Carmela y Sal

4.7
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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
What 678 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
Food
4.6
Service
4.6
Ambience
4.5
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OT
Mexico City
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience5

La comida excelente, el servicio no es el mejor.

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LL
St. Louis
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food. Loved the staff recommendations for food and drink. Lovely ambiance. Highly recommend.

OT
Mexico City
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Sabores espectaculares. Servicio de primera. Excelente lugar para toda ocasion.

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JU
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

One of the best restaurants in Mexico City, actually I would say the best

OT
Mexico City
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love this place everytime

OT
Mexico City
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excelente lugar, muy buen servicio y comida deliciosa, muy recomendable

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r
Oaxaca
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Excelent original Mexican high cuisine, good service, nice setting, although ambiance is not the best

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience3

I will write in English because it is my native language. I adore Mexico and it’s food. We have eaten lunch and dinner in excellent restaurants with great food and service, but this was not one of those times.

The waitress was very nice and accommodating. The head waiter was terrible! I wrote on my reservation and told them in person that I was allergic to nuts. I chose the crab meat tostados and the pork speciality (year round X-más) and something had nuts in it. We had to leave without finishing dinner due to my having an allergic reaction. They insisted nothing ordered had nuts, but my body was reacting nevertheless. The head waiter didn’t seem to care and showed no empathy.

The worst experience on this trip! I went back to the hotel and took a Benadryl and waited to see if I needed to go to the hospital for more attention, fortunately I showed improvement and crashed.

OT
Mexico City
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Superó nuestras expectativas, la comida es realmente una delicia, el servicio es muy bueno y el lugar muy agradable

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OT
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Simplemente ESPECTACULAR!

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PC
Dallas
15 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Los chiles nuevos del menú muy buenos, muy recomendados. Servicio de primera y es sin duda el restaurante con la propuesta más fresca y creativa de la Ciudad de México

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S
Mexico City
3 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall2Food1Service4Ambience4

Nos cayo un poco pesada la comida.
Ambos salimos con dolor de estomago.
El risotto tenia demasiada crema.

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OT
Mexico City
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Se me hace muy inadecuado que No se puedan susutituir/eliminar ingredientes en algun platillo

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S
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall4Food3Service3Ambience5

Beautiful restaurant with a terrific ambiance! However, perhaps we came on an "off-night" because our food was just "ok". Our appetizers, the pate and the shrimp and octopus carpaccio, were amazing! However, I ordered the sea-bass as an entree and it was rather dry even though it sat on top of a cauliflower puree, and my friend ordered the "faux risotto" which was unbelievably salty! But our drinks and mango dessert made up for it and were also excellent! The last comment was that while the service started out great at the beginning, it became progressively worse throughout the night, by the end of our meal I was almost certain our waitress had left the building because we hadn't seen her in a very long time.

OT
Mexico City
8 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

La comida es maravillosa

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Toda la comida estuvo deliciosa!! Las recomendaciones del mesero fueron muy buenas y la atención excelente! Ya quiero regresar!!

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OT
Mexico City
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I liked it a lot, good is great. but... the music was very bad. They should improve it. And the birthday dessert was also bad, they should delight with their best option not the average one.

OT
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

There are so many fantastic restaurant options in Mexico City. This is one that deserves repeat visits. Do not miss the cannelloni.

OT
San Diego
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excelentes platillos!! La cocina espectacular, recomendadisimo: la jícama, los tacos de pejelagarto, el sope de chicharron prensado con pulpo, la lengua y un postre de mango 🙌🏼👌🏼

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R
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Celebrated my birthday here and it was amazing! The staff was great the food was great and I had a wonderful time!

MB
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2019
Overall3Food4Service3Ambience3

It was a hot mess from the moment we walked in. Not my fav in cdmx

GE
Mexico City
2 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2019
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience5

Todo es perfecto en Carmela y Sal, excepto que dejan abierta la puerta principal y todo mundo se congela...

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FR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great place with superb service. All of their flavors are familiar but have being crafted in a way that challenges your senses. Definitely will come back.

CS
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was a pleasantly unexpected. I mean I expected it to be good. But it tasted way different than I thought it would. Get the tosadas mentiras and you’ll see what I mean. Wonderful experience, loved supporting a young woman in a male dominated industry, loved meeting the young and talented kitchen staff, will definitely be back!

OT
Mexico City
2 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excelente para un almuerzo de inicio de fin de semana

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Buena experiencia, el servicio un poco distraído. La comida excelente y la decoración también. El baño no tenía agua...

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SC
San Diego
13 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2019
Overall3Food4Service3Ambience3

This is my fourth and last time at Carmela. My first time was when it first opened. It was really on its way to being one of Mexico’s Best. Every time I have returned menu items have been changed but not updated on the menu, drinks are (bourbon) and signature drinks don’t have the detail or attention they once had and are watered down.

This place is beautiful but lacks the heart it initially had.

I am done with Carmela.

OT
Mexico City
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

La comida es excelente, mis recomendaciones esquites, el queso ahumado de Tecosingo, el pulpo frito en pesto y el mostachon, el mejor postre!

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F
Mexico City
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2019
Overall3Food4Service1Ambience3

Nos llevaron el plato fuerte cuando aún estábamos con la entrada, y a pesar de pedirle al mesero que lo reservara en cocina para que no se enfriara, lo dejó en la mesa. Celebrábamos un cumpleaños, y solicitamos al mesero pedir a cocina poner algún detalle al postre ordenado, pero nuestra petición fue ignorada. La comida muy rica, a pesar de estar fría; una lástima el servicio.

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MA
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

me encanto nuestro mesero, que es parecido a jose jose jajjaa
el servicio impecable

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ER
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall3Food2Service4Ambience4

All of the food was mediocre. Pulpo tacos incredibly oversalted (presumably there was an olive tapanade?) Virtually inedible. Chicken pate was OK but mostly fruit so it was so sweet you couldn't taste the pate. Had to remove half of the fruit to taste the pate. The short rib dish was swimming in a half-inch of thick, unappealing sauce. Salty and tasteless. I have the impression that the chef has authored some compelling dishes, but that the line cooks are blowing it on execution with unforced errors of saltiness and ingredient proportion.

Otherwise everything was pretty good, but food matters most so this restaurant deserves a 2.5 out of 5.

MM
Mexico City
5 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food delicious and with a lot of imagination. Expensive though, too much for eating coconut.

OT
Mexico City
3 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

La comida deliciosa, las presentaciones de los platillos perfectos y la atención increíble!

Un poco caro pero lo vale

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OT
Mexico City
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

¡Qué lugar! Una delicia, servicio, comida, lugar!

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MP
London
3 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Los ingredientes son de alta calidad y muy frescos, aunque los platos son abundantes no se queda una sensación de pesadez lo que indica que son cuidadosos en el uso de grasas y mantecas , la cocina es muy buena a partir de ingredientes y platillos de la cocina mexicana con innovaciones y combinaciones muy afortunadas . Aunque en esta ocasión no tomamos vino la carta es extensa y razonable en precios , un lugar para recomendar y sobre todo para volver felicidades!

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PC
Dallas
15 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

El mejor restaurante de Mexico

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OT
Mexico City
2 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excelente comida, bebida y atención. Uno de los favoritos no debes de perder probar

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OT
Mexico City
8 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Todo estuvo bien, ninguna queja

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OT
Monterrey
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food paired with great cocktails.

OT
Mexico City
6 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Deliciosa Experiencia

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