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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

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 15
    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
Great authentic Mexican, service a little slow this time

They were very busy, so a little slowdown is to be expected. But you can't beat the food at Carmelita's. My family has been coming here for years, so I try to take them whenever I come home to visit. You are served warm tortilla chips and salsa immediately upon being seated. Two options for salsa... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Summerfield, North Carolina
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Summerfield, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

They were very busy, so a little slowdown is to be expected. But you can't beat the food at Carmelita's. My family has been coming here for years, so I try to take them whenever I come home to visit. You are served warm tortilla chips and salsa immediately upon being seated. Two options for salsa - hot and mild.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Had dinner at Carmalita's tonight. Our group had a steak fajita, fried beef tacos & a combo platter. We all thought the food was excellent and the service was great too! Will definitely go back😊

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Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Had the sampler platter which was sized nicely and tasty. The place wasn't much on atmosphere but the food was good. Salsa was excellent

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Good food; good service. Nothing fancy, but clean restaurant and tasty food. Food was hot when served. More than adequate portions.

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Pensacola, Florida
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152 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Both of us ordered something different and both found our meals to be excellent. The chips, salsa, margritas and service were exceptional. We went out of our way to eat here---a friends recommendation--and it was well worth it.

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Indian Shores, Florida
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153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We went for the BOGO fajitas. I got the chicken, hubby got the beef. The rest of the table (6 in all) also got beef or chicken. Two of us decided the chicken was very dry and my husband wished he he'd ordered his meat less well done. The salad, guacamole, sour cream, great salsa and homemade tortillas saved the... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good basic Mexican food. Several locations in Pinellas county and quality is consistent. Good service. Really good salsa. The chicken mole enchilada is special.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Never write reviews but the service tonight was horrible. Excellent customer service is highly important to me and this place just does to offer that.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

One of the best Mexican meals in a long time. Restaurant is in an odd part of town with several other ethnic eateries outside the norm.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I am back in the Clearwater area visiting my family. I had lived here 35 yrs but moved to Utah in 2011. Carmelita's has several locations but I had never eaten at one. We were driving down 580 and I noticed they had taken over the spot Spoto's Steak House had been so we decided to give it a try... More 

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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 0 - 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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