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“Don't know why some bad reviews” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Carlito's Way - CLOSED

Carlito's Way
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Don't know why some bad reviews”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2013

My husband and I only ate there once at the end of our trip. It's on 5th Ave. at Calle 32, and were welcomed by a lovely man named Melvin. We shared a dinner platter for 2 - sorry; not sure what it was called, but it was HUGE, absolutely delicious and very reasonably priced. (The leftovers we took for our lunch the next day as there was too much food for us to eat at one time.) They start you out with a large salad, appetizers,rice, fries, then 2 kinds of sausage and filet mignon - so tender and tasty.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Kathron
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

21 reviews from our community

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Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Level Contributor
247 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
“Mixed Reviews. We enjoyed it!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2012

Expectations are a bit too high. We enjoyed our dinner at Carlito's Way. We have been to Buenos Aires and were looking forward to some Argentine beef preparations. Was it as good as Buenos Aires? No... But we were in Playa del Cermen, Mexico. It was very good, for Argentine in Mexico. The live music was very nice and set the ambiance. The service was excellent, many servers moving around rapidly taking care of your needs. The price value was fair. I think many people expect too much.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank George M
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Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“The worst place I have ever been to...”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2012

4 of us from US and Canada dressed up and decided to go out for dinner last night. Passing by the place we were told that first drinks were free so we decided to try the place out. The place looked nice and had live music so we figured why not? Once we sat down the waiter came and asked what we like to drink, we confirmed that the first drink was free, and proceeded to order a beer, a rum and coke, mohito and a cosmo politan. The waiter also asked if we wanted some water, we said yes. A few minutes later, the waiter came back with our drinks. All 3 mixed drinks were absolutly horrible. There was no alcohol at all and they tasted like pool water mixed with cough syrup + 500 spoons of sugar. One of the ladies tried using the ladies washroom and she was terrified as the doors did not lock and they looked like they had not been cleaned for a while and were messy, no toilet paper to be found anywhere. The menu was also very limited... As a vegetarian i found absolutly nothing i could eat as my dinner which did not have meat and was solid enough to be called a meal. We all came to conclude that first impressions are what count. If the drinks we got were horrible and the ladies bathroom was not up to anyone's standards the food would probebly suck too, so we decided to leave. When we asked for the bill, we were presented with a charge of 90 pesos per drink for the crappy drinks that we did not even touch + 56 pesos for tips which was automaticaly added to our bill. We paid the bill and left but i took a picture of the place and told the waiter that i will be leaving bad reviews on every internet site i can find because of how they ripped us off... This is insane... I hate how some people take advantage of tourists... all just to make a few quick buck... at what cost?

  • Visited November 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank Alex N
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Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“The worst place in playa”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2012

Never try it the wors food, they pretend to be an Argentinan Steak House and it's terrible, really dont't recomended at all.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
2 Thank Rojini
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Montréal
Level Contributor
71 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Excellent live music and great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2012

I have been to this great place last week. I have been told that the beef was good but it was excellent. I had wine and I had been graciously offered more wine on the house. The guacamole was excellent and so was the dessert ! The live music was really entertaining (monday night) and the service was very good. I would go back there anytime and I recommand it.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank pfsb007
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