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Carmelitas Cafe

Calle Heroico Colegio Militar S/N a un costado de Super El Cacahuate | Next to Super El Cacahuate o Auto Lavado Los Primos, Zihuatanejo, Zihuatanejo de Azueta 40890, Mexico
+52 755 554 3885
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork ribs” (39 reviews)
“corn cakes” (16 reviews)
“tortillas” (43 reviews)
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Seafood, Mexican, Latin, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Heroico Colegio Militar S/N a un costado de Super El Cacahuate | Next to Super El Cacahuate o Auto Lavado Los Primos, Zihuatanejo, Zihuatanejo de Azueta 40890, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Such a lovely place. Authentic with locals dining here which is always a good sign. Happy staff who are very attentive. We ate a delicious breakfast with coffee I recommend this spot for a visit downtown

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gillypilly
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great lunch but I think Trip Advisor reviews have become over inflated since I would not consider this to be the "best restaurant in Zihua" or at least I hope not. The staff was excellent, friendly and informative. The food was very...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MTFBWUalways
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are lots of rave reviews about the restaurant so we had to check it out. We visited twice for breakfasts and the food is good. The thing we got fed up with was the initial constant attention to go thru the menu with us...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gordon R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent stop for breakfast. Authentic, well prepared Mexican cuisine. Service was outstanding. Atmosphere is nice. Zero complaints and 100% praise. Went here because of the reviews and agree with the reviews.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank FlatlanderUS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in with my brother for breakfast and after assisting me with my choice, our waitress brought our meals and a taste of a local favorite I had been considering. (Some ricotta dish with a local herb that was very good). The food was excellent,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cruiser276054
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were excited to try this new (to us) breakfast spot. We saw they were a quick walk up from Kyoto Circle so walked the short few blocks up to the main road. Loved the atmosphere, very busy with lots of locals coming from work...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pdxdebbe
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited here with my brother for a late lunch. The service from the moment we sat down was outstanding. We ordered fish tacos, guacamole and breadcrumb fish fillet. Everything was delicious and the home made salsas really packed a punch! The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank amy_jt_23
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Carmelitas food is excellent and different from most menus. We went for a late breakfast and I had pork ribs in a chili sauce. It was excellent. It’s a little difficult to find if your driving. Very friendly place with Carmelita and her daughter running...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TimP393
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

I would never have found this place on foot, so I’m glad I hailed a cab. The setting resembles being in a treehouse or jungle. The staff is bilingual and very efficient. We had the huevos de pasilla and my young son had fruit, yogurt...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank fast72
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Great little streetside cafe. Very authentic well prepared breakfast dishes. Very friendly and welcoming service staff. Very cleen and well maintained. Food was excellent at very reasonable prices.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Michael C
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August 29, 2018|
Response from mikeyrod27 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mgocal, I'm sorry, i'm not sure.... Check their facebook page...(won't let me add the link here, but I googled it and you'll find it) Hopefully you can shoot them an e-mail with your question. Sorry i couldn't have been... More
March 1, 2018|
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Response from btrflytrvlr | Reviewed this property |
My friends have seen it, but I haven’t. I think it’s like a traditional Mexican songs and dance performance. Best to ask them through their website.
March 9, 2017|
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Response from CarmelitasCafe | Property representative |
Hello!! Thank you for asking!! I'll give you 2 examples with different options: Example #1 • 2 coffees: $54 pesos ($27 each) • 1 eggs with ham: $58 • 1 hot cakes with chorizo: $70 • 1 orange juice: $25 • 1 fruit plate... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Heroico Colegio Militar S/N a un costado de Super El Cacahuate | Next to Super El Cacahuate o Auto Lavado Los Primos, Zihuatanejo, Zihuatanejo de Azueta 40890, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo de Azueta  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: +52 755 554 3885
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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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