Casa San Carlo

The perfect place to enjoy the life and food.

Casa San Carlo is a traditional Italian cuisine venue, serving the best dishes and drinks from authentic Italian recipes. Located in Morehead City, and a short drive from both Beaufort and Atlantic Beach. Come enjoy an authentic Italian meal in the ambience of an Italian bistro.

Since 1992

Chef Carlo is proud to be serving fine Italian dishes for more than 25 years!

Our universally comfortable atmosphere welcomes everyone inside to enjoy an authentic Italian meal. Family owned and operated owner Chef Carlo Cappiello sees that every patron leaves the restaurant, both full and happy.

Our customers mention often, they enjoy the owner's interest and interaction when they dine at Casa San Carlo in Morehead City.

Our Standards

Italian Cuisine

With our menu being centered around authentic Italian recipes dating back generations, it is very possible your taste buds have never experienced anything like this...

American Comfort

Despite being an Italian restaurant, with all the charm of a genuine Italian bistro, you will find our place feels just as casual as any traditional American restaurant would feel...


Regardless of your event, Casa San Carlo can accommodate you! Simply let us know of your plans and how many will be in your party, and we've got you covered...

About Chef Carlo Cappiello

Carlo was born in a small town of Sorrento, Italy. Much of Carlo's support was inspired by his family and his intensive training in the "Culinary Art of Food Preparation". For several years Carlo worked in the prestigious Grand Hotel in Paris and was accredited as an "Executive Chef". He continued to explore new directions in the USA. His innovative and creative allowed him to transform many of Italy's "old traditional dishes" into culinary masterpieces. In the Early 90's brought to the Triangle "The Taste of Italy". From 2005-2006 he furthered his training in Italy and was honorably awarded a 5-Star Certificate and other accomplished Chef Degrees. Carlo has been received well in the Triangle area and has a loyal following. He is acknowledged and highly acclaimed in the News & Observer and City Search. Carlo supports many community events and organizations including The March of Dimes, Crohn's and Colotis' Foundations and the YMCA's "We Build People". He continues to uphold the highest standards in fine dining; Best Quality and Finest Ingredients.

Happy Customers

The staff was very accommodating and The owner was fabulous. Food and drinks were authentic Italian, truly a cozy place for two, just ask for a quite section because the place is bustling with people. Enjoy!

Leonard (Beaufort NC)

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Trip Advisor Ratings

I have enjoyed this restaurant about 4 times since the opening, love the awesome and delicious food, the atmosphere is very relaxing and beautiful and always inviting to return again and again, the owner Carlo is always there and loves to mingle with his patrons. This place is a welcome to Morehead City, much needed with a long past time due. Thank you Carlo for giving us this beautiful place to enjoy for a long long time.

Julie L (MHC)

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We're hiring new culinary talents all the time! If you want to become a part of our culinary family and you have at least 6 months of prior experience of working at a restaurant, than contact us today!