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Carlitos

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

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  • 13
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  • 2
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
2nd Visit

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2014
Labluvr1
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Jacksonville, Texas
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Lonoke, Arkansas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 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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Longview, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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Longview, Texas
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83 reviews 83 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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Jacksonville, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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.

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Kilgore, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 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.

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Longview, TX
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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 

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Longview, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
39 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 

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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!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

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

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Tyler, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 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.

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?