Carlos 'N Charlie's @ The Flamingo
Carlos 'N Charlie's @ The Flamingo

Carlos 'N Charlie's @ The Flamingo

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.carlosncharlieslv.com/
  • Phone: (702) 522-9254
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Daily: 8:00am - 12:00pm
    Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 5:00pm
    Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - Close
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Executive Chef: Froylan Vazquez
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: Our staff is thoroughly trained in many different areas of dancing. Whether it is shaking, moon-walking, or grooving you're sure to be entertained by their skill. Don't forget our flare bartending shows daily! They won't be offended if you ask them to show you a trick.
  • Special Events: Special group menus available upon request. Buffet options, open bar packages and appetizer platters.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Flamingo Rd
  • Public Transit: Monorail, and bus.
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
A word from Carlos 'N Charlie's @ The Flamingo
Carlos’n Charlie's is a family-friendly, 100% Mexican restaurant. In a laid-back, casual setting, guests are free to do as they please as they are entertained by their surroundings - dancing on chairs, comical skit performances, singing and more. The servers work as a team, paying close attention to detail and entertaining guests individually to ensure that each person leaves with an unforgettable memory of the restaurant.
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Carlos 'N Charlie's @ The Flamingo reviews from OpenTable diners
7 reviews since July 25, 2014
Overall Rating3.7
  • Food3.3
    Service3.7
  • Ambiance3.6
    Noise LevelModerate
75% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (5)great for outdoor dining (4)vibrant bar scene (4)special occasion (3)great for brunch (2)kid-friendly (2)great for lunch (2)late-night find (2)scenic view (2)hot spot (2)fit for foodies (1)romantic (1)notable wine list (1)Show More
  • So much fun!
    MIKEandhiskillerguacomole
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    We had a party of 11 - and it was a great time. Giant drinks - fun food - and MIKE... he was lots of fun. We got rowdy and it was all good with them! Definitely hitting here next time in town. Perfect for my crazy family & friends.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fabulousfiesta
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Our server who is also the manager Gonzales, was great. Friendly great service. Took good care of us.fab
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not recommending this one!
    4eva21VIP
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    The service was awful, it took them to come to our table about twenty minutes and the place wasn't even busy. Once they took the order it took even longer for them to bring the food. The place didn't look clean. The servers were dressed like they just jumped out of bed. Not a place I will recommend.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Vegas
    Corky
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Very good for a quick bite. We got there around 5. P.m. On a Saturday and were done before six. Good service.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wedding recpt
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    My wedding party was well taken care of...also cake coordination was delivered perferctly. 6:30 PM was a perfect time between dinner and partying time.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 2 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 25, 2014
    • Overall Rating3
    • Food2.5
    • Ambiance2.5
    • Service2.5
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The following 76 reviews are from the Carlos 'N Charlie's @ The Flamingo reviews archive.
  • Food not 4U
    food4U
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    Adequate Mexican food. I took my family to Carlos & Charlies for dinner. We started with cheese dip that tasted like wall paper paste. We ordered Fajita's. They came out warm at best. The chicken and beef were so tasteless and bland we did not eat much of the dinner. The wait staff was not that busy when we ate but we still had to flag them down for drink refills and other items they forgot to bring with the order. I would NOT recommend this restaurant to ANYONE unless you just want to have drinks!!!
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great dinner!
    SocialSandi
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    Had dinner with a friend here this week. Food was tasty, huge portions, priced fairly enough for Vegas. I'll come back again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • not the best
    GraceVIP
    Dined on 5/19/2014
    This was a very dingy place. The food was fair but the table was warped and sticky.
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  • Great Mexican food!
    cwlasvegas
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    We enjoyed the beautiful gardens of the Flamingo while dining on the patio at Carlos and Charlies! Service was great and the food was wonderful!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Needs help
    SC2050
    Dined on 3/31/2014
    There was nothing extraordinary or exceptional about our dinner at Carlos 'N Charlie's. The food was acceptable but the margaritas were a joke. They have a 2-for-1 special but they served frozen, bitter slushies with virtually no tequila. Very disappointing. With such a great location, this restaurant could be so much better.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • After getting a core of lettuce
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/19/2014
    After getting a core of lettuce in my salad the management laughed and said they would have kitchen staff eat it. Not the response I wanted- canceled two reservations and went the the new linq which has several very good places to eat
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  • Not great
    Steph
    Dined on 3/16/2014
    We were outside for an 11th birthday party. Not enough staff, food so so. Manager took care of our issues but probably wouldn't return. Have had other positive experiences here.
