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Don Carlos Mexican Restaurant

29669 State Highway 181, Daphne, AL 36526-9587
+1 251-625-3300
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
29669 State Highway 181, Daphne, AL 36526-9587
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

I'm a real tamale snob. I've eaten them from coast-to-coast, sampled some of the best in both California and Texas and make a mean one myself. However, Don Carlos serves a pretty damn good tamale that fills you us and is delicious and seasoned well....More

Thank marley_h_gibson
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

First time visit and pleasantly surprised. They have a lunch menu and was very reasonable. Top items are hard shell beef tacos and a bean and beef burrito. Great flavored salsa. The enchilada sauce was only ok-too sweet for my taste. Overall, a great experience.

Thank jweaver21
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

I thought it tasted horrible. The chicken was too chunky and dry. The beans and cheese were the worst. The tortillas were weak.

Thank Jeremy L
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

Corn tacos that had dissolved in a layer of grease that covered the bottom of the plate. Retried beans that looked like runny yellow vomit with floating morsels. Tasteless rice. Don’t bother!

Thank madamemanon
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

My husband & I have "date night" on Friday evenings. We chose Don Carlos Mexican Restaurant in Daphne on Hwy. 181 this time. We enjoy Mexican and this night was no exception. My husband wanted several choices on the "a la carte" menu. He enjoyed...More

Thank Roni M
Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

One of the best mex food in a long time. My wife an I shared steak and chicken fajitas. Ask for Sam ,the best.

Thank dmarsh1303
Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

After filling up on the great chips and salsa, we ordered the chicken fajita and it was more than enough for 2. The flavor was fantastic! Sent me back in memories to my childhood. Was surprised, pleasantly! Good prices.

Thank Lacey M
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

Good service, chips and salsa, but that's where it ends. The margarita was green and artificial tasting. The food was TV dinner quality.

Thank Shamuuu
Reviewed July 15, 2017

We walked in and the first thing I noticed on a Saturday night around 8pm was it was deserted. As we ordered from a massive menu, I jokingly told my husband, I was waiting for Gordon Ramsey with Hells Kitchen to come in. When the...More

Thank momof4770
Reviewed June 28, 2017

Don't get by here often enough but here we are for lunch. Chips on table while we're getting settled in. They must think we have to get back to work. Salsa was average, everything else was excellent. Building, furniture, facilities all nicer than found in...More

1  Thank JGinLA_loweralabama
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29669 State Highway 181, Daphne, AL 36526-9587
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Daphne
  • Phone Number: +1 251-625-3300
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