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Carlos' Country Kitchen

American, Diner, Cafe
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90 W College Ave, Santa Rosa, CA
+1 707-569-9734
04:30 - 14:00
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

I have been eating at Carlos for three years now. Whenever I walk into Carlos, the staff is always looking at the door to see who is coming in. Always a smile on their faces and a greeting, "Good morning, Phyllis". I have my favorites, Elaine, Loralie, Brittany and of course, Miss Karen. But, lately a gal name Carrie is... More 

Thank Phyllis L
Rio Vista, CA
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88 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We were touring Santa Rosa with another couple and had no idea where we would like to eat. So...I consulted my trusty GPS. Up comes the name of Carlos' Country Kitchen. We walked in and found the decor less than impressive. We were quite hungry so we decided that we had to give it a try. I'm here to tell... More 

Thank Cascalense
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

I have eat here a couple times the food is very good but the server seems kinda rough(could just be the way I took it, nothing that was said just a attitude)

Thank Fox M
California Hot Springs, California
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150 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Great spot for that old time feeling,theyhave Linguisa,Italian Sausage and Polish Sausage with cottage fries for breakfast,ate there twice this week,it is a real throw back,loved it. Mike

Thank frau
Santa Rosa, California
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Carlos is a good greasy spoon. As much as I love great food and I love cooking, I can respect a place like Carlos'.

Thank so1333
Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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74 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This is the place if you want to fill up on classic diner food like pancakes, bacon, country sausage, omelette, sandwiches, burgers. I always enjoy the service. They give 110%. That said, it's not organic, it's not new age, it's not gluten free. Carlos is a classic diner for people who want to feel full when they leave, be served... More 

1 Thank Edi M
Santa Rosa, California
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Carlos' Country Kitchen is a great little diner with everything you want in a diner. Great food, I had french toast and perfectly cooked bacon, and great service make this place hard to beat.

1 Thank SavorJay
Santa Rosa
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The food here is always great. You never leave hungry...ever, plus good prices! The country fried steak is the best. Two could eat that meal.

1 Thank Linda R
Santa Rosa, California
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

We left after not getting acknowledged. The place was crowded and noisy and the staff disinterested.

Thank whineparty
New Mexico
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

If you are driving down College Ave. in Santa Rosa and you are really hungry, you HAVE to stop at Carlos' Country Kitchen . . . and here's why. In my experience, hole in the wall foodie places are the best. Yes, some fall short of that declaration but this place FAR exceeds the perception of hole in the walls.... More 

1 Thank Jorge S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
American, Diner, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
04:30 - 14:00
04:30 - 14:00
04:30 - 14:00
04:30 - 14:00
04:30 - 14:00
04:30 - 14:00
04:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 W College Ave, Santa Rosa, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-569-9734

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