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La Carreta

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
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4065 Government St, Baton Rouge, LA 70806-5862
+1 225-334-9940
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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
Baton Rouge, LA, United States
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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. I have been to the Bluebonnet location, which seems to be marginally better, but nowhere... More 

Thank Woody M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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87 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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
Level Contributor
30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

I live a few blocks down from this restaurant so I go there quite a bit with my family. I've also gone there for drinks and snacks after work and I find it a pleasant place to meet and catch up with friends. While the food is mostly average Mexican fair (no near the quality of Superior Grill down the... More 

Thank Aflossiegirl
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231 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Good food. Reasonable prices. SIX tables with FOUR waiters. Poorest service I've ever experienced! 15 minutes to approach our table to ask if we wanted drinks!

Thank Chuckwud
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Went here for the first time with a group of friends. Had a platter with chicken taco cheese enchilada and beans and rice. Place was very busy and being my first time there I was looking forward to some good food. Wait staff were friendly, efficient and helpful in getting what I wanted rather that reading through all the menu.... More 

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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
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?