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Carolina's Mexican Food

2126 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85022-5896
+1 602-275-8231
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“machaca” (10 reviews)
“tortillas” (19 reviews)
“enchiladas” (17 reviews)
8:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
2126 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85022-5896
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Fresh, handmade tortillas, great fresh salsa, and the food is good too. Good homemade Mexican food, try the tacos or enchiladas!

Thank getaroundtoit
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The food is ample. Some of their fried dishes however can be greasy. If you don't like crunchy tacos shells, you can request soft shells. I stick with their burritos. I like the bean and potato burrito although sometimes the potatoes are not cooked thoroughly....More

Thank Victoria P
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I love their red chile... it is one of the best I have ever had. My wife loves the green chile too. Great neighborhood eatery!

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Not fancy, not quite a dive. A Phoenix staple and a deserved favorite of many. Been coming for for 20 years, never been disappointed and will cone for many more.

Thank gaylordm
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed eating here. The restaurant was clean and the food was very good. The restaurant has a fast food atmosphere, but the staff was very friendly. You place your order at the counter, seat yourself and wait for your order number to be...More

Thank cafarrington
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Have heard all kinds of good stuff about this place. After 15 years finally tried it. Not a mexican in sight inside the restaurant. That should have told us something. This is a stand up and order restaurant with many tables on a concrete surface....More

Thank 702larrye
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We found this restaurant as we were driving around. The staff were friendly, the food was excellent and the prices were very reasonable. I would highly recommend this establishment to everyone.

Thank gingerm0m
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The quality of the food is totally consistent and excellent! The machaca burrito is so good. Always have the green chili with it

Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 26 April 2017

$ Not bad, but not great either. Only eat here because it's close to home, no table service Cafetiere style.

Thank Steven P
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Best enchilada sauce if you feel like cooking. Simple food but always consistent. We also use Carolina's for catering for our training center, our students also comment how good their food is.

Thank Jeff D
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5 September 2016|
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Response from davisgtd | Reviewed this property |
No alcohol served but have been to parties that have used Carolina catering.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2126 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85022-5896
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Paradise Valley
  • Neighbourhood: Paradise Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 602-275-8231
  • E-mail
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