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Available Tuesday - Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Zuppe

STRACCIATELLA $5.5
Chopped spinach, egg, parmesan, chicken broth.
TORTELLINI EN BRODO $5.5
Veal tortellini in broth.
ZUPPA DI SETTIMANA $MP
See specials menu

Insalata

DELLA CASA $4.5
Fresh greens, chickpeas, black olives, kalamata olives grape tomato, dill dressing.
CESARE $6.5
Romaine lettuce, anchovy, parmesan, Caesar dressing.
COBB $13
Romaine, pancetta, diced Roma tomatoes, boiled egg, grilled chicken breast, lemon champagne vinaigrette.

Primo

CARCIOFFI FRITTI $8
Fried artichoke hearts, mozzarella, marinara.
INSALATA CAPRESE $7.5
House made mozzarella, fresh tomato, extra virgin olive oil, balsamic glaze.
WILD MUSHROOM BRUSCHETTA $8
Shitake, crimini, button mushrooms and mascarpone cheese piled high on toast.
COZZE (WHITE OR RED) $7.5
Prince Edward mussels in marinara or white wine sauce.
CALAMARI FRITTI O SALTATI $8
Baby calamari fried and served with marinara and lemon aioli, or sauteed in white wine and lemon butter sauce.
BAKED BRIE $8
Soft brie wedge with toasted almonds, honey, Amaretto.

Secondo

CARNE CARMELLO  $11
Choice of veal or chicken breast, marsala wine, spring onions, peas, mushroom,
tomato, angel hair pasta.
Best Pairing: Brico del Conte - Barbera Monferrato (medium bodied, dry)
PARMINGIANA  $11 (Eggplant) / $12 (Chicken)
Choice of eggplant or chicken fried & served with mozzarella.
Best pairing: Cabernet Sauvignon, Siema Vineyards (full bodied, smooth tannin)
RAVIOLI CON FUNGHI $14
Wild mushroom ravioli, sage, brown butter and prosciutto
Best pairing: Pinot Noir, Okanagan Estate (smooth oak and vanilla)
FETTUCCINE CARBONARA $15
Semolina & egg yolk pasta, pancetta, parmesan cream sauce
Best pairing: Viognier, Casale del Giglio (crisp fruit, dry citrus, apricot)
TORTELLINI NONA $11.5
Semolina & egg yolk pasta, pancetta, parmesan cream sauce
Best pairing: Viognier, Casale del Giglio (crisp fruit, dry citrus, apricot)
SCALOPPINE PICATTA $16
Veal medallions in butter, white wine, lemon juice, capers, parsley
Best pairing: Cabernet Sauvignon, Tortoise Creek 2013 (full bodied, peppery)
SCALOPPINE PICATTA $16
Veal medallions in butter, white wine, lemon juice, capers, parsley
Best pairing: Cabernet Sauvignon, Tortoise Creek 2013 (full bodied, peppery)
POLO LIMONCELLO $13
Chicken breast, Limoncello liqueur, artichoke hearts with pasta
Best pairing: Chardonnay, Barboursville Vineyards 2014 (buttery, oak)
PILA DI MELINZANE $12
Stack of eggplant interlaced with tomato and house mozzarella..aged balsamic
Best pairing: Sauvignon Blanc, La Cappuccina 2014 (dry with citrus, fig, honey)
FILETO DI SALMONE NORMANDY $17
Fresh filet of salmon, brandy dill cream sauce
Best pairing: Sauvignon Blanc, La Cappuccina 2014 (dry with citrus, fig, honey)
SCALLOPINE DELLA NONA $15
Veal medallions, artichoke heats, mushrooms, black olives, marsale wine, pasta
Best Pairing: Chianti, Morli Neri, Italy

Bevandi

Drinks include Pepsi Fountain Drinks, Bold Rock Hard Cider, Vienna Lager, and Coffee. We are also happy to provide you with a wine list.

Available Tuesday - Saturday 5:00 - 9:30 pm, Sunday 5:00-9:00 pm

Zuppe

TORTELLINI EN BRODO $6.5
Veal tortellini, chicken broth.
STRACCIATELLA ALLA ROMANA $6.5
Scrambled egg, chopped spinach, chicken broth.
ZUPPA DEL GIORNO $MP

Insalate

INSALATA DELLA CASA 4.5
Mixed field greens, marinated grape tomatoes, chickpeas, red onions, kalamata olives
INSALATA CAESAR 6.5
Crisp romaine lettuce, Caesar dressing, crouton.

