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“Really mediocre” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Carlos Miguels Mexican Bar

Carlos Miguels Mexican Bar
Ranked #190 of 1,403 Restaurants in Colorado Springs
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern
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Good for: Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Really mediocre”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2014

I can't believe this has 4 stars. This will be a one and done experience..we won't be back.

Service was fine but everything else was really subpar.

$40 "Patron" margaritas were basically lemonade. Your first clue is that they're not served in margarita glasses but rather just regular water glasses. Weak as hell, overly sweet, overpriced.

Food was bland typical cheap Mexican but overpriced. "Special" pork carnitas were dry and bland. Same for shrimp tacos and beef burritos.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Ken H
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English first
Leoti, Kansas
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Close to Cheyenne Mtn.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2014

We went based on reviews on Trip Advisor and Yelp and it is really just down the street and around the corner from Cheyenne Mountain Resort. We had the shrimp fajitas and they were good we also had the guac that they make at your table which was very good and very fresh. It has fairly reasonable pries. We sat on the terrace and enjoyed a great evening, it's a very nice neighborhood.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank MrsWilb
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Rochester, Minnesota
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“A Must, in Colorado Springs”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2014

Carlos Miguel's Mexican Restaurant in the Broadmoor Country Club area is a lovely restaurant decorated with style; it is completely different than most Mexican restaurants that are filled with pottery, paintings, cheap decorations, etc. You know, the "typical" stereotype. The atmosphere is relaxed, elegant with outstanding service.

There are so many authentic dishes to select from, and yes, they have items you find in other restaurants, but there are other culinary delights that most people don't associate with Mexico, like their "Steak Chihuahua" which is a filet mignon served with a mixture of vegetables and a sauce that on the first bite gives you an explosion of incredible flavors! Their Catfish is excellent and I would highly recommend it as well. In short, whether you select a beef, poultry, fish or seafood entrée, you will be pleasantly surprised1

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Patagonia2014
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great High End Mexican”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This one of our favorite Mexican places. They specialize in Seafood so I particularly like Seafood Chimi with Spicy Habanero Sauce or Grilled Shrimp with the same great sauce. They have a lower cost lunch menu that makes their meals competitive with all the other chain and lower cost Mexican places in the area. Particularly like Lunch Fajitas at $8.95.

Visited July 2014
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Thank David B
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Denver
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16 reviews
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“I am sad to have to write this.....”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2014

We went to Carlos Miguels on Saturday for lunch. We had been there many times before. I had told my sisters how great and pretty it was and couldn't wait to show it to them. Several things happened that were very disappointing......there was a hair in the salsa; the margaritas had black floaty things in it, the manager yelled at the server in front of us for delivering said items, and then didn't offer to remove anything off our bill. Just kind of ignored us as we were walking out the door. It was extremely poor customer service.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Poobah123
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