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About Carmine's Chicago

Carmine's Chicago invites you to experience an unforgettable meal with authentic Italian recipes passed down from generation to generation. A true cosmopolitan hangout located in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood, Carmine’s offers live entertainment, an extensive bar, and an outdoor café* that is the place to see and be seen from sun up to sun down.

Whether dining al fresco* or inside the elegant two level dining room, even the most demanding taste buds will be overjoyed by Carmine’s impressive menu selections. Signature dishes include clams and oysters on the half shell, steaks and chops grilled to perfection, melt-in-your-mouth veal and chicken dishes, and of course generous portions of award-winning pastas. From the moment you are seated and served, you’ll understand why Carmine’s is packed with food aficionados every night of the week. Open Saturday & Sunday for brunch.

*Unfortunately, we DO NOT accept reservations for the outdoor patio garden.

1043 N Rush St
Chicago, IL 60611
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Seafood, Steak

Hours of Operation:
LUNCH & DINNER
Monday - Thursday: 11 am - 11 pm
Friday: 11 am - Midnight
Saturday: 9 am - Midnight
Sunday: 9 am - 11 pm

NOW SERVING BRUNCH
Saturday & Sunday: 9 am-12 pm

Cross Street:
Bellevue

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(312) 988-7676

Website:
http://www.rosebudrestaurants.com/

Entertainment:
Carmine's Chicago is the place for fun and spirited nightlife delivering delicious signature cocktails, celebrity sightings, and an inviting canopied patio for the best people watching in the city. Inside, seating on two levels provides conversation-friendly dining upstairs, while the lower level is the place to be for live entertainment. Relax at a cozy table downstairs or grab a seat at the spacious bar for a perfect view of the performers who begin at 8:00pm Wednesday through Saturday evenings.

Catering:
Serving award-winning homemade Italian classics, delectable desserts and made-to-order specialty cakes by our renowned pastry chef, even the most demanding taste buds will be delighted by our off-site catering services.
For more information or to consult with an event coordinator, call (773) 325-9700 or visit our website at www.rosebudrestaurants.com.

Parking Details:
Valet Parking is $12.

Public Transit:
El, Red Line at Clark / Division; 36 Broadway Bus

Executive Chef:
Daniel Romero

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Private Dining

Carmine's Chicago is the place to see and be seen, enticing Chicagoans and tourists alike, with an impressive menu of tried and true classics including sausage & peppers, jumbo stuffed mushrooms, Rosebud’s famous fish salad, and tender chicken vesuvio, sure to please any demanding appetite.

Carmine's Chicago Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

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4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.3

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Authentic (60)
Good for Groups (57)
Special Occasion (55)
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Good for a Date (52)
Good for Birthdays (49)
Good for Anniversaries (49)
Neighborhood Gem (47)
Comfort Food (43)
Fun (37)
Great for Outdoor Dining (36)
Worth the Drive (36)
Casual (33)
Business Meals (33)
Hot Spot (31)
Romantic (30)
People Watching (29)
Cozy (28)
Fit for Foodies (27)
Vibrant Bar Scene (27)
Notable Wine List (23)
Bar Seating (21)
Great for Lunch (21)
Pre/post Theatre (18)
Kid-friendly (15)
Live Music (14)
Creative Cuisine (13)
Seasonal (11)
Late-night Find (10)
Tasting Menu (10)
Local Ingredients (9)
Sunday Lunch (9)
Scenic View (9)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Gluten Free Options (7)
Happy Hour (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Great for Brunch (4)
Great Beer (4)
Healthy (3)
Quick Bite (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Live Sports (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Waterfront (1)
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined 2 days ago

Raucous, busy restaurant with very good food. Waiter seemed unaware it was a birthday party even though they were notified ahead of time.

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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

Had a great time. The food and service was excellent. The valet parking was very good as well...not very long to retrieve the car.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Casual, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
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·Dined 3 days ago

Have been here on different occasions, birthdays, anniversaries. Always a great experience, friendly staff and delicious food. Would definitely recommend.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Late-night Find, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

We had another great evening at Carmine's with wonderful food and the piano player in the background. It was a date night for my husband and I and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Vibrant Bar Scene, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Detroit)·Dined 5 days ago

It took too long to get our initial drink order. Food takes awhile too, so if in a hurry not a good place. The food was excellent. Sat in the closed in that is normally outside in summer. Ambiance wasn’t great.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Went for my dads birthday! Food was phenomenal. I had the breaded pork chops. There was 13 people and most had some pasta dish which everyone said was great. Two only drawbacks - wine was extremely expensive. For example they had a Cakebread wine for $150. The wine sells at the store for $40. The other drawback was the Calamari. Everything else we all loved! Prices for food were very reasonable.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 9, 2018

Booked a table for 10 and the welcome staff and waiter were very accommodating. Food was great as always.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Really good food. Decent amount of food for the price. Some prices are a little high, but the atmosphere and location shows why. Service was very nice and respectful, even though my party of 4 were all under 25 years old.

Tags: Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Above average price for below average food and service.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 5, 2018

It was an awesome experience. Our server, Angela, was great.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Always great! We go every time we are in Chicago.

