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English first
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The chips we're hot, thin and salty. The salsa was average. The guacamole was awesome! When we received the guacamole, I was a little leery. There were no tomatoes, onions, cilantro or seasonings to be seen. However, as soon as you tasted it, all doubt's disappeared. I could have made a meal of just the chips and guacamole! I ordered... More 

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Daphne, Alabama, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Lets face it folks, Daphne, AL and it's neighboring cities are not known for their Mexican food. Having lived in San Diego and ATL, where authentic and Americanized, great Mexican food eateries are abundant, I know what good Americanized Mexican food tastes like and the choices around here are very limited. Some of the Mexican food restaurants around here are... More 

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Loxley, Alabama
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We have eaten there before and meal etc. was always good. Today because of a time factor we did take out. Meal was terrible. Chicken quesadilla had very little chicken. Could have put chicken in a table spoon. Guacamole was so hot none of us ( adults )could eat it so we removed it from the children's plates. I made... More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Our experience was great except for having to listen to a nearby waiter...not sure how his guests sat through the meal. One couple in his section got up and left as soon as they saw that he was their server. At one point we even heard him tell one group of guests a riddle that started with "What's the difference... More 

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Millbrook, Alabama, USA
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74 reviews 74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I have eaten at Don Carols several times. I recently ate there with several friends. The chips and salsa are always good. I usually get the been enchiladas with rice. The food is very good. The service is very good also. I always enjoy going back to Don Carlos.

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Minnesota
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55 reviews 55 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

For a chain restaurant out of Houston & Waco this place fails miserably. As with other reviewers we waited to be seated, we waited for chips & salsa, we waited for our food all too long...when then waiter stopped by I got the impression it was a real effort for him to serve us. The food was less that standard... More 

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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Standard mexican food. Nothing exciting about chips/salsa. Got frozen margaritas..tasted like frozen limeade...too sweet and not enough alcohol in it to pass for an alcoholic beverage. I got fish tacos.. fish was cubed...how do you get cubed fish? Also had a pink thousand island -ish dressing on it.. not a great sauce for fish tacos. Husband got enchiladas. Passable mexican... More 

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Shreveport, LA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Not quite Tex-Mex, but not sure what it was. The guacamole was very good as was the queso. But the dinner wasn't very good. I had cheese enchiladas and they tasted strange. The fajitas looked good, but none of us ordered them. I don't think we would eat there again.

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Fairhope, Alabama
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113 reviews 113 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

The food was good but anything extra was given a charge. We ordered fahitas and enchaldas but had to pay extra for sour cream!! They also did not get the order right the first time, but did correct it.

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Foley, Alabama, USA
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123 reviews 123 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Perfectly acceptable middle ground Mexi-merican food. Or at least it was years ago, now it's not quite as good as it used to be. But still OK. I think the better quality has moved to sister restaurant El Rancho in Daphne. I still enjoy the giant plate of special nachos made with fried flour tortilla wedges instead of corn chips,... More 

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Additional Information about Don Carlos Mexican Restaurant

Address: 29669 State Highway 181, Daphne, AL 36526-9587
Phone Number: 251-625-3300
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Daphne
Cuisine: Mexican

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