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“Good Mexican food in Carmel”

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Hola Mexican Restaurant & Cantina
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed February 9, 2012

Hola's is always a good place for a reasonable and tasty meal. Check to see if they are running any specials. Sometimes they will have 50% off dinner nights - although their prices are reasonable even without the discount. The chips are fresh and the salsa "to die for". Their salads are generous and good - and one could make a good meal on their selection of appetizers. The food has always been good - both at lunch and at dinner - the service is friendly and good.

Thank mswiseguy
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Reviewed October 3, 2011

We arrived at 8pm for dinner on a quiet evening. There is no mention of a closing time on the door, and at around 9pm we ordered a second round of beers. Although the staff did not mention that they wished to close up early, it was suddenly made very clear. The music was turned off, and some of the staff were let go with a very loud 'goodbye!' from the kitchen. We left at 9.10pm. No-one thanked us for our custom. A shame, because the food was okay, and it looked like a nice restaurant.

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Thank Vicky4488
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Reviewed September 23, 2011

We were exhausted when we arrived in Carmel, we stayed at Forest Lodge which we LOVED, ended up ordering Takeout from Hola, The quesadillas and enchiladas were both excellent. Highly reccomended by all 3 of us.

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Thank kariooka
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Reviewed August 20, 2011

Big restaurant but very few people in it. Every six months or so we give it another try. Each time we leave feeling "what the f did we do this for again?" This recent visit was the last. They just don't get it. From slllllowwwwww service to lackluster food and presentation. Big quantities do not make up for small quality. Sorry, but anyone from out of the area wandering around the Barnyard shops should pass this one by and try one of the many good restaurants in the Carmel area. Baja Cantina is only 5 minutes up the road and is great. Sorry guys but you can just never seem to get it right.

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Thank BobDogg
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Reviewed August 19, 2011

They really have no idea of how to run a restaurant. Service is slow and chaotic. Food is just ok, a little on the sweet side for Mexican.

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Thank jimbill
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