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238 Snelling Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1944
+1 651-699-2448
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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238 Snelling Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1944
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While we were up in MN for family needs we stopped at Carmelo's for dinner...which was our treat for my youngest brother Allen and his wife Maryann. We, at first, sat in a booth. It was so tight, small and uncomfortable that we moved to...More

Thank Janis H
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is very cozy and quaint. The appetizers were excellent. I would recommend the cap mushrooms. We all ordered different dishes and the pasta was đź‘Ť great. Good service and nice cloth tablecloths/napkins and lighting.

1  Thank stephen s
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We chose Carmelo's based on past experience which has been wonderful. This time however we were made to wait what seemed like an hour before ordering. Granted, it was a busy Saturday night, however, a little empathy or communication from the servers may have made...More

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Simple cozy place, which we like and so we will give it a second chance. The biggest problem was the food, but since other reviews are good, maybe we had a poorly trained back-up cook or maybe we chose the wrong dishes. Mom's dish was...More

Thank JoKiddo
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner here tonight. The decor and amviance is delightful. The musuc wonderful. The service excellent. My wife's spinach ravioli wss excellent. My entree, sausage arrabbiata was nice and spicy. We will return. 2 dinners, an appetizer and 4 glasses of wine was...More

3  Thank Padraic M
Reviewed 28 July 2017

What a great place! Visited here during my first trip to the Twin Cities. The staff is absolutely a joy, and the food was delicious. Ambiance was nice and cozy. Overall I had a wonderful time. Thanks!

3  Thank cmsgreek
Reviewed 25 June 2017

My daughter lives in St. Paul and takes dance lessons across the street from Carmelo's. She had never been here, though, and we all met up there after their dance classes. What a great surprise. The restaurant is small and cozy. There is a LOT...More

2  Thank Elaine D
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Every March my first wife and I meet up with five old friends for dinner at Carmelo's. The food is good and the atmosphere is funky Italian. The waitress, Shelly, breaks her back to see that all is well. Everyone enjoyed their dinners with one...More

3  Thank Thaddeus W
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Warm and cozy neighborhood restaurant with excellent food. Somewhat limited menu compared to many other places but plenty to choose. Excellently prepared and served with competent and attentive staff. A gem. This was first visit but plan to return again and again.

3  Thank George C
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I do not agree with the other reviewers. I have always had great food here. Sometimes the service isn't great but the quality of the food has been.

2  Thank Lora B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 238 Snelling Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1944
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-699-2448
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