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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, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Bar scene
Outdoor seating
Special occasions

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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
Most recent review
Music too lound

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.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
hankthedog
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Annapolis, Maryland
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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142 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

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
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
13 helpful votes 13 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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26 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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2 reviews
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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Grand Cayman
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71 reviews 71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised by this restaurant when we ate there this week. The restaurant was full when we walked in without a reservation, and we were given the option of eating outside (too hot, and it's in a strip mall so no view) or in the bar (high top tables...yuck!). We chose to wait for a table in the... More 

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Grand Cayman
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Mexican food is by definition not hard to make. I lived in AZ for 8 years so I know of which I speak. The food here was no better than you'd make at home. The service from our waitress was TERRIBLE. She obviously has had no training in customer service or the food service industry in general. I sent my... More 

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Grand Cayman
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90 reviews 90 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Stopped in here after work to enjoy some half price happy hour margaritas. Great service, delicious food and drinks. Large margarita menu! Steps away from Seven Mile Beach, south end. Eat outdoor patio, restaurant or lounge. Very fair prices!

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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: Bar scene, Outdoor seating, Special occasions

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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