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“Carmen's Cafe - a hidden treasure in Troy!”
Review of Carmen's Cafe

Carmen's Cafe
Ranked #44 of 218 Restaurants in Troy
Price range: $5 - $18
Cuisines: American, Cuban, Spanish
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Description: Sat & Sun • breakfast & lunch 9-4. Carmen’s Café is about great food and drink, and interesting conversation in a friendly, informal setting. We serve fresh-cooked Cuban-Spanish-American food in a bistro setting. Carmen’s Café was founded with the idea that people need an easy, attractive place to gather; fresh, tasty wholesome food at reasonable prices; and interesting art, ideas and entertainment to feed their bodies and souls. Try our tasty, fruit-juice-based, sugarfree craft sodas!
Reviewed June 3, 2012

I have been there several times for dinner and once for Sunday brunch--each time the service has been attentive and friendly and the food is great--authentic Cuban and also great tapas--which is so e if you want to have a small bite to eatith your drinks...

Carmen's has the best local music on friday night and the last time we were there we kicked up our heels and danced! The $5 cover charge for the music is quite reasonable and in line of what you play at other music clubs.

Lst fall I hosted my husban's 50th birthday party there --they do private parties and off-site catering.

The owners, Carmen and Jim are there and it is not unsual for them to come by to meet their customers and often offer a complimentary home-madre sangria to try. They are super friendly!
i like to take friends and family from out of town there. They are only open on weekends,so be asure to plan your visit!

Date of visit: June 2012
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6  Thank bluesmama11
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Reviewed May 18, 2012

I loved our experience at this quaint place. It has a very cozy and inviting interior. The food was average to good. Service was excellent. The servers and the owners here were very nice, very friendly, and very accommodating. It's a nice homey spot to eat and enjoy some live music with friends. We really had a lovely evening here listening to music and snacking and sipping on sangria and wine. Would definitely return! A lot of care and attention to detail was put into creating Carmen's.

Date of visit: March 2012
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2  Thank tas403
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