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La Carreta

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Spanish
4065 Government St, Baton Rouge, LA 70806-5862
+1 225-334-9940
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible12%
22 Jan 2018
3 Oct 2017
“Always good food at a fair price”
Open Now
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
$$ - $$$
4065 Government St, Baton Rouge, LA 70806-5862
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I've been to several La Carreta locations over the years and this location is about the same as the others. The food is typical restaurant chain quality. Service is average and the staff were friendly. I would say it's average to above average Tex Mex.

Thank sbear1324
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I have never paid so much for frozen food before. We all ordered off the lunch menu and everything was horrible. The beans were so salty they couldn't be eaten. I ordered the chili relleno and it wasn't properly heated. The food is horrible. I...More

Thank lstuck1
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I enjoy their salsa. I always end up asking for more. It is not overpowered by onions. Their enchiladas are tasty, and I enjoy them. Their beef sometimes can be a little chewy, which is way I gave them a Very Good. Other than that,...More

Thank Raininfyr
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Sorry to say I tried this place twice and was disappointed with the food and the service both times. The location and atmosphere are great so I really wish it was better, but I won't be going back.

Thank stevebtr
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Ate here twice this month and both times were good. Margaritas are really good but not cheap. Great Guacamole. Service could use a little pep in the step .

Thank Tip P
Reviewed 15 December 2016

It's been a good while since I last ate here. I probably won't go back. The atmosphere is pretty much nil, the service was ok, the food was awful. I drank water or tea, so can't comment on the bar. It was an underwhelming experience....More

Thank Woody M
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places to go food is always good. Service is great fabulous atmosphere. Must get the shrimp brochetto.

Thank Reeree3
Reviewed 17 August 2016

La Carreta is consistently good. The menu is diverse but is traditional. The servers are always nice and efficient. I have been here 20+ times and never had a bad experience. The prices are reasonable.

Thank Drew S
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

My coworkers and I visited her for Cinco de mayo and was asked how long we were going to be because others were waiting. When you're spending your money at an establishment, this is the last thing you expect to be asked.

Thank CharliesAngel12
Reviewed 28 April 2016

The chips and salsa was good. That's all I had in the way of food. I was there for margaritas and they were very good. All are made by hand, even the frozen ones are made by hand before freezing.

Thank Mitch M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4065 Government St, Baton Rouge, LA 70806-5862
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Baton Rouge
  • Phone Number: +1 225-334-9940
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