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Carmen's Lunch Bar

407 S Palafox St Unit B, Pensacola, FL 32502-5980
+1 850-542-4334
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kale salad” (21 reviews)
“soda bread” (14 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (14 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
407 S Palafox St Unit B, Pensacola, FL 32502-5980
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To us, claiming two of the 16 inside lunch stools was well worth the hour drive from Mobile. Of course the sidewalk tables are special as well. Soup of the day, smoked salmon deviled eggs, slow cooked roast beef, finished with the blackberry cake. Cake...More

Thank Robin R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Spanish pepper poppers were a delight. With a bottomless Arnold Palmer, it was a perfect "picnic." My friend enjoyed the crisp,& tasty Mexican Shrimp salad. Her belini was served with a fresh orange slice. To top off, we shared the caramel drizzled cheesecake with...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

although over time I've tried nearly everything on their menu and liked it all, their crab melt is superb. nice selection of beverage as well, so if offered a treat it's always my first place to choose!

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are some tremendous finds here. Really varied menu with specials. Outdoor seating great for service dogs and wheelchairs. Super super good for good service

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wasn't too thrilled about the food. My husband is a fan though. We got the crab melt sandwich and soda bread due to the raving reviews. The soda bread was ok to me - thick, warm, savory taste with a little sweet kick due...More

Thank naturalme88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sat at the bar inside and had two nice desserts. The bartender was very nice and efficient. We have also had lunch here before and enjoyed both experiences.

Thank sjhb07
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I love a restaurant that I am guaranteed an excellent meal. Carmens is our favorite in Pensacola. Everything is always fresh...none of that hidden wilted lettace at the bottom of your salad. The spices are very sophisticated and European in nature. So glad to see...More

Thank Betziksq
CarmensLunchBar, Owner at Carmen's Lunch Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Thank you for being loyal customers! So glad you enjoy what we have created! We hope to see you again soon! MariCarmen

Reviewed 13 September 2017

I love my lunches at Carmen's! What a wonderful menu and great Iced Tea! My one wish would be that there were more seating both inside and out. Dinners are great too!

Thank Beth C
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped into Carmen's after running some errands. We had the crab stuffed peppers to start, and they were excellent. My wife had the crab melt sandwich and I had the tiki masala...both were very good. We ended with the highlight of the meal, an...More

Thank USAFReb
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We went to Carmen's on a Friday night before a concert. The evening menu differs from the lunch menu as it is mostly tapas. We had some of the evening special poblano rellenos, the beef slider and the soda bread. We started and ended with...More

Thank Jaymarie F
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Angel D
12 March 2015|
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Response from Adventureman1492 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Angel. Welcome to Pensacola. Eating in P'cola, where to start..? Carmens is a little pricey, I think, especially with family, but good food. I suggest Apple Annie's at Seville Quarter. There's a new, very good... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 S Palafox St Unit B, Pensacola, FL 32502-5980
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-542-4334
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