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Don Carlos

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4651 Interstate 35-S, Waco, TX
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11:00 am - 10:00 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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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Waco Mexican Food

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
gptex
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
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 8 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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College Station, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We had wonderful fajita's and enchiladas !! The service was quick, we never ran out of chips and hot sauce, and the server was great! We had plenty of food for dinner and enough for take out boxes as well. For sure we will be going back when we are in the area.

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Dayton, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a very popular place and the only table we could get was close to the patio where there was a live band. So at times it was pretty noisy, but the food was worth it. I had the chili rellanos and my wife had a plate with fajita, beef enchilada and beef tamales. The chili rellanos were the... More 

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Waco, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I love coming here for happy hour. The drinks are large and the servers are attentive, and you don't feel like they are rushing you out of the restaurant. The food is quite good too (I usually order the spinach quesadillas but have tried several different drinks). This is certainly one of my favorite places in Waco!

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Mexia, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

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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Additional Information about Don Carlos

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

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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?