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Carlos Mexican Canteena

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168 Jalan Bukit Bintang 55100 | Pavilion Mall, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Permanently closed. The food used to be decent, but the restaurant closed down several months ago. There is now a Johnny Rockets on the Canteena's former premises.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
IshDewyn
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KL, Malaysia
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Muscat, Oman
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

My friend who is working in KL took me to this as a welcoming dinner. He ordered for me a very special sizzling authentic steak. The taste is perfect it was the most delicious dinner. I also took a grilled chicken for my wife in the hotel, that also was cooked by heart.

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Thank Auf W
KL, Malaysia
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179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Permanently closed. The food used to be decent, but the restaurant closed down several months ago. There is now a Johnny Rockets on the Canteena's former premises.

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Thank IshDewyn
Surabaya, Jawa Timur, Indonesia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Went to have dinner there... the food was excellent, the portion was big and since the restaurant was pretty crowded, they provide this small bell to get the waiter's attention. I especially love the nachos and the chicken steak. Wonderful...

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Thank Meita T
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

Came to eat at Carlos during the Malaysia F1, so you imagine the area was fairly busy. First impressions were not good as it took a while for the anyone to sit us down moreso because they weren't really around to do so. After a few minutes of gandering around the front of the restaurant we sat down and was... More 

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Thank Abu R
Linkoping, Sweden
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We ordered their mexican plate which was more than enough for two people. Delicious mexican food and so many things to choose from. Perfect! It´s a shame they´re located in the Pavilion mall, it´s really loud around there. But still, top grades!

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Thank JoPiLiLu
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

The only reasonable foods were nachos, the enchiladas thick and rubbery. The lime chicken was tasteless. The waiter did not write down the order and made one error and forgot one person in 5. The music was loud and intrusive metal like.

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Thank Dennis T
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Within the Pavillion Complex there are only few Shisha venues available so we happen to opt for this one a couple of times. Shisha is quite pricy with roughly RM45 and considering the little crowd in the restaurant, the Service took too long. No apologies at any occasions even after reminding the waiter twice. Would suggest to rather go for... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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152 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

we were shopping in Kuala Lumpur and needed somewhere to have a quick meal. After looking at many restaurants in the area we selected this on because it was different. What a great and lucky choice. the service was excellent and the food even better. It was a lunch time meal and the restaurant was not full but it was... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

Started out by ordering a Margareta. Not available - what kind of a Mexican restaurant does not have Margareta's? It's extra disappointing as the place is surrounded by bars and I could have a Margareta in any one of them. Ordered a Corona. Arrived lukewarm. My friend had a seafood where the crab was clearly not fresh. I had beef... More 

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89 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

We went for dinner at this restaurant and the server and staff were so attentive and efficient. Our starter and burgers were simply amazing and we are fussy eaters. Great food and great atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 168 Jalan Bukit Bintang 55100 | Pavilion Mall, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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