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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
Closed now
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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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Franklin, Tennessee
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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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208 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 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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14 reviews
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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9 reviews
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.

Thank jackwattjohannahallc
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Great food at great value. Fabulous selection and great staff. I mean seriously what more do you need? Maybe a frozen cocktail? Well they have those too and they are real good.

Thank carolanp
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Don't be fooled! Just because this restaurant is along 17th Street, does not mean it is worth your time, especially if you're in from out of town. The prices are clearly raised just b/c tourists don't know better (no offense), and the food is nothing to write home about. Instead, walk a little bit further off 17th Street to La... More 

Thank Andrea D
Seattle, Washington
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297 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

It's been years since I've come to this restaurant. Back in the day the place was happening with great food and service. Margaritas are still good! Tacos were greasy! I had a chicken and a carbon and something just tasted off. Guacamole doesn't taste fresh, but rather pre - done. Ambiance is ok a bit dark. Location is great right... 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, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
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?