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Carlos and Martin's Tex-Mex Cantina

215 West Bay Rd | Seven Mile Shops, George Town P.O. Box 2845 KY1-1112, Grand Cayman
345 949 4944
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Ranked #40 of 79 restaurants in George Town
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $0 - $25
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: We are a restaurant with great food, fantastic drinks, amazing atmosphere with friendly staff! The plates are all home made recipes made fresh from scratch daily. You are sure to enjoy everything from our signature margaritas to our sizzling fajitas. Then finish off your meal with a slice of tres leches, flan or deep fried ice cream!
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English first
Victoria, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 NEW

I went there with two other friends on what appeared to be a slow night. We had been there previously a few times and it was okay but noticed a decline in service and quality as time went by. Our visit the other night will be our final one as it was not a pleasant experience. As I mentioned it... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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158 reviews 158 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We enjoyed a nice dinner. The restaurant was full. We had chimichangas and enchiladas con todo, both very tasty. They also serve a very nice lemonade.Very reasonable prices for Cayman.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

An extensive menu of tasty margaritas--I tried the Pomrita. At CY$10 a good price. Extensive menu with vegetarian, seafood and meat choices. Kids menu available.

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Wandering down the 7 mile strip we chanced upon Carlos and Martins and thought we would give it a try It was a quiet Wednesday night so we sat at the bar to eat our meal and down a couple of Mexican beers. The food was fresh, well cooked and tasty accompanied by excellent service on a quiet night. Not... More

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Saint Paul
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Service was a little slow, but worth the wait. Not overly spicy, so even children can enjoy the restaurant.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

If you are staying on Seven Mile Beach and need a break from fresh fish, check out this place. We ate here twice during our vacation and I really like the chicken quesadillas and hubby enjoyed the gorditas. Clean and quaint. No steps so handicapped accessible. Tables are a good height for wheelchair.

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Grand Cayman
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Carlos and Martins have some of the best Mexican food on the island all at great prices. I am a BIG fan of their fish tacos. They offer a different special every night (Taco Tuesdays etc). The have an extensive margarita list that will get you going for the night. Great atmosphere, awesome location. However, I need to say, as... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

How did this place get a certificate of excellence? It is very average and I would not return. A lot of very basic flavors. Queso that seemed out of a can. Plain guacamole, beans, bland boring rice. Service was slow. No running water in the mens room sink, no faucet during our visit on 12/12/13.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013 via mobile

We eat here once a month usually for lunch. Large menu of Mexican, tex-me and a new Filipino menu. All the food is fresh and comes very hot. I have have the fish taco salad- very good, Fish tacos and black bean soup. The service is fair and was very slow getting our food the last visit. I guess the... More

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Harker Heights
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

My sister and I enjoyed everything about this restaurant from the food to the atmosphere. We will definitely return the next time we are in Grand Cayman!

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