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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 #331 of 1,112 restaurants in Fort Lauderdale
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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59% Recommend
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

I have been going to this restaurant for twenty five years. I was visiting Fort Lauderdale recently. After arriving at the airport we always go there. It had been a couple of years. I was totally disappointed with the service, it was almost as if we were intruding, we sat at the bar , drinks were very slow to come... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We waited for a bit for anyone to seat us. We were tired, thirsty and hungry. Beer was very cold, chips were warm and fresh, salsa was ok. Prices are a bit high but for the area, average. I ordered 3 tacos all the same kind of shredded chicken and all three tasted different. I was reluctant after the first... More

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United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I love this restaurant! My husband and I went like once a month before moving out of state. The food is excellent and the skinny margarita on the rocks is amazing! I never had a bad experience here, and was always greeted nicely by the staff. They also have great chips and salsa, which are served with your meal. If... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Had to go twice in same trip from Texas to this place the food was so good. Never had good Mexican food in Florida till we went here. And I have never gone to the same restaurant for dinner twice in one trip.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Food was ok but way over priced. Waitress was not attentive and only came by once so drinks never got refilled. I would suggest you grab the Sun Trolley and head on down to somewhere else.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

terrible service, cold greasy food, server Karen had bad attitude and would disappear for fifteen to twenty minutes at time.It's really a shame. The place used to be very good but has deteriorated badly apparently due to lack of management and lack of interest. I will not go back.

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Longwood, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Have been coming here on and off for over 25 years whenever I am in Ft. Lauderdale on business or pleasure. The menu has been updated of course, and the portions still larger than average. The Prickly Pear Margarita was tasty. Had the Pepe's Crazy Burrito (Chicken), that was packed full of chicken - perhaps a bit too much, as... More

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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Interesting how the previous reviews are so extreme. I thought the food was average and the service was average. I had a grilled fish wrap which is like a burrito. The ingredients inside were all mushed together and rather bland. My husband had the grilled fish tacos. That was better but still kind of bland. Others in our group had... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Really great food, nice chips and salsa that go great with one of their many margaritas. Highly recommend steak fajitas, chimichanga, or their salad in a burrito bowl! For dessert, fried ice cream is a must! So is the mud pie.

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I always get the chicken or steak burrito (they have it on the menu as a wrap), and I love it. The salsa is very fresh and so delicious. For dessert, the flan is pretty good. I'll soon be a regular.

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