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Caracara Mexican Grill

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354 Main Street, Farmingdale, NY 11735
516-777-2272
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Today
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Dining

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Revisited and had better experiences

Since my first visit in 2012, I've revisited Cara Cara and had much better experiences. The food is excellent and the service is excellent. I've had many menu items and all were great. Delicious drinks. Since my first visit in 2012, I've had to eat Gluten Free. Cara Cara is a great place for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Iamajoy
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Long Island
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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58 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Long Island
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Since my first visit in 2012, I've revisited Cara Cara and had much better experiences. The food is excellent and the service is excellent. I've had many menu items and all were great. Delicious drinks. Since my first visit in 2012, I've had to eat Gluten Free. Cara Cara is a great place for gluten free food.

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Babylon, New York
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94 reviews 94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I dined here on a Saturday for lunch with girlfriends. We had the option to order from the brunch or lunch menu and shared a few dishes. I started off with a passion margarita (yummy and fruity) and then a jalapeno/cucumber margarita (bold and spicy, but not overwhelmingly spicy). We shared tableside guacamole, delicious. We ordered the Huevos Rancheros, Mexican... More 

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Massapequa, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

At a recent visit to Caracara, on main street in Farmingdale, we were pleasantly surprised with an upscale spanish/mexican restaurant with reasonable prices. You must try their amazing Tamales! The guacamole made table-side was good, but could have used more seasoning. The taco sampler dinner included a fish taco, beef taco and chicken taco in soft shells, all of which... More 

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Farmingdale, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Guacamole tableside is delicious. Haven't had a bad meal there yet. Service is good and food also. prices a bit high but I still recommend this restaurant.

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NY
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Recently came to Caracara for Brunch on a Sunday, exceptional service, loved the eggs benedict! Tableside guacamole is amazing and the ambiance is terrific, great restaurant located in Farmingdale Village.

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Farmingdale, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

Happy hour is a good buy. Entrees are small and expensive. I had the steak and it was tough. Get the fresh guacamole. .Delish!!!

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Bethpage, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We went to Caracara with another couple just before the holidays. All four of us enjoyed our food and the atmosphere was inviting and friendly. The drinks were expensive... three of us had one drink and that was almost as much as our food... that was the only downside, typically when we go out, we'll all maybe have 2 drinks... More 

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Wantagh NY
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We went to Caracara on a Friday evening and were seated right away. The waiter was very attentive from the start to the finish of our meal. Tortilla chips were served with two sauces as we looked over the menu. We ordered guacamole which was prepared fresh at the table and was just about the best guacamole I have ever... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Absolutely loved the food! Many choices, all sounded appetizing. Both of our appetizers and main course's were delicious. Decor is unique and authentic but sound level pretty high.

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nassau county new york
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88 reviews 88 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

we stopped in for our very first visit and we loved it!! place clean...clientele nice...thoroughly upscale scene and bathrooms were clean also! the food bar snacks actually were very good..drinks great and wonderful staff!! the band was rockwell they were great!! pretty gal in red and black at bar along with the lead singer were fun!!...place was not over-crowded which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 354 Main Street, Farmingdale, NY 11735
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Farmingdale
  • Phone Number: 516-777-2272

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?