The best tamales I have ever had (I am from the Midwest so no trolls). The best tacos my husband has ever had. Service great, prices reasonable. Oh and great pineapple juice, too.
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If you're looking for a good meal with good value, stop at Carmelita's. Just be aware it can fill up during dinner times so service can slow down a bit.
The fact that this restaurant is the highest rated in Borrego Springs is an indication of how dismal the restaurant options are in this town. It is not a four star restaurant on any objective scale I can think of. The chairs are steel. The...More
Excellent food, very good service, great margaritas. This is the best Mexican food in all of Borrego, outstanding chips and salsa.
We had dinner at Carmelita's the first night after our arrival in Borrego Springs. There aren't too many eating options in the area, but after reading the reviews we decided to try it and were glad we did. The chips and salsa were delicious, as...More
After a hike we came to Carmelita's Mexican Grill and we were not disappointed. I had a beef Tostada which was very tasty and my husband had Scrimp Enchiladas with Chipotle Sauce and he said, it was excellent! Would recommend stopping here for a bite....More
We ate here twice during a recent visit to Borrego Springs-the shrimp enchiladas are very generous- lots of big shrimp. The chicken mole enchiladas are very nice. The salsa is fresh and quite good. Service is pleasant.
We had driven from San Diego in the morning. After ä visit at the Anza-Borrego dessert visitor center we were hungry - and needed a lunch before driving in to the dessert. We choosed Carmelita's and did not regret on that.We did get get a...More
Food is great, Margaritas are better. Very clean, service is good, people are friendly can get overwhelmed if its a busy weekend but so does everyone in Borrego.