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Carmella's Cafe

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8530 Seneca Tpke, New Hartford, NY 13413-4988
+1 315-797-3350
09:00 - 00:00
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Sun 09:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Hubbardsville, New York
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is usually pretty good here. They have a very large menu, quite a variety. One strong suggestion is to spruce the place up. It looks no different from the first time I went about 10 years ago. I don't think it's dirty but it's tired looking. The servers are always friendly but the manager (owner?) with the slicked... More 

Thank palma1958
New York, NY
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240 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is way better than an Applebee's or Chilis but the decor looks like one of those types of places. We had low expectations but the food was surprisingly tasty and very reasonably priced. If you like red sauce poured on heavy over everything then this is the place. Got there for 2 for 1 appetizers and drinks. Boy we're... More 

Thank segmd
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went out for a late birthday celebration for my parents. Dad was spoiled by his Italian mother and he LOVES this place. All of us (including a picky 9 yo) found something we enjoyed. The parking lot was PACKED, and they were extremely busy for a Tuesday night, but we were seated in less than 10 minutes. Our hostess... More 

Thank MmeSLH
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This restaurant is interesting. The food is OK but the prices are too high for what you get. In Utica area you can really get good Italian food for less but with much better quality. There only redeeming quality is the happy hour for buy one drink and get free. The food is basic and not worth what they charge.

Thank William H
Syracuse, New York
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Highly recommend breakfast or lunch on Sundays. (Kids eat free!) Free fried dough brought to your table! Food was very good. Went there four weeks in a row. Service was excellent every time! Very good value!

Thank Allmyideasareused
Utica, New York
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Stopped for lunch with my daughter. Very good service and food. Love the homemade pasta dishes. Had a very relaxing meal.

Thank dxlanfn
Cortland, New York
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

When we lost Carmella's in Syracuse years ago we were saddened but we were equally excited to find one in Utica. The food is wonderful and the prices were very good. Definitely a place to visit frequently!

Thank CharlesandPaula
Bemus Point, New York
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Wonderful dinner with friends. In the area for a meeting & happened to go here. Perfect in every way. Very busy - glad we had a reservation. Friendly, helpful. Everyone's meal was delicious - pasta, veal, & seafood. Service was great. Would definitely go here again & recommend to others. You won't be disappointed.

Thank 47308Brenda
Syracuse, New York
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Stopped in for lunch and watched the inauguration. As always, great food, and great atmosphere! Excellent service from Shannon. Please put a location back in Syracuse!

Thank Michael H
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103 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We love the pasta here. Absolutely the best. And a large variety of sauces. But this trip We got the soup and salad. These were excellent as well for lunch. Service is all great. I like that it's a local place. We recommend this to anyone in the New Hartford area.

Thank Eric P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8530 Seneca Tpke, New Hartford, NY 13413-4988
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 315-797-3350

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?