We will miss this gem of a place! Sad to see such a wonderful place go away! The food was always delicious and authentic, to service was impeccable, and the atmosphere was delightful. We will be visiting Houston more often now. Thanks for the wonderful years you've given us in Austin!
Great as usual. Please find a new venue in Austin to reopen.
Always a great time at Carmella. Delicious food, great atmosphere. Very sad to hear they may be closing due to property taxes on their location.
A great experience! Food was delicious! So sad that it's closing!
We went because you're closing. Review is irrelevant.
Incredible and authentic food, wonderful service, beautiful ambiance
Made a last minute reservation. No regrets. Beautiful setting! Food was amazing. Vegetables perfectly cooked, chicken tender and savory, shrimp were huge and delicious. No room for dessert, probably because we had the polenta appetizer. If you haven't tried polenta or are on the fence about it, try this one; the best I've ever had - even mama's. For real.
I always love Carmelo's and I'm so disappointed they are closing.
The beef stroganoff was amazing!!! I could eat it all the time!!
Sadly closing on June 18. Can no longer afford the taxes at that location.
Fabulous time from the food and drinks to the ambiance and service - all top notch!
Amazing food and great service. I will definitely go back & would recommend to friends.
We always make Carmelo's a stop when in Austin. Great service Great food at a reasonable price!
Our reservation was at 8 pm, however we arrived earlier than planned. The manager was very nice and was able to sit us down with no problem. After we left he followed us out and wished my husband a happy birthday .The food was great as usual so were the staff. This is one of my favorite place in Austin and would definitely go back.
We really love this place. It breaks my heart that they are going to be closing because of good old Austin expansion/ not caring for old, historic places downtown. I hear that the main guys are trying to open a similar place south. If so ,we need to get behind them with all our support.
I parked at the curb a couple blocks away since I saw a parking spot, since the restaurant is in a fairly crowded area. I found there was on-site valet parking, though, and didn't need to curbside park and end up feeding the meter, since it was enforced through midnight on Thursday.
The atmosphere, especially the wall hangings and touches of art pieces scattered about, is Ital-Mex. Not necessarily in a bad way, but it took me by a bit of surprise.
The service was attentive and paced appropriately, the several servers moved smoothly and efficiently.
Adding to the ambiance was a proficient and low-key accordion player who was not obvious, but was welcome.
The young ladies dining as a reward for graduation weekend were a nice touch.
Food was mediocre at best. Wait staff had bad attitude. Never came by to check on us. I gave him 5 bucks on a 70 dollar tab. He was horrible.
We were celebrating my son's birthday. It's a perfect special occasion restaurant.
Love Carmelo's. Great service tonight along with delicious food. Really going to miss this place.
Very unfortunate that they are closing. Enjoy while you still can.