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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 good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (15 reviews)
“mexican pizza” (6 reviews)
“chimichanga” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5211 Park St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33709-1011
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was excellent the food delicious. The mixed drinks—the frozen margarita. And sangria really hit the spot. The facility was very clean. I had the vegetarian plate and it was delicious especially the spinach enchiladas.

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We’ve eaten here twice this month. Both times, the staff was very helpful in making sure my meal was made with gluten free ingredients. They checked with the chef and let me know that a couple of the sauces were not gluten free but they...More

Thank Noglutenbeth
Reviewed 13 January 2018

We have eaten food from Carmelita’s on several occasions and have always enjoyed it. We usually taken food home, in part, because it is frequently quite busy. Obviously, others like it as well. I hesitate to single out any one dish because everything has been...More

Thank Roadwarrior D
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The food was relatively bland, the interior was not very authentic and there were no hard liquor cocktails--the Margueritas were from a wine blend. The service was attentive but the Mariachi band was too close for comfort. I wouldn't go back!

Thank Loyd P
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We go to Carmelitas regularly for the great food. You can always be sure to get a delicious meal. On the last visit the food wasn't quite up to its normal standards but was still very good. The service was much slower than normal but...More

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The wife and I decided to grab late afternoon lunch. The special of the day was Chicken Enchiladas. Though the Enchiladas we're satisfactory. The meal was not hot-like it was fresh out of the oven or off the stove, but it was warm. What made...More

Thank SirRick
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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
USD 20
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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