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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Mexican, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Business meetings

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The jewel in the Crown, Carolina offers a seductive and bespoke fine dining restaurant experience. With her five diamonds and AAA rating Carolina showcases the very best of modern Mexican cuisine from Chef Jose Meza Arroyave. Using only the freshest of local ingredients Carolina offers a unique and magical culinary journey
USD 80 - USD 100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Mexican, Seafood, Contemporary
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Valet Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very relaxing environment, food was very delicious, spectacular service throughout the evening. Expensive worth the price,

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Oscar M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried all types of restaurants around Punta de Mita including Carolina. I have to say, while the servers were wonderful, the food was disappointing. You lost the flavors of the local foods trying to make it more interesting with different fusions. The oysters, lobster...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LosGatosMom
Reviewed 15 December 2018

This was our third stay at the resort and decided to make reservations. I ordered the tasting menu and my husband the featured steak of the evening. The tasting menu to generally imaginative with the exception of two root vegetables dishes close to one another....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tillfam4
Reviewed 5 December 2018

very good food but the serving time was way too long, give yourself a few hours and hope your food is warm when it gets to you

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank barbarabuilder
Reviewed 30 November 2018

This was our third trip to Carolina and the second time that we have had the 11 course tasting menu with wine pairings. There is no question that it is expensive but it is comparable to other world class restaurants' tasting menus at a similar...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Pharmergirl99
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Sorry, this is Saint Regis's is fine dining restaurant and it is pretty much lacking in every category, including service. We went here only because we wanted to take my in-laws somewhere easy "on property". It was really quite bad. The food was poor, the...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank cuisine_screener
Reviewed 14 August 2018

It was excellent! The service was great and the the food was exceptional! One of the best parts of the three day stay. Had duck.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 961alvink
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We dined here with another couple and had a very pleasant experience. The setting was lovely, as the St. Regis is located on a pristine spot. The atmosphere was quite nice, and the service was most attentive. The wine selection was very good. The food...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Courtney M C
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic. A real OTT foodie experience. The menu does not do the food justice, the waiter explained each dish at length and we were still visually surprised and excited as each dish arrived. There were 4 of us and we had an assortment of starters,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank OgriUSA
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Dinner here is an event, so be sure to set aside a few hours so that you can truly enjoy the food and the experience at Carolina. My family and I have eaten here 3 times and each time, it's been a wonderful experience. And...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank daniele354
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23 April 2018|
Response from Doreen b | Reviewed this property |
No, that's in Mexican Pesos. The chef is very good!
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