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Carmine's - 44th Street - NYC

4.6
9204 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Pre/post Theatre (450)
  • Special Occasion (447)
Thank you for choosing Carmine's Midtown. We are located in the heart of Times Square on 44th Street between 7th & 8th Avenue. Carmine's is a family style restaurant offering exceptional value to its guests through the many dishes of Southern Italian cuisine. With "wow-factor" sized portions and making any meal feel like an Italian American wedding feast. Platters of home-style antipasto, pasta, decadent seafood or meat entrees, and of course homemade desserts are all staples at Carmine's, meant for sharing amongst friends and family. When great food and wine are supported by friendly and knowledgeable service, the results are magic - we want every day to feel like a Sunday afternoon at Grandma's!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Monday: 11:30 am to 11:00 pm;
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 11:30 am to Midnight;
Wednesday & Saturday: 11:00 am to Midnight;
Sunday: 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
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Phone number
(212) 221-3800
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What 9204 People Are Saying
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4.6
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4.6
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4.5
service
4.5
ambience
4.4
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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0
Dined 9 hours ago

Definitely make reservations for this popular and worthy Italian restaurant. Know that portions are served family style and arrive hungry.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined 2 days ago

Always a great time and meal.

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0
Dined 2 days ago

I know carmine prides itself in huge portions, but it’s s little ridiculous. If your there with a group but I was in from out of town with my daughter. We ordered chicken and pasta, I would have like a small salad, but my only option was a $25 salad — crazy that there’s no alternative for one person having salad. Similarly my daughter wanted a little dessert but the only options served three to four. This leads to tremendous waste (huge portions of uneaten food were being thrown out all around us (hotel stayers don’t really have an alternative and contributes to a rampant problem with obesity. I understand that big is a main part of the image — but when it’s this extreme and this rigid, it’s just poor customer service.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined 2 days ago

Definitely one of the best spots to dine in NYC. Great service, nice ambiance and the food’s so good.

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0
Dined 3 days ago

The portions are HUGE! We ordered an appetizer and one dish for 5 people and still had leftovers. Very Yummy.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined 3 days ago

I'm sure others have raved about Carmines but this place was the highlight of all places we ate at this past weekend. Crazy busy and loud but we arrived for our 7:30 reservation pretty early so we could get out of the cold and they seated us within 15 minutes. I'm not sure you can find a better place in NYC to get your money's worth. My wife and I shared a simple plate of spaghetti and meatballs that could have fed 4 people. Couple of drinks and a bill of less than $50 is incredible. Pretty exciting place and everyone seemed to be enjoying it. Definitely will have to return!

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0
Dined 3 days ago

Hands down the best Calamari I have ever tried!!!!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0
Dined 3 days ago

Excelente comida a buen precio y buena atencion

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vipMrsG (Miami)
5.0
Dined 3 days ago

Absolutely amazing from start to finish. Adding this as a must for every visit to NYC. The most authentic cuisine and atmosphere.

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fridaynite (New York Area)
5.0
Dined 3 days ago

Carmine's is one of our favorite NYC venues! Reservations were easily made.... however, we were not allowed to "check-in" until the specific reservation time. We were informed that we would still have a 20 minute wait ... will continue to return every time we are in NYC.

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Monday: 11:30 am to 11:00 pm;
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 11:30 am to Midnight;
Wednesday & Saturday: 11:00 am to Midnight;
Sunday: 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
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Cross street
Broadway
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Price range
$30 and under
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(212) 221-3800
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Catering
Enjoy Carmine's classics catered to the venue of your choice. Our off-premises catering services range from a small drop off and set up for 20 to a full scale, off-premises event for 2000. Our signature dishes, including Carmine’s famous Meatballs, Chicken Parmigiana, Veal Marsala, and Shrimp Scampi, will be delivered right to your door.

Carmine's Catering offers one-stop shopping. Our full-service Catering Division offers a professional staff, complete set-up and service, rentals, linens, décor, and venue selection.

Catering packages or customized menus available.
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Parking details
There is ample and convenient parking in the Times Square area. Discount parking is available at Central Parking on 44th Street between 8th and 9th Avenue. Be sure to have your parking ticket validated in the restaurant. The nearest parking is directly across the street from the restaurant.
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Public transit
Carmine's is two blocks north of the Times Square 42nd Street subway station serving the 1, 2, 3, 7, N, R subways. The A, C and E subways stop at 42nd Street and Eighth Ave. The B, D, F and V subways stop at 42nd Street and 6th Ave. The MTA bus system also serves the area. The M7, M10, M20, M27, M42, 27,104 all stop within one block of Carmine's.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Late Night, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Special events & promotions
Carmine's is a true New York tradition, renowned for preparing the finest Southern Italian cuisine served family style in abundant portions. Our restaurant is dedicated to quality, service, and detail. Our professional events staff makes Carmine's a one-stop hospitality shop that attends to all of your needs. Corporate dinners, meetings, pre- or post-theatre groups, rehearsal dinners, birthday parties, movie premieres, or Broadway openings: let us create an event to be remembered!

Our second floor offers a private dining room complete with a mahogany bar, private restrooms, coat check, and handicap access. The room accommodates up to 200 guests and boasts expansive windows reflecting the excitement of Times Square. For smaller groups of 15 or more, our plush velvet drapes can section off the room for semi-private dining.

Lunch starts at $41.50pp. Dinner starts at $51.50 pp.

Private Dining

Carmine's second floor offers private and semi private dining; with a mahogany bar, coatcheck and handicap access. The room seats up to 200 guests with expansive windows reflecting the excitement of Times Square. Our plush theatrical drapes are perfect for semi private dining for smaller groups.

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