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Carl's Hide A Way

2838 Lewis Ave, Ida, MI 48140-9349
+1 734-269-6288
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
7 Sep 2017
“Great Mexican”
13 Apr 2017
“good cheap mexican”
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2838 Lewis Ave, Ida, MI 48140-9349
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

I think that it is somewhat over priced. There's too many other better places to eat if you're seeking Mexican

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We stop at Carl's every time we go through Ida. Great Mexican food and the Marg's are very good also. Service has always been good and I have never left hungry

Thank jwiechers
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Typical Americanized Mexican food. Far too much cheese and lacking real flavor, however, friends of mine near and far still rave about the place. At least the chips and salsa are pretty good. :)

Thank John A
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is a no frills Mexican place. The food is good and plentiful. You get a lot for you money. Just love the food here. It is hot and fresh.

Thank evanskik
Reviewed 12 April 2017

A small out of the way Mexican/American restaurant. Very busy and quite cramped for dining. Our waitress did not get our order correct, did not bring out entrees together and never was stopped back for additional drinks or even ask if we had what we...More

Thank Adrian F
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

For anyone who has had Mexican food in the Southwest U.S. this is not Mexican food. For everyone else, it's pretty good Midwest-Mex. Lots of cheddar cheese and a little sauce. The food is fresh, drinks are good, and the service is attentive. Salsa is...More

Thank RLKfromIda
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Very good, nothing fancy. Nice portions. Chips and salsa fresh and good. The gravy on the soft taco a very nice touch.

Thank Jim I
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The food was very disappointing, didn't have much taste and didn't look very appealing. The restaurant needs some major upgrading.

Thank Patty888888
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Carl's has been around long before Mexican restaurants were trendy. It's older style gives it a little thowback vintage kind of feel. The food is different than most modern Mexican places, and it isn't a bad thing. I really like the tacos. The complimentary chips...More

Thank Shoup-a-loop
Reviewed 25 September 2015

15 of us hot rodders drove to Ida on a beautiful fall day to eat at Carl's. Well worth the trip. The food starting with excellent salsa and chips moved on to the best soft taco I have ever eaten. 15 people and the orders...More

Thank Norman C
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2838 Lewis Ave, Ida, MI 48140-9349
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ida
  • Phone Number: +1 734-269-6288
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