Carmen's Cafe - Brookside
Your choice of meat, cheese or combination served in Italian red sauce
Olive oil, fresh basil, garlic & fresh herbs
Carmen’s is a wonderful place to go to have an amazing dinner. Their food is consistently good every time we go there.
Bit noisy, but great food and service. The experience was well worth the drive fro the Northlands !
A really nice place to eat good Italian food in a relaxed atmosphere with excellent service and hospitality
food is always good and the service is always very good
Carmen's is one of our favorites. Always great food and great service.
Always recommend! I don't know if we had a different chief last night, but just didn't seem as great as usual! It was good, but off. The portions seemed smaller. Steak was a little under cooked, but not enough to send back. Don's artichoke was excellent!
We'll go back for sure!
The food is always great! Ryan is an excellent server! We have been going here for years!
Meal was excellent as usual. It was the first time we had been seated upstairs & it was great-will ask to be seated upstairs from now on. There was a minor error on my order but they made it right. We will for sure go back.
Crabcakes excellent. My husband loves the house salad but for me it had too much vinegar. Really nice neighborhood type a restaurant
As always Carmen’s did not disappoint. Great food! Pesto ravioli is a favorite of ours. Will be back!
Waiter was awesome food was possibly the best food I have ever had.
This was our first inside dining experience for over 14 months. The ambience, food, service, noise level, everything was very good. We had a wonderful, relaxing evening.
Service was good. The food was ok, not as flavorful as I would have liked. Thought the food was not as good as prior to pandemic.
Great service and wonderful food! Definitely coming back.
It was good
The food, service and ambiance were all excellent! We had a wonderful time!
The menu is expansive and the execution of every level of food from appetizers to salads to main dishes and desserts was flawless. Very impressed! We will be back soon.
Really love this place. Food is amazing and ambiance is too! Great date night spot
Really good food. Service was a little slow, but they were busy. Surprised that restaurant was back to 100% capacity but apparently that's the latest rule. Companion had a problem with their credit card and server said he had entered it manually and was still declined. We stopped at desk and manager entered the card and it processed the charge with no problem.
It was really good. Service was fast. Enjoyed it a lot.
Great food, good waiter, older facility, fairly high noise level. Did not like that they charged $3.50 extra for the oil & vinegar herb dipping sauce and $5.00 extra for split plates, but this is one of our favorite Italian places.
Great food. Wonderful wait staff. We were seated upstairs, which I like best. Ray is a very good waiter. We have also had Shaun, who is also very good.
The food and service were outstanding as always.
Always hit this place when in KC, love it !!!!
We had a great get-together with friends who haven't seen each other in almost a year! It was great to meet up where we could talk and catch up without a lot of noise. Our wait staff was very accomodating and even took a group picture of us. We had a great time.
So yummy! Great waitress!
Sat there for 2hrs total but waited almost an hour and a half for food. Only saw our waitress 2 times in my 2hrs I spent there. Food wasn't too bad but they messed up the order. Not the experience I wanted for my girlfriend's 31st birthday.
Wonderful meal at Carmen’s Cafe. Our cocktails were excellent as well.
I brought first timers to celebrate all of our birthdays. they enjoyed it
A brookside staple for years - always great to eat there or carry out. Never disappoints!
One of the best places in the Kansas City area. I visit each time I am in the area
Great food and wonderful service. I had the Lobster Ravioli. Generous amount of filling and delicious sauce. The stuffed artichoke was also yummy. A great neighborhood restaurant and excellent value for money.
Always wonderful. It's just hard to decide what to order because there are so many good things to choose from!
Food was...basically good. I appreciate that they had anchovies for my Caesar salad. My bisteca modiga was ok...not exceptional. Under seasoned. The service was mediocre at best. Our salads took 20 minutes to come out, and our entrees came out in 24 minutes. :/ Not sure if we’ll try this spot again.
Food was superb!! Going again soon!
Highly recommend! Relaxed atmosphere and superb food!
Try the Judys rigatoni. It is the BEST!! Love the crisp house salad. So cold and crunchy and not over dressed.
There was nothing special about this place, poor choice for special occasion.
Sean our server was fantastic! Good food! Even better service!
Carmen's Cafe - Brookside offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (816) 333-4048.
Carmen's Cafe - Brookside is rated 4.7 stars by 1036 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.