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“so-so”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Carmen's Cafe

Carmen's Cafe
Ranked #63 of 101 Restaurants in Leawood
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Nall
overland park, United States
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“so-so”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

had dinner at carmens on a sunday to celebrate my birthday.service was o.k..we all had salads however we were never offered ground pepper.i had the salmon diablo which was perfect.very tasty and well prepared.several in our party ordered pasta or lasagna.they all thought the sauce was too sweet and the meals had way too much sauce.upon arrival my kids advised the server that we were here to celebrate my birthday. a few tables away another guest must have been celebrating their b-day also, because their server brought out a little lit cupcake and sang happy birthday.no song at our table.as we left the server said have a nice b-day.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Margaret G
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  • English first
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English first
Jacksonville, Florida
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Fine Italian meal”
Reviewed June 26, 2013

We had dinner at Carmen’s, food was fresh and good. Good wine list, clean place, pleasant atmosphere, and good service.
Average price

Visited June 2013
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Thank Bernard J
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Columbia, Missouri
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Humm,”
Reviewed June 23, 2013

I agree with "David N." His review was completely accurate with respect to the atmosphere of the restaurant when he wrote, "comes off as a mid to upscale restaurant," but "fails to deliver." That said, the appetizers were great, but stay away from the Cannelloni. It had a very weird taste, and was served in a funky red sauce that looked like it should've been served over an enchilada, not on Italian pasta dish. The waiter was good though.

  • Visited June 2013
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1 Thank calvin C
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98 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
Reviewed April 30, 2013

Comes off as a mid to upscale restuarant based on the prices and atmosphere, but fails to deliver. Food is fair at best. I had a steak that I ordered as medium, but it came well done. No staff knowledge on their wine selection. Bottom-line: they are trying to be upscale with an Italian flair, but are missing the mark

Visited April 2013
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Thank David N
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Leawood, Kansas
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Very good food”
Reviewed March 2, 2013

The food was excellent. Nice chicken dishes. The meals came with salads and bread. Our friends asked for olive oil mix for the bread. It was wonderful. It had garlic, cheese, and basil. The food prices were fine and the service was great. The mixed drinks cost more than we expected but I plan on going back.

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1 Thank Verzani
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