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Carlos & Pepe's 17th St

$$ - $$$Mexican,
1302 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-1708
+1 954-467-7192
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good27%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
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“nachos” (35 reviews)
“tuna dip” (15 reviews)
“burrito” (21 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1302 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-1708
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had dinner with a group of friends at Carlos and Pepe, ambiance is nice, menu is overpriced for the quality if the food. I ordered fajitas de pollo and was expecting the chicken to come in thin slices but I got big chunks of...More

Thank paris2miami
Reviewed 18 August 2017

There are new owners and updated menu including a children's menu. The best Margaritas in town made with fresh limes. Plenty of free parking. The loaded nachos are the best in town. Great entrees and service to match. Try fried ice cream for dessert.

Thank JBG67
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I returned to this restaurant after having some drinks at the happy hour at our hotel which is in walking distance. My stepdad had been there years before and said it was nothing what it used to be. The salsa was super...More

Thank Cathryn F
Reviewed 12 August 2017

My 2 sisters wanted to have some good margaritas, chips and salsa and dessert. So we went to Carlos & Pepe's. Ordered a pitcher, ate some chips and we could not leave before ordering the best mud pie in town. It is so addictive you...More

Thank Joanne W
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I've been a huge fan of CP's since they first opened back in the 70's. Lots of great memories for me there. It's not "authentic Mexican" but rather a gringo-ified version, I would say. Warm and cozy atmosphere. My favorite thing on the menu, and...More

Thank Chickietravel
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Had high hopes when I visited here, but as always seems to be the case for Mexican in Florida always misses the mark. Food lacked flavor and character, and was priced way to high for something that is considered a "comfort or street food". Anywhere...More

Thank patterd7
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a typical South Florida Mexican restaurant. The chips and salsa are made in-house and are very addicting. The margaritas are made well. The food is yummy!

Thank elizabethkZ5233FT
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately this is not in our backyard, but it is well worth the drive (1.5 hrs) to get to be able enjoy everything from the salsa to the burritos and most importantly the margaritas !!!

Thank 798kristas
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I wanted to try some Mexican food while visiting and my friend wanted to eat here. It looked fun and inviting on the outside, but when we entered, it was dark and not real festive. The service was good. I ordered enchiladas to be on...More

Thank txchiquita22
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

The service was very fast and alternative food was delicious ambiance pleasant our waiter Roberto was very nice and helpful and funny. Definitely a great place to go...too full to try the fried ice cream can't wait to come back so we can try it

Thank ladyace12212016
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Questions & Answers
14 February 2017|
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Response from Kathy C | Reviewed this property |
You will need to call them. I was a guest there earlier this month.
16 September 2015|
Response from sangwa2016 | Reviewed this property |
Call them. I don;t know
16 September 2015|
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Response from judie43 | Reviewed this property |
Like Brandon said...at the bat. They do have fabulous Margaritas?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1302 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-1708
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-467-7192
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