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Carne Mare Nashville: An Italian Chophouse

Carne Mare is an Italian chophouse by Chef Andrew Carmellini, offering prime cuts of steaks, fine seafood, and Italian specialties. After our first experience, we may have just found our new favorite steak spot at Carne Mare in Nashville! Step inside to be greeted with timeless classic Italian steakhouse decor. The attention to detail and ambiance are matched by the impeccable service and expertly prepared dishes.

While, personally...I would come back just to eat the bread...The real star of the show at Carne Mare is, of course, the steak. The restaurant offers a wide selection of premium cuts of meat, each cooked to perfection and bursting with flavor. Choose from a 10 oz wagyu 'Bavetta' steak, 12 oz gorgonzola-cured Wagy striploin, or the super flavorful prime rib. Each steak is a masterpiece in its own right!

But the menu at Carne Mare offers so much more than just steak. The seafood options are equally impressive, with dishes like the Lobster in Purgatorio seasoned with Calabrian chili and citrus or the roasted swordfish. I'm looking forward to trying one of these on our next visit! And the sides are the perfect complement to any meal. Be sure to check out the potatoes Rustica seasoned with rosemary & Parmigiano or the simple broccolini seasoned with garlic and oil.

The service and attention to detail in every aspect of the dining experience were truly impressive, and it's clear that the team at Carne Mare takes pride in every dish they serve. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, very willing to offer suggestions and answer questions.

Overall, I highly recommend Carne Mare to anyone looking for a quality dining experience in Nashville. The food is outstanding, the atmosphere is warm and inviting, and the service is top-notch. It's no wonder this restaurant has become a local favorite and a must-visit destination for foodies.


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