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Carlos O'Kelly's Mexican Cafe

4455 N 27th St, Lincoln, NE 68521-4111
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Ranked #89 of 546 Restaurants in Lincoln
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Sep 8, 2014
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English first
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

After driving 700+ miles just glad someplace still opened and serving. Very good American Mexican food, good margarita and beer, reasonable prices. Sports bar atmosphere with big screen tvs. Close to nearby hotels for travelers.

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This local spot was a surprise to us. The staff was very accommodating my wife ordered a dish that was too spicy for her they gladly took it back removed it from our bill and made suggestions to replace itthr new dish was tasty and less spicy. I give this place a thumbs up

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Lincoln, Nebraska
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We like the food here and you are served in a timely fashion. They are great with kids here. It is close to home so we like to visit this place frequent.

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Bloomfield Township, Michigan
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308 reviews 308 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
218 helpful votes 218 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Very nice Mexican restaurant. Good food. Really liked chicken burrito. Fresh and flavorful.Comes with 2 sides.Chips and salsa are complimentary.Service was outstanding.Courteous and professional.Staff acted as they truly cared about customer's satisfaction.It was a good choice to get together with friends.Someone said it is a chain restaurant.I really liked it.Will try to find out if there are other locations in... More

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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This place with the strange name was right next to our hotel, so my wife and I decided to try it for a light supper. She had a fajita enchilada that she described as above average. I had the taco salad, which was plenty good enough but not outstanding. Service here was excellent. This place is kid-friendly, and we noticed... More

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North Platte, Nebraska
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

The food was great, the staff was friendly, prices were in line with that scale of restaurant.and food was out in a timely fashion.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Went there while visiting my folks.We like mexican food.So decided to give it a try.Staff there did an outstanding job.Fast,polite,professional.Place was clean.I had a chicken burrito.It comes with 2 sides.It was pretty good.They serve free chips & salsa upon seating down.Place is well kept & has a pleasant atmosphere.Will go next time when in town.

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Excellent service.Complimentary chips and salsa with the meal.I had a chicken burritto.It was delicious.It comes with two sides.Big portions.Waiter was attentive.I have to admitt...it is not the same as in New Mexico,but it was really good.We'll definetly comeback if we are in the area.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

The manager working was the best looking in charge woman I have ever seen. I love her and I don't even know her

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

The food is okay, but I have to say I think this restaurants makes its money with over-priced drinks. And in hindsight, I wish we'd sent our under-powered margaritas back for another splash of tequila.

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