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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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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (14 reviews)
“mexican pizza” (6 reviews)
“chimichanga” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5211 Park St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33709-1011
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Vegan options Free parking Located on Park street and 54th street near the Bay Area Heart center Indoor dining only $14 for a veggie chimichanga, chips , Salsa and Guacamole 10 minute wait time for food delivery Friendly staff No wifi Cash only restaurant (they...More

Thank TravelVidaa
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Never forget my dear Florida. End never forget this lovely restaurant. Go there. The staff is polite and ok and thei guacamole sauce is the best I have ever eat.

Thank Paola L
Reviewed 21 August 2017

When you find a restaurant that has been in business for many years and does it by catering to the locals, you know you're going to have a good meal. This is our "go to" spot when we take canoe trips in central Florida or...More

Thank Rod K
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Carmelitas is a great Mexican restaurant. Their menu is extensive, fairly priced and the service is really good. Servers are attentive, but not too much so. I almost always get their flautas - they are my favs! They also have great salsa and chips for...More

1  Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Again we were pleased with this family run restaurant. Not a fancy place. Real home feeling. Everything is cooked fresh and comes hot and sizzzzeling.The food is fresh and wonderful. Went on a Saturday night. First time we heard the live Mexican music. They sing...More

Thank flamingogrammy
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The best chicken enchiladas! Reasonable prices. Awesome place for lunch or dinner. Heck, have both lunch & dinner! It's so good.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 May 2017

good authentic mex restaurant very reasonable for lunch..margaritas are made with wine not tequilla..

1  Thank Nathaniel S
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Food was very good with authentic flavors! Great service and very friendly wait staff! Would definately return!

Thank hunter11498
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Wonderful Mexican restaurant . The food is authentic and quite good. They have several restaurants in the area but this is the original one.

Thank JP33765
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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
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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