Rustic with Love

425 Center Street • Lewiston, NY 14092  •  (716) 754-2311 •

Chef Carmelo Raimondi

“FOOD is like LIFE…
The less you complicate it, the better it tastes.”

~ Chef Carmelo Raimondi


 elcome to historic Lewiston, NY.
The home of Carmelo’s Restaurant since 1980.

A neighborhood restaurant at its core, Carmelo’s has many regular guests and openly accommodates visitors to the area with welcome arms. Carmelo’s hosts 16 tables and seats 8 at the bar, the perfect size for exceptional service and fresh, quality food. The staff is an essential part of Carmelo’s success. The front of the house team works hard to anticipate and exceed our guests’ expectations, while the kitchen staff diligently executes our ever changing seasonal menu.


Dining at Carmelo’s is an adventure.
Enjoy the taste sensations of this season, while looking forward to the next.

Because we maintain only fresh ingredients and create fresh presentations
our menu varies from day to day.

Here’s a taste  – sample menu items from June 2015

flatbread: t-meadow prosciutto, arugula, roasted garlic
just greens: local mixed lettuces, peggy’s herb vinaigrette, shaved pecorino
yellow fin tuna (raw): chermoula sauce (ginger/parsley/cilantro) chive blossom
 lobster: romaine hearts, caesar vinaigrette, garlic breadcrumbs
crispy squid: local mixed greens, chili-lime dressing, smoked peanuts
insalata miste: greens, gorgonzola, potato sticks, balsamic dressing
salumi e formaggi: cured meats, cheeses, pickled vegetables, toast, honeycomb
olive miste: marinated mixed olives, preserved lemon

squid ink chitarra: clams, scallops, pancetta, garlic, tomato sauce
gemelli: italian sausage, tomato sauce, parmigiano-reggiano
lumache: gulf shrimp, vodka sauce, parsley-pignole pesto
spaghetti: local asparagus, garlic, breadcrumbs, oregano

grilled swordfish: yukon gold potato crema, parsley-oregano sauce, charred lemon
chicken under a brick: crispy potatoes & sage flowers, blistered scapes, romesco sauce
new zealand lamb chops: edamame curry salad, feta cheese sauce, 18yr balsamic
pork tenderloin milanese: arugula, radicchio, cucumber, pickled red onion
black angus ny strip 12oz: fingerling potato, grilled red peppers, zucchini, bernaise
hanger steak 8oz: cremini mushroom, smoked onion, white bean purée, herb salsa verde
atlantic cod: n’duja sausage crust, sautéed spring greens, cannellini bean stew

patate: crispy potatoes, sage flowers, lemon vinaigrette
grilled local asparagus: romesco sauce, fresh herbs, lemon
roasted cremini mushrooms: smoked onions, herbs

+ Homemade original desserts

Fine Wine

Fine Wine

We have carefully selected wines that best represent the cuisine we are serving.

Crisp/Clean Whites, Full Whites, Medium Reds, Heavy Reds

Support NY wineries. We do! Discover the

Summer Kiss Cocktail


Our bartenders create cocktails using unique spirits and available fresh ingredients.

3 Beer Taps

Craft Beer

We maintain 3 rotating craft beer taps & a variety of bottles.



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Big Fuss 5.0

November 11, 2015, 5:30pm - November 11, 2015, 8:00pm

Artisan Kitchens and Baths

Just a few tickets will be available at the door.

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425 Center Street • Lewiston, NY 14092
(716) 754-2311

Tues | Wed | Thur 5-9
Fri | Sat 5-10

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