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For 2
Wed, 2/21
11:00 PM
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Carmine's - 91st Street - NYC

4058 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Carmine's simple and very popular concept is to serve every meal in the style of an Italian American wedding feast - which means large portions of home-style antipasti, pastas, seafood and meat entrees served on large platters designed for sharing. An entree here could easily feed three to four average eaters. Located in a sprawling, former grand ballroom on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, this is the original Carmines. Designed by Peter Niemitz, the interiors evoke the images of the quintessential New York restaurant. With elements and details from the 1920s to the 1940s, the restaurant has the look and feel of a place that has been around for much longer than it's 1990 opening. If you are in the market for freshly prepared family style Italian food that is served in huge portions at reasonable prices, this is the place for you.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 11:30am - 11:00pm; Friday - Saturday: 11:30am - Midnight
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Phone number
(212) 362-2200
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Joe Delgado
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Let Carmine's Cater your next party. We offer full service catering for all types of events. Let us drop off and setup or let us stay and serve your guests with the Carmine's experience at your door. Contact our Catering Department at 212-362-6444.
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Cross street
Between 90th & 91st Streets
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Parking details
Central Parking - 601 Amsterdam Avenue(Between Columbus & Amsterdam Avenue) $15 for up to four hours with Carmine's validation.
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Public transit
1, 2, 3 trains to 96th Street
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Special events & promotions
Host your party where the Carmine's tradition began. The Little Room is the perfect setting for intimate gatherings, business meetings, rehearsal dinners or other social get-togethers. Our Executive Chef has created four course menus that are served at one long table. The Little Room seats up to 40 guests.

Our main dining room boasts a massive mahogany bar, vaulted ceilings, and cathedral chandeliers. This former ballroom is quintessential New York and is ideal for private parties and special events. This pioneer of the Upper West Side can host a seated dinner, served family style, for up to 300 guests. Celebrate Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, weddings, corporate dinners, or fundraisers. We've designed special menus for cocktail and buffet receptions for up to 350.

Celebrate special occasions in the fun, festive atmosphere that is Carmine’s.
Contact our Special Events Department at 212-721-5587.

Menus start at $42 pp.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wine

Private Dining

Host your party where the Carmine's tradition began. The Little Room is the perfect setting for intimate gatherings, business meetings, rehearsal dinners or other social get-togethers. Our Executive Chef has created four course menus that are served at one long table.

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What 4058 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined a day ago

Besides waiting 40 minutes for my main dish to come out loved everything would def be back was told it was a small mix up

OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined 2 days ago

All good. Big plates. Some tasty

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

Great place! Giant portions for a couple.

OpenTable Diner 
3.0  Dined 3 days ago

Food was good, seating was terrible.

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

Food was great in portion sizes. Great for a family dinner. Taste was ‘blah’. Order the calamari to start, it was over cooked, heavy in oil and under seasoned. Baked clams were cooked well and taste great. Lasagna was again basic and bland. Order the strawberry shortcake and was very disappointed.

Jacob (Richmond)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Javier was our server and he was phenomenal. The merlot cusumano was delicious and the meatballs were not just the size of my fist, but absolutely melted in your mouth. This is a place my wife and I will attend again in New York, as well as visit the location in Washington D.C. which we learned there is while on our visit. Thank You!

vipskatz (Atlanta)
3.0  Dined 4 days ago

It was so crowded it was unpleasant. Food was expensive and really just ok. I will not be going back.

5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Great food and a bunch of it. Come hungry for some awesome eats.

4.0  Dined 4 days ago

We went to celebrate a birthday and had a reservation for 9 people, we had 2 last minute guest the waiter was great and able to accommodate the late comers. The food was good we had doggie bags to go. There was no sense that we were being rushed out. The waiter was wonderful, he made suggestions and at the last minute was able to produce a desert in lieu of a birthday cake. We had 9 Adults and 2 children.

LyndsayM (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

Delicious as always! Huge family style portions perfect for 3-4 people to share.