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Carmelita's Mexican Restaurant

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5211 Park St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33709-1011
+1 727-545-2956
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Ellijay, Georgia
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126 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not the best I've ever had, but decent. It was nice to have a selection of sides besides rice and beans. I opted for the salad and rice. I noticed most folks at nearby tables ordered the corn, must be pretty good. Service was fast and friendly. And the food came out pretty quick. Another bonus for me was that... More 

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Thank Lea W
New Albany, Ohio
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here one night for dinner. The staff seemed standoffish at first but they ended up being really nice. The food was good. Most Mexican Restaurants in Ohio you get the same food, the menus are the same and it tastes the same. Their menu was different, their food was different and it felt more like authentic Mexican like... More 

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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Must go! Excellent food, friendly staff, great prices, generous portions, nice clean atmosphere, Corona on tap...what more could you ask for? Carmelita's is in the top 3 best Mexican restaurants we have been to in the state of Florida. We started with chips and 2 types of salsa - excellent. My wife had the beef enchilada because it was on... More 

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Seminole, Florida
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We look forward to going to Carmelita's as a family every couple of weeks. We are regulars. And we are not regulars at other restaurants. We love just about everything here. From burritos to enchiladas to the awesome flour flautas dinner that I get is wonderful! I get refried beans and the best rice around with it each time. The... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic Mexican food. Very authentic food, décor, and employee attire. Had the "build your burrito" and it was huge and delicious. All of the ingredients very fresh and flavorful. The chips and salsa were awesome, with warm chips and two varieties of salsa served. The prices were equally awesome, $50,00 tab for four people and take home boxes had to... More 

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Georgetown, Canada
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for some great authentic Mexican food and we found it! Margaritas were great and the food was so tasty and the service was quick and friendly, I highly recommend this place is you are in the mood for some great Mexican food!

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Thank Brett A
St. Petersburg, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Was having car trouble and had a craving for Mexican food. I ordered through Grub Hub for the first time. The delivery was on time. But the food???? ABSOLUTELY NO FLAVOR!!!!!! The meat was not seasoned AT ALL!!!!! Luckily we had taco seasoning at home to add to our food. Will never order or go there again!

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Thank nswenson76
Carmen L, Owner at Carmelita's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear that you couldn't enjoy what you ordered from us. Your feedback really makes a difference, and we'd love to hear more from you. If possible, please send an email to info@carmelitas.net letting us know what you had so that we can look into it further. Thank you, and we look forward to hearing from you! More 

Golden, Colorado, United States
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We went because our friends recommended we try it...it was just ok. I ordered golden tacos, which were just hard tacos. I've had better Mexican food at other chain places.

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Thank Paige T
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Miguel welcomed us to our table and continued to provide great service delivering tasty food. The steak fajitas were excellent, properly seasoned and sliced to git in a tortilla. Others enjoyed a burrito and spinach enchilada. The sopapillas were a great finish. Thanks Miguel!

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Nokomis, Florida
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243 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Friends who have loved this place for years brought us here. A quaint little restaurant that has enlarged two or three times tells customers that it's a local favorite. Not fancy, but solid value and good food. Service was quick and friendly, our meals came quickly and the food was well prepared and tasty. Hot sauce is available for those... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5211 Park St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33709-1011
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 727-545-2956

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?