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Carmelita's Mexican Grill & Cantina


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Mexican, Southwestern
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed October 4, 2019 via mobile

As wonderful as the salsa was the chips were somewhat clunky and cold. Seemed to have been just dumping a bag into a bowl for serving. The Mexican Pizza on the appetizer menu is always a hit. The portion is very generous and can be...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Resort784208
Reviewed September 3, 2019

Unique menu choices, superb food, drinks and service. Well mannered and well dressed staff top it all off. We’ll be back.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed July 28, 2019

Carmelita's is our go to Mexican food place in the area. Not Texas but good. Food is always good and tasty. They appear to have had a lot of staff turnover lately. Regulars are great, new staff needs some polishing to get it right. Especially...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 26, 2019

We decided to try Carmelita’s while 2 of our grandchildren were in town and it was a HUGE disappointment. First off are the chips! You can usually tell right away how a Mexican Restaurant is by the chips and salsa. The chips were cold and...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Diane F
Reviewed July 24, 2019

We were part of a group of 12 people. We requested to all sit at the bar and we were accommodated with no problems. Our food and drinks were both good. Our Server took our order, answered all our questions and did not make one...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Victor P
Reviewed July 12, 2019

My wife and I went here for dinner on a Thursday evening. There is ample parking available for the restaurant. We were immediately seated upon arrival. Our server, Brandon, did an excellent job throughout the meal. He quickly took our drink orders and obviously listened...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 25, 2019 via mobile

Went to this restaurant on the way home from Clearwater Beach on a Monday evening. I brought my family who had been visiting from New Jersey and Alabama. We live in Tarpon Springs and had been wanting to try it for sometime. We were happy...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed May 13, 2019

It was a while ago, but I've never been back, even after I moved to this area several months ago. Food seemed old.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sandra F
Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

We love Carmelita’s. The food is great. The staff is friendly, and the atmosphere is great for chatting with friends. Not too noisy or too quiet. The chips and salsa is heavenly!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 1216SaraG
Reviewed April 23, 2019

We have dined here on several occasions and the food and service has always been consistent. We recently dined here with friends visiting from out of state and they had a great time and really enjoyed the food and atmosphere. They were surprised of the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Cheryl R
July 21, 2019|
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I am not gluten intolerant so I don't look for that. Best thing is to call the restaurant.
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