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Carmelita's Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
204 Riverside Ave, Roseville, CA 95678-3146
+1 916-783-0411
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“carnitas” (7 reviews)
“bean dip” (3 reviews)
“taco” (5 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
204 Riverside Ave, Roseville, CA 95678-3146
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Carmelita’s is quite simply, the best Mexican cuisine in Roseville. Good service, always great food. Chicken Mole is out-of-this-world!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lukebabs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I googled Mexican food near me. I’m not from Roseville so I had no idea where to go. This came up as 4 1/2 stars. We were delighted to see it’s authenticity. It’s a little pricy but well worth it. The beans tasted so creamy...More

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

Very nice response upon arrival, they were busy with a customer but acknowledged our arrival. We were sat promptly, given mues and great salsa with quality chips. Inwas actually in the middle of test driving a car but was starving so had ro stop. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank calitrippn
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Our two-couple group returned to Carmelitas for Saturday brunch (served through 2pm). We were presented with both the regular dinner menu and an interesting brunch menu. I selected Chilaquiles from the breakfast menu while the others picked more traditional dinners. The food porn photos say...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Murry S
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

I recently visited Carmelita’s for dinner with some of my coworkers on a business trip. The staff was wonderful in accommodating such a large group with no reservation. The service was excellent and the food just as wonderful if not better! Highly recommend this place....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SierraNevadaLover
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time and the food was delicious! My husband had a beef burrito and I had the chicken Serrano. We both loved it!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Nomad90237
Reviewed June 11, 2018

We love good Mexican food and while the flavors are a bit more varied than most traditional food, we are fans after our first visit! We went for dinner around 6:30pm and had about a 10 minute wait, even though the place was packed. The...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank WindmillKid
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Had the 2 Chile rellenos and marinated chicken tamale both were great. Good service we had a party of 6. Chips and bean deep were very good but didn’t like the salsa at all.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank travelwyo
Reviewed January 25, 2018

I had the carnitas and it was OK, not very spicy, bland, Just a plate of meat with small sides of guac, sour cream and salsa, refried beans and rice were OK but again nothing great. Others at the table had chicken taco salads and...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Flyboy22
Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

Our friend brought us here after a 20 year Absence. Beer came cold and refreshing. Thick chips where great , warm and not salty. Shrimp salad and chili Verde was well prepared. Nice Mexican vibe, music and decorations. Very friendly staff. We would return tomorrow...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank rmberg3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $35
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 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)  >  Placer County  >  Roseville
  • Phone Number: +1 916-783-0411
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3rd generation family business down Old Roseville on Riverside & Vernon. Since 1962 Carmelita's specializes in serving the local community fine & fresh quality Mexican food. ranging from their classic entrees to seasonal modern specials. Carmelitas also specializes in Margaritas served with organic agave & fresh squeezed lime juice!
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