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Carlos O'Kelly's Mexican Cafe

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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9396 State Road 16, Onalaska, WI 54650-8526
+1 608-783-1782
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 23:00
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Decatur, Illinois
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Being from illinois every time i go to wisconsin dells i take the hour trip to onalaska to eat at carlos o kellys. My fiance and i ate lunch there and i knew that at 6 pm the illinois basketball team would be playing on espnu which alot of places dont have. My waitor checked and made sure they had... More 

Thank joostato
Hudson, WI
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Ate a wonderful dinner her the other night. I was by myself, the restaurant was pretty slow, but the service and the food were awesome. I had the seafood and spincahc enchilada-delightful!

Thank DNW834
Birnamwood, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

My husband and I always make a point of eating here when we are in town. The staff are so great and the food is awesome. A family oriented restaurant. A place you will want to stop at and try.

Thank dawnmG4576ZW
New Richmond, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We happened on this restaurant by accident, and we were drawn in by the fun Decour on the outside. When we got inside, we were surprised by the large menu and great choices of appetizers. Our family had a wide variety of meals including fajitas, tacos, and even mac & cheese. The waiter was fast and friendly, and we really... More 

Thank Chad_From_WI_2016
Manchester, New Hampshire
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91 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

When ya have a hankering for Mexican food and ya want a good meal (Taco Bell or Taco John's doesn't count) you seek-out the top area restaurants, read reviews and point your compass towards your choice. My wife and I were already on the side of town near the mall (and this restaurant) and didn't feel much like driving around... More 

Thank Dave B
Onalaska, Wisconsin
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75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Eat here about once a month, usually with my friends after golf. Food is always okay chips are down usually fresh and the drinks are always decent. Waiters and waitresses try hard but are really not up to your typical waitstaff quality level.

Thank mark e
Decatur, Illinois
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Food is always perfect service ia fantastic and they have the best dips in the whole country. Their chips are also tasty and always crisp

Thank joostato
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 June 2016

The food was good, nut not as Mexican tasting as what I'm used to. I ordered a combination plate, not as spicy as I would have liked.

Thank Vicki C
Winona, Minnesota
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119 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Great atmosphere, bright, cheerful. Food is always good...GREAT chips!!! Salsa is the best and the Queso is the best in the world! Service is usually good- theres a waitress there named Dana who I ask for because she is the best-most attentive. Everything is great, the fajitas are AMAZING. My only small complaint is the music is always too loud!

Thank LindaJean16
Decatur, Illinois
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Always love come to the last carlos in the midwest i miss having it im my town so so much. Service is always great and chili con is best dip known to mankind

Thank joostato

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9396 State Road 16, Onalaska, WI 54650-8526
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Onalaska
  • Phone Number: +1 608-783-1782

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