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Don Carlos

4651 Interstate 35-S, Waco, TX
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Ranked #69 of 304 Restaurants in Waco
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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10 reviews 10 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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Waco, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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94 reviews 94 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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