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Carolina's Mexican Food

9.722 reviews
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Mexican
Ranked #19 in Phoenix restaurants
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1202 E Mohave St, Phoenix, AZ 85034
(602) 252-1503
http://www.carolinasmex.com
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The restaurant was founded in 1968 by namesake Carolina Valenzuela, who still presides over the kitchen. It was first at 105 W. Hilton Ave. and later at 1519 E. Mohave St. Since 1986, it has been at ... Read more
1202 E. Mohave in a building that also has housed a coin-operated laundry and a grocery store.

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Kansas City, Missouri, USA

This is by far our favorite Mexican food restaurant in the valley!! The service is always great and they have the best tortillas ever!!

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Local from Tempe, Arizona, USA

Really good Mexican food. Handmade tortillas And really good food. My favorite is machaca beef spiced just right. Nothing fancy but long time favorite of locals

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Very good moderately priced Mexican food 5 minutes from my house. Closed on Sundays.

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Local from Scottsdale

A hole in the wall that has expanded locations. I recommend the red chili plate and at least one taco!

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Burns, Kansas

the floor tortillas are what there known for.. there red chili & bean burritos!!!

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Local from Phoenix

Okay, you would think there are a lot if small, affordable, good mexican restaurants in PHX. No. Big restaurants, sure. Thats were Carolinas steps in, all good, all the time. Fresh and homemade, a great local spot. So go here and stay away from all those places that end in bertos!

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Love this place! Authentic, reasonably priced with hard working employees who move quickly. Delicious food.

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Not fancy but our favorite to get quick mexican food...Love it!!!

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Calhoun, Georgia

Best cheap mexican food!

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Burns, Kansas

One of my favorite Mexican places to chow down in the Phoenix area.

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