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Carmela's Italian Restaurant

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138 Main St, Kingston, MA 02364
+1 781-585-2148
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

First time back since it reopened. Much brighter inside now than the old Carmellas. We went on Tuesday night when you can get a salad, bread, and meals for 2 .... With a bottle of wine. It was a great price! We ate on the bar side... The server was wonderful and attentive- the food was great! We will go... More 

Thank Dmpots
Aimee H, Marketing Assistant at Carmela's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your experience at Carmela's restaurant. Hope to see you again soon! Aimee Marketing Assistant P & JV Management Corporation for Mamma Mia’s & Carmela’s Restaurants More 

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70 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Dined here this evening with two friends. Barely seated and our friendly waitperson appeared saying she would give us few minutes to peruse the menu. I'm sure we have all experienced this same scenario, in which the waitperson returns to the table 4 times in 10 minutes to see if we have decided yet. We were the only occupied table... More 

Thank palm22
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Authentic Italian food. Offers lighter fare for people with smaller appetites. Varied menu - delicious meals. Moderately priced. We also enjoyed great service. Loyalty program for frequent diners.

Thank Beth G
Kingston, Massachusetts
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Went in for dinner with my wife and got greeted very well the minute we stepped into the door by the Hostess (Kaylee) she made us feel very welcome and was extremely pleasant. we sat down for our meal and what a great job the staff did with our orders very friendly and attentive. Also the renovations came our Phenomenal... More 

Thank RJPSR1
Reading, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Found this restaurant on Trip Advisor. the whole family loved it. High quality Italian food at very reasonable prices. the big plus is you can order smaller portion options and those portions are still very large. highly advise the smaller portion, great value. they had warm freshly made bread with oil with cheese in it that was outstanding. Our waitress... More 

Thank DON H
Plymouth, MA
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82 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

There were 12 of us. My wife had chicken piccata. According to her' the meal was too bland. chicken piccata did not have enough lemon in it to satisfy her taste. I had chicken marsala and my feeling the meal was bland. I've had chicken and veal marsala in many restaurants and i know the difference. A so/so meal.

Thank angeloartglass
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Originally went for lunch. Our server was wonderful. She gave great suggestions and helped w/substitutions. Because of this I brought the family out for dinner. We all loved our dinner, from appetizers to salads to our meal. They have a lighter fare, which is a smaller portion. This is a perfect size for most people. We will be back soon.

Thank grnhbrfan
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This place is the best. A nice family dining atmosphere, friendly wait staff and really great food at great prices. I love the entertainment too. My favorite is their homemade sangria and every dish I've had has not let me down.

Thank Brendad13
Halifax, Massachusetts
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

I'm not going to say that Carmela's is the best Italian restaurant south of Boston but, given reviews I've seen that make that declaration, I can tell you that this place is more worthy of the title. Carmela's has big portions but they don't sacrifice quality over quantity. There are always specials and the base menu has good choices of... More 

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South Shore, MA
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218 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Our first time back since the fire and renovation and what a change! The restaurant is beautiful and modern. The tables are crowded in and it is noisy but the food and service were excellent. All meals were very good: prime rib, haddock, stuffed shells, pasta, and shrimp dinners! The menu offers full sized and smaller portion meals which is... More 

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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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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?