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“Good time” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Carlos O'Kelly's Mexican Cafe - CLOSED

Carlos O'Kelly's Mexican Cafe
Cuisines: American, Mexican
Dining options: Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Ottawa, Kansas
Level Contributor
50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Good time”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

So glad we decided to eat here. We bypassed Applebee's as we always have some kind of unpleasant experience there. Close to our hotel, we walked across the street to try Carlos O'Kelly's and had great time. Sam, our server was great! She was very attentive to our needs, making certain my grandson's soda was always filled. Nice that she brought ice water along with the margaritas that we ordered. Food was great so we tried a dessert of Fire and Ice. This is ice cream with cinnamon and Cheyenne pepper spices. It was frigin' awesome! Glad we tried it!

Visited June 2013
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Thank Walking-away-now
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35 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Lakewood, Colorado
Level Contributor
69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Awesome as usual!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2013

I hadn't eaten at a Carlos o' Kelly's in about a year, and it took me right back to home. I loved the food and our server was great. Clean restaurant, cold margaritas, and hot food!

Visited May 2013
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Thank Kyle M
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Nolanville, Texas
Level Contributor
72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Travel day”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

We stopped in hear after a long day on the road. Food was good and service was great. Got to unwind some before going to our hotel.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Kenrintx
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Austin, TX
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Mexican Fan Fare in KS”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2013

I enjoyed the decor. The wait staff wasn't overly friendly but the atmosphere made up for it. I like the peppers hanging all over.

Visited April 2013
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Thank Ldy3stp
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Lafayette, LA USA
Level Contributor
55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Great food & service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2012

We were passing through Hays when we stopped for the night. We decided to try Carlos O'Kelly's. The lady that greeted us when we walked in the door was very friendly. She asked if we had ever been here before. When we told her we had not. She proceeded to tell us they had a new menu and recommended we try the Brisket Tacos which was her favorite new item on the menu. We took her suggestion and were not disappointed. It was amazing! We had two servers, one was in training, they were both very attentive. We have no complaints about the food or the service. If you do decide to go to Carlos O'Kelly's try the Brisket Tacos you won't be disappointed.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank denisegdavid
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