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Carmen's Italian Cafe

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515 27th St E, Bradenton, FL FL. 34208
+1 941-745-1540
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
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“veal parm” (5 reviews)
“warm bread” (2 reviews)
“gelato” (2 reviews)
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515 27th St E, Bradenton, FL FL. 34208
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Finally made it here for dinner, many people have recommended. Food was awesome, service was great! Nice atmosphere, owners are very friendly.

Thank Mangzz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with friends who have been there many times, had to wait an hour to get our dinner. Waiter said somebody ordered a lobster and all other food was put on hold in the kitchen. Manager said it's not unusual for an order to...More

Thank jdconn11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When my Honey says, “baby, I want to take you out for Italian!” I always say, “call Carmen’s. “. It’s romantic, authentic, delicious, and a treat that makes my heart, mind and stomach happy. Thanks to the Carmen’s family. You are awesome!!!

Thank michellegrunberg86
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

At the end of a long day house hunting our realtor had mentioned this place saying how good the food was. So we decided to give it a try. Well first impression was a very comfortable atmosphere with white table cloths and a nice martini...More

Thank woodyd33
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Owned and run by a real Italian family and it shows. They plan a full remodel soon but it looks great now. We enjoyed three appetizers, especially the eggplant. Service was excellent, we were helped by several family members and well ytrained staff. Entrees of...More

Thank richard s
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

When there are only 11 people in the restaurant and you wait one and a half hour's for your meal...doesn't matter if it's made to order...good or not....too long and pricey.

Thank Paula D
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

My husband is an Italian food expert! If he loved it, everyone will. Food was perfectly prepared , service was excellent! And we loved that the chef made his way around to see every guest and ask how their meal was. True authentic Italian !...More

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We had dinner on8/26 based on our brother's recommendation (he lives on Bradenton). We had calamari (delicious-and my husband is a calamari fanatic). Awesome service, and our meals were awesome. My meal came out with shrimp instead of scallops. The waitress was very apologetic even...More

Thank Lesa W
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We went to Carmen's Italian Cafe tonight, they asked if we had reservations and we did not, after that we were treated so unwelcome. There were lots of empty tables but they made a big deal out of ours. This is the first time ever...More

Thank pmatt2754
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We took our granddaughter school clothes shopping at Ellenton Premium Outlets on Saturday 08/05/17. Afterwards I decided to google Italian restaurants in Bradenton. I'm half Sicilian and my wife is full blooded Italian, so we know what great Italian food tastes like. I looked over...More

Thank JSS1994
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 27th St E, Bradenton, FL FL. 34208
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bradenton
  • Phone Number: +1 941-745-1540
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