Lovely lunch at Cafe Carlo with great service!
Food was excellent - two of us had their special pasta dish, which was plentiful and tasty. Warm bread on a cold night was an asset. Service was attentive and friendly without being intrusive.
Would go again and would recommend it. Pleasant atmosphere was warm and comfortable.
Best kept restaurant secret in Winnipeg. Don’t tell anyone
Outstanding meal. Love this restaurant. My wife and I celebrated our 24th anniversary there.
Everything was fabulous!
The four of us had a great time! Server was exceptional. The food is always delicious here. Have been going to this restaurant for over twenty years and have had little to no. Complaints overall.
Bruschetta is great, gnocchi with the cream pesto sauce is the best, and the fete chilli is a no fail if you like a little spice!
Every experience at Cafe Carlo is extremely positive. Tara was our server and made an already great experience even better
Amazing food! Great service! Wonderful experience!
Excellent meal, served with style by friendly people. Great portions of good food!
Wonderful, delicious, inviting atmosphere, lovely room, great host
Consistently great service and food
Had a great Valentines Day dinner with my lovely wife of 28 years and then off to the RWB! It was a great start to a fantastic night!
What a great place to have our Valentines Day dinner. It was fantastic and we can hardly wait to go back again.
Valentines Day Dinner,... Fantastic food, service and value!... Always Great!... Never disappoints!! One of the truly genuine “Gems” of our Cities Restaurants !!
We always love Cafe Carlos food and service. Feb 13th our bus person spilled wine all over the lady at the table, which she staterd cleaning the table prior to the person. Not Good"
The fact they "did not" replace the expensive bottle of wine was amazingly disapointing in itself.
In fairness to our great waitress, she was the only waitress on that night which was understaffed in a full house.
Then the bill came, not 1 item was discounted, again amazing. Over 320 dollars for 4.
Only After bringing it up with our waitress and complaining, was a small discount was then applied.
It barely covered the cost of the wine spilled. LOL
Too bad ... because this place has always been one of my favourite places to eat.
Just really bothers me, that we had to take the lead on this...
Consistently great dining experience. Delicious food. Very good service.
One of our favourites
We were delightfully surprised when we went to Cafe Carlo for Dine About - not once, but twice. We hadn't been there for years, and weren't sure what to expect. But the food was amazing, and the service excellent. Saturday night it was rather noisy, but Monday night the noise level was just about right. We will definitely be returning soon, to check out the regular menu.
Very excited to try this place. Loved the "downtown" feel of the restaurant. Was there for 7:45 and the place was buzzin. Seated promptly. Began to check out the decor, and wasn't too impressed with the local art on the walls....to each their own though.
Drinks were served in a reasonable time with the Jessie Street Sour being a nice take on the classic whiskey sour, and the Cosmopolitan here, did not compare to Rae & Jerry's, but was still enjoyed.
With great conversation, the time it took to get the main course was unnoticed....not to mention the bread and paprika-onion butter that was served, helped pass the time.
The server however, did apologize for the wait, and that was unexpected, but pleasant....it's a Saturday night....I understand, it's gonna be busy.
Medium rare sirloin with blue cheese was done quite nicely, but I'm not completely sold on the relationship between the two....was served with potatoes and zucchini slices along side a very sparse array of thinly sliced veggies. The one problem here was that the potatoes were cold in a number of places. I treated it like a potato salad instead, and used the very delicious, and very warm brown gravy as a way to warm up the potatoes.
The Seafood Penne was served with a number of very nice looking crab legs that just seemed to keep coming up, scallops and I believe another shellfish....the sauce however, seemed a little too thin, although that could've been a result of all the pasta that was served in the dish.
Dessert was declined on account of going elsewhere for wafer pie....
All in all it was a nice place to be, but it will be awhile before we decide to return.
The food and service are excellent. Portion sizes are plentiful and they have the city's best Caesar Salad
Our waitress went above and beyond helping us with our friend who has difficulty walking....ambiance usually great but we chose the table close to the door,our choice so had to deal with the cold drafts...
Cafe Carlo is one of our very favourite restaurants. The food is always fantastic and the atmosphere
A wonderful meal. The mussels in the pernod cream sauce were awesome.
We always enjoy dining at Café Carlo. The food and staff are great.
R.V. & D.D.
Great food and service. My partner and I were first timers at Cafe Carlo and were warmly greeted by the wait staff. The cocktails were delicious and came straight away. We shared a cesar salad to start (With house made anchovy dressing - WOWZA) and then enjoyed a half rack of lamb with mint chimichurri (done perfectly medium rare) and the pickerel (tender and excellently seasoned). The sides - spetzel and mashed potatoes - also amazing. Definitely recommend!!
It was my first time and definitely won’t be the last! I felt well taken care of the minute I walked through the door til the moment I left! The food was over the top amazing! Ambiance was infectious...
Great place for lunch or dinner when getting together with the girls.
LOVE the poached salmon salad.
Has appetizers (six items shared by three people) it was more than enough and overall was good value. The service was excellent.
I absolutely love this restaurant. Everything from the staff, atmosphere and food is amazing.
We were in town for an event and needed a place for Saturday lunch. Looked up on Open Table and found this GEM, with 1,000+ reviews and a 4.5 rating I though I could not go wrong. We had a late breakfast so we split meals. I have the penne pasta w/meat and my wife and friend had a soup and salad. Great food, service and selection. I would certainly return!
Pasta was amazing. Birthday cake dessert was delicious. Our server was very informative and friendly!
A warm, friendly, classy little restaurant
Friendly, quick service and terrific, beautifully presented food. A great choice!
Great first impression. Fett chile was awesome and the service was very attentive..
We have been going there for several years love the food and its consistency of flavor. A wonderful neighborhood dining experience.
Had a great lunch..delicious beef sandwiches and fabulous sour cherry cheesecake. Service was excellent and we will both be back.
I’ve always had exceptional food at Cafe Carlo, great neighbourhood gem! Always friendly and prompt service and a great ambiance.
Food was delicious. Started with soup. The seafood chowder is a must order. Light, tasty, cream base with lots of seafood and potatoes. The 6 fish tacos were crunchy, delectable, and ample. The tortilla shells were fluffy, warm and filled with lettuce and tomatoes. Serving staff were attentive, mindful of our needs and we did not feel rushed. Great wine selection. Busy restaurant. You need to reserve your table.
Awesome as always!
Fabulous as always!
We had a lovely birthday lunch
Thank so much