Primo

CLAMS CASINO $12
Top neck clams, bacon, bell pepper.
COZZE $10
PEI mussels, white wine or red sauce.
CAPRESE $10
Sliced roasted red pepper, house-made mozzarella, basil oil, balsamic glaze.
BAKED BRIE $10
Wedge of Brie, honey, almonds, amaretto.
CARCIOFFI FRITTI $9.5
Artichoke hearts fried, mozzarella, tomato sauce.
CALAMARI FRITTI O SALTATI $10
Calamari fried and served with Marinara or sautéed in lemon butter.
STUFFED MUSHROOM CAPS $12
Cremini Mushrooms, backfin crab, herbs, butter.

Secondo

RAVIOLI CARDINALE $29
Homemade lobster ravioli. Crema rosa sauce, caviar, lump crab
Best Pairing: Satrico, Casale di Gigglio, Italy (chard,
sauv blanc)
CANNELLONI ALLA TOSCANA $18
Veal in Cannelloni, cream sauce, mozzarella
Best Pairing: Chardonnay, Siema, Italy, (fruity, vanilla)
TORTELLINI CON PANNA $16
Veal in tortellini, cream sauce, peas, proscuito, mushroom
Best Pairing: Pinot Grigio, Siema, Italy, (citrus, crisp)
LASAGNA BOLOGNESE $16
Sheet pasta, Ricotta, Bolognese, Mozzarella
RecommendedPairing: Sangiovese, Corta alla Flora (fruity, smooth)
SCAMPI GAMBERI $25
Jumbo shrimp, garlic, lemon, butter, parsley, white wine, homemade pasta.
Recommended Pairing : Pinot Grigio, Siema, Italy
LINGUINI PESCATORE $32
Shrimp, bay scallops, calamari, mussels, clams, marinara.
Best Pairing : Pinot Noir, Oakanogan, (elegant, full)
CARNE CARMELLO - Local Chicken: $20 / Veal: $23
Local chicken breast, or veal, marsala wine, peas,
mushrooms, tomatoes, spring onions, homemade pasta
Best Pairing: Barbera, Bricco del Conte, Italy (med bodied, dry)
PARMIGIANE - Eggplant: $17 / Veal: $21 / Chicken: $18
Choice of Eggplant, veal or local chicken, breaded,
tomato sauce, mozzarella, home made pasta
Recommended Pairing: Merlot, Siema, Italy
RAVIOLI FIORENTINI $17
Homemade Cheese ravioli, spinach, cream sauce.
Best pairing: Sauvignon Blanc, La Cappuncina, Italy (full)
LINGUINI VONGOLE $25
Homemade pasta, little neck clams, white or red sauce
Best Pairing: Satrico, Casala del Giggilio
POLLO TIROLESE $22
Local chicken breast, backfin crab stuffing, artichoke
hearts, mozzarella, lemon butter
Best Pairing: Chardonnay, Barboursville, Virginia (fruit, vanilla)
SALTAMBOCCA ALLA ROMANA $26
Veal medallions, sage, housemade mozzarella, proscuito, demi glace
Recommended Pairing : Valpolicella, Begali, Italy
POLLO TIROLESE $23
Veal medallions, prosciutto, sage, house mozzarella,demi glace
Best Pairing: Valpolicella, Begali Lorenzo, (med bodied, bold)

BEVANDE

SOFT DRINKS $3.5

COFFEE, TEA, ESPRESSO $3.5
CAPPUCINO $5

Available during all hours of operation!

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Bevande

DRAFT & BOTTLED BEER $3.5 - $4.5
COFFEE, TEA, ESPRESSO $2.5 - $3.5
CAPPUCINO $4.5

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Antipasti

Carciofi Fritti $7
Two baby artichokes. We take the fuzzy stuff out & load them with mozzarella cheese. Then we lightly bread and fry them, served on a bed of our house tomato sauce.
Insalata Caprese $7.5
Creamy house-made mozzarella interlaced with slices of fresh tomato. Dressing with extra virgin olive oil & balsamic glaze.
Wild Mushroom Bruschetta $8.00
Cozza (White) $7.5
Fresh Price Edward Island mussels sauteed in butter & cream with fennel, garlic, diced tomatos & Pernod liquor.
Cozze (Red) $7.5
Fresh Prince Edward Island mussels steamed & served with our house marinara sauce.
Calamari Fritti o Saltati $8
Tender rings of baby squid served your way, floured & fried crisp, served with marinara & lemon aioli or sauteed in white wine & lemon butter sauce.
Brie Cheese $8
Baked with toasted almonds, honey & Amaretto. Served with our house bread.

