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Carmela's Italian Restaurant

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138 Main St, Kingston, MA 02364
+1 781-585-2148
12:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Bristol, Connecticut
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

AMAZING!!!!!! AWESOME!!!!!! My husband and I were on a mini vacation and I have dietary needs(I am a strict vegan)and finding places is difficult. My husband call and spoke to Tony and he willing asked the chef to made a portabella mushroom stuffed with spinach in a balsamic glaze and not only did he do that; it was presented in... More 

Thank hpprokop
Kingston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Carmela's is a favorite of my family. We meet there at least once a month and are never disappointed. The meals are always delicious and great prices. We typically dine at the bar because of the great bartenders. Peggy and Jillian on the floor are also great. The only complaint I have is that it takes a long time to... More 

Thank paulamc6
Sandwich, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place, great decor, good food and great service. Went on a Friday night busy but got seated fairly quick. Food was served quick and was absolutely delicious.

Thank mlimone3
Derry, New Hampshire
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was excellent. From the salad to the bread, Chicken Parmesan, Eggplant Parmesan, Meatballs as well as Chicken, Broccoli and Ziti. The service was excellent. The two waitresses couldn't have been nicer. They also let us take home the extra food which was great as many places don't let you do this.

Thank jmorjo
Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family ordered food delivery for a funeral service. Needless to say the food was outstanding. People who say it's not real Italian food sound like that they have never had real Italian food. I currently live in Italy and have been there for the last 5 years and I can tell you that the food is comparable to the food... More 

Thank AronA78
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Owned by Mama Mia's and we love both restaurants. We always go on Thursdays for Prime Rib night! Service is excellent and even though the parking lot looks full there is a valet.

Thank Bridget H
Kingston, Massachusetts
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139 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Very extensive menu plus lots of great daily specials. Aim is to please all finicky palates and they do. Portions tend to be huge but there are several that are "lighter fare" which is just a half size portion of some of their most popular dishes.

Thank anon3200
Kingston, MA
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Not sure why this place gets such rave reviews. Food barely represents real Italian. In Italy "huge portions" do not exist.

Thank Grammykingston
Duxbury, Massachusetts
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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Carmella's, which has recently reopened after last year's fire is the best Italian option that we have in the area. which isn't to say that it's the best Italian. It's not like eating in the North End and nothing like eating in Italy; it's "American Italian". However, the food is still good, it's always busy with a large loyal following,... More 

Thank SYTrustMe
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

It's a small place so have a reservation. The food is the most authentic Italian south if Boston. Huge servings sizes. Excellent wait staff. Excellent experience. You will leave full and with leftovers.

Thank nicole s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 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: 138 Main St, Kingston, MA 02364
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 781-585-2148

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