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425 7th Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
+1 202-737-7770
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“meatballs” (92 reviews)
“salad” (157 reviews)
“bread” (105 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
425 7th Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is our 3rd Carmines and the food is consistent with the original. Everything is served family style. The veal parm and Carmine's salad was excellent. Carmines is located in a nice shopping area in the city. Service was good. Also if you going during...More

Thank auntiebling
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic atmosphere and friendly staff. After getting over the initial shock that the prices were out-of-sight, the waiter explained that each dish on the menu is meant to be shared between 3 - 4 people. So instead of expensive, we discovered that our party of...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like the restaurant's ambience in NYC Better but this one was still nice Only went for drinks and dessert and was not disappointed Always enjoy the Italian spritzer Go you won't be disappointed Family style dining

Thank 9kidsus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was delicious and yes the portions were huge. Service was outstanding and the people were friendly (staff and customers). Two week trip to dc and this was my favorite place hands down

Thank Joshua S
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I first arrived, I couldn't understand why the dishes were so expensive. $30-35 for a bowl of pasta!! I quickly understood the prices when the food arrived. The large portion feeds 4-5 people quite adequately, the lunch size portion would easily serve two hungry...More

Thank Tony O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can now understand why so many Americans are on the large side. The portions served here are gargantuan. We asked for half portions but were told that they didn't do them and besides these are the size that they serve in Italy. Our waiter...More

Thank TorchyPyrford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maybe it was us but we didn't enjoy the Italian Experience. We were part of a bus tour being served a set menu. The Waiters were friendly and efficient . The food was served piecemeal and we didn't know what was coming next, we were...More

Thank m0ira04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last night in D.C. So we went to Carmine's . It was just what everyone wanted. Good Italian Food . We ordered the Meatball and Lasagna. Had some sangria as well. Was a good nite.

Thank A. Vinnie V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you and your family all enjoy the same food then this place is a must, the dishes are definitely for 3 people easily, you will be taking food home, if you don't believe me. The tomato sauce with the calamari was rich and flavoursome,...More

Thank Rhys_H24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place had fun surroundings and would be great for Happy Hour. The food is not good. It tasted like it came out of cans and was truly over-priced. Even the salad was horrible!!!! I would not recommend this place for food, just for fun...More

Thank GGGGPerson
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22 April 2017|
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Response from howardm22 | Reviewed this property |
About a 20-25 minute walk.
20 April 2017|
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Response from Gregg A | Reviewed this property |
This is a very large facility. I expect they can accommodate groups, as long as you call ahead.
12 April 2017|
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Response from Lynetric R | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if you can preplan it and have it ordered. However you can look at the menu and most of the selections feed 4-6 people. That way you can look at the selections for appetizers and entrées and just realized it... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 7th Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
    (between E and D street on 7th street)
  • Public Transportation: Metro Trains information. .14 miles from Carmine"s on Metro Stop Archives- Navy Memorial Penn Quarter 701 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington D.C. 20004- Come off the train and head north on 7th street NW toward D street NW. Carmine's is on the right. .21 miles from Carmine's on metro stop Gallery PI- Chinatown 630 H Street NW Washington D.C 20001. Co
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-737-7770
Carmine's is a family style restaurant offering exceptional value to its guests through the many dishes of Southern Italian cuisine. The Carmine's concept is to bring its guests a "wow-factor" sized portions and making any meal feel like an Italian American wedding feast. Platters of homestyle 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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