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Carmelita's Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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204 Riverside Ave, Roseville, CA 95678-3146
+1 916-783-0411
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Lima, Ohio
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80 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Visited with wife and kids after receiving Groupon deal. Good atmosphere, wonderful art. House beer was flat but tasty regardless. The chipotle chicken is a great sauce. Amazing sauce. Chicken tostadas was bad.

Thank aaron m
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Typical Mexican Food Menu. Great Food, Great Service and all at a very fair price. There is something for everyone on the menu. Highly recommend and we will go back.

Thank pwilk30978
Auburn, California
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324 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

I had about two hours to kill in-between doctor appointments, so I decided to take the one mile walk down Riverside Avenue. It was well worth the walk. I met my daughter for lunch. The portions are very generous. I had a chicken enchilada that came with beans and rice. My daughter ordered a taco. Both items were very delicious.... More 

Thank GrammyJ43
El Dorado Hills, California
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554 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

It's the Wandering Yank here. Mrs. Yank wanted to visit El Azteca, another Mexican restaurant that she liked years ago. It being a Monday night, it turned out we should have checked before going :( . But we remembered visiting Carmelita's several times maybe 5-10 years ago, and we had always liked it. Good choice! It was fairly busy on... More 

Thank Mark M
Roseville, California
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

Can't believe we never knew about Carmelita's! I was doing a search for Mexican in Roseville and this was included on the list. One review mentioned they didn't have much parking and this is correct but there is parking on the street. We were greeted as soon as we walked in and since it was early (just before 5) and... More 

Thank KathyL L
Roseville, California
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

We have eaten here several times. Went as a couple and with large parties. We have always had great food and fabulous service. We own a condo in Cabo and the food here is as good as we get in Mexico. Someone said it was old and dark.....I say it looks authentic!

Thank WPPittCU
California, United States
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

Our waiter was on top of it, the food was ok, nothing special, but my flautas were dry, and you have to pay per flauta which is a first, and I was shocked. Others in our group ordered burritos, and they too said they were just ok.

Thank Trevor S
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176 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I just had lunch at this restaurant and it was excellent, as usual! We started with margaritas, which were excellent! We had guacamole and beans plus the ubiquitous chips and salsa. She ordered the Carnitas and I ordered cheese enchiladas and a taco. We have never been disappointed in this restaurant and that is over a period... More 

Thank sitsae
Roseville, California
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116 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

The interior is "old" and dark. People are nice and the menu has lots to select from. I have eaten here a few times over the years and the food is not great, and not bad, just average. Don't drive a long way to get here, but if you are in the area and want average Mexican meal stop in.

Thank CU4NO
Toronto, Canada
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88 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

The service and the food are excellent. This is a great place for lunch or dinner with friends or a date. I have been visiting the place for 25 years and every time I leave satisfied.

Thank Michael R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 Riverside Ave, Roseville, CA 95678-3146
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Roseville
  • Phone Number: +1 916-783-0411

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?