We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Carlos O'Brien's

$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
765 N 114th Ave, Avondale, AZ 85323
+1 623-266-6003
Website
Today
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

17 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 17: English reviews
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here with friends because it was close to the hotel. It was the worst food and the worst service we've ever experienced!!

Helpful?
Thank winter1709
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Level Contributor
96 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2017

I was confused by the green shamrock and the name O'Brien. It's actually a Mexican restaurant. Their dining area was much larger than I expected, the meals ranged from about $9-14, and everything was very good. The portion sizes are large. I really enjoyed their Pollo Fundito, a chick chimi smothered with a jalapeno cream cheese sauce. Services was also... More 

Helpful?
Thank DesertblondAZ
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

The hotel we were staying at recommended checking this place out. Such a great recommendation. The portion sizes were HUGE so beware. The margaritas were perfect! Oh, and the service was great too. Definitely recommend trying this place.

Helpful?
Thank jessicah0405
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We were not sure what to expect since we've never even heard of an "Irish Mexican" restaurant. Ha But since we are from Texas we wanted to sample AZ Mexican cuisine. Some locals recommended this place. We were not disappointed. The service was fantastic! The food was all delicious with great presentation. But what surprised us was the size of... More 

Helpful?
Thank Laurie M
Lake Havasu City
Level Contributor
62 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Stopped here for a late lunch. The place is hard to find, next to a sports complex and there is no parking adjacent to the restaurant. We had to drive around the parking lot several times to find one close as my husband is disabled. The layout is weird, sort of feels like a cafeteria, maybe it is just the... More 

Helpful?
Thank KPGoldstar
Avondale, Arizona
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

The service is always great here! They are always very very friendly and accommodating! The shrimp fajitas here are so VERY VERY delicious!I think people forget this place is here because of its location in the sports complex but if you are in the area, try it!

Helpful?
Thank Amber G
Level Contributor
105 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

well not a fan of this place at all. We were the only table out of 4 tables in the whole restaurant. Food took way to long to come out and then when it did, you could tell half the food was sitting on the rack and the other half was warm. Ordered a top shelf margarita and they couldn't... More 

Helpful?
Thank Anna D
Phoenix, Arizona
Level Contributor
421 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

I like this place and always has great service. The food is good and very clean. It is a sleeper as not too much by this place as the center is dead.

Helpful?
Thank DD19351
Houston TX
Level Contributor
120 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2016

Went early for lunch. Hospitality good and prompt service with recommendations. Menu is short but covers the basics. Outstanding flavor to rice and beans. Salsa is spicey. Prices are reasonable. Chicken in the flauta was abundant but dry.

Helpful?
Thank Gladtobethere
Level Contributor
31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2016

I can't eat out much, but I've safely eaten here a few times and it's been a real treat. They make their own corn chips (in a separate room in separate oil from the gluten food), and they're fantastic. The salsa is fresh and hot. I usually special order bean tacos, because tacos aren't on the menu (??) with beans... More 

Helpful?
Thank jen n

Travelers who viewed Carlos O'Brien's also viewed

Avondale, Central Arizona
Avondale, Central Arizona
 
Avondale, Central Arizona
Avondale, Central Arizona
 
Avondale, Central Arizona
Avondale, Central Arizona
 

Been to Carlos O'Brien's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 765 N 114th Ave, Avondale, AZ 85323
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Avondale
  • Phone Number: +1 623-266-6003

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Carlos O'Brien's staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?