We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Carmelo's

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian
238 Snelling Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1944
+1 651-699-2448
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ravioli” (5 reviews)
“shrimp” (4 reviews)
“bread” (6 reviews)
Closed Now
11:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Italian
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
238 Snelling Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1944
All Details
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (48)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simple cozy place, which we like and so we will give it a second chance. The biggest problem was the food, but since other reviews are good, maybe we had a poorly trained back-up cook or maybe we chose the wrong dishes. Mom's dish was...More

Thank JoKiddo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely dinner here tonight. The decor and amviance is delightful. The musuc wonderful. The service excellent. My wife's spinach ravioli wss excellent. My entree, sausage arrabbiata was nice and spicy. We will return. 2 dinners, an appetizer and 4 glasses of wine was...More

1  Thank Padraic M
Reviewed 28 July 2017

What a great place! Visited here during my first trip to the Twin Cities. The staff is absolutely a joy, and the food was delicious. Ambiance was nice and cozy. Overall I had a wonderful time. Thanks!

2  Thank cmsgreek
Reviewed 24 June 2017

My daughter lives in St. Paul and takes dance lessons across the street from Carmelo's. She had never been here, though, and we all met up there after their dance classes. What a great surprise. The restaurant is small and cozy. There is a LOT...More

1  Thank Elaine D
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Every March my first wife and I meet up with five old friends for dinner at Carmelo's. The food is good and the atmosphere is funky Italian. The waitress, Shelly, breaks her back to see that all is well. Everyone enjoyed their dinners with one...More

2  Thank Thaddeus W
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Warm and cozy neighborhood restaurant with excellent food. Somewhat limited menu compared to many other places but plenty to choose. Excellently prepared and served with competent and attentive staff. A gem. This was first visit but plan to return again and again.

2  Thank George C
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I do not agree with the other reviewers. I have always had great food here. Sometimes the service isn't great but the quality of the food has been.

2  Thank Lora B
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We have been to Carmelo's a couple of time before and found it excellent; however out last visit was disappointing. I had the Scallops and Crab it was salty, the fettuccini was dry and looked like it had sat under the heat lamp too long...More

Thank Leo S
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Just came back about a year later and this time brought the husbands! We split the Shrimp Macalester and friends split the sausage special. Since we weren't going home we didn't want left overs sitting in the car so chose to split and the food...More

2  Thank 4Schus
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

The quality of food and service has dropped significantly recently. We had been coming here for more than 13 years - it was one of our favorite places for neighborhood Italian food. This last visit, though, was such a disappointment that I doubt we will...More

1  Thank Meg S
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
French Meadow Bakery & Cafe - St. Paul
93 reviews
.68 km away
Shish Mediterranean Grill & Cafe
163 reviews
.70 km away
Nelson's Ice Cream
53 reviews
.73 km away
Khyber Pass Cafe
56 reviews
.66 km away
Nearby Attractions
Summit Avenue
331 reviews
2.59 km away
Grand Avenue
222 reviews
1.49 km away
College of St. Catherine
27 reviews
1.68 km away
Ax Man Surplus Store
6 reviews
2.42 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Carmelo's staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 238 Snelling Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1944
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-699-2448
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing