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la caretta

269 W Lincoln Hwy # 275, Merrillville, IN 46410-9000
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
8 Nov 2016
“Excellent food”
8 Jul 2016
“Food is ok”
Closes in 10 min
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
269 W Lincoln Hwy # 275, Merrillville, IN 46410-9000
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

The food here was just spectacular -- especially the refried beans. The decor was lovely, too. The restaurant is somewhat divided into one large room, a smaller dining area off the bar, and a separate bar with a few chairs. The host seemed to be...More

Thank Janice R
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Sat at the bar and enjoyed watching the bartender make his creations. Food was ok - little pricey for what you get.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This was our favorite Mexican Restaurant a few years ago before we moved and it was always busy with everything going good. When we moved back the food wasn't the same so we left it alone for several months and then tried it again today....More

1  Thank AL H
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Good Mexican food with a wide selection of choices. I particularly like the carnitas but occasionally one of the other dishes hits the spot. I just wish the salads were more creative beyond the same lettuce, tomatoes, etc used to garnish the tacos etc.

Thank VictoriaHobart
Reviewed 30 October 2015

friendly waitstaff. large variety Mexican fare. plenty on plate. tasty. atmosphere is festive. well established in Merrillville Indiana. seated quickly, service Is fast.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 15 October 2015

My cousin and I meet here half way on girls weekends and the food, margaritas are awesome! We eat there 2 times this past weekend will visiting Merrillville. Love it...Great service too.

Thank DeeLyons
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

Beautiful inside with great service. We got our food quick during lunch hour. Food was delicious! I'll be back with my hubby for sure!

Thank angm212
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Surpassed my expectations! Started with nacho fajitas (steak / chicken mix) and they were the perfect start to a wonderful dinner. All portions were perfect size with amazing flavor - not a chain resteraunt, and that's a good thing! I will be back next time...More

Thank Timothy S
Reviewed 1 July 2015

This is our favorite Mexican resturant. The food is great and the price is right. The service staff is very friendly especially Benito. He plays his bugle for birthdays.

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

I will never come back here based off my last experience. I ordered a shrimp fajita and the trio fajita for pick up. The "manager" handed me my food and guaranteed that everything was in there. I get home and realize that they didn't put...More

1  Thank Tiffanynwilliams
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 269 W Lincoln Hwy # 275, Merrillville, IN 46410-9000
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Merrillville
Near Kmart And Hallmark In Merrillville Off Of Rt 30.
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