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La Carreta Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
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545 Hooksett Rd, Manchester, NH 03104-2654
+1 603-628-6899
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped by with friends. Been to La Carreta numerous times and each time have enjoyed the experience. Attentive and friendly staff. Usually get shrimp and scallops with soft shell taco but this time tried the steak and chicken nachos. Advertised as an appetizer but it was huge, enough for 3! Great flavor. The flan was also delicious, as always. The... More 

Thank Stephen Wayne F... B
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106 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

There are other places to eat Mexican food in this area, some have flashier dining rooms and bigger margaritas, but none of them have food that is as good as La Carretta! We lived in Manchester 15 years ago and regularly visited La Caretta and have continued to do so on our yearly pilgrimage back to the area to visit... More 

Thank panarama222
New Hampshire
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been to la Carreta tons of times .. they are always supremely consistent, and generally very fast. Each table is provided with warm fresh chips, and housemade salsa. The grilled chicken nachos, are phenomenal! They're great to share as an appetizer, but could be a meal themselves. The chili is very good, burritos are great .. pretty much everything we've... More 

Thank brimarie115
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

This is my favorite Mexican restaurant. The food is reasonably authentic, delicious, and reasonably priced. They have good drinks and great service. The food comes fast, sometimes shockingly fast, and it always tastes fresh. I can't think of anything bad to say, other than the wait when it's busy or the siesta closing times. I highly recommend this place.

Thank Walter T
Montpelier, Vermont
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

This is an awesome restaurant the food is delicious, you will be happy with anything On the menu. The daily lunch specials are well thought out combinations and the portions are generous and family friendly priced. If you can afford to take your kids to a burger joint, you can afford to feed them here. Drinks (adult) are spot on.... More 

Thank Vermonttexican
Bow, New Hampshire, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I literally cannot get enough of La Carreta. This is my husband and my "go to" spot for a casual dinner or gathering with friends. Delicious menu, great drinks, friendly attentive service and the best guacamole EVER!

Thank Jaime M
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50 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Ignore the ugly strip mall location and relax. The food was great, and the margaritas come in massive, heavy glasses that make you feel less guilty for skipping an upper body workout. The wait staff plop down warm chips and salsa upon arrival and it feels like a family run spot... not a chain atmosphere at all. Chile Rellenos were... More 

Thank wanderingbark
Manchester, New Hampshire
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We love coming to La Carreta. The food is delicious and reasonably price. The Mojitos are always on point and you get a healthy portion of fresh chips and salsa to start your meal off. I love the shredded chicken taco salad and chimichanga while my boyfriend loves the shredded chicken nachos. Best part about it is that the food... More 

Thank Mbent48
Epsom, New Hampshire
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We have never had a bad meal here. My absolute favorite is the alambras . Deliciously skewered veggies like zucchini, yellow squash, red pepper, onion and mushroom and your choice of beef or chicken, served on a bed of rice and a side of shredded lettuce topped with sour cream and guacamole. My husband had the fried chimichanga which he... More 

Thank Liorah W
Bow, New Hampshire
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208 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Food is delicious, service is always good, and margaritas are delicious! We always stop here on our way back from Maine for a delicious dinner and travel break. Always good, with decent atmosphere!

Thank ElauNH

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 545 Hooksett Rd, Manchester, NH 03104-2654
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 603-628-6899

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