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Carlos Restarante

Mexican
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120 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, OR
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Mexican Caves

Fairly standard Mexican fare; real good service; wi-fi; good hot-wings; nice enclosed patio; reasonably priced dishes and specials; some of the seafood is above average for the area

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 27, 2014
Friedrich B
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30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Fairly standard Mexican fare; real good service; wi-fi; good hot-wings; nice enclosed patio; reasonably priced dishes and specials; some of the seafood is above average for the area

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The Mexican food here is just ok. It arrived at the table almost instantly - which always concerns me that it is fresh out of the microwave - careful, hot plate. That said, the chicken in the enchiladas was all white meat and tender. Rice was a little dry. The dining room is dark and claustrophobic, that heaven they weren't... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Rather dark atmosphere. Selections were great. Margarita was super good. Food was prepared well, nothing fancy. Chips were warm with salsa. Price was good . I would go again.

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The wait staff are always prompt and attentive. But the food is also excellent and authentic. This is a very small town in a fairly remote area of southwest Oregon on the Redwood Highway with this great Mexican restaurant. Go figure.

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Sacramento, CA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The menu was great, service good, plenty of seating inside or outside. It was a Friday night and it was busy but that did not impact the service. Good mexican food.

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Portland, Oregon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We picked this restaurant due to glowing TripAdvisor reviews, and they were spot on. We were greeted warmly by the owner at the front desk and everything just got better from there. Spotlessly clean, authentic and fresh food, attentive service, fun ambiance. The owner spent quite a lot of time chatting with us about his favorite stops along our planned... More 

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Monza, Italy
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We came to this little gem of a restaurant two times while visiting family in Cave Junction. The food is fresh, well presented, authentic, and very tasty. Carlos and his family are also extremely helpful and friendly! We will always stop here and have a meal when we are in town.

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Mountain Home
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The service and food was excellent. The prices were normal for a nice mexican restaurant and we ate on the patio and watched the rednecks drag main for our entertainment.

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Cave Junction, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

When you need that Mexican Food fix, stop off at Carlos'. Eat in or take out. Food like Grandma Concha made. Margaritas like Tio Miguel made. Dine inside, in the patio or sit in the bar. Its like going home for dinner.

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Boulder, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The people were really friendly and the food was really good. The manager even gave us great tips on the nearby places to visit.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 120 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, OR
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Cave Junction

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?