Tags: Business Meals, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Quick Bite, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining, Gluten Free Options, Great for Lunch, People Watching, Casual, Kid-friendly, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Miami)·Dined on January 2, 2018

We were not seated in the restaurant but rather in a heated outside patio area. Not sure if that was because we reserved through open table?

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 (México)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Food is great at Carmine’s, we had an eve new year 2018 dinner with the family, Kent was a great host, food perfectly cooked and hot. They gave away some New year stuff for celebration as well as a bottle of champagne to each table. We had a great time, Carmine’s is a must when I come to Chicago and last night was the confirmation of it. No way I come to Chicago without stopping by this great restaurant.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We were in town for New Year's and wanted to go somewhere for a nice meal. Carmine's was recommended to me by a co-worker. We really enjoyed our meal and the restaurant in general. The service was great and the food was excellent. Serving size was generous and the prices were not too bad. We will definitely be returning in the future.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Authentic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 1, 2018

I lived in Chicago for 12 years and this is one of my all time favorite Rosebud restaurants. Very consistent when it comes to service and food. Never had a bad meal or poor service here. You will never leave hungry. I now live in Dallas and would love it if they opened up a Carmines down in the Big "D".

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 1, 2018

New Year’s Eve dinner with family in town.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 1, 2018

NYE group dinner

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Our server was very quick and always had suggestions for us, very nice experience overall!

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Des Moines)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Happened upon for New Year’s Eve 2017. Visiting from Iowa and had no made ahead plans. Couldn’t have found a better place. Loved the atmosphere from the second we walked in and the food and service sealed the deal. Will definitely be back!

Tags: Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Authentic
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

We have been here a few times and it is always an outstanding meal with great service.

Tags: Cozy, People Watching, Good for a Date, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Casual, Fun
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Another great experience, love this place....

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Not the first visit and for sure not the last one.Highly recommended .

Tags: Waterfront, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Always good food highly recommend

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 (Caribbean)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Amazing food and everything was more then we imagined . The piano player was amazing. We will be sure to come back!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Our trip to Carmine's was ok....Usually better but may have been an off night.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 29, 2017

We are from out of state and always enjoy eating here when we are in town. Both of my grandsons ordered the mussels as they had ate them in the past. On one of the orders there were sand crabs in the mussels .. 5 of them. When we asked the waitress about this she gathered them up acting somewhat shocked and took them to find out. Came back and said the cook says that it can be common as they have no control as to what gets in the mussels. Felt they could have compensated that meal or gave him a desert or something. 5 in our dinner party and we were all a little taken back by the sand crabs especially that he actually ate one...

Tags: Seasonal
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·Dined on December 29, 2017

Always amazing food and service. Lettuce never disappoints!

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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 28, 2017

We had a delightful evening. Great food in a fun atmosphere. Look forward to the next visit to Carmine’s.

Tags: Comfort Food, Vibrant Bar Scene, Kid-friendly
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Amazing restaurant . A must stop when visiting Chicago. Best calamari anywhere. Portions are large. Save room for dessert .

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Such a warm, inviting vibe and cozy spot in the Gold Coast! Server was lonely - even though it was a very busy night. Delicious food and lots of leftovers for the next night's dinner!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 26, 2017

They overbooked people. I’ve never seen a restaurant quite this full. There were people standing between tables. They seated us half an hour after our reservation time at a high top table in the bar. There were people bumping into us the whole meal. All that said, the food was good. It was just an unpleasant experience overall.

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·Dined on December 26, 2017

The food was mediocre at best, drinks were good. Not worth it over all.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Thanks for staying open on Christmas!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Wait was 45 minutes even with reservations.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Carmine's was one of the few places open on Christmas Day and we needed an outing for dinner and Carmine's was the perfect choice. Our server was one of the Best I have ever had, pleasant, helpful, attentive, but not overly so and the food was delicious. ....large portions gave us some to take home for the following day. It was Very Crowded, and High Energy as everyone was enjoying the evening.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 26, 2017

We had a wonderful dinner at Carmine’s on Christmas - the food was excellent and the staff attentive. The mile high chocolate cake was the best I’ve ever had!!

Tags: Seasonal, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 26, 2017

First time here. Great vibe. Italian menu executed to perfection.

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·Dined on December 26, 2017

Carmine’s in Chicago was a Christmas treat. The place was packed. We arrived a little early for our reservation. We ordered drinks at the bar (65 for 4 drinks with the tip). An older gentleman passed out a one of the tables and my daughter helped his wife out until the paramedics arrived. They proceeded to seat us at the same table in the bar which had people bumping into us all night. The meals arrived and the steak was way over cooked. We sent it back and got another over cooked steak. The rest of the food was good.

Tags: People Watching, Authentic, Notable Wine List
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Our family wanted a place to celebrate Christmas and we needed a place for the get-together.
We selected Carmine's. We had been there before on special occasions, but this was different. The group was larger than the others. This time ten were going to be with us, and we needed to keep two generations happy. Carmine's handled the event perfectly. Our helped us make the best selection and serve everyone without a long wait. We passed the selections around the table family style and the result was a success worthy of the celebration.

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Comfort Food, Live Music
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·Dined on December 25, 2017

Christmas dinner

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