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Carmen's Lunch Bar

407 S Palafox St Unit B, Pensacola, FL 32502-5980
+1 850-542-4334
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  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
407 S Palafox St Unit B, Pensacola, FL 32502-5980
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I liked every characteristic of this restaurant. The vibe is now. The staff, friendly and at ease. The indoor dining layout is perfect for the space and locale. The outdoor dining conducive to socializing. Location is in the heart of the revitalized downtown. Saturday afternoon...More

Thank Dean D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Carmen's is an excellent spot on Palafox to have a relaxing cocktail with a meal before exploring the rest of downtown Pensacola. The food is refreshing and does not make you want to take a nap, like so many other restaurants do. My only regret...More

Thank waxandgold
Reviewed July 17, 2017

Our family had lunch at Carmen's during a recent visit to Pensacola. We were just walking down the street and decided to go in. The restaurant is quite small, with an outside patio. The staff was so friendly and the food was delicious. I had...More

Thank donlisamorin1
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Carmen's is incredible! I visit the restaurant frequently and have never been disappointed. In fact, quite the opposite is true. The service is excellent--the servers are very knowledgable and their recommendations are always spot on. Prices are reasonable but even more important, I leave feeling...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed June 28, 2017

If you are looking for a nice evening consisting of great wine and light menu options, this is your place. During our visit we ordered a wide variety of items, all of which were delicious and top quality. The Soda Bread, Spanish Lump Crab Toasts,...More

Thank Bryan R
Reviewed June 5, 2017

This tiny place has big heart and grand food. The menu is a gourmands dream with fresh local produce and seafood at its core. Not to worry if meat is your fave because there are fabulous choices for you too. The wine list is top...More

Thank Worldgypsy72
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with the family. This place is the real deal!! Excellent food, great atmosphere, wonderful service!!! I had the Chicken Tikka Masala and it was delicious!! Husband had the vegan Moroccan curry and he Loved it. They even had a great grilled cheese...More

Thank Jean S
Reviewed May 25, 2017

This is a great spot to have a couple of glasses of wine and just munch on small plates with friends. I highly recommend their cheese plate. The bartenders are the best. Friendly with great energy and no pretense. The only down side is that...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed May 16, 2017

This is a very snug but hip and friendly lunch and snack joint near the bay on palafox in Pensacola. There are approximately 14 seats at the bar and a few small tables. We had so much fun! we sat at the bar and the...More

1  Thank P3902RQwilliamp
Reviewed May 8, 2017

Pensacola is a wonderfully dog friendly city. We take our girls with us to lunch on a regular basis. There are several places we frequent including Carmen's. Every time we eat at Carmen's it is a very pleasant experience. So much so that I am...More

Thank Sean H
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Angel D
March 12, 2015|
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Response from Adventureman1492 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Angel. Welcome to Pensacola. Eating in P'cola, where to start..? Carmens is a little pricey, I think, especially with family, but good food. I suggest Apple Annie's at Seville Quarter. There's a new, very good... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 S Palafox St Unit B, Pensacola, FL 32502-5980
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-542-4334
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