We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Write a Review

20 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Longview, Texas
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Longview, Texas
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Jacksonville, Texas
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kilgore, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Longview, TX
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Longview, Texas
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Longview, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

We love Carlito's. The food is always hot & fresh. Best date night!

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012 via mobile

First time visit and everything was absolutely delicious! Fajitas, nachos, crawfish enchiladas, guacamole & margaritas, we had nothing that was not perfect! Including service & price !

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tyler, Texas
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2011

I have been eating at Carlitos for 30 years. It has always been top notch. The queso dip is wonderful and be sure and get it on one of your enchiladas. I travel out of my way just for the crispy tacos. Great hot sause too.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bedford, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2011

I have moved away from East Texas, but when I go home everyone knows that Carlito's is on the MUST DO! list at least once or twice. Their salsa is my favorite hands down and everything that I have eaten on the menu is fresh and delicious. The owners and staff have always been pleasant. Looking forward to enjoying it... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Carlitos also viewed


Been to Carlitos? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Carlitos

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

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing