Carbone's Prime

4.8
780 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Carbone’s Prime, an “Italian Steakhouse”, is as energetic as it is casual. Our restaurant is for all generations. The menu is well conceived and sleek within a contemporary and comfortable surrounding; we have three spacious dining areas to suit any occasion, an open kitchen with a seat at our crudo bar, and a lively bar area with televisions with plenty of room for all the friends and family.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 780 people are saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
4.7
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4.8
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4.7
ambience
4.5
value
Noise · Moderate
95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was amazing! We sat outside. Patio (tent) area is very pretty!!

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kmwh
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Eggplant Parmesan was delicious and the others in our party had equally delicious meals! We enjoyed our visit immensely.

LC
LoloinCT
Hawaii
6 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a delicious meal and service was great. Pricey but delicious.

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vipAshlee
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Service was great! Food was excellent! We will be back soon!

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Itsallaboutchoices
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I have been eager to dine here for years. I was not disappointed. The service was incredible. Very attentive staff. The food was equally as good. Everything came out in a timely manner and was fresh. The main course could have been a bit hotter but the food itself was delicious.
I enjoyed a cocktail before dinner and it was one of the best I've had!

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food, great service

LT
vipLisaT
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Three of us out to dinner. Two appetizers, three dinners, one side, and two desserts - all delicious!!

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PaigeT
New England
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service was fantastic. I had a super late guest but the host was more than accommodating and understanding. That was much appreciated. I will be back!

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic restaurant with fantastic food.

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LawrenceB
Naples
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Steak was over cooked and so was my friends , both were sent back, the second one was over cooked also. The drink was to tart and not made right. The hostess was very gracious though and took money off of our bill. We have always enjoyed the happy hour and food there. Hope next time it will be a lot batter.

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wayne
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Carbones was everything I thought it would be the food was excellent our waitress was perfect, accommodating and pleasant would certainly recommend carbones to any of my friends

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RedheadSX
New England
4 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, awesome food.
Parking is a problem - there aren't enough spots around the building.

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vipNewingtonFoodie
New York Area
40 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal with great service...

JA
JoanA
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is fabulous. Service superior. Ambiance was good

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Stella
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favorite places. Watermelon martini's are on the specialty drink menu. Pleasant and professional staff. Overall great place.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Sat at the bar - after waiting for 15 min, we found ourselves seeking attention of the bartender to get our order. Drinks came out and had to get bartenders attention to get our appetizer order and again for mela order. They were moderately busy but also had a lot of staff behind the bar.

We have enjoyed this location prior to covid and would return at a later date.

Bon appetito.

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Lauramarie
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were entertaining friends from Louisiana and wanted to give them a Connecticut Italian restaurant experience. As always, Carbones is excellent. We had meatballs, bruschetta, the meat and cheese board. They chose eggplant Parmesan, steak, cappuccino, tiramisu. All dishes were excellent and loved by all. Our server Lizzie, could not have been more efficient, or nice.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food!

MB
MichaelB
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on May 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, our meals were prepared to perfection and our server was excellent. Always a great night out at Carbones!

JC
JoeC
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Fantastic food. Didn’t rush us. Enjoyed our time

SG
vipSteveG
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Me and my wife had a wonderful dinner, waitstaff/greeters front desk were great.
We will return,Carbones is a great establishment with wonderful staff.

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ElizabethC
New England
8 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our entire experience was wonderful! Service was great, food was delicious, Manhattan's were perfect....what more could you ask for! Risotto with salmon is a keeper!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I thought Jessica our serving was excellent. Very nice touch to a light a birthday candle for our son. The Blood Orange Martinis of course are the best.

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Bally
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was an anniversary celebration for my husband and I. It was absolutely delicious. We will be back.

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EricR
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Ribeye as usual cooked to perfection. Great beverage selections.
Service staff very friendly and attentive.

MD
vipMichaelD
New York Area
78 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

First time dining here. Service was excellent. To me prices for this being in the Rocky Hill area were a little high and the "special" meatball appetizer was average. That noted, ALL the rest of the food was excellent. Salads are big, main course (vegetable risotto with Salmon) was outstanding as was the dessert selections. Another person had the Filet - done perfectly. Good spacing. If we are in the area again, this would definitely be a place to return.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Nice personal setting.
Dim lighting
Can dress up or down

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PatriciaE
Orlando
3 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lobster and shrimp FRA Diavolo needs a different presentation. It requires you to get sauce all over your hands in order to crack the lobster out of the claw.

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BradB
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We lived Carbine’s

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DeeF
New England
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved everything from the cocktails to the dessert. Our waitress, Kat, was great. Love this place.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistently excellent food and service. They are making it comfortable for people to enjoy themselves in a socially distanced setting. Bravo!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Raleigh
11 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First visit, it was amazing. Can’t wait to go back!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server Kat was great and attentive. Food was excellent.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Carbone Prime is always a win! We sat at a high top in the bar for happy hour and then dinner. It was a slower night so we were allowed to catch up and chat. There was no rush. Our waitress was attentive and knowledgeable. The bartender introduced himself and stopped by to check on us. The food is always top notch, as are the drinks and service. One of my favorite restaurants!

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Betty
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband is very picky about his steak. Everywhere we go the steak never lives up to his standards. We went Saturday night with another couple and had the surf and turf and everything was amazing! I had to linguine and clam sauce which was also wonderful! Our waitress was very attentive and friendly. You could tell she was an experienced server. She was familiar with the wine list as well as the specials. I have never had such tasty moist bread at any restaurant in Connecticut other than Carbones!

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AngelaR
New England
11 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Glad to see there is more items back on the menu. Would love to see the bone in porkcop back on. Best carbonara pasta!

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GeorgannS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great!!! The food and drinks were exceptional.

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Mickey
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great meal as always at any of the Carbone restaurants.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very comfortable good service v good steak & scallops . We celebrated our anniversary & had a v nice night out .

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DianeF
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Carbone's never disappoints. Would have liked the outside seating but it wasn't ready yet. The service was good and the food was good. Great drinks. Going back again Thursday with friends. I always recommend Carbone's to friends and family.

FAQs

Carbone's Prime offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (860) 969-8088.

Carbone's Prime is rated 4.8 stars by 780 OpenTable diners.

Carbone's Prime does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.carboneshospitality.com/store/gift-cards/.

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.