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Carlitos

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2517 Judson Rd, Longview, TX 75605
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • 14
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Mexican Food

A very standard Mexican restaurant that does everything right, The service, the food, the price was exactly right If you are looking for a traditional American/mexican restaurant this it. I really like this place and have eaten at several times. Just good food

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
ThermosMeow
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Longview, Texas
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Longview, Texas
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very standard Mexican restaurant that does everything right, The service, the food, the price was exactly right If you are looking for a traditional American/mexican restaurant this it. I really like this place and have eaten at several times. Just good food

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Thank ThermosMeow
Kilgore, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Good food, great people. One of the waitstaff has been their over 20 years! The menu doesn't change often, but if try something different on each visit... You won't mind, I promise.

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Thank Fred M
Longview, Texas
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

I don't know why this place isn't packed day and night. The sour cream chicken enchiladas with sliced pickled jalapeño is to die for. Their location is a bit out of the way. A person has to know where it is to find it. I would suggest more effective marketing. My favorite for Mexican food in longview.

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Thank mickeylindsey
Lonoke, Arkansas
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Staff was friendly, and service was fast. Food was fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Thank PennMoore
Longview, Texas
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I'm originally from Houston and they know how to do Mexican. When you are tired of your canned beans and rice from a box head over to Carlito's. The food is fresh. The staff somewhat friendly. But most importantly it's authentic. The best huevos rancheros this side of Mexico and the pickeled veggies hit the spot. The salsa is spicy... More 

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Thank kevrockdal
Longview, Texas
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155 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

overall it's OK but the chips and salsa were really good. fresh and tasted homemade. the main dishes were just OK though. my wife had zeldas special and i had the Verde con carne . both disk were good but nothing to scream about. we will return but only for lunch would we recommend..... only for lunch will we go... More 

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Thank Lawrence D
Jacksonville, Texas
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

Carlitos has become our favorite lunch place when we are in the Longview area. The food is consistently good, the service and price are outstanding. Looking forward to our next visit.

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Thank Labluvr1
Kilgore, Texas
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Easily the best Mexican food in East Texas. Service is excellent. Owners are wonderful and take great pride in their restaurant. You can not go wrong.

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Longview, TX
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

I began eating at Carlitos when it first opened in the old Johnny Caces building next to the RR tracks. I have always found Carlos to be there when I visited. The food is the same as it has been for many years. However, that's a good thing because I love the food served. I usually get a prawline whenever... More 

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Thank olduglyguy47
Longview, Texas
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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Food is a mixture of Tex-Mex (but WAY above Papacitas or Jalapeno Tree) and authentic Mexican. Every dish my family has ever ordered has been great. We have been frequenting this restaurant (albeit at different addresses in Longview) since 1985. Restaurant is very laid back. We have been taking all 3 of our kids with us there since before they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2517 Judson Rd, Longview, TX 75605
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Longview

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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