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Carlos Restaurant

££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern
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308 NW 3rd St, Big Spring, TX 79720
+1 915-267-9141
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Service was better than adequate even with a big crowd on Saturday night. Food was good. Not at all fancy and very reasonably priced.

Thank JCR40
La Grange
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

After being treated like an outcast at TJ's Steakhouse, I came here for dinner. Seated quickly, friendly, smiling waitresses. Cold beer Fast service Good food at a reasonable price

Thank LG-Boone
Fredericksburg, Texas, United States
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Nice little restaurant. Great service. Excellent margaritas. Fajitas were very good, beef and chicken seasoned just right. Unfortunately, vegies were almost all peppers, very little onions, and not well done as ordered. Guacamole was very good but chips a little greasy. Beans and rice excellent. Will come back again.

Thank Terri J
Mt. enterprise texas
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The service was good and friendly. I had the chalupas which were good. The taco meat could have used more seasoning. The salsa was what I call pico and it was good and spicy. This is one of the few restaurants in Big Springs which has a bar and the margarita was very good. I have had better TexMex but... More 

Thank sagre
Redondo Beach, California
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Good Mexican food with a nice variety. Maybe best Mexican place in Big Spring and it is cute inside and better ambiance than most Mexi places in town.

Thank Bedfordse
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We just ate there for the second time and it was good! The highlight of the place is the margaritas but the fajitas are good as well. TRY THE BIG RED MARGARITA and thank me later!

Thank Hillarie P
Texas, United States
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190 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

I often visit Big Spring for work and on occasion have the opportunity for a meal. My most recent trip ended at a time when I could visit Carlos' for lunch. I have eaten here several times before. The menu is good and diverse. I had the beef and bean burrito smothered in queso, rice and beans. They also provided... More 

Thank Doctrknow
Big Spring, Texas
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

My favorite for the past 6 years is Carlos's I have never been disappointed. Food is always excellent and the drinks are amazing. It is like a family with all the same workers. I tell my guest all the time to come eat here because this is the only place that hasn't disappointed me.

Thank Spencer T
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Have visited this spot every year for 3 years while in town but I think this year will be the last. Rice this visit had a burned taste to it and queso was very thick. Just think there are probably better mexican food restaurants in the area.

Thank Karen W
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is always packed, so we thought it would be a fantastic place to go . The Margarita was terrible, and it's really not 'authentic' Mexican food. It's one of those places that sells food that has been dehydrated or comes from a can. Nothing tasted homemade, and the food was bland (and pricy, for the poor quality ).... More 

Thank MrsExtraordinaire

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 NW 3rd St, Big Spring, TX 79720
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Big Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 915-267-9141

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