a terrific meal! Bread yummy, salads good and pasta’s excellent!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Judy G
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I travel quite a bit and I love Italian food. I've been to Italian restaurants in New York, Boston, St Louis, Minneapolis and many many more, but Carmen's in Bradenton is my favorite!!! The interior is subtle and refined. The staff is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Karen A
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Our party of four visited on a recommendation. This is certainly one of the best Italian restaurants in Bradenton. It has a choice of veal dishes and since my husband loves veal he was finding it difficult to choose. His mind was made up when...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank happybayer
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Such a cute place. Romantic for a date night. The food is amazing all homemade Italian foods. We have been here several times and never disappointed. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank dianeh4240
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

They did not have our reservation after I left all my information!!! We did get a booth. My salad had Braun ages ! After we got home I got painful 😣 belly ache and I had to go five times during the night, my wife...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mikekP8089LK
Reviewed July 18, 2018

An Authentic Italian Home Fest...An Italian Mama would be very proud... The service was outstanding, great attitude and professional.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank genes252
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

This was our first time here. What a nice place to dine. The staff was friendly, met the owner, extremely polite as was our server and the rest of the staff. Food was excellent. Nice and hot and good portions. The martinis were awesome. My...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank William S
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Magnificent! I cannot say enough good things about this restaurant! The food was magnificent, the wait staff excellent, and the owners very personable! Our table of three started with two appetizers, had fresh, crisp house salads, and three different entrees. The mussels in white wine...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Rizel O
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 27th St E, Bradenton, FL 34208-1864
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bradenton
  • Phone Number: +1 941-745-1540
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