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  • Terible
    YougottoLoveKeyWest
    Dined on 3/16/2014
    We checked in for our reservation and the host was unsure how to handle it. The waitress failed to bring my wife her coffee. We had to find her down in order to receive the coffee. No one checked on us during our entire meal. The Belgian waffle was burnt and my wife's omelet lacked any flavor.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great for parties
    LoriJ
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    A copy of Senior Frogs. Very loud and lots of waitresses passing out free shots.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Horrible
    David
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    Described as Southwestern but was essentially a poor excuse for a Taco Bell. We ordered chicken taco salads since there were no real Southwestern items on menu. They were old and wimpy and had tiny cubes of stale, flavorless "chicken" rather than a decent piece of chicken breast. A good waitress couldn't redeem the experience but she tried. Complete disappointment. Should not be allowed to participate in Open Table.
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  • Fun with friends
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    This was our second time to have dinner here. We had such a good time the first time we had to come back. Ian , was our server last time and was our server this time a well. He remembered us ( who couldn't ) remembered where we sat and even what we drank. That is impressive. We had not been there since the beginning of December. We must have made an impression on him to. It is just fun place, and we are sure to return may more times.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Who knew? Bad Mexican Food!
    luvmexicanfood
    Dined on 1/30/2014
    I never knew one could get bad Mexican food, who knew? There were only 6 of us, each ordered something different. We inquired prior to ordering what was really good? The chimichanga was recommended as well as a few other items. I ordered the chimichanga with high excited expectations just to be brought down. It was awful. Beans and rice were cool instead of hot, for all of us. The others muddled through, I returned mine. One of us ordered shrimp tacos. There were three pizly shrimp inside. Chips were stale. Everyone else at our table felt the same way about their plate. The atmosphere alone had us hopeful. Oh well, now we know where not to go the next time we're in Vegas. The staff was fun and wonderful.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Too Noisy For Us
    CttwinsVIP
    Dined on 1/18/2014
    We were not impressed with the service or food quality and it was too loud for us to have a conversation. I won't go back. There are other Mexican places I like better.
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  • Good food, helped with food
    Glasslady
    Dined on 1/15/2014
    Good food, helped with food allergy issues. Service was fair. Little slow but tolerable. Restaurant is on the noisy side
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • best staff and service
    luckypatriots
    Dined on 1/11/2014
    The. Hostess was awsum. Our waitress was. Awsum. This place rocked.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Completelly disappointed.
    KathyW
    Dined on 12/28/2013
    Completelly disappointed. Had to ask 3 times for water. DId not provide silverware, had to ask. Food was AWFUL! Waitress was horrible. Woukld never go back
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  • Bad Experience !!
    MridulVIP
    Dined on 12/24/2013
    At least we had a bad experience... we entered at 10:15PM, and it was marked as "Please Seat Yourself".. Then we found a table and settled in... It was almost empty... just to get glass of water we had to wait over 10-15 mins... and after that also for 15 mins no one showed up to take order or anything.. we just walked out and went to a nearby place....
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  • Adequate Mexican Restaurant
    Pauliedv
    Dined on 12/10/2013
    Food and service were adequate. We had a party of 6 and everyone agreed the food was marginal at best. The restaurant was very noisy and it was very difficult to hear one another. I wouldn't go back.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good for quick bite
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/23/2013
    A big group of us went, we were seated promptly and served quickly. Food was ok, nothing outstanding.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First visit
    John
    Dined on 10/31/2013
    Good food for reasonable price. Will definitely recommend.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, kid-friendly, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Slow but ok
    2foodiesVIP
    Dined on 10/16/2013
    The food was ok. Service was a lil slow at first but Yolanda came around and made sure we were taken care of. A salad one was ordered had no dressing on it at all even though the waitress said there was. Overall, I'd home again to dine on the patio…great ambience!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    Vicky
    Dined on 10/5/2013
    We had a great time and the food was delicious. We had a great service thoughtout the whole night. Thank you for great time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Everything was excellent and
    mooner
    Dined on 9/30/2013
    Everything was excellent and really enjoyed the atmosphere and people.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • food
    meredith29
    Dined on 8/30/2013
    Horrible food. Waited too long and we were only ones out of 5 people actually eating in the main area. Never greeted by hostess. Just stood there as she stared off into space
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food, horrible service
    Dayna
    Dined on 8/1/2013
    Our party of 10 initially enjoyed the food, drinks and the fun atmosphere. However, our overall experience was spoiled by the service- we'd never return because it was so negative. Our waitress was inattentive and forgetful and served us like she knew she'd be getting the added 18% gratuity for our large party. It took them literally over an hour to sort out the bill because hey refused to split the bill for our group and did not want us breaking it up ourselves and paying with multiple cards. We thought maybe it was a Vegas thing not to split bills, but we had wonderful experiences at restaurants the other nights who were accommodating to our needs. Probably would be an okay place for small parties, but stay away if you have a group!
