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9108 Center St. (Battle St.) Send to Phone
703-368-5522 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Italian and Portuguese restaurant draws a well-heeled crowd.

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly
  • Parking available
  • Dress code: Casual dressy
  • Entertainment: Entertainment
  • Full bar
  • Private room(s)
  • Reservations suggested

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Carmello's Restaurant Review

: Carmello’s offers a menu that includes a short but sweet list of Portuguese dishes as well as Italian specialties. Try the Mexilhao a Espanhola or Tapas Mistas appetizers, then move to Frango a Marinheiro (sautéed chicken breast with shrimp and bacon), Lombo de Vaca a Porto (grilled filet mignon in an espresso and port wine sauce) or the lusty and aromatic seafood stew, the Carne de Porco a Alentejana, a heady mixture of pork, clams and cubed potatoes with garlic and white wine. End the meal with an Italian dessert. Crowds are generally well-heeled and well-dressed, so you may not want to drop by in shorts and a T-shirt.


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