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Carmelitas Cafe

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Calle Heroico Colegio Militar S/N | Next to Super El Cacahuate, Zihuatanejo 40890, Mexico
+52 755 554 3885
08:00 - 04:30
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Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 04:30
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had not been back to zihu since 2014 First place we went to on this trip was Carmelita's Still worth every peso. Great food Great atmosphere Owners remember us, cuz we were there a bunch In 2014.. if you're coming to zihu This is a must see place to eat Simply perfect..

Thank James1369
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have eaten at Carmelitas many times and always enjoy the food and the very attentive staff. Had some friends in town last week and took them there for brunch and they loved it. Keep up the good work.

Thank Gordon C
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is authentic mexican cuisine and the service is the best you could ask for. Great people! The price is also reasonable. If you are in Zihuatenjo, you must try Carmelitas!

Thank Craig M
Snohomish, Washington
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good food and great service. Loved the atmosphere there as well. I would recommend going here once for your visit to Zihua.

Thank hjensen2
Oakland, California
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved everything we ate, but especially the mole enchilada's! The food was so good, we made a second visit on our way to the airport before we left town. We'll come back to Zihuatanejo and a meal or two at Carmelita's will be at the top of our list!

Thank Sagecourtney
Baytown, Texas, Usa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

In March 2017 myself and family had a lunch and dinner here . This was the best food and service we had on our week long stay in this area. We met Carmen , the owner and Sylvia our waitress on both occasions . Dinner even had entertainment. I give them the highest recommendation !!!!

Thank Tim D
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we walked in the service was excellent. Best out of all the restaurants we have eaten at in Zihua. Food was equally as good. Highly recommend this place.

Thank Jim V
Surrey, Canada
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When me and my family came here Carmelita's was #2 out of 322 restaurants in Zihuatanejo so we definitely had high expectations. For sure Carmelita's deserves to be ranked top 10 places to eat in Zihuatanejo. The atmosphere is awesome, nicely covered from the nearby streets, the service is awesome, very accommodating and friendly, and of course the food is... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Totally Mexican and totally fresh. This place is not to be missed if you are near Zihuatanejo. We stopped in for breakfast and I would love to try lunch there as well. Also very resonable prices.

Thank John B
North Bend, Washington
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 April 2017

As repeat visitors to Zihua we are always looking for new places to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner. We heard that Carmelitas Cafe was a great spot for breakfast and they did not disappoint. They had a great selection of Mexican breakfast fare and great fresh squeezed juices to go along with them. This out of the way jem is... More 

Thank Xmjackson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 04:30
08:00 - 04:30
08:00 - 04:30
08:00 - 04:30
08:00 - 04:30
08:00 - 04:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Heroico Colegio Militar S/N | Next to Super El Cacahuate, Zihuatanejo 40890, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: +52 755 554 3885
We are a family business for over 20 years we were located within the Airport Zihuatanejo, the business was called "Snack Bar - El Mirador"; but in 2008 we decided to leave the anonymity and moved to town with a new "Carmelite Cafe" concept. The mission of Carmen and Don Jesus was always clear, offer our customers the best dining experience in Zihuatanejo. During these years we have been aware of the importance of treating our guests like family. We pride ourselves everyday to trust Cafe Carmelites to treat at home; therefore, we insist that the recipes of Mrs. Carmelita, always keep the flavor of the Mexican family kitchen. We will always have an eye to providing the best quality in each of our dishes; leaving aside, a friendly smile and a humble to serve our customers heart. We cook for you like for our own home, without shortcuts, no frills, with love.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?