Clad in floppy sombrero, the Carlos cartoon crawfish leans fearlessly against his cactus, a plateful of steaming Mexican food in hand for all to see. This emblem is an apt evocation of the eatery's culinary aesthetic––traditional Mexican dishes kicked up a notch with Cajun flair. Sure, the restaurant keeps things authentic with cheesy enchiladas and chili rellenos, but along with chicken or steak, skilled chefs insulate tortillas with bayou-style crawfish, shrimp, and even crab. Margaritas help to soothe mouths after spoonfuls of spice, as do imported beers and tongue massages administered with aromatic guacamole.:m]]
It said locally owned and operated for 45 years, but I saw some info online suggesting they were out of business for awhile, or that ownership may have changed hands, so I left the figure out.