Eat and Drink Carmine's 25-cent meatballs on Sept. 25 Carmine's meatballs are even better when they're on sale. Photo Credit: Carmine's By MELISSA KRAVITZ Updated September 21, 2015 2:06 PM Print Share Share Tweet Share Email Beyond a gumball, there's not much a quarter can buy you in Manhattan. But this Friday, Carmine's is treating you to something even better: 25-cent meatballs! To celebrate 25 years of Carmine's --- the first location opened on the Upper West Side in 1990 --- the restaurant will have 25-cent and $25 specials on Sept. 25. From 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. outside the Theater District restaurant (200 W. 44 St.) and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Upper West Side (2450 Broadway), enjoy 25-cent meatballs, which, like everything at Carmine's are notably gigantic. For the rest of the day, enjoy $25 penne alla vodka, $25 pasta with garlic and oil and $25 chicken parmigiana as well as $25 magnums of Carmine's Trebbiano and Montepuliciano to toast to a delicious quarter-century. Carmine's just may be our favorite millenial. By MELISSA KRAVITZ Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.