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“Excellent food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Carmelita's Mexican Grill

Carmelita's Mexican Grill
575 Palm Canyon Drive, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
(760) 767-5666
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Cuisines: Mexican
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Phoenix
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Excellent food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Best food in town, you can't find a better meal than this for breakfast or dinner. It is busy all the time for good reason.

Visited November 2012
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English first
San Francisco
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Delicious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

This is real old fashioned California style Mexican food, rich and delicious. The chips are home made, light, thin and crisp, as are the taco shells.

Visited July 2013
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Irvine, California
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Best Mexican Food in BS”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We had an assortment of dishes (guacamole, carnitas, tostadas) and everything tasted fresh and delicious. The place seems rather basic (plastic table cloths etc) but the food is well prepared and the service is prompt and attentive (with a smile).

Visited March 2013
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Vancouver
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 53 cities Reviews in 53 cities
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
“Great Mexican Food at a Good Price”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Carmelita's is the perfect place to re-charge after a day of hiking in Anza-Borrego Park. The food is tasty and plentiful, and the price is right. We enjoyed the enchiladas verde.The margaritas hit the spot too. It's a friendly, casual place and the service is good.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Temecula, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Good food, bad service!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013 via mobile

This place came recommended by the staff at our Rv park. The food was pretty good with good sized portions. My only complaint was the service. We felt like we were inconviencing the waitress. After she delivered our food, we never saw her again. Our bill for a party of 4 was $70.00. Not exactly fast food prices. Service is better at Denny's
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    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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