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Carmine's Cafe

8810 SW Highway 200, Unit 115, Ocala, FL 34481-7814
+1 352-854-1000
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“grouper” (15 reviews)
“meatballs” (14 reviews)
“bread” (21 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8810 SW Highway 200, Unit 115, Ocala, FL 34481-7814
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After driving by this restaurant hundreds of times we finally decided to give it a try. Cute cozy place in a strip mall. Service was great and the dinners are fantastic, and portions are huge. And since it’s only a couple of miles from home...More

Thank Jaguar002
Reviewed 9 September 2017

9 of us had dinner at Carmine's after our Friday night Happy Hour dance at OTOW (where we live) The staff and our group's mood was up-beat even with the threat of hurricane Irma looming over us. Our service was right on, our food was...More

Thank Janis H
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We have been three times, I guess you could say three times and your out. The first time we asked for angel hair pasta, the waiter brought spagetti said they don't have angel hair, what Italian restaurant doesn't have angel hair pasta or passes off...More

Thank cruisinmimi
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A great place to enjoy Italian food in a nice atmosphere while listening to Italian music. Not a fancy setting; however very clean and authentic appearance.

Thank Greta D
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The best Italian food in Ocala. You will miss it driving by because it looks like a dark dingy place BUT clean inside. Great staff and THE best food.

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We went for a pre-anniversary dinner. Carmine's is a great little place hiding within a little strip mall along 200. My wife had veal piccata and I had veal parm. The food was excellent! The veal was so tender and flavorful and the pasta was...More

Thank happyhobo284
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We were in Ocala on a Sunday afternoon and had heard about the place. The food was EXCELLENT.. I have had Chicken Parmigiana all over the country and Carmine's was the BEST..It was served with a side of spaghetti , hot garlic rolls and oil....More

Thank Joseph D
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Generally when you go to a restaurant at dinner time and there are only a couple of cars that usually tells the tale. This place is in a prime location on SR 200. Went inside and will give them credit it is very nice and...More

1  Thank Stoney B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We went to Carmine's for a birthday celebration. The service was impeccable; the atmosphere was wonderful, and the food was tremendous. The portions were very generous. We had leftovers for more than one meal after our visit. The lasagna was the best I have ever...More

Thank BubblyBetsy
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Great food which is authentic Italy. Great hospitality greets you at the door. The owner named the place after his grandfather. My wife order lasagna and I ordered the Carmine Combo. Usually food is food and I wolf it down. I took my first bite...More

Thank OrvilT
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Carol M
20 January 2015|
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Response from MRP57 | Reviewed this property |
We had reservations the first time. By the time we left it was really full.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8810 SW Highway 200, Unit 115, Ocala, FL 34481-7814
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: +1 352-854-1000
Telephone: 352-854-1000 This is the best kept secret in Ocala!!
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