Zuppe

STRACCIATELLA ALLA ROMANA $5
Chopped spinach, fresh egg and parmesan cheese, blended with chicken broth.
TORTELLINI EN BRODO $4.5
Veal stuffed tortellini simmered in steaming chicken broth.

Insalate

INSALATA DELLA CASA 4.5
Mixed greens, red onion, black olives, marinated tomatoes, and chickpeas. Dressed with our famous creamy dill vinaigrette dressing and fresh cracked pepper.
CAESAR SALAD 6.5
Chef Giorgio's take on this classic favorite: Romaine lettuce dressed in olive oil, garlic, anchovy, egg yolk, and lemon juice. Garnished with toasty crostini.

Farinacei

LASAGNA BOLOGNESE 16
A perfect storm of ricotta, mozzarella, and parmesan cheeses layered between sheets of fresh pasta. Baked into a gooey delight with Chef Giorgio's favorite meat sauce.
CANNELLONI ALLA TOSCANA 18
Seasoned veal and secret herbs rolled into a pasta shell, topped with white cream sauce and mozzarella cheese. Baked into melted magnificence.
MANICOTTI FIORENTINI 15
Creamy ricotta cheese rolled into a pasta shell. Topped with spinach, mozzarella cheese, and tomato sauce, then baked until fragrant.
FETTUCCINE ALFREDO 15.5
Semolina and egg yolk pasta tossed in Chef Giorgio's signature cheese sauce. Garnished with fresh parmesan cheese. With sauteed jumbo shrimp - 26 With grilled chicken - 20.5
FETTUCCINE CARBONARA 18
Semolina and egg yolk pasta tossed with pancetta, parmesan cheese cream sauce, and additional egg yolk.
LINGUINE PRIMAVERA 17
Flat pasta with fresh seasonal vegetables sauteed in olive oil, white wine, garlic, and parsley.
RAVIOLI FIORENTINI 15
Ravioli filled with ricotta cheese, simmered with fresh spinach in a white cream sauce and sprinkled with parmesan cheese.
TORTELLINI MAMA STELLA 17
Seasoned veal wrapped in spoon-size pasta shapes, simmered in a white sweet cream sauce with a medley of wild mushrooms.
GNOCCHI 17
Semolina & egg yolk kneaded with mashed potato. Baked with your choice of tomato sauce, marinara, meat sauce or crema rosa.

Vitello

SCALOPPINE DELLA NONNA $24
Medallions of fresh veal sauteed in marsala wine with black olives, mushrooms and artichoke hearts. Served on a bed of our house vemicelli pasta.
SCALOPPINE SALTIMBOCCA ALLA ROMANA $25
Medallions of fresh veal sauteed in a veal stock demi-glace, topped with prosciutto, our house-made mozzarella cheese and fresh sage, then baked.
SCALOPPINE ANGELICA $22
Medallions of fresh veal sauteed in white cream sauce with shitake, crimini, and white button mushrooms, cognac, and thyme. Served on a bed of our house vermicelli pasta.
SCALOPPINE CARMELLO $21
Medallions of fresh veal sauteed in Marsala wine with spring onions, peas, mushrooms, and fresh tomato. Served on a bed of our house vermicelli pasta.
COTOLETTA ALLA MILANESE $20
Fresh veal cutlet, lightly breaded and fried. Topped with field greens, baby arugula, shaved red onion, and marinated grape tomatoes. Finished with lemon champagne vinaigrette. Served with our house vermicelli pasta on the side.

