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Carlos & Pepe's 17th St

1302 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-1708
(954) 467-7192
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Ranked #378 of 1,133 Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale
Price range: $0 - $30
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Poor imitation of real Mexican food. The chicken tacos were terrible ( who can mess up a chicken taco???). Everything was way too expensive and fake. Service was ok and with a smile. The servers obviously don't care much about the food or if you enjoyed it. I ate almost nothing and no one asked why. Need I say more.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I have been going to c&p's since they opened. Truly it has been a while since I've been there until tonight and I was happy to see the same staff and happy to get my Chile Colorado fix. They could spend some money on the worn out upholstery and a good scrubbing but the place is worth a visit. I... More 

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Auburn Hills, Michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This restaurant has been around forever, and the food has remained consistent throughout the years. What has really changed has been the prices. The chicken nacho, with the daisy sour cream is absolutely delicious, but it is a small portion for $14. The taco dinner (3 tacos) beans and rice was fine, but price seemed high at $13. Margaritas are... More 

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Sellersburg, Indiana
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Excellent food and good service. Quite pricey for Mexican food. You must order and pay for chips and salsa.

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Dallas, Texas
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1,799 reviews 1,799 reviews
1,318 restaurant reviews
753 helpful votes 753 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We were within walking distance from our hotel so this was our choice for dinner. It is located in a strip shopping center. Large outside and inside dining if the weather permits. The fajitas are very good. One order is large enough for two to share.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We visited Carlos and Pepe's during a family vacation in Fort Lauderdale. The restaurant was a short drive from the Lago Mar resort, where we were staying. Carlos and Pepe's is a casual, Mexican restaurant with great food, friendly service, and good prices. The guacamole was excellent. I also enjoyed the shrimp fajitas and fried ice cream. We enjoyed our... More 

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Plantation, Florida
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83 reviews 83 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Took some friends from the UK to eat at Carlos and Pepe's. I haven't been there in years. The food is great, no matter what you eat. It is not cheap, considering it is Mexican food. Nevertheless, the food is plentiful and you will not go home hungry. Still a great place to eat! I can't tell you that the... More 

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London, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Good service. The food is delicious. The tortilla chips were hot and the home made salsa was amazing. There was so much food we had to take the leftovers with us. Would definitely eat there again.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

First off, order a coke and they bring you a glass of ice and a 20 oz bottle of soda. Salsa was excellent, guac was ok. Margarita server recommended was strong with a lot of sour mix. Server said tamales weren't too spicy, but they were. Then he scoffed when one of us asked for just a soft taco, no... More 

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San Gabriel
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Rice and beans are a staple in latin american food, including Mexican. This place is overpriced, though the food is typical Mexican, nothing outstanding. A plate of chicken fajitas is $19 dollars and it does NOT come with rice and beans. It comes with four tortillas, that's it. My beef burrito, which comes with rice and beans, was $16 dollars.... More 

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Additional Information about Carlos & Pepe's 17th St

Address: 1302 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-1708
Phone Number: (954) 467-7192
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Fort Lauderdale
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: Mexican

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