Carmine's - 44th Street - NYC

4.6
15148 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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4.4
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AG
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great place. Service is fantastic. Food is delicious. Portions are amazing. Will return, and often when in NYC

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

Everything was beyond amazing! ❤️

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

Treating tourists to a taste of NYC before a broadway show.

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LO
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Food portions are enormous so would not recommend this restaurant unless you have at least three people in your party as even sharing one entrée is more than enough for three!

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Brazil
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Friendly place and good food

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

Très bon restaurant où les parts sont très généreuses. Génial pour partager en famille ou avec les amis.
A deux pas des comédies musicales, très bonne adresse.
Rapport quantité/ qualité/ prix très bon.

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

A must if your in New York! Authentic Italian family style eatery with very large portions great atmosphere and helpful staff.

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

Gezellig Italiaans restaurant waar duidelijk niet aan portiemanagement wordt gedaan. Je gaat er zeker niet met honger buiten. De prijs is niet hoog en de service is goed!

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F
Denver
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food and service was excellent. Portions are enough to feed 4.

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SA
Dallas
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The waiter, service, and the food were excellent. The waiter was attentive and explained the menu well. The menu is rustic, without the common over-explaining done on other high end menus, but clear. I thought it was a bit pricey, but overall I feel I got good value and can’t wait to go back again.

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BR
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 3

It was our first time at Carmine's & we loved everything about this restaurant. As many people have mentioned the portions are very generous! But most importantly the food was delicious! There were 5 of us and we had Calamari, Carmine's salad, Penne Alla Vodka & Chicken Parm and it could have easily fed 2 more people. Our server Melissa was very friendly & attentive and made our experience even more enjoyable. We will definitely go back the next time we visit NYC!

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

Great service and amazing food. Will recommend for friends to come.

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

It was a fabulous dinner with excellent service!

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

It's always a great meal at Carmine's.

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

As always lots
Of authentic home style Italian food.

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

The complimentary bread was bad and it was very busy and loud (to be expected in Times square I guess) but the other food was good and it was a cool location

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

This place is so overrated and what they serve is an insult to anyone who can cook. My daughter ordered the kids pizza and all they did was slap some mozzarella on the free cold bread that was on the table. I ordered manicotti. There was no sauce and it was extremely salty. My only positive experience was the service.

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

The food was delicious and the energy in Carmine’s was fantastic. Even though we were an hour late for our reservation, they got us in, in 30 minutes. The food was fantastic, and it was so fresh. We had the calamari, the spudini ala romana, penne vodka and chicken parmesan. It was so fresh and tasty. We can’t wait to go back.

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

Food was great. Huge portions but pricy. Service was excellent once I finally got a waiter. I was irritated it took me and a couple of other diners so long to get a waiter and a menu once seated. Why not start with the food menu like a normal restaurant? But once I did get a waiter, my waiter was very attentive checking on my table and all the other customers as well. Responding to requests very quickly. At times I didn't even have to ask, as they anticipated my and other diners' needs.

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P
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 3

Food was great, but the wine is ridiculously priced.

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m
Portland
138 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Thank you.....great location....classic Italian family style

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OT
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 4Service 3Ambience 4

Everything

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SP
New Orleans
21 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Been there many of times and never disappoints. Good food good service and without saying great for large groups

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

Great pre-theater lunch. Food was really good - the Portobello Parmigiana is a must! Our waiter Wilson was great too. Will be back.

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

Broadway with the girls

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great dinner with my wife. Staff is always great and food is amazing!

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

The salad and main course was everything I expected. The portions are huge and we took half the meal home. Plan on splitting everything.

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

This was our furst visit to Carmine's. The food was fantastic, best Italian food we have had from a restaurant! Great service! Reservations for 430p and we were seated at 430p! Love Carmine's!

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

Dinner and service was outstanding. They accommodated us- we had someone in our party in a WC and they were able to find us a comfortable table. Would definitely recommend for individuals who enjoy Italian food.

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HB
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 3Food 4Service 2Ambience 4

We felt rushed. Staff clearing off plates as we are eating.

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

perfect spot for lunch before a Broadway matinee. Huge portions, tasty food and good service. we are repeat customers.

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TT
New England
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

A favorite spot for one and all. Food was great and so was the service. Very close to the theater's makes Carmine's an excellent choice before a show.

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JN
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great value for family-stye meals. We were a group of very hungry adults and we ordered a total of 4 dishes and we came away stuffed, with some pasta to take home. Also, we were given our table right away even if our party was not yet complete.

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W
Detroit
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

My scampi was better before when I went to
The restaurant. This visit, the sauce was more
Bland

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

Amazing service! Unbelievably good food!

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S
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 3Food 2Service 3Ambience 4

The concept is cute but the food was a miss.
Spaghetti was not cooked and it tasted like something I could get from Olive Garden.
Albeit, I went in there expecting some authentic Italian food- and that is my own issue. Otherwise, service was good.

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

Only family style dishes so not really a great choice for couple. Awesome choice for group of 4 or more. It’s a little bit of a madhouse, but that is also the ambiance it is striving for. Great pre theatre choice for group.

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JA
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Absolutely wonderful experience, great food, fun atmosphere, made our trip !

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

Great food and place to gather with friends and family

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

Too crowd no room to wait to be seated...just horrible. The food was excellent

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