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About Carmine's - Bellevue

From the owners of Il Terrazzo Carmine, one of Seattle"s most iconic and beloved establishments, comes Carmine's Bellevue. Carmine's Bellevue brings to the east side the same level of quality in service, food, and ambiance that has made its sister restaurant a true institution in Downtown Seattle. Located at 88 102nd Avenue in Bellevue's historic Old Bellevue neighborhood, Carmines is nestled against Bellevue Park. With a rustic, timeless interior, Carmine's provides patrons an escape from the increasingly urbanized way of life. Upscale and elegant, Carmine's feels anything but stiff and pretentious. Good for business meetings, special occasions, or simply dining with loved ones, Carmine's Bellevue is a true destination on the east side.

88 102nd Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:30pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 3:30pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
NE 1st Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(425) 786-0160

Website:
http://www.carminesbellevue.com/

Catering:
Please call the restaurant for more information

Parking Details:
Valet located on the corner of NE 1st and 102nd Avenue NE. $5 flat rate at lunch. $10 flat rate at dinner.

Executive Chef:
Norberto Corona

Private Party Facilities:
Please call the restaurant or visit our website for more information on the private dining room.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Carmine's - Bellevue Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (69)
Good for Anniversaries (54)
Good for Birthdays (53)
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Good for a Date (51)
Romantic (42)
Business Meals (39)
Neighborhood Gem (39)
Notable Wine List (39)
Fit for Foodies (38)
Authentic (36)
Good for Groups (24)
Creative Cuisine (22)
Worth the Drive (19)
Great for Lunch (18)
Bar Seating (17)
Cozy (17)
Pre/post Theatre (17)
Fun (15)
Comfort Food (14)
Hot Spot (12)
Quiet Conversation (11)
Seasonal (11)
Local Ingredients (10)
Great for Outdoor Dining (10)
People Watching (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (8)
Sunday Lunch (8)
Healthy (8)
Casual (6)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Disabled Access (5)
Happy Hour (5)
Late-night Find (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Scenic View (3)
Organic (2)
Vegan (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Great Beer (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Tapas (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
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 (Seattle)·Dined 7 hours ago

Good food, Great wine, Amazing staff. love this place!

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 (Seattle)·Dined 3 days ago

Waitress talked me into ordering the Sea Bass special when I had fully planned on the bolognese which is my favorite. I was tremendously disappointed. It was very fishy & I couldn’t stop regretting my decision. I love Carmine’s but that fish ruined the night for me.

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 (Seattle)·Dined 4 days ago

The restaurant is within walking distance of Bellevue Park with a great location. The ambiance is nice but it is a bit noisy. Both our meal portions were adequate and reasonably priced. Our server was very attentive and overall we had good service. I would definitely dine there again.

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined 4 days ago

Carmine's is our absolute favorite. Both my husband and I always have the most delicious dishes. The restaurant is beautiful and very cozy. The waitstaff is knowledgeable,friendly, and the best thing is you are never rushed. I love the Caesar salad, the calamari, bruschetta etc..... I tend to go with a pasta dish and my husband loves the pork chop and pasta.
I can't wait to make another reservation really soon. Thank you Carmine's for coming to Bellevue!!!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Cozy, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Seattle)·Dined 4 days ago

The food was AMAZING! I will definitely go there again!!!

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date
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·Dined 5 days ago

We have been big fans of Il Terrazzo Carmine in Pioneer Square and were elated to find that they had opened a location in Bellevue. Carmine's holds up to the original location and we had a wonderful time. The service was excellent and the food was everything you would expect of a fine dining establishment.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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 (Seattle)·Dined 6 days ago

Great ambience, service and food. The table serve ice was excellent.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined 6 days ago

Carmine's never disappoints, even on a busy day like Valentine's Day. The food is always fantastic. I have never had such fluffy gnocchi in my life; my husband compared them favorably with the ones his Italian grandmother used to make, which I never thought I would hear (Grandma's gnocchi having grown to epic, unbeatable status over the years). The only thing better than the food here is the service: so professional! These servers do this for a living; not while they're in grad school or waiting to break into film/theatre/etc. A special shout out goes to Paolo, who has served us more than once and is just a treasure.

Tags: Late-night Find, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, People Watching, Special Occasion, Authentic
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 (Seattle)·Dined 7 days ago

We simply love this restaurant. Our waiter Paolo is the best. We ask for him every time we dine.

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 (Seattle)·Dined 7 days ago

Extraordinary Valentine's ❤️ Day experience at Carmine's ... Impeccable food, service, and ambiance, very highly recommend.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 13, 2018

Favorite restaurant in Bellevue! Awesome food, great ambience, lovely staff!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find
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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 13, 2018

I have been to the seattle carmines numerous times, but the Bellevue location topped it for comfort and I personally felt the food preparation was superior. Menu prices were from moderate to $$$, but the food quality was worth it. Wine list allows for budget purchase as well as expensive if that is your preference. I would go again and it would not need to be a special occasion.

Tags: Notable Wine List, People Watching
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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 13, 2018

Had been to the Seattle location many times and this location didn’t disappoint! Has the pork chops and it was fantastic, with a plentiful extra portion to carry home. Wife had a pasta dish that was also great. Service was fabulous and our server was really friendly and attentive. I highly recommend Carmine’s!

