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Don Carlos

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4651 Interstate 35-S, Waco, TX
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: http://www.doncarlosrestaurants.com/locations.htm

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  • 13
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  • 28
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Family Dine Out

Great location off of I-35 with ample parking. Food was good, fresh. They also serve tap beers. Their margarita specials in the happy hour was a great deal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I have eaten here many times and each time I have enjoyed the food and the service! This last time was so spectacular I had to review it! All the food that was ordered was beautifully presented and delicious! Can't wait to go back soon!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Great location off of I-35 with ample parking. Food was good, fresh. They also serve tap beers. Their margarita specials in the happy hour was a great deal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We sat outside on the patio. The service was awesome! They have large servings of food for a reasonable price. I shared the tipico dinner with my daughter, we still had to take leftovers home. My husband had the Don Carlos BBQ special. Our friends shared the chicken quesodilla. They offer several different types of beverages. We come here regularly.... More 

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Missouri City, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Waiter was great remembered 12 peoples meals and drink order in his head with writing anything down, food was good

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Great Mexican restaurant. I had the Dos Amigos enchilades and they were wonderful . Wife had the tostadas and they were also good. Good cold draft Dos XX. Good location and service that i can recommend.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Visited Don Carlos in Waco June 12th 2015 I have gotten the number 15 on the lunch special the food did not have no flavor at all. The service was okay Will not be back

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College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This was some of the best Tex-Mex I've had in awhile. I really liked the beef enchiladas. Frozen margaritas were excellent, but a bit pricey $30 for a pitcher which was about 6 glasses. Our server, Frederico, was outstanding. We had a big group and we never lacked for anything. I'll be back

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Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

If you would like to try Tex Mex in a family atmosphere and still enjoy a drink- This is a good place. This place has a great patio and often has bands. The food and drinks are usually great, but don't drink the draft beer! The staff is great here and always cheerful and friendly. Prices are great and they... More 

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Crosby, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Good food and fajitas. A little pricey, but the portion size was huge. Staff was friendly and attentive.

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Brownwood, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We have been to Don Carlos several times and would not call this Mexican food but definitely Tex-Mex. The food is a bit bland so I slather everything in salsa or pico de gallo. Since I make homemade authentic traditional Northern Mexican food at home, I think I know how we like Mexican food from recipes that have been handed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4651 Interstate 35-S, Waco, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

http://www.doncarlosrestaurants.com/locations.htm
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?