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Carmine's Cafe

) #42 of 381 Restaurants in Ocala $$ - $$$ Italian
8810 SW Highway 200, Unit 115, Ocala, FL 34481-7814
+1 352-854-1000
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“grouper” (15 reviews)
“meatballs” (13 reviews)
“bread” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
8810 SW Highway 200, Unit 115, Ocala, FL 34481-7814
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place is the real deal. Doesn't look like much from the outside but delightful artistic ambiance on the inside. We all enjoyed our pasta dishes, mine being the penne with prosciutto in vodka sauce. Great balance of flavor and pasta cooked perfectly. Served piping...More

Thank Sheryl G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though I have been there several times, i decided to write a review after our lunch yesterday. I have to give kudos to Carmines Restaurant about 6 miles west of Ocala on 200. On top of having the best Chicken Parm hero, it came with...More

Thank fastbasser
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to eat at a reasonable price. Excellent service, large portions and very tasty! Great for family and friends!

Thank Eric N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sweet Gracie was the hostess for a meaningful celebration at Carmine's. There were nine of us who had wine, dinner and desert together. An evening to remember! Angelo (owner) greeted us with his famous 'bear hugs' and that big Italian smile. Angelo always makes us...More

Thank Janis H
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Carmines has the best fresh mozzarella !!! The menu is wonderful and I want to try everything! The owner is on site and always available to chat. Our favorite !!!

Thank dokdeb
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Great food and generous portions. Will definitely go back and try more dishes. The veal Marsala was great! We also had veal francese! Wonderful salad dressing and service was fast and on point!

Thank lizziestl
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Stopped in with friends, for a taste of real Italian tonight. Service was good, drinks, ice water w/lemon brought almost immediately to our table. We all ordered. Wife had salmon (no surprise) our friend had Grouper (he gave it high marks), the other had Veal...More

Thank Gary U
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The food is very good. The lobster ravioli is hand made, loaded with lobster and the sauce is excellent. My wife loves the eggplant dishes and orders them often. The veal parm wasn't the best- it really tasted like a pre-breaded cutlet although they assured...More

Thank georgemM2765CS
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Have passed Carmine's a million times and finally decided to try it. We were not disappointed. Great red sauce. Haven't had it that good in a long time. Big portions. I had chicken parmagian and my husband had the Carmine Combo. We had no problem...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Did you ever feel like the wait staff wished you hadn't entered their restaurant? Well, that's how we felt at Carmine's this year. Last year we had much better service. The food was still wonderful, just felt like a hypocrite leaving a 15% tip!

Thank Babes3020
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Carol M
Do you take reservations?
19 January 2015|
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Response from MRP57 | Reviewed this property |
We had reservations the first time. By the time we left it was really full.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
15:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8810 SW Highway 200, Unit 115, Ocala, FL 34481-7814
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: +1 352-854-1000
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Description
Telephone: 352-854-1000 This is the best kept secret in Ocala!!
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