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Carmela's Bistro and Wine Bar

4141 Pioneer Woods Dr, Lincoln, NE 68506-7568
+1 402-489-0005
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4141 Pioneer Woods Dr, Lincoln, NE 68506-7568
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent staff!! Amazing food!!! We’re seating right away and were pleasantly greeted by our Server who was extremely professional, polite and knowledgeable. Food arrived at our table in a timely manner and was not only beautiful but was extremely tasty! Hats off to the Chef!...More

Thank Chance H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went after a 4-year break to let them figure out service. We had a 5:30 reservation and arrived at 5:25 and were promptly seated. The room we were in had us and one table of 4. 10 minutes later the server arrived and brought...More

Thank JJF58
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrive during happy hour received excellent service all night. The drinks and appetizers were great however the entrée was really bland and underseasoned. Small portions for the price ordered scallops received two stocks of broccolini and underseasoned grits. I ordered the prime rib special and...More

Thank Shai S
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Food was good, service was good, atmosphere was very good. My sister picked this place for a family get together, my first visit, very nice.

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We go to Carmela's quite often.. Characteristically the food, service, and wine are very good. We have noticed a pattern, however, when it comes to selecting a bottle of wine. On at least two visits, we have picked bottles of a vintage posted on the...More

Thank Cosmax
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I was excited to go to a wine bar. It is more like a country kitchen restaurant with wine. The staff was rude and did not follow our request to turn down the TV. Not a good place.

Thank Sweetienme
Reviewed 23 September 2017

The last two times we had dinner at Carmela's Bistro, the service was incredibly slow and inattentive. This last time, we went there was a stretch of 30minutes without the waitress checking on us once. She was rather forgetful and inattentive. The loud and crowded...More

Thank saklink
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

The food is wonderful and the wine list is good. The place is friendly cozy and happy. I will go back.

Thank Bones83
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Upscale menu, comfort "foodie" selections with fabulous wine pairings. Hollywood vintage decor. Always excellent service.

Thank Cyndi C
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I don't get out a ton but this is one of those places I am happy to return to. Five of us from the office went out for dinner. Wait staff was attentive without being overbearing. Drinks came out promptly, appetizers and meals likewise. Food...More

Thank Proofinthepudding
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4141 Pioneer Woods Dr, Lincoln, NE 68506-7568
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +1 402-489-0005
  • E-mail
Beautiful American Bistro and Wine Bar located in Lincoln, Ne. An Award Winning Wine List and Fresh, Seasonal Food. Looking for something unique and different? try out Carmela's Bistro and Wine Bar!
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