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“If you love New Mexico Chili (red or green), you will love this place”
Review of Carlito's Burritos

Carlito's Burritos
Ranked #1,142 of 4,985 Restaurants in Las Vegas
Cuisines: Southwestern
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Reviewed February 28, 2012

Several years ago, we heard about this place from other folks from New Mexico so we checked it out. DELICIOUS! (Especially the Red Chili). We make it a regular stop (sometimes multiple stops) on our Vegas trips. HIt Carlitos last month, gonna hit it this week. Also, we always meet other folks from NM on every visit. On weekends, GO EARLY! We've seen the line to order go out the door before.

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Reviewed February 11, 2012

Awesome food, place smells great when you walk in. Not much room to eat in but worth the squeeze or better yet, do take out. One of the best Mexican meals we have had and we eat Mexican all over the country.

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Reviewed December 24, 2011

My husband is from Santa Fe, New Mexico, and had heard the owner of the restaurant is from Los Alamos. We went on a Saturday evening and the restaurant was full to capacity with many patrons placing To Go orders.

Many of the typical New Mexican foods can be found, and Bueno frozen chili along with ristas and pinion can be purchased. We enjoyed chips and salsa, burritos, and tacos. My husband got his burrito Christmas style (red and green). The beans were not typical of a Mexican restaurant but instead had the New Mexican flavor to it.

There is also Ranchera music played by two guitar players that are a lot of fun and field requests such as La Bamba, etc. Decorations are also for sale. Restaurant was voted best new restaurant by the Las Vegas Review Journal Newspaper in 2010. Would reaturn again.

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Reviewed December 20, 2011

Located in shopping center so parking was easy. The artsy decor was my favorite aspect of the restaurant. You line up, order, pay, then the food is brought to your to table. No table service so no tips.

The veggie burrito with red sauce was good. The red chile sauce being the star.

The chicken tamales in green sauce were not as good. I asked if they were made with lard. I was told they were made with shortening. Which I understood to be vegetable shortening. However I am not sure. Some people refer to lard as shortening. In any event they were hard as rocks. Even worse they tasted bland.

So we were both pleased, & disappointed.

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1  Thank jsaul
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