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Carlos & Charlies

2309 Columbia Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603-4107
+1 717-399-1912
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good18%
  • Average21%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible8%
22 Jan 2018
“Nice Place...Just Not For Me”
7 Sep 2018
Closes in 19 min
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. Hours
Bar, Mexican, American, Pub
$$ - $$$
2309 Columbia Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603-4107
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Margaritas were amazing! Arnyne was so friendly and really helpful! Food was so good will definitely be back! :)

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Katie H
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Our waitress was new and nice and competent. The food was poorly prepared, tough meat, enchilada sauce off balance. We won't return. Expensive for what you get, especially considering the flavors. Disappointed and sad.

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank stacey h
Reviewed March 17, 2018

We were hungry for some Mexican-style food and stopped in here. I had been here years ago, and it was good then. Not so anymore. The parking lot seemed fairly full, which was a good sign. When we entered, the place seemed half empty, which...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank patrickmcsherry
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

I’ve wanted to go to Carlos and Charlie’s for years but my husband isn’t fond of southwestern style food. Until a friend suggested this restaurant for a girls night out, my chances were slim. I love Mexican food! I mean REALLY love it! I was...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Micky K
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in on a Friday night, excited have the food and service we remembered. Unfortunately, that seems to have disappeared. First sign of trouble: half empty on a Friday night. Second sign: took an hour for our food to arrive. Third sign: food arrived...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Todd B
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

Had a bad experience at this restaurant, they were having kind of a music trivia game between the guests and the waitress were so involved playing that wasn't paying attention to us. We have to wait to get her attention and felt ignored. So sad...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Maria M
Reviewed June 24, 2017

Tried enchiladas, was tortilla with beef, dry, dry, dry Rice no flavor Not ever going back Read an article how they remodeled, didn't know they got rid of buffet

Date of visit: June 2017
2  Thank Karen R
Reviewed June 13, 2017

If you are planning a trip down memory lane to reflect on college days gone by - just go sit on campus. The service has really slipped and the food is not what it used to be. We stopped in to grab lunch and were...More

Date of visit: August 2016
2  Thank Jona G
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I ate here on a whim. The bar was so loud when you walked in you couldnt even hear yourself think. This is definitely not the place it used to be. Definitely not mexican anymore. Very disappointing. Service was okay the food...More

Date of visit: May 2017
2  Thank lildvl724
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Guess it depends what you want and seems everyone wants a plain Jane sports bar these days. Not knowing they recently renovated and changed their menu, we arrived there today after not having been there for 5+ years. All new interior. Not even close to...More

Date of visit: March 2017
2  Thank karenandgrady
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Bar, Mexican, American, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2309 Columbia Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603-4107
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 717-399-1912
  • E-mail
Carlos & Charlies offers inexpensive and affordable American Tex-Mex food. There is a full bar and a full dining room that is filled with fun & entertaining staff members and great times! We are the perfect place to go before a party (we start the fun), for families, dates or hanging out. We like to watch games too! You can join us during these events & watch any game that's being broadcasted on one of our 7 flat screen T.V.'S. & Don't forget, if your in a hurry, or on your lunch break swing in for a quick and inexpensive bite! Everyday, Monday thru Friday, from 11am-2pm. Grab our All You Can Eat Lunch Buffet for only $9.95!
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