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Carmelitas Cafe

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Avenida Heroico Colegio Militar S/N | Next to Super El Cacahuate, Zihuatanejo 40890, Mexico
+52 755 554 3885
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Wed 8:00 am - 4:30 am
Thu - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Truly authentic Mexican food. Great omelettes along with enchiladas and a host of traditional breakfast fare. If you want a good smoothie or local fruit plate this is a great choice!

Thank LiveLightly5
Glendale Heights, United States
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Yes I have gone to Carmelitas Cafe for Breakfast 3 times and every time the Service is impeccable and the Staff is so very kind and nice, the food is great and the best coffee and juice drinks. And they will make you anything you want just ask. It is a family business and very good family.

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Lake Stevens
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a wonderful place! This is a family owned business and it shows! The service is outstanding and the food is an absolute must have. During out 7 day vacation, we dined here 3 of the days and wished we would have come more often. By the second day, we were welcomed with open arms! By the third, we were... More 

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Eaton, CO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The breakfast was delicious and their breakfast rolls were amazing. Did not try any other meal but was told the lunches were good as well. Very helpful staff and helping us decide on a good choice for breakfast.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped in for breakfast, and found the staff to be very helpful with explaining menu choice etc. We had the Mexican scramble eggs, and a Jambon, y Queso omelette. Both, were very well prepared, and tasted great. They offer more traditional breakfasts, and in hindsight, we probably should have ordered those, as many we have spoke to recommend them. Place... More 

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Naramata, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went with a group of friends for breakfast. The owner and her family were fabulous and the food authentic Mexican fare. Highly recommend it.

Thank sgaleforsyth
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location of Carmelitas is really lovely. It's a nice little hide-away spot with trees all around, and a nice pergola. I'm not sure if there is an indoor space, because we walked up, and were seated on the patio. It was brilliant. This is a really busy spot and appears the locals want to eat here too. The service... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We accidentally ran into Carmilitas while looking for a different restaurant. Thankfully I'd read the reviews on Trip Advisor earlier so we went in for breakfast. The staff were very friendly and welcoming! Victor patiently explained so much on the menu and was wonderful to talk with. I ordered the enchilada verde (chicken breast with delicious sauce, covered in salad).... More 

Thank rdare
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely wonderful I had eggs and my wife had chili relleno. But best of all was the service. A really caring staff. Obviously, the family owned and run business really cares about it all.

Thank Beagler
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and i love Carmelita's and so do our friends. They have the best Enchiladas with green sauce and delicious chiles rellenos. Plenty of other options too. Great for breakfast and lunch. Have not tried dinner yet.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:30 am
8:00 am - 4:30 am
8:00 am - 4:30 am
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Heroico Colegio Militar S/N | Next to Super El Cacahuate, Zihuatanejo 40890, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: +52 755 554 3885
We are a family business for over 20 years we were located within the Airport Zihuatanejo, the business was called "Snack Bar - El Mirador"; but in 2008 we decided to leave the anonymity and moved to town with a new "Carmelite Cafe" concept. The mission of Carmen and Don Jesus was always clear, offer our customers the best dining experience in Zihuatanejo. During these years we have been aware of the importance of treating our guests like family. We pride ourselves everyday to trust Cafe Carmelites to treat at home; therefore, we insist that the recipes of Mrs. Carmelita, always keep the flavor of the Mexican family kitchen. We will always have an eye to providing the best quality in each of our dishes; leaving aside, a friendly smile and a humble to serve our customers heart. We cook for you like for our own home, without shortcuts, no frills, with love.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?