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Carmelita's Mexican Restaurant

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5211 Park St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33709
727-545-2956
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Mexican food

We eat mexican food alot... This was very good non commercial mexican food. The hot sauce was good too. We got a frozen margarita and it was from a blender with big chunks of ice and very watered down. Go for the food just not the frozen margaritas.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
vannkelly
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Mansfield, Texas
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Shorewood, Illinois
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

If you want great Mexican food come here. The portions are huge and the Mexican pizza is excellent and would feed 3 easy. Food and sauces are homemade. Try it you will not be disappointed. Glad we took the time to stop in.

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Mansfield, Texas
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

We eat mexican food alot... This was very good non commercial mexican food. The hot sauce was good too. We got a frozen margarita and it was from a blender with big chunks of ice and very watered down. Go for the food just not the frozen margaritas.

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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

I love this place. The food is the best. I only go to the St Pete location. Largo location' s food is good but the service isn't, and Pinellas Park isn't great either.

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88 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Absolutely love Carmelita's, the go to for me are the Chimichangas! I have tried several of their locations and the consistency of flavor and freshness is always the same!

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new england south
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We have gone by this restaurant many time but never stopped. What a shame! We have missed out on a real gem! Carmelita's is in a strip mall and if you were not looking for it you would miss it as we have. Went this past weel and were amazed at the quality of real Mexican food! Started with the... More 

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West Haven, Connecticut
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

I've driven by Carmelit's for many, many years on my visits to the area. My family and I have never gone in. This year, we took a gamble and went in. Needless to say we are going back tomorrow before we head home. We are thrilled to finally have tried it and we are singing their praises. We enjoyed our... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

One of my favorite foods is Mexican cuisine. I have tried dozens of restaurants that specialize in this food type. But I always keep coming back to Carmelita's. Everything I have ever ordered was prepared to my liking. Basically the restaurant has good food, good service, and very good prices. What more can you ask for?

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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

If your looking for a small intimate, authentic Mexican meal...this is the place. I'm local to this area and my family and I frequent this place. Its not fancy and its pretty cheap - or I would say "reasonable" depending upon opinion. Service is always great and fast and the Sangria is amaze!

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St. Pete Beach, Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

There are not a lot of choices for Mexican food in this area - but Carmelita's has four locations and has been around for a long time. Tacos, burritos, enchiladas, chimichangas, etc. - freshly prepared and tasty, the standard varieties are not spicy - but you can add all the salsa you want. Prices are very moderate, service was fine... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

this is the most authentic and absolutely the best mexican food i have ever eaten try anything on the menu you will find it simply the best

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5211 Park St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33709
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: 727-545-2956

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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