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Carmelitas Cafe

Av. Heroico Colegio Militar. A un costado de Super El Cacahuate, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
755 554 3885
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Ranked #1 of 213 Restaurants in Zihuatanejo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $11
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood, Native American, Pacific Rim, Healthy
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: We have parking lot.Contamos con estacionamiento privado.
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Lunch on Wednesday, October 15th. Food, service, atmosphere and cleanliness all as described by previous reviews. This is a must stop for anyone visiting Zihu.

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Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Carmen, the owner, is a delight; the atmosphere is wonderful; and the food is not to be ever forgotten or surpassed!!!! It reminded us of the best we experienced in Oaxaca included the sauces and the unique and fresh ingredients. She serves a "Requeson" -- some version of Ricotta as an appetizer that in and of itself is worth the... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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37 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This is truly a great place to eat breakfast. The staff were extremely helpful and it was really cool having the owner casually walking around her guests, interacting with everyone from local to tourist. The food was incredible, really, really good Mexican food presented with fresh pressed juices and home made bread and pastries.

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Galt, CA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We don't eat out for breakfast often, but when we do, this is one of two places we love. It's clean, efficient, yummy, and has great service. Many, many locals frequent this restaurant - always a good sign!

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Seattle, Washington
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Our hotel stay included breakfast until the last day, so unfortunately we didn't discover Carmelita's until the day we left Zihua. It's too bad because this was by far the best breakfast we ate while in Mexico and the staff was the friendliest of anywhere we went! Carmelita herself spent the entire time walking amongst her guests and making sure... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Over the last 5 years,we have gone to Carmelitas numerous times for breakfast and lunch. Excellent authentic Mexican food. Some of the food receipts were handed down by her mother. Staff very friendly and supply great service. The restaurant is situated in a courtyard at the back of the building that supplies a wonderful atmosphere. Definitely worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This was our first trip to the area and were looking for authentic Mexican food. We found this restaurant on trip advisor and figured we'd give it a shot. Both my wife and I speak very little Spanish and still found the staff to vibe very curtious and friendly. The food was great too! I broke one of my sandals... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

You need to try this little gem...authentic Mexican. We met the owner on our first visit and she made us try all different foods. On the second trip we met her son and he was just as pleasant. Food was hot presented well. Beyond reasonable. Try this place before everyone else does.

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San Francisco, California
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We went to this restaurant last year because it was number one on tripadvisor. The restaurant is located on a busy street and had parking behind it and next to it. The food was average in every way for Zihautanejo - quantity, quality and portion size. There was nothing at all wrong with it, but nothing outstanding either. After we... More

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Seattle, Washington
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11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Fresh local hand sliced fruit, fresh tortillas, fresh tomato sauce (from vine ripened fresh tomatoes), fresh eggs fresh ground coffee. Cheerful service. What breakfast should be.

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Additional Information about Carmelitas Cafe

Address: Av. Heroico Colegio Militar. A un costado de Super El Cacahuate, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
Phone Number: 755 554 3885
Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
Average Prices: USD 4 - 11
Cuisine: Mexican, Seafood, Native American, Pacific Rim, Healthy

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