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Carlos & Carlos

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27 W Campbell St, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1407
+1 847-259-2600
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Closed
Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Moscow, Russia
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this place. Exceptional service and delicious food. I like black pasta and it's rarely served, but In Carlos&Carlos I can have it!

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Thank Anna L
Glenview, Illinois
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Carlos always greets us with a "welcome home" when we arrive. We have a Friday night date night and almost always end up a Carlos and Carlos, because we love the food and the service is excellent. It is always crowded on the weekend, so be sure to make reservations. My favorites are the chicken vesuvio, the steak and the... More 

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Thank Joy N
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to Carlos and Carlos three times now and each time is better than the last. This past time it was my birthday, so I was treated to a complimentary dessert and after dinner cordial. But I'm getting ahead of myself. Carlos and Carlos is (or atleast seems) very Italian through and through. The servers are excellent and very... More 

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Thank MargieBod
Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, Veal and handmade pastas were outstanding. Fun loud atmosphere, friendly and great waitstaff.

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Thank ruegeale
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The food was incredible, drinks were amazing and the staff made it even better. We had the black pasta, linguine with clam sauce and creme brulee. Highly recommended.

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Thank Jamie D
Palatine, Illinois, United States
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96 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Our first time. Restaurant can be noisy, but the food and service surely make up for that one small issue. Service is outstanding as they seem to let various servers keep an eye on you, so there is always follow up. We had the spaghetti and meatballs and diablo shrimp. HUGE portions. The salads are excellent and very large as... More 

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Thank Donald A
Chicagoland
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63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Impeccable wait staff, incredible food, nice atmosphere. Visited for a birthday and everyone in the party was delighted. Highly recommended. A bit on the more pricey side, but well worth it.

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Thank ProteusF
Northbrook, Illinois
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304 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

I really enjoyed our dinner at Carlos and Carlos. We recently went on a snowy night with friends and had wonderful experience from the moment we walked in the door. The waitstaff catered to our every need and even brought us after dinner drinks on the house. The warm bread and olive tapenade was a great way to start. We... More 

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Arlington Heights, IL
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We've been here half a dozen times, and the food has been pretty good, my favorite dish is the Langostino. The service has not been that great, each time we've gone there the waiters have either been rude, or really weren't into their job, like they wish they were somewhere else.

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Thank AAASparky
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

The exterior dinning space, the windows, the front doors, and the bathrooms are dirty. Best use your judgement when the light isn't shining bright and there's a romantic glow. This place is DIRTY! Think I'm too particular, check the place during the day, and the competition. Being said, I do like this place, but they need a major scrub, then... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 W Campbell St, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1407
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 847-259-2600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?