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Carolina

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Mexican, Contemporary
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Carretera Federal 200, KM. 19. 5 | Lote H 4 Cond. Mtro. Ramal 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, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
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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    Very good
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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
Best Fine Dining in Punta Mita!

We never miss an opportunity to go to Carolina's when we're in town. The food, wine and service are all impeccable. Abel the restaurant manager has turned us into lovers of Mexican/French wine! Thanks for introducing us to this amazing wine "mash-up". If you visit Punta Mita be sure to put... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
Deanna B
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We never miss an opportunity to go to Carolina's when we're in town. The food, wine and service are all impeccable. Abel the restaurant manager has turned us into lovers of Mexican/French wine! Thanks for introducing us to this amazing wine "mash-up". If you visit Punta Mita be sure to put Carolina's on your must visit list...you won't be disappointed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

It was my wife's birthday and four years since the end of chemo dinner. The service and food was amazing. No detail was missed. We did the chef's six course dinner and it was fantastic! Items we would not have tried but found to be so good and flavorful. The staff took the time to explain everything to us. I... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

I absolutely loved the new menu at Carolina. The food is delicious, fresh and just beautiful to look at. We are there twice and tried almost everything on the main menu. Liked it so much better than the previous French menu they used to serve. The servers, and staff are attentive and the service is top notch!

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cemberson, Gerente at Carolina, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Adela Thank you very much for sharing your experience with us! We are really happy to hear that you loved our new menu and that you find our service staff top notch! Kind regards Abel Morales Venegas Restaurant Manager More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This was an AMAZING dinner at The BEST hotel in Punta Mita -- the St. Regis. It was definitely a fine dining experience, and well worth the money (which wasn't bad compared to the restaurants at the Four Season's we went to). The menu isn't extensive, but everything they brought/we ordered was delicious! Highly Recommended!!!

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cemberson, Gerente at Carolina, responded to this review

Greetings from St. Regis Punta Mita! Thank you very much for your kind comments! I will make sure to share your experience with our staff. Kind regards Abel Morales Venegas Restaurant Manager More 

Punta de Mita, Mexico
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Punta mita is a kid friendly, beach resort. Carolina restaurant is an elegant space in which to get your toes out of the sand and enjoy a thoroughly adult dinner. This is a restaurant for those who enjoy first class service, thoroughly knowledgable waiters and sophisticated haute Mexican cuisine. Last night we experienced the 6 course, very well priced, tasting... More 

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cemberson, Gerente at Carolina, responded to this review

Greetings from Carolina Restaurant Thank you for your kind comments. It was a pleasure to welcoming you once again at our Carolina Restaurant and that we overpass your previews expectations! I look forward to hearing from you Abel Morales Venegas Restaurant Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The Carolina Restaurant at the St. Regis in Punta De Mita, is one of the best dining experiences I have ever hand. The different textures and favors the amazing 25 year old chef creates is a masterpiece. We stayed at the St Regis , which was equally amazing. We were honored to meet the chef on our last night. We... More 

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cemberson, Gerente at Carolina, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Nick Once again, thank you very much for your kind comments. I will share your experience with our staff and make sure they know about your amazing culinary experience Kind regards Abel Morales Venegas Restaurant Manager More 

Dallas, Texas
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My wife and I chose the tasting menu with wine pairings. Since my wife is pescetarian, the chef made a customized menu for her with no beef, chicken or pork. The meal was incredible, original, and the service was top notch. Without asking, one of the servers noticed the sun was in our eyes and arranged an outdoor umbrella to... More 

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cemberson, Gerente at Carolina, responded to this review

Greetings from St. Regis Punta Mita Thank you very much for sharing your fantastic dining experience with us! It is such an honor to read your kind comments! It will be a pleasure to welcoming you in the near future Kind regards Abel Morales Venegas Restaurant Manager More 

Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We were staying at the hotel and ate here on the first night. We also ate at Tuna Blanca and Sufi (see reviews - those two were much better!). We tried the tasting menu and it was all just okay. The presentation was first class, however, the taste did not meet expectations. Try the other restaurant options first.

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cemberson, Gerente at Carolina, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Brivid Good afternoon I am so sorry to hear that we were unable to meet your expectations and I will love to hear more about your experience with us at abel.morales@stregis.com I look forward to hearing from you Kind regards Abel Morales Venegas Restaurant Manager More 

Menlo Park, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

If you are like me and set lower expectations for resort food in Mexico, set aside your preconceived notions and go to Carolina at the St. Regis Punta Mita. My spouse and I ordered the Chef's Menu and enjoyed six courses of delight. The service was spectacular. They had divined my aversion to red meat from the hotel staff apparently,... More 

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cemberson, Gerente at Carolina, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Lori Thank you very much for your kind words of your unique experience in our Signature Restaurant Carolina. I am glad to hear that we went beyond expectations and that your evening with us was such an especial event full of flavors and Mexican wines! I look forward to greeting you in the near future! Sincerely Abel Morales... More 

wilmington
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The signature restaurant at the St. Regis lives up to its billing. Lobster and fish entrees were terrific, and the octopus app was great. Lovely room, great service.

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cemberson, Gerente at Carolina, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Gary Thank you very much for taking the time in sharing your awesome experience with us! If you have any inquiry, please, contact us! Sincerely Abel Morales Venegas Restaurant Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Carretera Federal 200, KM. 19. 5 | Lote H 4 Cond. Mtro. Ramal 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

  • Average Prices: USD 80 - 100
  • 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?