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Carmelita's Restaurant

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204 Riverside Ave, Roseville, CA 95678-3146
+1 916-783-0411
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“guacamole” (7 reviews)
“carnitas” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
204 Riverside Ave, Roseville, CA 95678-3146
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many people I know would pick Carmelita's as the best Mexican in the area. Many like me think...not so much. This in a funky spot near Old Roseville but once inside it's got a good Mexican vibe. The drinks are pretty good and the food...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the better non chain Mexican restaurants. The taco salad was very fresh, guacamole perfect. I had the enchiladas with green and red sauce that were very tasty. I love fresh salsa, theirs is medium is heat I like mine a little...More

Thank TravelRoadWarriors
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

The dining area is tough to have a conversation table was set up in a way hard to hear as you are some distance away. Service was good, chips and salsa with bean dip nice touch. Nothing super wow but overall positive.

Thank Cursive9
Reviewed March 17, 2017

The menu has changed and seemed a lot smaller than when we were last there but the food is just as authentic and good. Our waitress was friendly and helpfull. Still a good deal. Most meals are right at thirteen dollars each. The beer kicked...More

Thank Blooms65
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
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
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...More

Thank GrammyJ43
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...More

Thank Mark M
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...More

Thank KathyL L
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...More

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Larry H
Can you handle groups of 20-25 people. Will you do seperate checks by couples.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
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
  • E-mail