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Carlos and Martin's Tex-Mex Cantina

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215 West Bay Rd | Seven Mile Shops, George Town P.O. Box 2845 KY1-1112, Grand Cayman
345 949 4944
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: We are a restaurant with great food, fantastic drinks, amazing atmosphere...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great spot

Margaritas are great, food is great, service for drinks was a little slow. Staff are friendly and the menu is very complete.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
Steve K
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Whitby, Canada
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
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Whitby, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Margaritas are great, food is great, service for drinks was a little slow. Staff are friendly and the menu is very complete.

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Grand Cayman
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

First time here in years and pleasantly surprised. The margaritas are great but the bar man was useless at remembering what we ordered but he was super sweet so it didnt really matter. Its cute inside, very different. Food was good, nothing special but I would go again for sure.

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Grand Cayman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Been a while since I've had some good tacos and I definitely found them here! Great place to hang out with friends ans family

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Annapolis, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We had lunch here the day we arrived - staying at the Grandview Condos. The food was good and service was good but the music was blaring both outside and inside. I couldn't wait to leave. It was an off hours time ( not happy hour) so I don't think they need to blast the music.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The chips were fantastic: they were hot each time they were brought to our table. Personally, I enjoyed the shrimp fajitas they had amazing flavor and an overall wonderful taste. If you are looking for a good Mexican meal this is the place.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

been here a lot of time...but time after time quality and service are falling down...do something...fast

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Westlake, Ohio
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56 reviews 56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Sadly this restaurant is no off our "must do" list when we are in Grand Cayman. We frequent the island and had always enjoyed the food and service here. Tonight it was really bad. Not only was the service un-believeably slow for a restaurant that was not crowded but the Tacos where cold and very skimpy. Best guess is anew... More 

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George Town, Grand Cayman
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Considering there are only 2 "Mexican" restaurants on island, sometimes this has to do. The food is okay, but it is a last resort to tex mex cravings. My first visit 3 years ago was a disaster when the nachos they served for 10 CI included exactly 8 round tortilla chips each individually topped with a little bit of cheese,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

...but if you have to have Tex-Mex, then give it a go. We tried 5 entrees for lunch and the only thing that stood out was the Ceviche - it was tasty! The fried ice-cream was mediocre. The service was extremely slow and just flat out unfriendly. It seemed to be a burden for our server to have to wait... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

OK so I get to eat Mexican in Houston and San Diego, this place wouldn't survive in Houston or San Diego , the chips were hot that was nice but super greasy. Salsa Fresh but tasted like tomatoes mixed with onions.... No special flavor or taste. Beef quesadilla made with taco meat greasy as heck and small all for 23usd... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 215 West Bay Rd | Seven Mile Shops, George Town P.O. Box 2845 KY1-1112, Grand Cayman
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cayman Islands  >  Grand Cayman  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: 345 949 4944

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 25
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Bar scene

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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