Carmela y Sal

4.8
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Carmela no es de aquí, pero tampoco de allá.
Su cocina se inspira en nuestras tierras, pero sus ingredientes pueden nacer en cualquier parte.
Y además, Carmela pone en la olla algo totalmente único. La sal de su vida. En cantidades que sólo conoce su corazón.
Carmela cocina como en su casa.
Rodeada de amor, colores, texturas y recuerdos.
¿Qué vienes a comer? Sentimientos, pero al plato.

Números Alternativos: 5576001280 y 5576001279
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RM
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

La comida es muy buena. Hay una gran variedad de platillos y son diferentes a los que uno encuentra en otros restaurantes. La atención de los meseros es excelente y dan muy buenas recomendaciones.

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C
Mexico City
12 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

El servicio impecable, la comida extraordinaria....como siempre, invitados a regresar y a super recomendarlo!!!!

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OT
Mexico City
5 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gran comida, sabor de platillos y servicio. Todo es excelente.

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P
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

La comida es excelente al igual que el ambiente y la atención, todo estuvo a la altura de los precios y del sabor!

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AM
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The whole experience was amazing. From the minute we walked in to the minute we walked out. Our server was fantastic and the food was to die for. Another thing that was amazing was the menu. What a beautiful menu.

OT
Mexico City
3 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excelente comida, ambiente y atención.

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OT
Mexico City
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Excelente comida

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T
Mexico City
8 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excelente cocina que retoma creativamente, y con gran calidad de producto, la cocina del Golfo.

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l
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

DELICIOSO como siempre . Me parece una comida deliciosa

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OT
Monterrey
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Aniversario

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OT
Toronto
16 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was awesome. We went for my birthday and everything was amazing (the food especially, and the service). Love the place and will go back on my next trip to Mexico City. I have already referred a friend from TORONTO made a reservation for next week!

OT
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Muy Rico Todo! Excelente Lugar!! Excelente Servicio!

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OT
Mexico City
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Muy bonito el lugar, la carta está muy original y todo estuvo delicioso. El servicio excelente. El único pero fue el ruido, tenían un grupo grande al lado de nosotros y pues si era molesto el ruido.

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FP
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excelente comida y trato, un bonito ambiente. Solo que pongan atención al jabón en el baño.

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OT
Mexico City
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

THE BEST place after that Chef Gabi Ruiz owns in Villahermosa! Service is outstanding and always a pleasure to try new things the menu offers 💝

HS
Mexico City
5 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Esperaba mucho de este lugar y desafortunadamente mi experiencia fue bastante regular en todos aspectos.

La comida es diferente pero no me encanto y tampoco corresponde con su precio; el servicio muy por debajo al estándar que debiera tener un restaurante de esta categoría.

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RH
Mexico City
13 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

El servicio estuvo muy bien, y todos los platillos que pedimos tenían muy buen sabor. En especial las tostadas de mentiras, el sope de chicharrón prensado y pulpo, el risotto a la tumbada, la lengua de res, el short rib y el mostachón tropical.

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OT
Mexico City
3 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excelente servicio

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best meals we’ve had during our stay in Mexico City. 10/10

t
Los Angeles
13 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Creative menu with poetic course descriptions. Delicious food. Attentive service. Wonderful meal!

NL
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was, by far, the best meal that I've ever had in Mexico City. And I've eaten at all the major, highly rated restaurants, including Pujol. Let me tell you, save your pennies at Pujol (which is still very good), and spend them at Carmela y Sal. You WILL NOT be disappointed.

We started off with La Zanahoria Fea (The Ugly Carrot), and Jicama with basil pesto, green/white grapes, and pistachios. Both dishes were absolutely superb. Note that the dishes are somewhat large, and these two dishes alone could have fed probably 3-4 people for appetizers and decent portions.

Next, we had the Tierra de Luna: little plantains filled with beans and in a bed of tomato salsa with ranch and chicharron. INCREDIBLE. Sweet, savory and just insane. I'd eat these every day if I could.

Finally, we ordered two entrees. IF you are a group of 2 people, one entree is more than enough. Two was too many after the previous three courses. For this Climax, as the restaurant calls it, we ordered the Canelones rellenos de cochinita pibil (cannelonis filled with Cochinita Pibil). Talk about masterful cooking. There were 2 to the order and just PERFECT. Also, we ordered the Filete de res, a sort of steak with incredible sauce and tortillitas. The explosions of flavor in everything and beauty of the restaurant make me desperate to go back and want the chef to open a restaurant in Houston! (Please!!)

Now, the drinks. Cocktails are one of this restaurant's bread and butter items, and they did not disappoint. Get the citronela, a light and refreshing drink. My friend got the ahumado, and it was smoky with a beautiful presentation.


10/10 will go again and recommend ALWAYS.

D
Mexico City
6 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

El lugar es muy agradable y de excelente diseño, la atención excelente desde que llegamos y durante la comida, atendiendo a nuestras preguntas y dando explicación acerca de las diferentes comidas, la comida excelente sabor y servida en cantidad adecuada. El postre agradable al paladar y el café de buena calidad servido en tiempo para acompañar el postre, sin duda regresaremos .

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f
Mexico City
8 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

La comida muy buena, el servicio extraordinario, lo único malo es que nos dieron una mesa en la sección donde está el bar y es muy ruidoso y había gente fumando puro, lo que si fue muy desagradable

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OT
New England
2 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

The Service es below the level of the food and below what Mexico can offer.

TD
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Stunningly beautiful restaurant. The food was mouthwatering, though my pork dish was a tad salty for me. The service was super attentive without being smothering. Definitely one of our best dining experiences in a city with a wealth of eating establishments. Price wise it was also cheaper than some of the so-called in restaurants where we paid more and weren’t nearly as impressed. Will definitely return on my next Mexico City trip.

JD
Mexico City
2 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excelente comida, buenas opciones vegetarianas y veganas, en general para todo tipo de cliente. La atención es buena y los postres están deliciosos.

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G
Mexico City
2 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This is a very nice place to have a quality dinner / meal for the proper price. I'll recommend it for anyone who is looking for a mexican-fusion food.

GE
Mexico City
3 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Desde mi punto de vista, uno de los mejores restaurantes de comida mexicana. Los platillos, todos, estuvieron en verdad deliciosos. La carta de verdad, una obra maestra. Los ingredientes de primera. La atención inmejorable, las recomendaciones atinadas, mucha amabilidad. Música con volumen adecuado para poder platicar. No tengo un solo pero. Felicidades a la chef por enaltecer la comida tabasqueña.

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C
New York Area
37 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gran sazón, buen lugar y buen ambiente de negocios.

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OT
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cumpleaños

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M
Mexico City
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Todo excelente salvo el mesero con el cobro de la propina, se molestó por ofrecer solo el 12%

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R
Mexico City
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excelente. Totalmente recomendable

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JC
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

La presentacion excelente y la atención de los meseros muy bien. Excelente servicio sin duda vilvería.

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OT
Mexico City
15 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gran menú. Gran atención. Espectacular servicio.

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DR
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excelente servicio y comida, tal vez se puede mejorar un poco en ambiente, pero en general increíble

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PC
Dallas
16 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

El coco llevado a su mas amplio rango de tessitura gastronómica

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P
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

La calidad de los alimentos es extraordinaria y los platillos son deliciosos. Muy recomendable!

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T
London
2 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Good service, food nice but a little heavy.

MS
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Inventive, subtle dishes. Great service. Good wine list. Memorable.

CH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and beautiful restaurant.