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2517 Judson Rd, Longview, TX 75605
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Ranked #34 of 182 Restaurants in Longview
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Most recent review
- Sep 7, 2014
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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English first
Longview, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 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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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

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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 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 !

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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.

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Bedford, Texas
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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

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2011

I had read a few great reviews, a few average, etc. I had heard through the grapevine that this was the best Mexican restaurant in Longview. Fortunately, I had visited other restaurants prior to Carlitos, allowing me to know that this was far from the truth. A mexican Taco Salad with Italian dressing seems odd enough, but the service was... More

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