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Carolinas Mexican Food

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9030 W Peoria Ave, Peoria, AZ 85345-6406
+1 623-487-1400
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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110 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

We went here about 2 months ago and picked up an order to go. I almost spilled the food getting into the car which made me count the tacos. We were MISSING 1 TACO in the order. I ran back inside, got my taco and didn't think anything of it. We went here about 2 weeks ago. Again an order... More 

Thank travelregent
Tucson, Arizona
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

Came in from Tucson to see a Christmas pageant ate at carolinas before was not disappointed had the green chili and of course took a dozen tortillas for home.now just need to try the 3rd one we heard it is just as good

Thank Anthony R
Sedona, Arizona
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended to me by a family member and I will be forever grateful. The red chili plate at this establishment was awesome, I couldn't have done a better job myself. The tortillas are homemade and fresh to order. You order your own food at the counter and it's served in to go containers so you can take... More 

Thank Brysam37
Phoenix, Arizona
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270 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

I had heard of Carolina's since moving to Phoenix four years ago and we finally went for lunch today. This restaurant is an "order at the counter" place and then try to find a seat on a busy Saturday. Chips and salsa have to be purchased if you want them before your meal. I had a combo plate of soft... More 

Thank Sandy817
Phoenix, Arizona
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119 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

They've been a Valley landmark for many years, it's authentic Phoenix Mexican food. Carolina's has been family owned since day one, they never sold out and the food is simply spectacular. I have been to all the Valley locations, but it's been a good two years since my visit to this location. My visit takes place on a Saturday, I... More 

Thank ronv319
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

I have been here a couple times, one of the better Mexican food places in the west valley. The food could have more flavor but it is still delicious and they have aqua frescas (Mexican flavored waters). The staff are super friendly!

1 Thank jessisgonz22
Glendale, Arizona
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55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

This is a Mexican fast food style restaurant but with everything freshly made. They sell flour tortillas grande. Service is fast for eat in or take out. We went on a Tuesday evening and there was barely a wait, but a steady flow of customers. I had the green chile with rice and beans and a chicken tamale to go.... More 

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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

the food was spectacular...the staff friendly if not a little over busy... you will not be disapointed

Thank Chris H
Peoria, AZ
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

After hearing so many rave about Carolinas we gave it a try. I had the highly recommended green chili with one of Carolinas famous tortillas. My wife had a chicken tostada. Green chili had a nice kick and plenty of meat, but was otherwise tasteless. Rice and refried beans were a waste of time and calories. My wife said the... More 

Thank ITSkier
St. Louis
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

I went at lunchtime and it was packed with patrons.Which is a great sign that people love the food and it draws a crowd. It is a great place to get quality and authentic Mexican food.It is very tasty and the salsa. Ohhhhh, the salsa! It is so good is tastes good on every dish. Some restaurants have salsa so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9030 W Peoria Ave, Peoria, AZ 85345-6406
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 623-487-1400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?