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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
Description: http://www.doncarlosrestaurants.com/locations.htm

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Prices & service!

We stopped for a late lunch one day....the prices are very reasonable and family friendly!!! Wife and I shared an entrée-plenty for both..Service was fast and friendly-they seemed like they truly valued our business....and the self serve ice cream was a sweet bonus! Will definitely go back soon... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Bulldog1965
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Mexia, Texas
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Mexia, Texas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

We stopped for a late lunch one day....the prices are very reasonable and family friendly!!! Wife and I shared an entrée-plenty for both..Service was fast and friendly-they seemed like they truly valued our business....and the self serve ice cream was a sweet bonus! Will definitely go back soon when in Waco.....

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62 reviews 62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This was our first trip here and we enjoyed it. We ordered he combo pork and steak fajitas for us to share. The steak fajita meat was absolutely delicious. The pork was cut extremely thin and it was hard to distinguish between it and the sauteed onions. The beans were very good and seasoned just right, the rice was so-so... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

My wife and I eat at Don Carlos when we pass thru Waco the food is great and the service is excellent. Yesterday 1/28/2015 I decided to try something other than my usual, I ordered pork fajitas and they were absolutely fantastic. The next time we are in Waco I will diffidently order them again.

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Saint Robert, Missouri
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106 reviews 106 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This was my first visit to a Don Carlos. The service was fast and friendly. The prices are reasonable. The portions are huge! I ordered the Texas Burritos from the lunch menu. Wow! Way too much food for one person. The taste was okay. The rice was okay. The chips and salsa was pretty good. The sweet tea was just... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

My family loves Mexican (Tex-Mex) food. And there are plenty of options in Waco. But for reasons that are utterly unclear to me, Don Carlos seems underappreciated here. Let me put it this way--we don't even consider going anywhere else when we want Mexican food. The food is great. (The salsa is A+.) The service is always good. The atmosphere... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

While in town visiting friends we went to Don Carlos's. Enjoyed the atmosphere. There was a band playing on the patio, even though it was a little warm to sit outside. Margaritas we good and the draft beer was large and cold. Our group had tacos, enchilada, taco salad, and fajitas and everyone seemed to enjoy their food. Will go... More 

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

The 3 flour beef tacos are really good...You get a lot of food, so much for me that I have to bring home 2 of the tacos. The chips and hot sauce are pretty tasty as we'll.

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Temple, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

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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112 reviews 112 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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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?