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Carmelita's Mexican Restaurant

5211 Park St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33709-1011
+1 727-545-2956
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
5211 Park St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33709-1011
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Carmelitas is a great Mexican restaurant. Their menu is extensive, fairly priced and the service is really good. Servers are attentive, but not too much so. I almost always get their flautas - they are my favs! They also have great salsa and chips for...More

1  Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Again we were pleased with this family run restaurant. Not a fancy place. Real home feeling. Everything is cooked fresh and comes hot and sizzzzeling.The food is fresh and wonderful. Went on a Saturday night. First time we heard the live Mexican music. They sing...More

Thank flamingogrammy
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The best chicken enchiladas! Reasonable prices. Awesome place for lunch or dinner. Heck, have both lunch & dinner! It's so good.

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Reviewed 14 May 2017

good authentic mex restaurant very reasonable for lunch..margaritas are made with wine not tequilla..

1  Thank Nathaniel S
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Food was very good with authentic flavors! Great service and very friendly wait staff! Would definately return!

Thank hunter11498
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Wonderful Mexican restaurant . The food is authentic and quite good. They have several restaurants in the area but this is the original one.

Thank JP33765
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Not the best I've ever had, but decent. It was nice to have a selection of sides besides rice and beans. I opted for the salad and rice. I noticed most folks at nearby tables ordered the corn, must be pretty good. Service was fast...More

Thank Lea W
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We went here one night for dinner. The staff seemed standoffish at first but they ended up being really nice. The food was good. Most Mexican Restaurants in Ohio you get the same food, the menus are the same and it tastes the same. Their...More

1  Thank Robert C
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Must go! Excellent food, friendly staff, great prices, generous portions, nice clean atmosphere, Corona on tap...what more could you ask for? Carmelita's is in the top 3 best Mexican restaurants we have been to in the state of Florida. We started with chips and 2...More

Thank jzsi1844
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We look forward to going to Carmelita's as a family every couple of weeks. We are regulars. And we are not regulars at other restaurants. We love just about everything here. From burritos to enchiladas to the awesome flour flautas dinner that I get is...More

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Questions & Answers
26 June 2017|
Response from lewmurray | Reviewed this property |
You should call and see. The area I am aware of would be semi-private at best. They have a large back room as well as a smaller front dining area. Both have been busy when we are there.
15 April 2017|
Response from Brett A | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall any drink specials or day time specials.
Jan M
4 March 2017|
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Response from Carmen L | Property representative |
Jan M The Carmelita's on Park St. in St. Petersburg is owned and operated by the original owners.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5211 Park St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33709-1011
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 727-545-2956
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