Carmine's - 44th Street - NYC

4.6
14791 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Group Bookings
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Good for Birthdays
Thank you for choosing Carmine's Midtown. We are located in the heart of Times Square on 44th Street between 7th & 8th Avenue. Carmine's is a family style restaurant offering exceptional value to its guests through the many dishes of Southern Italian cuisine. With "wow-factor" sized portions and making any meal feel like an Italian American wedding feast. Platters of home-style antipasto, pasta, decadent seafood or meat entrees, and of course homemade desserts are all staples at Carmine's, meant for sharing amongst friends and family. When great food and wine are supported by friendly and knowledgeable service, the results are magic - we want every day to feel like a Sunday afternoon at Grandma's!
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.5
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4.5
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4.4
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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1 review
Dined 20 hours ago
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Everybody enjoyed the food a lot!

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 21 hours ago
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Engagement

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London
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Visit to NYC, saw the reviews for this place and wasn’t disappointed. Fantastic place, beautiful with a lively atmosphere. Value for money was exceptional. 4 people well fed for less than $60 in Time Square!

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Phoenix
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent place, delicious pasta and good service

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MM
San Francisco
15 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Portions are HUGE! Definitely much better for groups as it’s family style.

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Atlanta
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 3Ambience 3

Sibling reunion

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SH
Charlotte
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Family style, large portions, bring an appetite and friends.

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KW
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Great way to feel the city. High energy. Food portions are huge and can easily service 3 people each dish. They service was prompt and attentive and the food was good. Love that they service your wine in small carafes. The bread is delicious. We will return.

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FR
Naples
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Food was good. Very filling.
Price was relative to location.
Good ambiance and music.

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A
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

We were seated right away for our reservation. The waitress was very friendly and welcoming. The food was amazing and the server whose brought our food to us was awesome. Although a fellow waiter ignored my request for some glasses of water another waitress overheard my conversation at the table and gave me everything we asked for. The food was AMAZING! Definitely coming back for a round two.

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CR
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

La nourriture était excellente. Nous avons prit les fruits de mer et n'avons pu finir notre assiette malgré notre grande appétit tellement il y en avait. Le service est personnalisé et on ne se sent pas pressé. L'ambiance est agréable avec musique de circonstances. Notre réservation à été respecté et une mention pour les deux cocktails prit au bar choisir par la serveuse. Je le recommande vivement. Première fois et sûrement pas la dernière.

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OT
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent consistent food and service
Great for large groups

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J
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 2Food 2Service 3Ambience 2

Portions are to big for a party of two, perhaps as a family restaurant it suits it purpose.
Plus the fact that the qulity was poor.
My experience 15 years ago was much better in this restaurant.
I will not consider to visit it a next time.

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BG
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic Italian food! Monstrous portions that you can feast on for days.

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OT
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great great great

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DW
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Awesome service ! Thank you, Tyler !!!!
Food is always amazing....and plenty for leftovers !!!!!! YUMM!!

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j
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

always good family style food - enjoy it every time we go

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VL
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We went for lunch before going to see the show Wicked. The food was fantastic and the portions were way too generous. It's family style and we order one entree and side of broccoli, every thing was delicious!

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JC
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We are never disappointed whenever we eat at Carmines. Wish we had Carmines in Connecticut.

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GR
Atlantic City
10 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our favorite place to eat in the city. Wouldn't go anywhere else.

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OT
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Everything was good except the waitress was kinda annoyed by my girlfriend asking questions about the food. We was kinda surprised by that. But the guys who bring the food to your table was very nice.

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RC
New England
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3Food 4Service 4Ambience 2

The strict family style dini9ng does not work for smaller parties.

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EG
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This was my first time visiting and I will definitely be back again! The food was AMAZING, we had the prime rib special and it’s something I look forward to eat again!

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WH
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Family style service, large portions. you need to go in group of 4 or more. Dinner for two may be a challenge because the amount of food they serve you is huge.

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SK
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 3

Carmine's is a touristy place, convenient for dinner after the show. Very loud, tables very close together, but the waiteress was great. Super salty veal parm. But overall pretty good. Best for groups of 3 or more. Reservations required

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OT
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Todo muy bien, salvo que no había lasagna

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West Virginia
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great Food! Quick Service! Will definitely be back!

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LC
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3Food 5Service 3Ambience 4

We waited about 30 minutes after our reservation to get seated. The front desk acted as if they may have forgotten to come get us from the bar. No explanation why we had to wait so long. Just said it would be a few more minutes as they sat others.

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AK
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Everything was perfect...we enjoyed our dinner, it was soooo delicious ... The service was great and we’ve a lot of fun

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LZ
New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 3

The waiter was extremely rude and the Maitre D was not helpful or attentive to my concerns. The food was cold and undercooked. The whole experience was horrible and I would never go back.
lauren

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JA
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great time .. service was great We came a little earlier than what our scheduled reservation was and the accommodated us in 20 Minutes

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s
New England
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent attentive service. The food was terrific. The hot anti pasta was more than enough for my wife and I and gave us a great variety. We had eaten in Little Italy at 2 different restaurants the day before and Carmine’s was much better than both. Overall, great dining experience.

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EF
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Carmines is our favorite place in NYC after seeing a show. Can be a bit crowded and noisy, but the food is outstanding!

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m
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

great food / great service /made reservation and got table right a way /fair pricing but bill adds up quicker than you think LOL/too may choices!! would definitely go again

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NY
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 2Food 3Service 1Ambience 2

Put an order in for spaghetti and meatballs and waited over an hour for the dish to arrive. Meanwhile, parties that were seated and ordered after us received their food long before us. I finally was able to flag down our waiter and ask how much longer. He said he would check and then came out with our food. He never apologized nor would explain how the other tables received their food first. Our food was lukewarm at best. Not going back.

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PH
Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 2Food 2Service 3Ambience 1

Food mediocre, service good, VERY loud including subway vibrations.

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S
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great place great food and great people will deffs be back

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DF
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent Italian food, especially the Italian sausage. Huge family style portions meant for sharing. Staff was great. People were enjoying themselves, so the noise level was pretty high. Great experience that I would highly recommend!

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S
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

From fried calamari, linguni and zuppa di clam, everything = excellent.

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OT
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The service and food was great! It was a bit loud due to the rowdiness of one table who had kids who were yelling and getting up constantly to walk around the table. Other than this, it was a good experience.

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