Italian Fine Dining in Historic Manassas

Our menu focuses on elevating traditional Portuguese & Italian dishes by offering a taste of the classic favourites.

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Recent recipients of the Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator magazine.


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Who We Are

Carmello’s of Old Town Manassas, Va. was established in 1987 and is owned and operated by Portuguese immigrant, Alice Pires of Manassas, VA. The family-owned restaurant offers fine dining, serving a contemporary American cuisine with Portuguese and Mediterranean influence.

In 2011, their sister restaurant, Monza, was created, providing bistro fare. Carmello’s earned the Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator magazine for ten consecutive years, and has been voted best fine dining restaurant by Prince William Today since 2013. Their seasonal menus are complemented by their fresh produce from the restaurant’s garden.

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What People Say About Carmello’s

“Top Notch”

“Took my wife here for our anniversary and the service was top-notch. The staff is very friendly and attentive. Overall, it was a great and special experience.”

“Elegant but comfortable”

“Carmello’s is one of the best restaurants in Northern Virginia. Their food is outstanding and fresh to order. The atmosphere is elegantbut still comfortable.”


“Carmello’s was perfect.”

“Every detail was taken care of exactly as we asked. I never have left a review before but I felt so happy with my experience with Carmello’s that I wanted to share my appreciation.”



“The ambiance and service were excellent, the wine was delicious, and the food was absolutely incredible! We, and our friends, will absolutely be back!”