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Carlos & Pepe's 17th St

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Mexican, Southwestern
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1302 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-1708
+1 954-467-7192
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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West Bend, Wisconsin
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208 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Carlos & Pepe's is always on our "Must Do" list when visting the area. The salsa and sauces are so good they are beyond description. Service is efficient in a comfortable environment. The menu seems larger than other Mexican-inspired restaurants providing something for everyone. The cost per person is a bit higher than expected but the quality of the food... More 

Thank DetailsByBill
Riverdale, New York
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great food. We love Mexican and came here on a recommendation at the last minute. Good Service, though we would have preferred regular searing to pub height tables and chairs. The tacos al carbon were great as were the juevos rancheros .On our list of favorites in Ft, Lauderdale.

Thank Kevin2736
Portland, Oregon
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92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been at this location nearly a dozen times over the last 10 years and I enjoy the consistent good quality and good service. I have found it to be one of the most consistent Mexican restaurants in the Fort Lauderdale area

Thank Ed S
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88 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very good meal, menu is somewhat typical for Mexican although very entertaining. Found the prices reasonable and service was excellent. Would not hesitate to come back.

Thank Frank L
Hilton head island
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Expensive!! Limited menu. Slow service and when one has to ask for something to spice it up beware. For those who say it is best in town you need to get out of town and find real Mexican food. I guess too many snow birds.

Thank george w
Dania Beach
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Carlos and Pepe's is a great local restaurant for Mexican food. Being a local we try to make it several times a year. The appetizer menu is great, We frequently make a meal of the must try Tuna dip. Several Nacho cheese platters are available,Crab, Standard,Chicken, Cheese.We get the combo(Super nacho platter),which includes at little of all.Nunerous Mexican dishes are... More 

Thank Mark C F
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here after the Fort Lauderdale Auto Show on Saturday. First of all the place was really busy, but the restaurant was beautiful inside. We only waited about 5 minutes. We were seated in the main restaurant in the back. We started with the fish dip appetizer. Wow, best fish dip I have ever had. Then we ordered... More 

Thank jreeves1974
South Florida
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I've been coming to Carlos & Pepe's since the '70's when I was a little girl and I now take my husband and our two boys and they love it just as much as I do. The food is authentic Mexican...fresh and consistently good!! The chicken quesadilla is my favorite with lots of shredded chicken and cheese. My kids love... More 

Thank Elleinfl
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I do love Mexican and latin food, you can get a great taste or meal of either at Carlos & Pepe's. First off, its a pleasant restaurant to be in, nice ambiance and appropriately decorated, but not dusty-dirty. Fresh and clean and good Air Conditioning - which counts big in south Florida! Also Great Service - every time I have... More 

Thank JesRedFTL123
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Went there to check out the venue for a high school reunion. Although it wasn't what we were looking for, I did find the margarita one of the best I've had. Their chips and salsa was good. The only disappointment was that they do not offer happy hour. Prices were ok. Spanish music only on the background music which is... More 

Thank Rhonda S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1302 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-1708
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-467-7192

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?