Address: 515 27th St E # 9-10, Bradenton, FL 34208

Carmen’s Italian Cafe

Italian Restaurant In Bradenton

Serving Dinner | Open Tuesday-Sunday 3 PM to 10 PM

From the kitchen of Italy to your dining table, we bring you the finest of authentic cuisine to Bradenton. Freshly prepared as you order, Carmen captures the flavors of his homeland to share with Bradenton locals. With a quaint and romantic ambiance, you surely will feel as if you are spending the evening in Sicily. Let us help you to escape for the night with a savory meal and a glass of wine.

About Us

Born and raised in Palermo, Sicily, Carmen found passion in the art of cooking. For generations, the bakers and chefs of Carmen’s family have passed on their kitchen secrets. It is these family traditions that inspire Carmen to put his own twist on the recipes that he now brings to you. Carmen believes that quality is portrayed through patience, the freshest of ingredients, and personally preparing every meal with pride and to perfection.

Work With Carmen!

Carmen is looking for dedicated staff to deliver the incredible experience we strive for. If you are interested, click the button below, submit your information, and we will reach out!

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Vicky Huberty

It’s a true dining experience! White linen and a wonderful atmosphere. You can dress up or go in shorts. Plan on being pampered and enjoy an authentic italian meal. It’s not fast food, it’s totally worth the wait ♥️


Carmens is a wonderful restaurant with amazing italian food made from scratch. I had a birthday dinner for my mother last Saturday & Carmen & his family made the event a memorable experience.

Tony Parker

One of the first places I went when I moved to Bradenton. I loved the food and the staff was wonderful. Can’t wait to return again


What People are Saying

“Never Disappoints

Carmen’s never disappoints! My family, friends and I have celebrated many specially occasions (and just a good friday. night) at Carmen’s.

Jennifer Lind

Freaking delicious

Got the clams and white wine sauce and my wife made me switch plates with her it was so good. Unbelievably nice staff and the owner is a real Italian guy who knows how to cook. Skip the other Italian spots, go here instead.

Garrett Groff


Hidden gem. You will not regret! Don’t miss out on this amazing Italian food and definitely try their specials.

Danielle Schmidt

Service is off the charts

Service that comes from a place that they truly care. We had the stuffed Lobster special and it tasted like all the ingredients were just caught or picked.

Adam Tollers

Hours of Operation

3:00 PM – 10:00 PM


Drop Us a Line

Don’t be shy. Let us know if you have any questions!