Tags: Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Romantic, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays
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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 13, 2018

Love this place!! Gnocchi is amazing. Staff takes care of you and they moved me to a new table when I asked.

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Authentic Italian food....the menu does not disappoint! Pasta, veal, beef filet...truly memorable.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Great food and service. The best restaurant in Bellevue!

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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on February 9, 2018

This continues to be our go to place, especially Italian in Bellevue; somebody should give these guts a little competition.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 8, 2018

A hidden gem in old Bellevue. definitely recommend coming for dinner. the food is impeccable and the servers go above and beyond to make sure your night is one to remember.
I came in for dinner with my friends last week I was very impressed by the hospitality. the host team was very welcoming showed us to the table promptly. the server greeted us right away.
the GM was very knowledgeable with the wine list he helped us pick a wonderful wine to enjoy with our entrée's the noise level is festive. my friends and I are planning our next visit to carmines. if you haven't tried it. your missing out.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 8, 2018

First class food and service especially from Tanya

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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on February 2, 2018

I picked Carmines for dinner based on the outstanding reviews on Open Table, as well as many other sights. The food was great, the setting was great, the service - not so much.
My husband and I typically share meals. We usually order an appetizer, salad or soup, main course and then dessert. We share because if we each ordered our own main course we would be too full to also have an appetizer and dessert. Sharing allows us to try more food. This is what we did when we dined at Carmines. However, our waiter seemed to be disgusted by the notion of just ordering one entree. When we explained that we would be sharing our entree, his face visibly changed, as if looking down on us.
Once we finished our entree we ordered dessert. While we were in the middle of eating our panna cotta, he walked by and set out bill on the table. He did not ask us if we wanted anything else, we did not ask for the check, he simply set it on the table and walked away. This made it feel more like dining at Denny's rather than a highly rated restaurant in Bellevue.
While I would love to try more of the items on the menu, I don't know that I will ever be able to get my husband to return.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Excellent food, lovely place.
Definitely recommend

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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Perfect evening at Carmines. Food was delicious, service was great with Lindsey, and a pleasure meeting Phil.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Healthy, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Romantic, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Disabled Access, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Gluten Free Options
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on January 30, 2018

Great food and great service ... BUT ... too noisy at dinner for a business meeting. For anything other than a business meal, it is fantastic.

Tags: Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Authentic, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Wine list is fantastic and the food was great with great ambiance

Tags: Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Our family group of eight celebrated a birthday--excellent service and great food'

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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Second try and definitely not great. The appetizers are fair at best and they struggle cooking seafood.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Carmine’s boys have done an incredible job of continuing his tradition of excellent food, atmosphere and Service!

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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Excellent spaghetti and other pasta. Caesar salad quite good. Very quiet (not too crowded) for a business lunch. Nice location next to the Bellevue City Park.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Excellent Italian cuisine served by knowledgeable, attentive staff.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Local Ingredients, Disabled Access, Good for a Date, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Fabulous as ALWAYS!
Thank you to our waiter, Pablo for making our meal that much better, with your charming service.
Thank you, also to Philip!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Joined 7 other buddies for a guy’s night out and compliments around for the attentive staff, best in Seattle. Now get to take my wife again!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Excellent food and service. Top notch Italian cuisine. Had been for lunch but this was first dinner. Will definitely be back

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 (New Mexico)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Carmine’s is the best restaurant in Bellevue. We enjoy sitting and eating in the bar where the service and menu is as fantastic as it is in the restaurant but a little cozier and more social. Being locals we always look forward to seeing people we know and appreciate the convenience of such a highly rated local destination. I love the eggplant parmigiana and my husband, the veal scallopini and extensive wine list. There is parking directly below the restaurant with valet as an option as well.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Late-night Find, Authentic, Great for Brunch, Disabled Access, Quiet Conversation, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, People Watching, Good for Birthdays
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 8, 2018

I could not be more excited (or afraid) that Carmine’s is on the first floor of my new apartment. I enjoyed a wonderful dinner Monday night and can’t wait to go back. The service was highly attentive and friendly. I started with the most perfect warm Italian bread; crisp on the outside and chewy in the middle, a cold, crisp Caesar salad which could not have been any better, followed by the veal scallopini which was tender and perfectly balanced with mashed potatoes. I finished dinner off with a coffee and baileys. Carmine’s is authentic, beautiful inside, topped with impeccable service.

Tags: Romantic, Comfort Food, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Hot Spot, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Scenic View
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Food and service were excellent. Our only complaint was having seven people squeezed into a table intended for six. Four people had no elbow room and felt they were infringing on parties to the left and right.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Went there for husband's birthday. They were gracious in the way they treat special guests! We had fun and enjoyed our evening. The food was very good - my osso buco was a bit dry. The AC was pumping cold air on us. Finally after an hour it went to heat.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Staff very friendly and attentive. Risotto was excellent!

Tags: Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on January 5, 2018

A gem of a restaurant in Downtown Bellevue. The food is consistently cooked to perfection. Carmine would be so proud of the traditions his children and family are carrying on. The wine list is good. The service is attentive. Pricey, but you get what you pay for.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 5, 2018

My wife and I had lunch here and the food was great! Our server was just OK, so it wasn’t horrible, but definitely not great for what you would expect. The restaurant itself is beautiful and very cozy. Pablo (I think one of the owners) was very nice and friendly.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Great service & fantastic food!

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