Carmen's Lunch Bar

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We had the absolute pleasure of dining at Carmen's Lunch Bar in Downtown Pensacola. A little backstory about this adorable spot. It was started by MariCarmen Josephs, who won the small business challenge held 5 years ago, where over 100 applicants submitted business plans for a small business loan in Pensacola. Her mother was a caterer and her father taught Spanish, so she grew up with a passion for Spanish food, that she pours into every dish that comes out of her kitchen

I was super inspired by her story and the passion she feels for her business. It is so clear how much it means to her when you hear her speak. 

 

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Carmen's Lunch Bar serves up amazing lunch dishes during the day and tapas at night. 

Our top picks: 

  • Orange Cranberry Tea (best iced tea of my life)
  • Homemade soda bread with cranberries and sweet butter
  • lump crab melt sandwich
  • pot roast open face sandwich 

If you find yourself in Downtown Pensacola, you have to stop in for a bite!! To see more info on Carmen's Lunch Bar click here.

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