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Carmines Italian Restaurant

525 W 1st Ave, Kennewick, WA 99336-3924
+1 509-396-7890
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“meatballs” (60 reviews)
“italian sausage” (14 reviews)
“bread” (28 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
525 W 1st Ave, Kennewick, WA 99336-3924
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a neat little place. A gem. YUMMY Italian food. And one of the few restaurants I've ever been to that offers Bread Pudding on their dessert menu. And it was fab.

Thank chriswip
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever traveling we turn to Trip Advisor for direction-Carmine’s came up as a highly rated option. You eat what’s on the days menu which is fun) and it’s served family style. Sauce was delicious (carmine says it’s gravy, not sauce!). Quite the overall experience of...More

Thank Pegzilla
Reviewed 26 October 2017

My husband and I were on the road so stopped here after reading the reviews on TripAdvisor - thank you reviewers! Being at Carmines really is like eating at your eccentric Italian Uncle's house for Sunday supper. Rat pack music, photos of boxers on the...More

Thank mysteryb
Reviewed 19 October 2017

First off the restaurant is very interesting not sophisticated as in fancy or anything but very nice and there are a lot of family photos back from the 30's to even more recent and even little ads for Coca-Cola(from all different eras); there is a...More

Thank Bso_Cool
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We travel to the Tri-Cities several times a year & dinner at Carmine's is the highlight of our visit! Old fashion homemade Italian food served family style. They serve ONE entree each day so don't expect a choice. Very good desserts, but let me recommend...More

Thank GourmetMagazine
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We were an hour before closing and were welcomed w/great hospitality. The warm bread, tasty salad and good wine were just the beginning. Reasonably priced and the chicken Alfredo was delicious.

Thank compass_77
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great Family Style Dining, everything is delicious and portions are plentiful. Service is fast and friendly. Carmine will come and visit you and tell you great stories. We've been there many times and it never disappoints!

Thank Shabbygal
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Carmine's has great food and an excellent staff. Their customer service is above and beyond. The owner makes a point of talking to each table, One of the best italian restaurants, and the food is hand prepared each day. There is a limited menu so...More

Thank nshell3
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Oly and I were the first seated and the salad and bread were delicious. The chicken that came with the rotini was perfect as was the sauce. Deserts were great also with my bread pudding and her double chocolate cake with ice cream. Fun place...More

Thank George F
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Always a great time when you go to Carmines. Love the family feel ( not the dysfunctional one). This is your favorite funny uncle that teases you, has the same old familiar jokes, and always consistently good home cooked meals. Mark actually has surpassed dad...More

Thank KSyrah13
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Questions & Answers
25 January 2017|
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Response from Joyce A | Property representative |
We do not stock gluten free, however, we are happy to cook your own when you have a reservation and we know ahead of the gathering. Thank you.
24 March 2016|
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Response from NotQuiteDone | Reviewed this property |
It's in that range. I HIGHLY recommend you go there. Carmine will delight you and the food is unsurpassed. I'm going to make another trip 150 miles from my home just to have dinner there again.
20 December 2015|
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Response from Minda B | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 525 W 1st Ave, Kennewick, WA 99336-3924
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tri-Cities  >  Kennewick
  • Phone Number: +1 509-396-7890
We are a family-owned and operated restaurant. We serve individuals, families and private parties or meetings.
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