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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (25 reviews)
“pork ribs” (37 reviews)
“tortillas” (31 reviews)
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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 yesterday

First the positives.....Lovely setting, almost park-like with the many trees and vegetation. Ample parking is available. Waitress was excellent and able to converse in English. Food is "home made" and very delicious. Now the negative. I ordered the tuna filet which sold for 250 pesos...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Awesome breakfast in Zihuatanejo. Fair prices for your meals. Autentique Mexican food. Service is also excellent in a very nice place.

Thank jbdelavega87
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had a lovely time there. We had breakfast in their open air dining room. It looked like a local favorite. My wife and I like spicy food and their breakfast didn’t disappoint! We paid in pesos but I believe we could...More

Thank JGHolman
Reviewed 1 week ago

The locals come here, great Mexican food the best service and if they see a lady come in with a purse or wrap they bring the little stand to hook the bag on.

Thank Ron G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We read great reviews on Trip Advisor and had to give it a try. We ordered from the chalkboard and although it was good, it wasn't memorable, not as much flavor as I had hoped for considering all the hype. The staff were super friendly,...More

Thank shawna196
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a highly rated café on the Trip Advisor site so we decided to give it a try for a late lunch. We were not disappointed. The café was not busy so we had pretty much the undivided attention of the wait staff. They...More

Thank Silvertontraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little restaurant tucked away in a Paradise setting. Nice spacious patio, great friendly staff is bilingual as well as the menu. Traditional dishes ....

Thank John P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The neighborhood breakfast spot. Everything was spectacular. Come hungry. The motuleños, cinnamon coffee and pancakes were a wow.

Thank AngelAwakened
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a must when we come to Zihua! Good food. Good prices. Friendly staff. Fresh tortillas. Tall glass jugo verde

1  Thank JubeSudburyCanada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the sopes and my husband had rolled tacos. Both were excellent, as well as the service. Great atmosphere as well.

1  Thank kettlebellkaryn
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Questions & Answers
9 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
5 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
31 December 2016|
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 AM
8:00 AM - 4:30 AM
8:00 AM - 4:30 AM
8:00 AM - 4:30 AM
8:00 AM - 4:30 AM
8:00 AM - 4:30 AM
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
  • E-mail
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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