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“Mucho bueno”

The Original Carolina's Mexican Food
Ranked #97 of 3,086 Restaurants in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Glendale, Arizona
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Mucho bueno”
Reviewed June 1, 2012

Great food. fast service, best mexican food thus far

Visited February 2012
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English first
Mesa, Az
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108 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
“Excellent Mexican Food”
Reviewed May 25, 2012

The food is excellent! You order your food, find a table, wait for them to call your number and then enjoy traditional tasting Mexican food. The plates are plastic with plastic utensils but that is fine. This would be a great place for lunch or take it with you when you’re on the go. Located in South Phoenix so not in the best neighborhood. Make certain you order a dozen tortillas to take home with you. You wont be sorry.

Visited April 2012
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Phoenix
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Get past the scary exterior and find great food”
Reviewed May 14, 2012

At last check there are 3 locations now in the valley, but there is still something special about the original. I must say that the food tastes identical at all three locations, which is pretty great since the food is absolutely amazing. This location is in a pretty old part of town and doesn't look like much from the outside (well, same for the inside, it's pretty aged and run-down), but the food is top notch. Expect a bit of a wait, at times even a long wait, but well worth it. The fresh tortillas, beans, hot sauce and shredded beef are favorites of my family!

Visited May 2012
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“I could eat here DAILY!”
Reviewed May 10, 2012

There is no better mexican food on the planet! The machaca is so tasty and tender! It is not a place for scenery but always a great experience for the tase buds :)

Visited March 2012
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Phoenix, Arizona
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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“Not much to look at, but great food”
Reviewed May 2, 2012

A Phoenix original, has great food but you get it on paper plates with plastic utensils. Not in the best area either, but you should be safe if you stay on the main roads. A big mix of folks here. Worth trying out if you want some authentic Mexican fare.

Visited June 2011
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Thank Chris J
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