Pesce

LINGUINI VONGOLE 23
Fresh littleneck clams sauteed in olive oil, white wine, garlic, and parsley. tossed with fresh linguine pasta.
SCAMPI GAMBERI 25
Jumbo shrimp sauteed in butter, white wine, garlic, and parsley. Piled on a bed of fresh linguine pasta.
LINGUINI PESCATORE 29 linguini-pescatore-photo
A seafood extravaganza. Clams, mussels, calamari, scallops, chunks of fish and baby shrimp sauteed with white wine in Chef Giorgio's special marinara. Served on a bed of fresh linguine pasta.
RAVIOLI CON ARAGOSTA 27
Jumbo ravioli filled with lobster mousse. Finished with crema rosa sauce, garnished with caviar and lump crab meat.
ZUPPA DI COZZI 17.5
Fresh mussels in your choice of red sauce (marinara) or white sauce (white wine, olive oil, and garlic), served over homemade linguini.
SCAMPI MARINARA 24
Large shrimp sauteed in butter, garlic, fresh tomato, parsley, white wine. Served over homemade linguini.
CALAMARI FRITTI 17.5
Baby squid cut into ringlets, floured, and fried.

Pollame

LINGUINI VONGOLE 23
Fresh littleneck clams sauteed in olive oil, white wine, garlic, and parsley. tossed with fresh linguine pasta.
SCAMPI GAMBERI 25
Jumbo shrimp sauteed in butter, white wine, garlic, and parsley. Piled on a bed of fresh linguine pasta.
LINGUINI PESCATORE 29 linguini-pescatore-photo
A seafood extravaganza. Clams, mussels, calamari, scallops, chunks of fish and baby shrimp sauteed with white wine in Chef Giorgio's special marinara. Served on a bed of fresh linguine pasta.
RAVIOLI CON ARAGOSTA 27
Jumbo ravioli filled with lobster mousse. Finished with crema rosa sauce, garnished with caviar and lump crab meat.
ZUPPA DI COZZI 17.5
Fresh mussels in your choice of red sauce (marinara) or white sauce (white wine, olive oil, and garlic), served over homemade linguini.
SCAMPI MARINARA 24
Large shrimp sauteed in butter, garlic, fresh tomato, parsley, white wine. Served over homemade linguini.
CALAMARI FRITTI 17.5
Baby squid cut into ringlets, floured, and fried.

Parmigiane

VITELLO ALLA PARMIGIANA $20
Fresh veal cutlet, lightly breaded and fried, topped with tomato sauce and fresh mozzarella cheese. Baked and served with our house vermicelli pasta on the side.
PETTO DI POLLO ALLA PARMIGIANA $17
Fresh breast of chicken, lightly breaded and lightly fried, topped with tomato sauce and fresh mozzarella cheese. Baked and served with our house vermicelli pasta on the side.
MELANZANE ALLA PARMIGIANA $15
Slices of tender eggplant, lightly breaded and fried, topped with tomato sauce and fresh mozzarella cheese. Baked and served with our house vermicelli pasta on the side.

What Others Have Said About Carmello's

Garrett Smith"We have become part of the family since we've dined at Carmello's since '92. Stella has stayed past closing hours to accommodate us on a good number of occasions. You don't find such service easily!"

Garrett Smith

Annita DiSabatto"If you are in the Charlottesville area and you want excellent food and want to be treated like family Carmello's is the place for you! A place where that will truly never let you down. Buon appetito!"

Annita DiSabatto

Charlie Rose"Dear Bill, I don't remember when I had a more enjoyable dinning experience. Carmello's is an American story, the triumph of love, service and dedication. Remember, you promised me lunch!"

Charlie Rose

Raymond Austin"We confidently recommend this Italian food heaven to one-and-all. This place is perfect for dining with the whole family or a romantic evening as we found on celebrating our wedding anniversary this year."

Raymond Austin

Carmello's Restaurant & Wine BarCarmello's has been a Charlottesville favorite for 25 years. We specialize in Northern Italian Cuisine, in a rustic and fine dining atmosphere. Our extensive wine list features some of the best wines worldwide.

Hours Of Operation

Monday
Closed
Tuesday - Friday
Lunch: 11:30am - 2:00pm Dinner: 5:00 - 9:30pm
Saturday
Lunch: Closed Dinner: 5:00 - 9:30pm
Sunday
Dinner: 5:00 - 9:00pm

Connect With Us

Carmello's Restaurant & Wine Bar
400 29th Place Ct, Charlottesville, VA 22901
Phone: (434) 977-5200
Fax: (434) 823-1407
E-mail: info@carmellosrestaurant.com