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San Carlos Restaurant

€€ - €€€Mexican,
279 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110-1811
+1 206-842-1999
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible20%
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“burrito” (6 reviews)
Opens in 11 min
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Mexican, Southwestern
€€ - €€€
279 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110-1811
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Good Margaritas. They have a good size menu to choose from, and the portions are a good size. The wait staff were very cordial and helpful. Our waiter told us up front that the " kitchen was backed up a bit- maybe 30 minutes". Good...More

Thank retireddl
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Service was just ok. I'll order the chili rellleno again. Very cheesy. Smoked chicken enchilada accompanied it and the sauce was perfect. Not too sweet. Smoke came through on the chicken. Carnitas burrito was too sweet for my taste. Happy hour meant $4 draft beer....More

Thank SMan46
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Been there 3 times in 15 years. Didn't feel good that night each and every time. This last time, I didn't finish my meal because something was off. My son took most of his home for lunch the next day and got sick. I agree...More

Thank Danny D
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

What used to be a favorite, now I'm not so sure. Might have been an off night, but...... Had dinner in the bar with 5 friends, service was slow, (room was not full, especially for a Friday night) food was not up to par ,...More

Thank Malty55
Reviewed 15 September 2016

A small and cozy restraunt with full bar. Very large menu. Small rooms make for an intimate setting. About a 6-7 block walk from the ferry terminal. If walking, head down Winslow Way til you hit Madison then turn right and head up a gentle...More

Thank bainbridgenelson
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This "Southwest" type restauant was once known for its' great food, good service and modrate prices. All gone. During a recent visit we found that the prices have been raised while a befuddled wait staff largely ignored or forgot what each of us had ordered....More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Nice place, food was so,so.......... I had their steak burrito with rice and black beans. Not that great and bland tasting. I was expecting a pretty good size burrito and was surprised how small it was for the price. If you must have good Mexican...More

1  Thank Bill L
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Ate here last night during their Happy Hour. It was not busy at all. We received our menus from the hostess and sat outside. Our waitress came by about 15 minutes later and asked if someone had taken our drink orders. No one had. Ordered...More

Thank zithelp
Reviewed 23 August 2016

They make the best Cadillac Margarita! Their food is very good also. Order in the dining room or in the lounge or at the bar. TV in the lounge for sports and whatever.Good people, easy to talk to.

Thank Nita B
Reviewed 22 August 2016

New owners who are familiar with the San Carlos experience and food. Prices just a little higher, but same great food, and service!

Thank Natalie M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
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: 279 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110-1811
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bainbridge Island
  • Phone Number: +1 206-842-1999
  • E-mail
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