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“Delish!”
Review of Carmelo's Restaurant - CLOSED

Carmelo's Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $19 - $40
Cuisines: American, Italian, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: Red River
Transit: Armadillo Trolley.
Description: Since 1981 Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano has been one of the top Italian restaurants in Texas, with locations in Houston (near the Energy Corridor) and Austin (conveniently downtown). At both locations, we offer the extraordinary Italian food we are known for plus a wide selection of traditional meat, seafood, and pasta dishes, as well as creating modern versions with vegetarian and vegan, and gluten-free options. Carmelo's features a full bar that offers a selection of Italian beers and liquors, along with an extensive wine collection consistently recognized with the "Wine Spectator Award of Excellence." Carmelo's is perfect for your lunch business meeting, family dinner, a casual group of friends, or for private events and celebrations in one of several private dining rooms accommodating up to 140 guests.
Reviewed July 26, 2013

Across the street from the Hilton and just around the corner from 6th Street. Great food and outstanding service, but it is pricey.

Thank C R
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Reviewed June 23, 2013

Wonderful service; great wine selection; love the acordian player; despite the creative menu, the food is just average.

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Reviewed June 22, 2013

Carmelo's doesn't look like much from the outside, but once you enter the outside courtyard you know you're in for a dining experience.
The staff are very friendly and the service was excellent. They know how to provide efficient service without rushing you.
Every dish is beautifully prepared and the ingredients are fresh and tasty.
Pricewise it's not cheap, but neither is it as expensive as you'd expect for a dining experience of this calibre.
In a city which is dominated by Tex-Mex and BBQ Carmelo's is an oasis of fine dining.

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Thank mneylon
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Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

Excellent Italian restaurant in downtown Austin. Great ambience, service, and quality of food. We enjoyed a four course meal and were never rushed between courses. It was a very pleasant evening complete with entertainment.

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Thank Dennis10_51
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Reviewed June 1, 2013 via mobile

The food was well prepared and tasty. The decor was stylish and we liked the ambience. The wait staff was friendly and attentive. Live accordion music was a nice touch to an enjoyable evening.

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Thank Laura S
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