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Carlos O'Kelly's Mexican Cafe

€€ - €€€Mexican,
4455 N 27th St, Lincoln, NE 68521-4111
+1 402-438-4455
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible1%
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“nachos grande” (2 reviews)
“con pollo” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
€€ - €€€
4455 N 27th St, Lincoln, NE 68521-4111
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A varied menu with lots of excellent choices. Chips and salsa is really good. Portions are very good for the price.

Thank Timothy T
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Stopped again while staying overnight. Ordered the "Naked Nachos Grande". Great option for a light meal for two. They offer the option to have the chips in a separate bowl with the nacho topping on a separate plate. This is sooo much easier. Scoop out...More

Thank Mindy and Roger A
Reviewed 20 October 2017

In a direct comparison between the Carlos O'Kelly's steak burrito and Mazatlans Steak burrito, there is no contest. Mazatlan (the chain in Lincoln also includes Las Margaritas, Mazatlan II, and El Toro) is the clear winner. Their steak was thin sliced, tender, and flavorful. Carlos...More

Thank Otter2269
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Pleasant staff. Menu dedicated to Mexican. Little else. Wine list is one Chardonnay. Prices reasonable.

Thank Chaucer39
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

First of all it is May (Cinco de Mayo) if you have a 5 in your birthday month, day or year you get free Queso (5 free over 5 weeks). The chips and salsa were good, the queso even better. And the tortilla chips are...More

Thank chris h
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We have always enjoyed their food. The service has been pretty good too. I am not a big fan of mexican food but this is pretty good.

Thank RON G
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The Carlos O'Kelly's in Sioux City closed down a few years ago and I miss it! It was so great to eat here again. Right when we walked in the door that familiar Carlos O'Kelly's smell hit us and I was instantly happy. It was...More

Thank rosiee1205
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This place is quiet, well planned, has great service and good food. My server Emily H did a terrific job. She recommended a dish and provided exceptional service. The food good and was a value.

Thank DC1064
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

First time eating at this chain. I was surprised at the selections on the menu. Couldn't make up my mind. Frozen margaritas were good and reasonably priced. Free chips and salsa adequate and was offered more when our basket was empty. Overall would definitely eat...More

Thank sportmom31
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Ordered the steak fajitas and was disappointed. It lacked any flavor! You could taste it was just steam heated, no spices or even butter when cooked. The best thing was the drinks. Ordered a bomb pop and it was tasty at least. Id only come...More

Thank Angie A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4455 N 27th St, Lincoln, NE 68521-4111
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +1 402-438-4455
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