Chef Carmelo invites you to experience authentic Italian cuisine in Punta Gorda.

Enjoy amazing flavors in a relaxed, comfortable indoor setting, or alfresco in our garden.

Charlotte Sun 2015 Readers' Choice - Best Italian Restaurant Best Italian Restaurant

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Punta Gorda!

Harbor Style 2015 & 2016 1st Place - Best Italian Restaurant

Harbor Style 2015 Best Italian Restaurant

From a romantic dinner to a special group event, Carmelo's Italian Ristorante of Punta Gorda is the perfect place!

Our menus offer a wide-range of authentic Italian options. Whether you choose your favorite Italian dish or try something new, you won't be disappointed!

From lunch and dinner to catered events, we are pleased to offer traditional Italian favorites as well as some old family Sicilian recipes.

Cavatelli Bada Bing

We proudly offer brother Tony Mangiafico's signature dish from Gratzzi's in St. Petersburg! Limited Quantity.

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We are proud to offer real Italian food to our friends, neighbors, and Southwest Florida communities.

Experience the friendly faces and passion for great Italian food, right here in Punta Gorda Florida.

We would like to thank all the patrons that have made Carmelo's a Punta Gorda Favorite. Thank you for all the great reviews of our restaurant on Google, Yelp, Trip Advisor and all the likes and posts on our Facebook Page.

We know many of you have waited a long time to have an authentic Italian Restaurant in Downtown Punta Gorda, so come enjoy a great Italian meal and a fun night out on the town right here in Downtown Punta Gorda Florida.