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1118 Lakeview Cres | BC, Williams Lake, British Columbia V2G 1A3, Canada
+1 250-392-3321
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06:00 - 09:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 09:30
17:00 - 21:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

I was staying at the Ramada and had dinner at Carmens. I had the Calamari Dinner and thought it was good. My associate had the spaghetti and he enjoyed it as well. Service was excellent.

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Thank Robert A
AGasparini, Co-owner at Carmens Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Robert, Thank you for taking time to tell us about your experience at Carmens. We are pleased to know that you and your associate enjoyed both your meals and that you found the service you recieved excellent. We hope that you will visit us again soon at Carmens. More 

Vernon, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

First off I would like to say, train your staff. Train them on etiquette. Train them how to make drinks. Train them on how to be present instead of socializing. Train them how to make drinks. Train them to properly clean dishes. Train the hotel clerk to present a pleasant smile upon entering the building instead of a crass scowl.... More 

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3 Thank ClaraBCS2
AGasparini, Co Owner at Carmens Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your observations and opinions. I'm sorry for your negative experience at Carmens Restaurant. More 

Queensville
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

To start we had a reservation, however it was not a full house. There were 4 tables and I saw 4 servers. It took 10 minutes for a server to see if we wanted drinks, but by then we were ready to order. Food took an hour to arrive. In that time I had the worst martini (train your bartenders),... More 

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3 Thank Jldarling
AGasparini, Co-owner at Carmens Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear jldarling, I am sorry to hear that we, like many other restaurants you have reviewed, did not meet any of your expectations. If you had mentioned your displeasure with our food and service when you were at our restaurant, we would have strived to find a way to provide you a more satisfying dining experience. How unfortunate that you... More 

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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We came back, and decided that have the lasagna. It was worth waiting for it, and also thinking about it. It was excellent, everything we expected and more

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Thank maddielol
AGasparini, Co-Owner at Carmens Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for coming back to Carmens. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the lasagna. Did you know that it is made fresh in our kitchen at Carmens. We are pleased to hear that we provided you everything you expected and more. We look forward to serving you dinner again soon. More 

Williams Lake, Canada
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84 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Great appetizers in this restaurant. Loved the mushroom caps. Service was good. Wanted the cannelloni but was told there wasn't enough (at 6:15 on a Saturday night? Poor planning). Had the chicken parmigiana, which was so-so. Both men had and enjoyed the seafood stew. Loved the cheesecake dessert. Will definitely return. Great setting upstairs by the window.

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1 Thank travel_diva763
AGasparini, Co-Owner at Carmens Restaurant, responded to this review

Happy Anniversary! Thank you for telling us about your dinner experience at Carmens. I am pleased to hear that the cioppino was enjoyed and that the cheesecake dessert was to your standards. It is made here in the kitchen at Carmens. I am sorry to hear that we were out of the seafood cannelloni when you were here. I promise... More 

Canberra, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We were expecting an average meal from this restaurant and we were WRONG. The food was very good and we enjoyed each course. The baked mushroom, lamb sirloin and lemon cheesecake were all really good

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1 Thank PW03
AGasparini, Co-Owner at Carmens Restaurant, responded to this review

We are proud to hear that we exceeded your expectations for your three course meal at Carmens. We hope you will dine with us again on your next visit to Williams Lake. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. More 

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84 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Had Greek Ribs and they were generous and delicious! We had soup (wedding meatball soup) was awesome and dessert was cheesecake with strawberries and caramel sauce. Service was great and attentive. We will definately be back!

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1 Thank J C
AGasparini, Co-0wner at Carmens Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your dinner and dessert and our hospitality. We will look forward to serving you again soon at Carmens! More 

Orangeburg
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84 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

The food was delicious and the service was excellent. Right next door to the Ramada Inn. Good atmosphere for relaxing after a long day. Lounge was well-stocked.

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1 Thank Laura H
AGasparini, Co-0wner at Carmens Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We are pleased to hear you had such an enjoyable time at Carmens. We look forward to serving you again in the future. More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

I regret going to Carmens. I ordered the 8 oz NY Strip Loin (medium rare) with roast vegetables and potatoes. What I received was an extremely poor cut of meat that was cooked well done for over half the steak, and the potatoes amounted to three small potato wedges. The vegetables were nicely prepared but two small florets of broccoli,... More 

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1 Thank David T
AGasparini, Co-Owner at Carmens Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am so sorry that your steak was poorly cooked and that you did not enjoy the meal. Had you expressed your concern at the time a new steak would have been prepared for you. This is our house policy. I will look into the sizes of the sides with... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in after a long while; noticed the great new menu change. Had the flatbread it was great. I would love to see the restaurant open for lunch again.

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1 Thank maddielol
AGasparini, Co-owner at Carmens Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping by and telling us about your meal at Carmens Being open for breakfast, lunch and dinner is our goal too. In the meantime, hope to you see you again soon to try some of our other new menu items. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Cuisine
Seafood, Greek, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 09:30
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:00 - 09:30
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 09:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 09:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 09:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 09:30
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
06:00 - 09:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1118 Lakeview Cres | BC, Williams Lake, British Columbia V2G 1A3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Cariboo  >  Williams Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 250-392-3321
Description
Carmens Restaurant is OPEN for breakfast from 6:00 am till 9:30: am Monday thru Sunday for hotel guests and non hotel guests.. A spectacular Sunday Buffet Brunch is available on Sunday from 9:30 am till 2:00 pm. For dinner, Carmens Restaurant is OPEN 5:00 till 9:00 pm. The dinner menu is Mediterranean Style food with an emphasis on Classic Italian and Greek comfort foods . Special dinner features are available. We strive to offer you great food in a relaxed atmosphere.

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