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Carmelitas Cafe

) #2 of 293 Restaurants in Zihuatanejo €€ - €€€ Mexican, Latin, Healthy
Calle Heroico Colegio Militar S/N | Next to Super El Cacahuate, Zihuatanejo 40890, Mexico
+52 755 554 3885
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Latin, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Calle Heroico Colegio Militar S/N | Next to Super El Cacahuate, Zihuatanejo 40890, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were directed to Carmalitas for great food by several people in town and were not disappointed! Excellent service and dishes. Try the zucchini mash with ricotta breakfast side - absolutely spectacular. The hostess recognized that we were both fledgling in our Spanish and kindly...More

Thank Crytz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at Carmelita's Cafe twice during out week in Zihuatanejo. It is a wonderful family owned restaurant where they hand make pretty much everything. The breakfast is authentically Mexican and you have many healthy and not so healthy choices available. Carmelita greeted us and...More

Thank Lawrence S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Carmelitas it's a great place to have a good meal and/or breakfast. Very good portions of food, hand made tortillas, excellent service and attention, and good prices.

Thank ramses_in
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place to have breakfast, vast selection of dishes and a great atmosphere. Generally a fun atmosphere, if a bit of an awkward location.

Thank Fatima F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Carmelita's was by far the best food we had in Zihua/Ixtapa. We had breakfast here on our last day & wished we went early so we could have eaten here again. This is a MUST in Zihua! You will not be disappointed. They greet you...More

Thank Jenuez
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our favorite breakfast place in Zihua hands down. Great attentive service , and the food is top notch. Try their green juice, it's amazing!

Thank César S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had sopes & my family had chorizo & eggs, huevos rancheros etc. We LOVED it. Service was great! 😃👍 I wish they were here in the US.

Thank DayaG
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Ate here several times last trip, great food love the dessert cart too great presentation too. We will go back next year.

Thank visto95
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Carmelita's Cafe has a great reputation and we expected a delicious meals based on popular enthusiasm. However, we did not expect such expertly grilled octopus which was a revelation to our whole family. We took the recommendations of our delightful server, Anna, and we regret...More

Thank Micki B
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We have had lunch there twice. The food is fantastic and the service is even better. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff.

Thank Haike T
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9 March 2017|
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Response from CarmelitasCafe | Property representative |
Hello!! Thank you for asking!! I'll give you 2 examples with different options: Example #1 • 2 coffees: $54 pesos ($27 each) • 1 eggs with ham: $58 • 1 hot cakes with chorizo: $70 • 1 orange juice: $25 • 1 fruit plate... More
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Mike K
5 February 2017|
Response from CarmelitasCafe | Property representative |
Hello! We are open for dinner Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays from 6 to 10 pm and the three nights we have the show, which starts at 8.30 more less.
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Alvin K
31 December 2016|
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Response from CarmelitasCafe | Property representative |
Hello Alvin! How are you? For now, we only serve for breakfast and lunch, but very soon we will open for dinner. Follow us on Facebook so you can receive our news! Happy New Year!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 04:30
08:00 - 04:30
08:00 - 04:30
08:00 - 04:30
08:00 - 04:30
08:00 - 04:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Heroico Colegio Militar S/N | Next to Super El Cacahuate, Zihuatanejo 40890, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: +52 755 554 3885
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We are a family business for over 20 years we were located within the Airport Zihuatanejo, the business was called "Snack Bar - El Mirador"; but in 2008 we decided to leave the anonymity and moved to town with a new "Carmelite Cafe" concept. The mission of Carmen and Don Jesus was always clear, offer our customers the best dining experience in Zihuatanejo. During these years we have been aware of the importance of treating our guests like family. We pride ourselves everyday to trust Cafe Carmelites to treat at home; therefore, we insist that the recipes of Mrs. Carmelita, always keep the flavor of the Mexican family kitchen. We will always have an eye to providing the best quality in each of our dishes; leaving aside, a friendly smile and a humble to serve our customers heart. We cook for you like for our own home, without shortcuts, no frills, with love.
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