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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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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“pork ribs” (36 reviews)
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All hours
Mexican, Latin, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Heroico Colegio Militar S/N | Next to Super El Cacahuate, Zihuatanejo 40890, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here several times last trip, great food love the dessert cart too great presentation too. We will go back next year.

Thank visto95
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Carmelita's Cafe has a great reputation and we expected a delicious meals based on popular enthusiasm. However, we did not expect such expertly grilled octopus which was a revelation to our whole family. We took the recommendations of our delightful server, Anna, and we regret...More

Thank Micki B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have had lunch there twice. The food is fantastic and the service is even better. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff.

Thank Haike T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, friendly staff, nice variety on the menu. I love Enchiladas verde con pollo, and the plate I had at Carmelta's was very good. Would definitely good back for more.

Thank dean10241965
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth all the rave reviews it gets... strong, good coffee. Great scrambled eggs with ham. Fresh fruit with yogurt and granola. Girlfriend had a local specialty breakfast, can't remember the name but also excellent. Low prices for what you get. Great, fast service with a...More

Thank RasmusOne
Reviewed 12 June 2017

3½* Carmelita’s Genuine Mexican cuisine Very popular, especially for breakfast Food is good; service is a little slow Have some interesting dishes to try

Thank Rosquete
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

On my first trip to Ixtapa with a group of friends, we've got this recommendation from Mr. Oca to have a nice late breakfast with Carmelita. First thing we have a nice welcome reception from Carmelita's husband, with a fresh ground cup of coffee ....More

Thank Medguz
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Wonderful establishment, great authentic reasonably priced food and the family takes great pride in the presentation, the quality of the food , and the service. Highly recommend

Thank papic189
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I know there are raves about Carmelitas; I'd say it's solid, but not five stars. It is on the side of the road on the way out of town, so there is a good bit of traffic noise and no view. I will fess up,...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The place was recommended by a friend and what a treat it was. Tried various plates around the table. All were yummy except the cake we had for desert (rather average).

Thank Christian N
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10 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
6 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
1 January 2017|
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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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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