Great menudo, carnitas, & Bloody Mary's!...close access to Dana Point Harbor & 5 freeway...reasonable prices
Our family has a tradition of having breakfast together every Sunday in various places around San Clemente. Most of the time we end up at Carlos Mexican Restaurant. It may not be the best place, but it is pretty good. Since we always go for breakfast, I cannot comment on the afternoon and evening goings on. They have a fine... 更多
Always tasty Mexican Food, moderate prices, friendly wait service. Casual setting outdoor patio or indoor booths with small bar for mixed drinks also.
I've driven by this place for years, and finally stopped by for lunch...beautiful outdoor patio, but...the food was mediocre, the drinks uninspiring (Cadiliac Margarita made with too-citrusy obvious store-bought mix) and the service begrudging.
My Mom and I had lunch here a little after 1pm on Sunday. The restaurant was about 1/2 full. We were told to sit anywhere but no one brought us a menu or water or chips for about 10 minutes. We needed to ask the bus boy for our server. The chips were rather low end and the salsa looked... 更多
Carlos has amazing chilequiles for breakfast - perfect. Their other breakfasts are so-so. I love chorizo and eggs but do not like when places make their own; I actually love the grocery store chorizo! Their chorizo doesn't do it for me. Their beans are only ok, rice so-so, other Mexican dishes so-so. They do have a great outdoor patio with... 更多
My husband is a Mexican Food snob and he (we) LOVED this place. We learned that it has had the same owner for 40 years! We ate here 2 nights in a row. I noticed that many people that came in to the restaurant were greeted with hugs and warm hellos...which means they have a lot of repeat customers. If... 更多