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Carmelitas Cafe

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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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“pork ribs” (36 reviews)
“tortillas” (38 reviews)
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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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1 - 10 of 591 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here for breakfast with some friends. Service was great, friendly and informative. Food so much flavor and the extra breads they bring to your table what a treat. We tried the house specialty, it was like a corn bread that is dense and moist....More

Thank Tasazi H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had read a lot of good reviews, and we were very happy the restaurant matched the great reviews! We came back a few times and loved everything we got. The corn cake, homemade tortillas, sopas, chilaquilies, and ribs were all amazingly delicious. The service...More

Thank Michele J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to go in town for authentic Mexican food. The chips and guacamole, squash blossom quesadilla, mushroom quesadilla, chile relleno were all excellent. We were also offered homemade tortillas, which were out of this world! They also serve cappuccino and lattes....More

Thank Eunetta
Reviewed 13 August 2017

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 11 August 2017

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 August 2017 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 30 July 2017 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 29 July 2017 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 26 July 2017 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 24 July 2017

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
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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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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