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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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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kale salad” (20 reviews)
“crab melt” (13 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (14 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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407 S Palafox St Unit B, Pensacola, FL 32502-5980
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Reviewed January 12, 2017

We were looking for a place to eat dinner while waiting for a concert at Vinyl Music Hall and a nice young lady in one of the downtown shops directed us to Carmen's. Glad that she did. Service and food were both great. We started...More

Thank btlu
Reviewed January 10, 2017

And excellent place to eat if you don't mind a crowd ands sitting at the large horseshoe bar. There are a couple tables but good luck nabbing on of them! The place ROCKS! Excellent service, great eats! The Thai Curry soup was amazing! As were...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Amazing food with most of them menu gluten free. We had soup and pork sandwich for lunch, so terrific that we returned for dinner. Crustless strawberry cheese cake was enjoyed by all, including those not coeliac. Bar area is hip with a large selection of...More

Thank FionaandJames
CarmensLunchBar, Owner at Carmen's Lunch Bar, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2016

Thank you Fiona and James! We greatly appreciate your review and we enjoyed meeting you both! I hope your work and travels will bring you back to Pensacola soon! MariCarmen Josephs, chef/ower Carmen's Lunch Bar

Reviewed December 17, 2016

We were told the daily bowl of soup was $6.00 and were charged $14.00. It was awful - Mrs. Campbell makes a much better soup for under a dollar. We asked the waitress three different times about the soup price and were willing to pay...More

CarmensLunchBar, Owner at Carmen's Lunch Bar, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2016

I am so sorry you had a negative experience at Carmen's. We strive to serve excellent, from-scratch food with friendly and informative service. If you read other Trip Advisor reviews this is what we typically deliver. Our soups are homemade and we win awards every...More

Reviewed December 14, 2016

Carmen's is a special boutique restaurant in the heart of charming downtown Pensacola. The cuisine is always creative, every changing using local farm to table produce and the best the Gulf of Mexico has to offer. The wine list is outstanding and the atmosphere is...More

Thank VickiB1229
Reviewed October 25, 2016

My husband and I ate lunch here twice during our October visit to Pensacola. Food-The first time I had the crab melt and my husband had the stuffed peppers. Both were amazing! The second time we both had salads which were super fresh and locally...More

Thank GoMaine
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Have eaten here several times and have been very happy. Food is well prepared and very tasty. Service is prompt and friendly. Wish it were larger, but then it might lose some atmosphere.

Thank akusah
Reviewed September 27, 2016

I didn't realize I was in a wonderfully crabby day yesterday and luckily I stopped in at Carmen's Lunch Bar for lunch. In honor of the passing of a legend I had an Arnold Palmer instead of my regular water for lunch. Along with my...More

Thank GnoPcola
Reviewed September 25, 2016

We ate at he bar in this funky but good cafe. The deviked eggs with smoked salmon were a really good idea. There is sidewalk seating foe nice weather.

1  Thank George E
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

It's a small place with a small kitchen that put out BIG flavor today. We had the tomato soup of the day (delicious), salmon deviled eggs (delicious), the open faced crab sandwich and the Italian beef sandwich (both delicious). The sandwiches came with a potato...More

Thank Deb B
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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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