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Cafe Carlo

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1093 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Canadian
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  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Cafe Carlo is a friendly, unpretentious Canadian bistro located in Winnipeg’s Little Italy neighborhood. Cafe Carlo’s warm, comfortable atmosphere has been a staple in Winnipeg’s dining scene and continues to be considered among the city’s best restaurants since it was established in 1989. The atmosphere and the décor have evolved from the restaurant’s humble “rummage sale” chic beginnings. The owners and employees believed that a great restaurant simply was meant to be “about the food”. The passion of the very first employees and their love of food & drink remain intact to this day. We want to share the foods and beverages we love, that the world loves, with each of our guests.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Canadian, Comfort Food, Fusion / Eclectic
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Hours of Operation
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(204) 477-5544
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Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Dave Hyde
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Private Party Facilities
Entire restaurant can be reserved for parties of 30-45... Some restrictions apply
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Private Party Contact
Joel Boulet: (204) 477-5544
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Catering
Please contact the restaurant for more details.
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
Corydon
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Parking Details
Parking is available on Lilac and surrounding streets as well as the lot across the street
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Public Transit
Corner of Corydon Avenue and Lilac Street
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Wine
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Cafe Carlo is my favourite go to restaurant! Food is always fresh and flavorful. They are always coming up with new dishes. Service is always awesome, and so is the food! Looking forward to my next visit!

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

As always, food was great! Our server was very friendly and attentive. Gnocchi was great! Two of our party have the seafood pasta but requested not baked and they were very happy with their choice.
This is always a hit with us and we plan on continuing bringing friends there.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

The restaurant is cozy, with a decor featuring artwork from local artists. The food was amazing - well presented and flavourful. Service was attentive.

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

Cafe Carlo is a very comfortable business casual restaurant with good food and excellent service. The spicy Fett-Chili is the signature dish which is a favorite with most of my friends. The small rack of lamb is wonderful especially when it is served with the mac cheese. The garden salad was very fresh and delicious. And, the scallop with succotash was superb. All in all, a delightful dining experience. The service staff were very attentive and pleasant. I like this place!

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5.0Dined on May 14, 2018

Excellent meal in one of my favourite places in town. Spaghetti boo was delicious, the goat cheese salad wonderfully addictive:)

The special cherry pie with coke whipped cream was a pleasant surprise but would have been better if the pie was warm.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Very good dining experience with friendly staff and great food

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Reservation was easy to make using Open Table. Friendly wait staff and comfortable seating. Food was served fast and very hot. Delicious starters and pasta. Fresh ingredients and amazing flavours. Slightly pricy for pasta but worth it. Would definitely go again!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Portion sizes were larger than expected, and our server Bonnie was clearly juggling a number of tables but still stayed calm and collected. Great service, great food, good location!

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Food was ordinary

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Excellent food and service. A gem.

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5.0Dined on May 9, 2018

Both food and service were excellent. Courses were served in a timely matter.
The seafood chowder was some of the best I have ever had.

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5.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Good food, on the pricey side, great service. Smaller dinning area and bar area.

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4.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Second visit and we’ll be back again. Lovely food and wine ...

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5.0Dined on May 5, 2018

The food was outstanding, never disappoints, , fresh ingredients,.the mussels are far the best in the city, our favorite are the Diablo spicy variety,

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5.0Dined on May 4, 2018

We took a friend to celebrate her birthday. We all enjoyed our meals and felt that we would want to return to try other choices.
The service was timed perfectly.
We could not hear other conversations so felt we had our privacy.

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5.0Dined on May 3, 2018

Outstanding pasta, first-class service, relaxed atmosphere. Always a treat!

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5.0Dined on May 3, 2018

This is a friendly, casual neighborhood restaurant with creative Italian food. A Winnipeg favorite.

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4.0Dined on April 30, 2018

Food was excellent and great service!
I started with a cup of the soup of the day...mushroom and my friend had the seafood chowder and mentioned it was the best she's ever had. Also enjoyed the eggs w/polenta...yummy and salad.
All was good!

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

2 good friends having dinner. Excellent food and service as always. I’ve never had a bad meal here! Lovely.

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Fantastic like usual. One of our top favorite restaurants.

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

We had a wonderful birthday lunch

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4.0Dined on April 27, 2018

We typically come for birthdays and anniversaries. From when we were seated, it took over 20 minutes to be helped. Everything else was pretty good, but service was slow on Friday night.

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5.0Dined on April 26, 2018

Neighbourhood gem with creative and quality dishes. Thanks

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4.0Dined on April 24, 2018

We had a great time. The food was really good, a bit loud for me but didn't ruin the meal.

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2.0Dined on April 23, 2018

Two guests had to send their food back twice. Undercooked fish and pasta. The waiters were excellent. Would not go back

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

Great food! Great service!

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

Excellent meals & service

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Amazing food and service. Best steak I have ever had. A tad expensive in total but worth it.

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4.0Dined on April 13, 2018

The mussels in Pernod cream sauce are excellent and the lamb was delicious. CC is a perennial favourite. Always good. Great wine. Excellent food and service.

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4.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Great server, wonderful menu! Went for my friends birthday. Quiet when we got there (530 PM) but quite loud by the time we left at 8 PM.

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4.0Dined on April 13, 2018

The service was excellent but the prices way out of line for what we had. Would not return because of the cost and it was only lunch. Between two of us it was almost $80.00 and we only had 1 small glass of wine each. Overpriced by far.

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

I had the butternut squash ravioli...the BEST!! The other 2 with me had the pickerel in brown butter sauce. They raved about it. It was a very busy night , but the waitress kept up. We did not feel like we lacked any attention!! Love this place...will be back for sure. Friend was in for business from Vancouver and she loved it!!

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Had lunch at Café Carlo to celebrate a birthday. The lunch special soup and salad was delicious. Surprisingly, not very crowded at lunch on a Thursday. But as a result, we got top-notch service.

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Always nice place for a date. Great people, quiet, awesome food

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Excellent service and great food! An excellent and affordable restaurant.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Food is always delicious and the service is beyond compare. We were spoiled by Bonnie and Tara. Had a great evening there

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Food was excellent! Service was excellent!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Extremely professional yet very friendly wait staff. Followed their suggestions for everything and was more than pleased. The scallop appetizer with bacon jam exceptional and am still remembering the taste of their rack of lamb... very unique. Have favourited this restaurant and will definitely be back.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

One of our favourite spots.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Lovely waitress and service. Food delicious! Will return for more!

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