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Carmen's Mexican Restaurant - CLOSED

316 NE 3rd St, Panora, IA 50216-1080
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor44%
  • Terrible14%
2 May 2015
7 Jan 2014
“Does not seem authentic Mexican food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
316 NE 3rd St, Panora, IA 50216-1080
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Reviewed 2 May 2015

This restaurant is for sale with windows boarded up. The owner has tried to sell previously but was unsuccessful. Now the windows are boarded up as the summer season arrives.

Thank Roger H
Reviewed 7 January 2014

There are many Mexican food choices within 30-40 minutes of Carmen's, and they are all pretty good. Carmen's has strange hours (breakfast and lunch only) and the food was mediocre at best. If you don't mind bland, you might like Carmen's food. It does not...More

Thank LakePanorama
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Owned by Carmen and Smiley, this small restaurant had good food and a charming small town atmosphere.

Thank slewis3922
Reviewed 11 May 2012

May claim to be authentic, but sure tastes like frozen food to me. Food was expensive. Thought my bill was to high, I asked, told me the menu prices changed. Last time eating here!!

Thank T O
Reviewed 24 March 2012

Carmen's is by far our favorite restaurant near Lake Panorama. The food is always fresh and very tasty. Smiley and Carmen always welcome you in like you are part of the family. Both breakfast and lunch are awesome and you have to try the salsa....More

Thank Brian I
Reviewed 19 February 2012

It is O.K. but hard to find open, not a big menu, not a great enviroment. Not bad at all, just nothing special

Thank Judy L
Reviewed 24 September 2009

The locals meet here for coffee each morning -- so if you are visiting the area, you'll get a polite dose of local news and opinion, in addition to a great meal. We had the Huevos Rancheros........fresh, tasty, and a full plate (my husband had...More

Thank travel2gether
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  • Address: 316 NE 3rd St, Panora, IA 50216-1080
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Panora
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