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Carmelo's Restaurant

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425 Center St, 425 Center St, 14092-1603, Lewiston, New York, Lewiston, NY 14092-1603 (Formerly Carmelo's Coat of Arms Restaurant)
+1 716-754-2311
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Buffalo, New York
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91 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We came with 5 friends celebrating a birthday. Our server was very sweet and helpful ( I never remember names). We ordered starters and salads and everything we had was delicious. The pricing was reasonable. The atmosphere was lovely. High praise to those brussell sprouts!

Thank pkiefs
Buffalo, New York
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I was taken there for Birthday celebration by a friend and although it is a long standing, well known Italian Restaurant in Lewiston, I was quite disappointed. Bar is extremely small and although the barmaid was very pleasant, she did not seem to have a great knowledge of bartending. I ordered what was supposed to be a spicy pasta with... More 

Thank Sandi K
East Amherst, New York
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511 reviews
380 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We have eaten here before, but not for a number of years. There has been some remodeling and changes in the menu, but we still love it and will return. There is a reasonable wine list with a good selection of varietals by the glass or by the bottle. The menu has been pared down, but there seemed to be... More 

Thank Henry D
Baltimore, Maryland
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I visit Niagara Falls annually, and always eagerly anticipate dinner at Carmelo's. It never disappoints. Chef Carmelo keeps the menu small and interesting - always changing with the seasons. Fresh local ingredients and local wine, too (Arrowhead Springs). Italian roots with modern flair. I never expected to find such fine fish in Western New York, but Carmelo has it! Not... More 

Thank mmbbaltimore
Rotterdam, New York
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

When visiting the little town of Lewiston we talked with local store owner Chris, owner of Brewed and Bottled who highly recommended for dinner. Thank you Chris for recommending a great place for a wonderful dinner! Classic little Italian café that really stands out in a sea of Italian restaurants, it felt like dinning with family. Service was superb, while... More 

Thank Tiffany J
Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Decided to go because of the reviews. We were not disappointed at all. Full bar with a nice selection of wines. We sat at bar for a drink prior to being seated. The staff are very friendly and attentive. The food is so delicious - menu changes with what is in season. So refreshing! Very cozy atmosphere. We enjoyed everything... More 

Thank ctburke26
Buffalo, New York
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

My wife and I had dinner here during the Lewiston Jazz Festival. We made a reservation for around 8:15 (the earliest available), but decided to be a pain and showed up a half hour early. The hostess could not have been more gracious about trying to find us an early spot. Clearly it had a family atmosphere--really, everyone seemed to... More 

Thank Rlpiano
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194 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The salads my wife and I had were amazing - the seasonal tomato salad and the gulf shrimp salad with corn. Fresh and delicious - tasted like summer, and perfectly seasoned/dressed. The pasta entrees (pasta made fresh in house) were also really good, although my wife's black pasta with clams was very salty for her tastes. My kids were very... More 

Thank tadak
Rochester, New York, United States
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We had dinner here after reading reviews on TripAdvisor. My husband and I liked this place very much, the interior was very charming and the menu was different. They had several pasta dishes, steak and seafood. They also had an olive appetizer that I loved. The bread was freshly made and served with a tapenade and olive oil with garlic... More 

Thank Pamela L
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Super food, great service. Had a local (Niagara) wine, homemade ice cream. Yum yum! Lobster starter and sock eye salmon main, both very well cooked. Must go on the list of places to return to. Diane was our waitress, helpful and knowledgable.

Thank Julie P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 Center St, 425 Center St, 14092-1603, Lewiston, New York, Lewiston, NY 14092-1603 (Formerly Carmelo's Coat of Arms Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lewiston
  • Phone Number: +1 716-754-2311

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?