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  • Fun night in Vegas with friends!
    DLob
    Dined on 7/6/2013
    Went to Carlos and Charlies at the Flamingo in Las Vegas on Saturday, July 6th, 2013. There were 6 of us and we were seated immediately. Drinks and food were good. Very large portions so many of us took food home with us. Balloon artist went from table to table making balloon hats for everyone. Definitely a great place to go with a group.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not so happy.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 5/18/2013
    Had made an early time reservation. When we arrived there were plenty of open tables so we were seated promptly and they didn't even ask our name. We then proceeded to order a drink. When the drinks arrived we ordered the appetizer and our entrees. Much to our chagrin they both came out at the same time. The chicken quesadilla appetizer and the enchilada dinners were only medium temperature before we could even finish one. Was disappointed in their method of delivery, their excuse was it was best to get it out before the crowd arrived.
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    good for groups
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  • Ok, food, ok drinks a little loud
    Quincy56
    Dined on 5/5/2013
    Went for the 2 for 1 margaritas, would be better off with the house made ones. Food was OK. Guacamole made at the table was good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Mexican Delight
    useevegas
    Dined on 5/5/2013
    Nice friendly restaurant. A little over priced but its located on the strip. My husband had the chicken mole was very good.I enjoyed the chicken tacos. I would dine here again. I do think the restaurant should give you free chips and salsa.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointment
    guinevere1VIP
    Dined on 4/27/2013
    Been to other Carlos N Charlie's. This was horrible experience. Started with 20 minute wait just to get up to the hostess stand to tell her we had a reservation, another 20 minutes before waiter showed up when people behind us in line had been seated and already had their drink orders, my margarita was the best part of the lunch and would have ordered another if waiter had ever come back to table. Had to get another waitress to get us our check. Will never go back. It's too bad because they have a great outdoor patio area and good location on the strip.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We originally went to Carlos
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 4/21/2013
    We originally went to Carlos and Charlie's in cancan and I have to say it was very disappointing. From the lack of service from the little Russian girl to the just very average food I woud never return or recommend it to anyone. We had the fajita salad and fajitas very bland chicken
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not so great
    BigFrisbeeQ
    Dined on 4/21/2013
    Very loud for not being very crowded. Our waitress seemed to be burdened to have to serve our table. Forget the refills. Our order was also messed eup, but after the long wait we just decided to take it; the bill wasn't adjusted to reflect the alternate items brought to us. Overall this was a poor experience. Carlos and Charlies is generally pretty good, this one was a let down.
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  • Poor service, poor value.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 4/20/2013
    The website said the music was 70's and 80's vintage with a mix of other music. There was one song from the 70's and 80's and the rest was Rap. The food was mediocre at best. One waitress seemed to be taking care of the whole room. We saw one couple come in, sit for 15 minutes without any one helping them. They finally got up in left. Once we finished our dinner, it took 30 minutes to get the table cleared and receive our check. For this torture we paid over $60 for 2.
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  • Goodplace
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 4/2/2013
    We had a fabulous time at Carlos and Charlies. When we arrived we asked about Happy Hour which was just ending...the hostess quickly took our drink orders and then when one came back not exactly as we ordered the bartender sent over a complimentary round of shots! The food was great and so was the service. They come around and take pictures of you all dressed up in hats and props and try to sell the pictures for 15 dollars each. We each bought one as the props made them different from photos we had taken and the price and quality were very reasonable. Definitely a fun light hearted atmosphere with huge portions and a great happy hour.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The service was poor - the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/26/2013
    The service was poor - the restaurant is very noisy, but our waitress insisted on taking all 7 orders from 1 far corner if the table. When some food orders were wrong, they weee not easily fixed. Even though we all had VERY spicy food, the waitress was no where around when we needed refills.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic