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Don Carlos

4651 Interstate 35-S, Waco, TX
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Ranked #87 of 300 restaurants in Waco
Cuisines: Mexican
Description: http://www.doncarlosrestaurants.com/locations.htm
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English first
Temple, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

Overall I enjoyed my experience as well as the food, it was very good. The staff was timely and I walked out completely satisfied, without feeling broke. Will definitely go back!

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Brunei
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72 reviews 72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Good selection to choose from the menu. Our server Melissa was very efficient and helpful. We sat out on the patio and were entertained by the karaoke (Tuesday 6.30 to 9.30)

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San Antonio, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Not bad...not great...what more can I say? Food Okay. Value Okay. We really liked the complimentary ice cream cone at the door on the way out after dinner.

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Waco, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Haven't been here in a while, and came here Sunday with the whole family, 4 generations. The special was only $7.95 and featured design-it-yourself enchiladas (I had cheese enchiladas with green tomatilla sauce), rice, beans, and fajita strips (I had chicken) with tortillas. I ate a portion for lunch, and took home enough for 2 more meals. Grand-daughter ordered from... More

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Waco
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This restaurant is always busy, but the wait never seems too long because of capacity. Service was fast and efficient and the quality was fantastic. Selection never seems to be a problem. We were very pleased with the atmosphere as well. Will definitely be back.

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Garrison Texas
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86 reviews 86 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We go to Don Carlos just for their cheese dip. I don't know how they make it, but it is like no other. It is so creamy and rich, maybe some butter in it. Their sour cream enchiladas are one of my favorite dishes.

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Waco, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Horrible service. Waiter didn't check on us yet took it upon himself to add a gratuity to a 4 person ticket.Beyond the bad service we received, upon leaving the restaurant I began to immediately feel very very sick to my stomach that was the 1st and last thing (beef fajitas) my wife and I had eaten that day. Later in... More

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Hillsboro, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

To start off the food was a little better than average for a mid-scale Tex-Mex eatery. I my complaint was the charge for the meal. It was Wednesday and I ordered the Wednesday Fajita lunch off the lunch menu. The menu listed the price as $9.99 plus $2.00 if I had beef. The check came and I was charged $11.99... More

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Waco, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

I do not like the food there. The service was very poor as well. I have only been twice. I will not go back.

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Hamilton
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116 reviews 116 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

I've raised goats and I don't think they'd have eaten my order of chile relleno. The Pablona pepper was huge and tough. It was steamed or nuked probably and then laid over 2 large scoops of ground meat. A thin chili sauce was poured over the top. There was rice and beans, and an enchilada that had more ground beef.... More

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