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Carmelo's has been the mainstay of Italian dining in West Vancouver for over twenty years. As fresh today as it was at the beginning. Carmelo's offers a cozy dining experience for all ages and tastes. Featuring a wood fired pizza oven to give you arguably the best pizza in Vancouver, pastas to make your mouth water and entrees ranging from fresh local seafood, lamb rack and numerous veal dishes. The fresh sheet is just that, fresh. The menu is not overly "fussy". Carmelo's is the comfort food place that the locals drop in for a bite to eat without hurting the budget.
PRICE RANGE
US$30 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Canadian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed October 23, 2021 via mobile

One of our favourite restaurants on the North Shore. John is more than welcoming. The food is excellent. I always have the veal cannelloni and it is truly amazing. I had affogato for dessert and I love it. Service is above average. We will continue...to come back regularly.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed December 30, 2020 via mobile

Excellent service and delicious food! Very attentive server and made our bad day into a relaxing wonderful evening. Prawns were perfectly cooked, salad was well seasoned. Chicken was perfectly done, not over cooked just the right tenderness. Most of all pasta was done just like...its done in Italy. I highly recommend Carmelos Restaurant, it will be a experience to remember for a long eternity. Thank you Carmelos staff for making my day perfect!More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed December 15, 2020 via mobile

Went for a small (3) family dinner. The food was just ok, except for my lasagne, which was lukewarm (at best). On top of the poor food, the service was indifferent - there were only 4 tables seated, but it took a long time to...get our food, and we sat with the bill for 5 minutes before someone finally arrived with the CC machine. The people walking-in for takeout orders seem to be served quickly ... maybe their food was also hot/warm. Not inclined to go back and get poorly served, substandard food.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed October 6, 2020 via mobile

We went for a very nice dinner tonight and split a Caesar salad and enjoyed the fettucine as well as veal piccata. Everything was cooked perfectly and the service was excellent.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 29, 2020

My friends and I absolutely loved our experience at Carmelo's. From the moment we were greeted by friendly faces to the last bite of tiramisu, everything was exceptional. The mixed greens salad was perfectly balanced, with blue cheese, candied pecans, slices of apple, and house...made vinaigrette appealing to all taste buds. The Linguini al Pesto was rich in flavour, and the Filleto di Manzo was one of the best filets I have EVER had...so tender! Tiramisu, which reminded me of my Nonna's, was the perfect way to end the night. Shauna was a very knowledgeable server on the wines we had as well as the ingredients within the dishes. She was very friendly and accommodating! The restaurant itself is very cozy. Overall, such a wonderful experience. Would 10/10 recommend! Thank you, Carmelo's!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed June 27, 2020 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had a great dinner and the servers were excellent. They have great wine list also.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed February 24, 2020

Food is to die for, staff are friendly and attentive, can’t rave enough! Only downside is that I️ don’t live closer!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 17, 2020

I ordered the Filet di Mano (beef tenderloin) and it was amazing! Cooked perfectly. One of the best cuts of meat I have ever had!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 9, 2020

Simply fabulous food. Excellent service. Its a hidden gem in West Vancouver near Ambleside beach. A family owned and operated restaurant, with superb attentive service. Don’t miss it.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Peteroates1, Owner at Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2020

Dear Kathystivin Cannot thank you enough for your continued patronage and TripAdvisor reviews. It’s regulars like yourself that make coming to work a true joy. Be rest assured your lovely comments will be shared with our team..... Until next time - Ciao! Peter Ciao

Reviewed January 7, 2020 via mobile

We have frequented Carmelo for many years. Excellent food and friendly, efficient service. Very popular with locals and visitors. Extensive varied menu.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Peteroates1, Owner at Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2020

Wonderful Luca R! Looking forward to serving you another great meal! All our best, The Carmelo’s Family

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Sorry to not answer earlier. However I would recommend that you call Carmelo’s directly as I’m not in charge of the menu!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano

Yes, Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano offers takeaway services.

Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4