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Carmelita's Mexican Restaurant

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
5211 Park St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33709-1011
+1 727-545-2956
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (15 reviews)
“chimichanga” (8 reviews)
“wet burrito” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
5211 Park St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33709-1011
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1 - 10 of 197 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose Carmelita's to celebrate a birthday. We were looking for a good family Mexican restaurant, and we found it. We had visited another Mexican restaurant closer to our hotel in the past, and were not too happy with it. You can see our review...More

Thank cholton2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the del ray burrito. You can spice up the salsa with the chips by requesting the hot salsa and mixing it to the mild. The table salsa contains chopped peppers and onions. I also add the salsa mixture to my burrito before enjoying. The...More

Thank GISGoddess
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on a recommendation with my husband’s aunt. She claims she can never get anyone to go for Mexican with her. We had to wait 5 minutes or so for a table but the service was fast. We had a pitcher of margaritas...More

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My grandparents came to this restaurant when they first opened in 1983 (they lived nearby) and whenever we visit we always visit at least once! The food is great, they have amazing sangria, and on Friday and Saturday nights you will be serenaded! If you...More

Thank Allison '
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We go here every year when we stay in Florida. This place is so good. It’s different than the Mexican food at home but we like it.

Thank Alleycat0827
Reviewed 18 March 2018

The food was great and the staff was wonderful. We loved the atmosphere and it was very clean. Leftovers were just as good.

Thank MplsChapman
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

In the mood for Mexican food today and we decided on Carmelita’s ...good decision ...service was good ..warm chips and salsa yummy ...I had soft shell tacos which came with a side salad ...Hubby had hard shell tacos with corn ...food was hot sangria was...More

Thank milliemccabe
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Nice restaurant with Mexican decor, friendly staff and adequate parking. We had their wet burrito, which cane with two sides and chips and salsa for $10. The food came quickly, was hot and the portions were large. Enjoyed the meal, and will return again. Recommend...More

Thank Ron D
Reviewed 7 February 2018

i think they changed their taco shell recipe but everything else is great and authentic as it gets the best place in st pete

Thank pranaycorey
Reviewed 4 February 2018

This is a traditional Mexican restaurant with quality food,good service and reasonable prices.Would encourage a visit if you’re in the St.Petersburg area

Thank michaelgrace89
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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, Full Bar
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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