Carmelita’s was founded in 1983 by Carmen and Vincent Lopez, with the opening of the Park Street location in St. Petersburg, FL. After 35 years, what started off as just 9 booths has now grown to 5 locations in and around Pinellas County.
With the help of many family members and countless loyal employees, they continue to bring the same great dishes to your table, while also looking forwards towards the ever-evolving food culture. Step into any Carmelita’s and you will experience the same level of devoted service and the famous recipes that made us one of the most beloved Mexican restaurants in town!
I have been coming to this restaurant since I was a kid. I’ve never ordered anything that I didn’t like from here. The staff is always friendly and quick to bring out the food. The chips and salsa are amazing too.
Excellent place for Mexican food. Very authentic prices are reasonable. Great service. They have gentleman performing on the floor. Twice a week. In singing
Great lunch place - the warm chips and fresh salsa are brought to every table. The food is always good (I love their chile relenos) and the service is friendly. Haven't been for dinner, but lunch is always great (go hungry- portions are huge!)
Just about the best TexMex one can find outside of Texas. Service is courteous and fast. Food is tasty and there is Mexican beer or Sangria. One of my favorite comfort food places to go. It gets crowded so be patient if you have to wait...it's worth it.
We had lunch today it was fantastic. My husband had a burrito and I had steak tacos. We enjoyed our meal very much. The salsa and chips were also good. The service was friendly and fast.
Took my sister there for her Birthday and they paid for her dinner meal that was very nice of Carmalitas. ...