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“Love this place!”

Carlos O'Kelly's Mexican Cafe
Ranked #40 of 133 Restaurants in Stafford
Cuisines: Mexican
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Ashburn, VA
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191 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
“Love this place!”
Reviewed 25 June 2014

There used to a few Carlos O'Kelly's scattered around NoVa, but not anymore. This may be the only location left. I just love this place. The food is always delicious and the service is usually pretty good. They have really tasty salsa and yummy sopapillas (get them with chocolate sauce instead of the usual honey...so good)! They also have something called Papas O'Kelly's - kinda like mashed potatoes with sour cream and cheese mixed in...at least that's what they taste like. They serve Pepsi products.

  • Visited June 2014
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Virginia
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146 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Easy, quick and tasty!”
Reviewed 13 May 2014

I lived here in Stafford for quite some time. And Carlos O'Kelly's Mexican Restaurant has also been here for quite some time. We have been here many times over the years and it has never disappointed us. They have delicious food and many choices on their menu. They also have a nice little selection for children. Their service is quick and served with a smile.

  • Visited May 2014
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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164 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Great for Lunch”
Reviewed 5 March 2014

Lunch is usually what we do here. Taco salad is huge and great. Love the chips and salsa. After hours the margaritas are good too.

  • Visited March 2014
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Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Taco Tuesday”
Reviewed 22 February 2014

My group regularly eats at Carlos O'Kelly's for lunch on Tuesday to take advantage of their "Taco Tuesday" special. The deal (served only in the bar area) is beef or chicken tacos, served soft or crunchy for 1$ each. The food is good (great for the price) and the service is friendly, efficient and attentive.

All in all a place worth going to.

  • Visited February 2014
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Richmond, Virginia
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106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“Average food, good portions, but this place has never been special...”
Reviewed 5 January 2014

Great drink selection and portions, but really, the food is just average and there isn't anything special about the place except the location is quite central and convenient.

Visited December 2013
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