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La Carreta

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35 Iowa Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80909-5913
+1 719-477-1157
10:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Mon 10:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 20:30
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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86 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started with a margarita and beer for my wife and me. We then shared the mini rellenos while they prep[red our entries. My wife the mojo de ajo camarones. I had the tortilla soup. Everything tasted fresh and delicious. We will be back.

Thank Kill-R-Witt
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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490 reviews
375 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The salsa was so good, I barely had room for the queso. Two bowls of chips later, I stopped caring about weight gain and just accepted the fact I filled up on the chips, salsa, and queso, and so thought maybe I would have to get my camarones a la diablo to go. And then the plate was in front... More 

Thank Rhonda B
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Family run restaurant with a very good selection; all home recipes from burritos, tacos, and enchiladas plus their combo meals, it is good. Quaint place, small but good place for lunch or dinner.

Thank Bob H
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

My wife and I ate at La Carreta last night after the movies. The restaurant is in an out-of-the-way place in a small strip shopping center in an older part of town. First, the setting is quite nice. Done in a tasteful color with Mexican decorations. But there was the obligatory television on the wall playing some sports. The tables... More 

Thank MikeB1952
Colorado Springs
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

I had tasted the La Carreta food when they catered two different meetings I attended. I had not visited the restaurant before. A very pleasant environment inside- don't let the very plain outside influence you! We were served promptly in a nice way. The food was really, really tasty! I plan to go again sooon!

Thank sonjatkinson
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Simply put the food is fantastic and the service follows suit. One of the best authentic Tex-Mex restaurants we've visited.

Thank Greg S
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96 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Looking for a place to grab some Mexican food and this place had really good ratings. So I thought let's do it. It's a little off the beaten path, but that's OK because I really don't care for chain restaurants. But when I walked in, the place was empty which I thought was odd. Service was slow but the food... More 

Thank mcn001
Colorado Springs
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

The green Chili and cárnitas are the best, very tradicional mexican food...and just love it!!...you should try it...i tried the home made sopapillas and crees en flan

Thank Menni J
Colorado Springs
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

The atmosphere was good, food was great! Best Mexican restaurant we have found in Colorado Springs in the 18 years that we have lived here. Don't be fooled by the fact is it located in a strip center.

Thank Rob V
Fort Lauderdale
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155 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

Stopped in after finding in goggle maps.Ordered. for the gang to go. Got.a beer.Chips salsa guacamole outstanding. Got home food was superb!

Thank blakes8542

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Iowa Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80909-5913
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-477-1157

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