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Carlos Mexican Canteena

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168 Jalan Bukit Bintang 55100 | Pavilion Mall, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Hong Kong, China
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139 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2013

Had dinner here after shopping at the Pavilion Mall. Prices were moderate and food was alright, we liked the Mexican Pizza the best, the Quesidilla was not so good. Service was fast but sometimes the servers were busy with the customers who only drank and ordered Shisha...we did have an attentive server which we just called Carlos,he took our orders,repeated... More 

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Cremorne, Australia
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112 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2013

This place looked pretty good from the outside but appearances can be deceptive! Everything was overpriced and whilst the food was OK, it certainly left a lot to be desired. Considering the cost, you expect fresh food but when we asked for Nachos without meat we were told that would not be possible. We then asked if there were any... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2013

The Restaurant had nothing mexican about it !!!!! I mean seriously Sheesha in Latin america ......think about it. The service was bad as we had to wait 10 to 15 minutes before anyone could attend us. When we complained about it, the waitress told us that we should have clicked the service buzzer (A small remote device which has to... More 

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Pattaya, Thailand
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2013

I went here today for lunch, It is in convenient location at the Pavilion shopping center but that's the only positive thing. It was not busy and I got a table no problem, the waitress told me there were lunch specials and as I was on a time limit I ordered one which included a soft drink - 15 Ringitt... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2013

This has to be the worst Mexican food I've ever had. The chicken fajitas looks like it's swimming in a curry-like sauce and taste nothing like Mexican food. As for the chips & salsa, the chips were a bit stale and the salsa was flat! Very expensive and certainly not value for money. The happy hour is a joke, only... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2013

What a value for money luch. My daughter had a delightful freshly prepared burget which ate with gusto. I thouroughly enjoed the Mexica Canteena vegetable soup which was very gastronomically tasty. A place I would recommend and I am considered a gourmet cook.

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Lichtenstein, Germany
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2012

One of the worst value for money restaurants I have ever been to. The food was basic at best and very expensive for what you receive. The seating is torn and the menus are in tatters. I guess that sums up the whole experience . . . . .

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Zaandijk
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2012

After our previous good experience in February this year at Carlos, we decided to go and dine here again. Some things change quickly: the menu's were torn, the choice of beer was only Carlsberg although the menu showed some other options (some sailors drank all other beer that afternoon according to the waiter). The food: the February-tortilla was good and... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2012

in the middle of pavillion mall , alot of options to choose for your meal , and it has the best shisha in KL .

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2012

We went to this restaurant a couple of years ago, and thought it was ok. However it appears as though it's gone downhill since then. To start, the menus are all shabby and torn, usually I wouldn't care about this but it's a sign of the overall effort they're making. They list a large selection of drinks, but when we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 Jalan Bukit Bintang 55100 | Pavilion Mall, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?