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Carlos & Pepe's 17th St

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1302 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-1708
+1 954-467-7192
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hollywood, Florida
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444 reviews
379 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The price went up significantly since my previous visit. I had a Fajita but they charge extra for things they didn't charge before.

Thank sangwa2016
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having lived in Ft. Lauderdale for 47 years and recently moved to the United Kingdom when we return to Florida we like to visit the restaurants that we knew when we grew up. This is one of those lanmark restaurants that has survived and is still a great place to eat. Good Mexican Food with margaritas. There was six in... More 

Thank FreeSprit62
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

Got seated by the hostess immediately , no waiting which should have been a clue. We didn't see a server for 10 min and he gave us our menus then we didn't see him for another 10-15 min to place our order. It was so uncomfortable we were getting ready to leave when he suddenly appeared to take our order.... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

The guac was bland which was a disappointment but the salsa and chips were delicious. Everyone loved their meals. The items are a bit overpriced but we expect that on vacation. For example it was $12 for a cheese quesadilla. Nothing special...cheese and tortilla shells. If I were a local I'd not be paying that. Hubby had a burrito he... More 

Thank JennLynd2010
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Love going here....local favorite. Always good and a fun atmosphere. So full when we walk out! Large portions.

Thank sean3566
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Prices were outrageous, on top of that they charge for a little bitty bowel of chips and hot sauce even with buying a dinner plate. I know how much it cost to make hot sauce so they are just gorging people with what they charge for it. Service was pitiful, food on the cold side and the manager was unwilling... More 

Thank Melissa M
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79 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

We always visit Carlos & Pepe's while on a cruise holiday. Friendly staff, great location to hotels and good Mexican food, nicely presented.

Thank HavnfunOntario
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213 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Interesting to see I last reviewed this restaurant when I visited Fort Lauderdale two years ago. This time, on a solo visit i was planning to have the basic cheese enchiladas and leave room for fried ice cream. We have been coming here for years, but this trip the two cheese enchilada dinner we first bought the week this place... More 

Thank kaiserdr
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came to Carlos & Pepe's weekly for years. We stumbled on La Bamba right behind it. WOW! Night & day difference. The food is just as good possibly better, ALL of the staff is amazing, it's clean & much less expensive. See you later C&P's.

Thank Stasha03
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

We had dinner there the night before our cruise. We received excellent service and good food. However, the cocktails were very weak in that they didn't have much alcohol in them. We sent two back to have them add more.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1302 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-1708
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-467-7192

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