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Carolina's Mexican Food

2126 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85022-5896
+1 602-275-8231
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“machaca” (10 reviews)
“tortillas” (21 reviews)
“chimichanga” (7 reviews)
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2126 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85022-5896
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed eating here. The restaurant was clean and the food was very good. The restaurant has a fast food atmosphere, but the staff was very friendly. You place your order at the counter, seat yourself and wait for your order number to be...More

Thank cafarrington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have heard all kinds of good stuff about this place. After 15 years finally tried it. Not a mexican in sight inside the restaurant. That should have told us something. This is a stand up and order restaurant with many tables on a concrete surface....More

Thank 702larrye
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We found this restaurant as we were driving around. The staff were friendly, the food was excellent and the prices were very reasonable. I would highly recommend this establishment to everyone.

Thank gingerm0m
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The quality of the food is totally consistent and excellent! The machaca burrito is so good. Always have the green chili with it

Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 26 April 2017

$ Not bad, but not great either. Only eat here because it's close to home, no table service Cafetiere style.

Thank Steven P
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Best enchilada sauce if you feel like cooking. Simple food but always consistent. We also use Carolina's for catering for our training center, our students also comment how good their food is.

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We live only about a mile from Carolina’s on Cactus/Thunderbird, at Cave Creek Rd, and have dined there on several occasions. Each has been very good, to excellent. On this visit, we had family in town, but as some family members only eat Raw Vegan,...More

1  Thank The_Loup_Garou
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

I've eaten here several times the food is fantastic and well priced. Great place for a quick visit to Mexico.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I ordered out from Carolina's yesterday. I was surprised at how inexpensive the prices were and the large selection. When I arrived the order was ready and the help was cheerful and accurate. When I got home I found the food to be good and...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Heard this was a favorite of locals...thought we would check it out. Place was not the original but it was packed. The food and customer service was awful. It's like a cafeteria and all food is provided in styrofoam...after all these years, why don't they...More

Thank LC1saavy1
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5 September 2016|
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Response from davisgtd | Reviewed this property |
No alcohol served but have been to parties that have used Carolina catering.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2126 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85022-5896
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Paradise Valley
  • Neighbourhood: Paradise Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 602-275-8231
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