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Carolina

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The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort | The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, Punta de Mita 63734, Mexico
+52 329 291 5800
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Tue - Sun 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Description: The jewel in the Crown, Carolina offers a seductive and bespoke fine...
The jewel in the Crown, Carolina offers a seductive and bespoke fine dining restaurant experience. With her five diamonds and AAA rating Carolina showcases the very best of modern Mexican cuisine from Chef Jose Meza Arroyave. Using only the freshest of local ingredients Carolina offers a unique and magical culinary journey
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  • 153
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  • 14
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Elegant

Fancy dinner, fancy food and superb service. Though once we sat down we had to wait like 5 minutes before our menu's were delivered to us. Once we ordered appetizers, the chef sent out these little bites for all of us. It was all weird combos, but not bad. Our appetizers were presented... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
dshendri
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Good for:
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Private Dining
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Top Contributor
174 reviews 174 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Fancy dinner, fancy food and superb service. Though once we sat down we had to wait like 5 minutes before our menu's were delivered to us. Once we ordered appetizers, the chef sent out these little bites for all of us. It was all weird combos, but not bad. Our appetizers were presented elegantly and were delicious. The presentation of... More 

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Punta de Mita, Mexico
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The new menu at Carolina offers plenty of opportunity to feast on the real flavours of Mexico. Traditional dishes presented in elegant surroundings with plenty of modern twist. Pozole, Birria, all the classics served up with innovative presentation and lots of complex layering. The service, as always, was flawless. The wine marriage was most complimentary to each course, in particular... More 

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cemberson, Director General at Carolina, responded to this review

Greetings from Carolina Restaurant We truly appreciate your unique feedback. I will personally pass your thoughts within all our staff. Once again, thank you very much Sincerely More 

St. Helena, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The new, Mexican chef, Jose Meza prepared an innovative menu of modern Mexican cuisine, which was delicious. The service was exemplary and the terrace setting was gorgeous. We cannot wait to return for another memorable meal.

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Springfield, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Our food was delicious and the menu was interesting. The chef did a great job with the sides and the various courses.

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Lennox Head, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The food was amazing and service exceptional we ate there twice and could have eaten there every night

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cemberson, Director General at Carolina, responded to this review

Greetings from Carolina Restaurant Thank you very much for the time taken to give us this great feedback. We look forward to welcoming you once again in the near future Best regards More 

Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Pricey like everything at this resort but the food and service are good. We ate here quite a few times during our one week stay. The best food is outside the resort.

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cemberson, Director General at Carolina, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Michelle I am so sorry to hear that you didn't find our signature restaurant as good as you expected. We are on our way to change our Menu and will be delighted to share it with you in the near future. I look forward to greeting you in the near future Sincerely More 

Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We ate here one night as part of the golf tournament. The chef prepared an incredible 8 course tasting menu that included all his signature dishes.

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cemberson, Director General at Carolina, responded to this review

Dear Ms Chiara Thank you very much for your comments, it really means a lot that your experience was that incredible. I will make sure our staff hears your kind words. Best regards More 

Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Food was nothing unusual, the service and atmosphere are good, but if you missed it all, you would miss nothing.

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cemberson, Director General at Carolina, responded to this review

Greetings from Punta Mita I am sorry you found our restaurant not as good as youexpected. Your feedback is invaluable as we continously strive to improve our services. We are in the process to change our menu as we have a new Head Chef. Therefore, it will be such a honor to change your perspective the next time you join... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

I had dinner here while I stayed at the st Regis and had the tasting menu from Montse, which was a Spanish chef that was there for the season! The food was really really good, every single plate was a bomb of different flavours that worked perfectly together. My favourite was the prawn with orange and vanilla sauce which sounds... More 

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cemberson, General Manager at Carolina, responded to this review

Greetings from St. Regis Punta Mita Thank you very much for sharing your wonderful experience and helping us to keep improving our service and quality. I look forward to greeting you once again! Sincerely More 

London
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The cuisine is creative, well prepared & designed, presentation is quirky and execution delicious. You do have to order side dishes though as mains come as they are. Overall fabulous.

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cemberson, General Manager at Carolina, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Liz Thank you very much for taking the time and sharing your thought with us. I am at your service Kind regards More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort | The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, Punta de Mita 63734, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Punta de Mita
  • Phone Number: +52 329 291 5800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Contemporary

Description

The jewel in the Crown, Carolina offers a seductive and bespoke fine dining restaurant experience. With her five diamonds and AAA rating Carolina showcases the very best of modern Mexican cuisine from Chef Jose Meza Arroyave. Using only the freshest of local ingredients Carolina offers a unique and magical culinary journey
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?