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8526 Old County Road 54, New Port Richey, FL 34653-6458
+1 727-376-4800
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (15 reviews)
“tacos” (9 reviews)
“wet burrito” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
8526 Old County Road 54, New Port Richey, FL 34653-6458
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Food was EXCELLENT. Service was good. Family friendly. Very nice atmosphere. Fresh authentic food. Will definitely eat here again when back in the area.

Thank Lwilkins67
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

I used to love to come here at least once a week, then we started getting carry out, and things from the other was forgotten, didn't complain because the food was still good, still come in every now and again, This time the food was...More

Thank Toni W
Reviewed 10 December 2017

My husband and I went there for dinner last evening. The restaurant, wait staff friendly but not too attentive. The chips and salsa that they offer free was just ok, the salsa was a little bland, the chips were fresh . We both had a...More

Thank Lunagonzalez
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

My family has eaten here several times over the past few months. The food, service and ambiance are great (recommend the spinach enchiladas)! Run - do not walk to this traditional style restaurant.

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 15 October 2017

if you LOVE REAL Mexcian food, then you found your place!!....its the authentic meal you'd get in Mexico!!...Staff and service were great!!...Good choice! if you're looking to dine out!!

Thank stephaniefromcanada
Reviewed 13 October 2017

I lived in San Diego and would often venture to Ensenada Mexico to my favorite Seaside Restaurant. Carmelita's must be that restaurants twin sister! The food is amazingly flavourful, authentic, fresh, and great portions. The value is equally excellent. The Chicken Mole Enchilada is a...More

Thank EagleAviator
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This is my first Mexican food since my arrival to Florida, and let me tell you it is got to be one of the best. The owner takes pride in what he serves and is always there I have gone in at all hours and...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

A lot to pick from on the menu. Chicken enchiladas are a favorite. Good chips and salsa too. Taco Tuesday is a great time to try.

Thank H1036PZdebbier
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Always greeted promptly. Take time to order, can not go wrong with any menu item. Good homemade salsa and chips with every meal. Last visit had assortment of soft tacos with beef, chicken and shrimp. All were good and fresh.

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Fast, friendly, fair price and very good mexican food. We got every exiectation met and will go again and again.

Thank lizajane39
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8526 Old County Road 54, New Port Richey, FL 34653-6458
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  New Port Richey
  • Phone Number: +1 727-376-4800
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