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Carlos O'Kelly's Mexican Cafe - CLOSED

4371 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines, IA 50310-1411
+1 515-334-3331
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible0%
21 Jan 2013
13 Aug 2012
“Nice surprise”
Restaurant Hours Closed
4371 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines, IA 50310-1411
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Reviewed 21 January 2013

We don't do chain resturants very often, but this place was great!! The food was really good, and large portions. We got in on Happy Hour and draft beer & Margs. were 99 cents. Kyle is their manager, and was talking to all the guest...More

1  Thank AnkenyDavey
Reviewed 13 August 2012

We ended up here since it was close to the hotel. It seemed a bit empty so we were a bit weary but it turned out to be a fun time. The play on all the Mexican-Irish phrases was cute and fun and the food...More

Thank Cat G
Reviewed 29 February 2012

American mexican food...still awesomethough and served fresh and hot. Their chips and salsa are good and super additive!! Great prices, good service, and nice atosphere.

Thank iowatravelers218
Reviewed 22 December 2011

Carlos O'Kelly's is not authentic Mexican food by any means. However, it is always hot, prompt, and plenty flavorful. I miss the Trio Del Fuego dropped from the menu a few years ago.

Thank Livinglifefull
Reviewed 11 December 2011

This is a chain and not a very good one. there are a lot of local places that will blow this place out of the water. the food is ok but over priced. staff is not very attentive. the only time i go here is...More

Thank Suzan H
Reviewed 1 January 2011

I Just discovered Carlos O'Kelly's!! I eat their all the time and can't get enough of the chips and Queso. Thursdays you get half off on margaritas!!

Thank tacoman1234
Reviewed 12 August 2010

Typical Carlos O'kelly's experience with excellent service and real good food.

Thank hawkfan2212
Reviewed 16 August 2009

Went there before a movie next door. We sat in the bar section. We were the only ones in there except for some employees haveing a break and one guy having a drink. No bartender of server. Finally someone came over to say he'd tell...More

Thank JudyTerri
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  • Address: 4371 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines, IA 50310-1411
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-334-3331
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