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Carlos O'Kelly's Mexican Cafe

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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3025 N Rock Rd, Wichita, KS 67226-1310
+1 316-636-4343
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Wichita, Kansas
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285 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited here for lunch. We ordered a queso appetizer to eat along with the complimentary chips & salsa. The queso was bland and nothing special. We wouldn't order it again. The salsa was OK, but we decided the chips were somewhat bland. We ordered margaritas which were OK, but lacking compared to other restaurants in Wichita.... More 

Thank ksufan88
Grove, Oklahoma
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263 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've never tried the Mexican pizza before at Carlos O'Kelly's, but let me tell you, it was awesome! Thin crust & very different. I'd recommend that you try it too!

Thank skmorton45
Emporia, Kansas
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Ate here about 3pm. Service was good, atmosphere was pleasant. Ordered a brisket taco and it was not what I expected. I wouldn't order it again but I would definitely go back to this restaurant and try something different. Queso was very good.

Thank Roy A
Wichita, Kansas
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58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I consider myself to be a Carlos expert. Rarely a week goes by that I don't make a trip. I go to all the locations in town, but the North Rock location is a step above the rest. They are always fast, friendly, and overall just do a perfect job. Carlos chips and salsa are not to be missed. The... More 

Thank Krista M
Farmington, Arkansas
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Kelsey our server was awesome and very helpful. The food was good and the atmosphere was great. They have many drink specials and have a great family atmosphere as well. This will be a go-to place for us when we are in Wichita from now on! Thank you Carlos O'Kelly's for an excellent experience!

Thank tamihall
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

I went with a friend to this location of Carlos O'Kelly's on Christmas eve afternoon about 230PM. We ate in the bar area, had the $19.81 special which comes with a bowl of queso. Both of our meals were very good, the enchiladas and the fajita cheese crisp. It was our server who made this a better visit than normal.... More 

Thank Shocker76
Grand Prairie, Texas
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I had a shrimp dish and my wife had a combo. We thought it was above average. Decent portions but pricing was $12 and &13 that seems high but they are adjacent to the mall. Service was good ,server was attentive and atmosphere was avg for a Mexican restaurant. Was good for the first time , not sure what else... More 

Thank 121Tony123
Wichita, Kansas
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We love Carlos O'Kellys. Because we weren't as hungry this visit. We just ordered the appetizer crisp. It was yummy and hit the spot perfectly.

Thank scrapbookingmom11
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Ok service, average food. Food is bland not lots of flavor. Would not recommend. Better places to eat in Wichita.

Thank Fshhnt4fd
Fremont, Nebraska, United States
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Delicious food ...fast friendly service....5 in our party ...food arrived promptly..hot and together...the Spinach and Muslims Enchilada was very good...lime rice and black beans were delightful sides...luncheon size was perfect

Thank Cheryl M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3025 N Rock Rd, Wichita, KS 67226-1310
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Wichita
  • Phone Number: +1 316-636-4343

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