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“Exquisite”
Review of Carmen - CLOSED

Carmen
Price range: $0 - $40
Cuisines: Italian, International
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: North End
Reviewed October 17, 2012

Carmen is exquisite! The food is phenomenal and the atmosphere is perfectly romantic. Very cozy, great ambiance, but not stuffy. The music is fresh and upbeat, and the waitstaff incredibly friendly.

Two downsides: Because of the size you may wait outside (even with a reservation), and no coffee/or dessert.

But, highly recommend for a romantic occasion or a close knit group of friends and family : )

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Thank lauragp
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Reviewed October 1, 2012

We had a very intimate and romantic dinner here. The restaurant is dimly lit with candles. The food was very tasty and the service was excellent. We would suggest you make reservations, since the space is small and the restaurant is very popular.

Thank Maureen M
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Reviewed September 30, 2012

This restaurant is about 2 doors down from Paul Revere's Historic Home. It is very tiny and if dessert and coffee is important, do not go here. However, if flavorful and interesting entrees are important, this is your place. This is not standard Italian far as many of the restaurants are in the North End. They serve pasta dishes, seafood, duck and just well prepared and thoughtfully prepared dishes. The duck was spectactular! They prepared a penne pasta dish in parchment paper that was also very good. Enjoy!

Thank Theresa D
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Reviewed September 27, 2012

An out of the way treasure in the North End. Food was incredible, service impeccable, and ambiance galoreVery small.

Thank ChucknCharlie
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Reviewed September 11, 2012 via mobile

Small restaurant, very cozy, outstanding food, very attentive service.

We really loved this place and can only recommend it!!

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Thank Happy_Dog1806
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