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“Delicious food and amazing service”
Review of Carolina

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Ranked #12 of 59 Restaurants in Punta de Mita
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $80 - $100
Cuisines: Mexican, Contemporary
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: The jewel in the Crown, Carolina offers a seductive and bespoke fine dining restaurant experience. With her five diamonds and AAA rating Carolina showcases the very best of modern Mexican cuisine from Chef Jose Meza Arroyave. Using only the freshest of local ingredients Carolina offers a unique and magical culinary journey
Reviewed May 27, 2014

Best meal we had in Punta Mita and amazing service. Delicious fusion of French and Mexican cuisine. Chef is also very accommodating.

Thank Heather M
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cemberson, Chef at Carolina, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2014

Dear Heather M.

Thank you for taking the time to write us kind review. We are very excited to hear about your great evening,

We look forward to welcome you in your next visit to St Regis Punta Mita.

Warm Regards from the kitchen

Sincerely.

Chef Alfredo Perez

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Reviewed May 17, 2014

What an unexpected dining treat at a resort restaurant! Carolina exceeded our expectations. The view was fantastic, Cesar - our waiter - was wonderful, and Chef Alfredo Lopez came and spoke with us at the end of the meal. The amuse bouche to start was divine and consisted of foie gras macarons, carrot puree with beets, and 2 others. We ordered the tomato salad and scallop appetizer, both were delicious but the tomato salad presentation was photo worthy. Our entrees were the seared ahi and lobster with squid ink gnocchi. The ahi had a nice Thai flavor and the lobster was perfectly prepared. The dessert was definitely worth a mention - the banana souffle'. It consisted of the souffle, banana ice cream, and a banana canoli - all three were wonderful with distinctively different flavors. Thank you Cesar and Chef Lopez for a perfect evening!

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Thank Betsy D
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cemberson, Chef at Carolina, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2014

Dear Betsy,

Thank you for taking time to comment about your experience in Carolina Restaurant, We greatly appreciate your generous review.

I have already share your feedback with Cesar and We are pleased to hear bout your extraordinary evening.

Greetings from all Our team members, We look forward to welcome you in your next trip to St Regis Punta Mita.

Sincerely.

Chef Alfredo Perez

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Reviewed May 16, 2014

Too often, you simply just have a meal while you are traveling and don't really have a memorable experience. Carolina's delivers on all fronts - quality of food, the view and the setting, but most importantly the service from Alberto and the entire team. You will not be disappointed!!

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Thank patcomb
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cemberson, Chef at Carolina, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2014

Dear Patcomb,

Thank you for taking time to comment about your recent visit, we are excited to read your generous feedback.

I have already share your review with our staff and they are pleased to know the you had a
extraordinary evening.

We look forward to welcome you for your next visit to St Regis Punta Mita.

Thank you again

Sincerely

Chef Alfredo Perez

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Reviewed May 14, 2014

Dinning here is truly a fantastic experience. If you're staying at the St. Regis or even remotely close it can't be missed.

Caesar was fantastic to us and very knowledgable in helping us with our wine selections and explaining to us a bit about wines in Mexico, an area where my wine knowledge is lacking. The amuse bouche we were served was spectacular as well as the tomatoe scented quinoa and cannelloni. Those stood out as much as the lamb and veal we ordered. The mango sorbet to clean our palette was refreshing and welcomed. The Mexican coffee was a delight as was the banana soufflé and chocolates brought out after the whole meal ended.

Hopefully we will return again someday! Thank you, Carolina staff!

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Thank Seak7
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cemberson, Chef at Carolina, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2014

Greetings from St Regis Punta Mita,

Thank you for taking time to write about your recent visit, We greatly appreciate you generous feedback.

Our staff is pleased to hear about your wonderful evening, and they are thankful for your kind review.

We look forward to welcome you and be part of your next visit to Punta Mita.

Warm regards from the Kitchen staff.

Sincerely.

Chef Alfredo Perez

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Reviewed May 14, 2014

The beautiful restaurant is only the beginning o the amazing dining experience we had at Carolina's. Each staff member was very personable and made us feel like family. The sommelier was extremely knowledgeable and NOT pretentious. He helped us choose a Mexican red blend wine that was perfect. I had an amazing tomato appetizer and Mahi Mahi entree catch of the day. The sauces paired with the appetizer and fish were such a compliment!! I could go on and on about each part of the meal because it was all excellent. We will be back to Carolina's very soon!

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Thank KimberlyL73
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cemberson, Chef at Carolina, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2014

Dear Kimberly.

Thank you for taking time to give us a generous comments about your recent experience at Carolina Restaurant.

Alberto, is pleased to hear about the he's wine recommendations were perfect to complement your wonderful evening.

We look forward to welcome you in your next visit to St Regis Punta MIta.

Warm regard from the kitchen.

Sincerely

Chef Alfredo Perez

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