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Carlos Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
308 NW 3rd St, Big Spring, TX 79720-1505
+1 915-267-9141
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“queso” (5 reviews)
“fajitas” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
308 NW 3rd St, Big Spring, TX 79720-1505
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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
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
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...More

Thank Doctrknow
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...More

Thank Spencer T
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...More

Thank Karen W
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....More

Thank MrsExtraordinaire
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Terrible food and owner is a jerk. Tells people that dislike his food not to come back. The food was horrible. NOT authentic Mexican food. Food is flavorless, bland, boring, overcooked, old and dry.

Thank askre5z
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

They still have the touch at Carlos'. I love the Big Spring style of Mexican food and this was terrific. Chunky salsa is exceptional as well. The price is also right.

Thank hoopsman86
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Their salsa is just flavorful enough and chunky enough to be considered homemade with a little bit of heat. The wait staff was friendly, helpful, and quick to respond. Their portions were what I consider typical of a traditional Mexican restaurant - big. Their sopapillas...More

Reviewed 30 September 2015

This is my families favorite Mexican Food restaurant. Sangrias are great. But you gotta have the Steak Ranchero--what a meal.

Thank John H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 NW 3rd St, Big Spring, TX 79720-1505
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Big Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 915-267-9141
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