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at Our Mexican Restaurant

Enjoy authentic Mexican food at our restaurant in McKinleyville or Arcata, California. Carmela's Mexican Restaurant is a Mexican restaurant and bar that specializes in unique Mexican dishes that can't be found anywhere else in the area. We have a full bar and offer daily specials to help you discover your new favorite dish. Contact us at (866) 916-2351 to learn more about our Mexican restaurant.


Authentic Mexican Food
At Carmela's Mexican Restaurant, we offer real, homemade Mexican cuisine that can't be found in
most Mexican restaurants. Our authentic Mexican food is unique because we offer traditional favorites
from different regions in Mexico, which gives us a chance to mix up our menu. Visit our locations
in McKinleyville or in Arcata to see our complete menu today.

Why Choose Us?

• Authentic Mexican Food
• Friendly Service

Unique Dishes


• Affordable Prices
• Family-Friendly Atmosphere

Consider Best Mexican Restaurant by the local people



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About Us
The staff at Carmela's Mexican Restaurant has more than 20 years of experience making authentic Mexican food. Our restaurant has a cozy, family-friendly atmosphere and a friendly staff that is always happy to help you navigate the menu. We offer live music on Fridays and great food and drink specials every day of the week.

 Call or stop by our Mexican restaurant today to check out our daily specials.


Recognized for Outstanding
Restaurant & Service

Named  Business of the Month for Costco

Featured in Down to Dusk in Arcata Film

Thank You Letters from Our Local
Chamber of Commerce

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Hours of Operation

Monday Through Friday 11:00 a.m. 9:00 pm
 Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m.–9 p.m.

Service Area
Humboldt County

Visit Both of Our Locations:
1701 Central Avenue
McKinleyville, CA 95519
1288 "G" Street
Arcata, CA 95521