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La Carreta Mexican Restaurant

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1347 Tavern Rd, Ste 31, Alpine, CA 91901-3891
619-445-8631
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Upbeat with good service

Not many choices in Alpine but we chanced upon La Carretas. The decor was pleasant, food good and a generous serving. Large variety on the menu.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
VirginiaRose
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Santee, California
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14 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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El Cajon, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Did not eat there, did not eat there, did not eat there. Not allowing me to move forward. Did not eat Did not eat You are not allowing me to move forward, did not eat there

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Santee, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Not many choices in Alpine but we chanced upon La Carretas. The decor was pleasant, food good and a generous serving. Large variety on the menu.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The appetizer sampler had small steak burritos, quesadillas, and taquitos along with sour cream and guac. I would have been happy with this as my meal! Also, the bean dip was yum.

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Florence, Oregon
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74 reviews 74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

It had been three years since I ate here. My sister and I needed our Mexican food fix and La Carreta met our needs! The warm, fresh chips were served with a really good salsa.....not too thick, not too thin and just the right amount of spice. We both had machaca and loved it. My corn tortillas tasted homemade and... More 

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Alpine
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This restaurant has been around for a long time. No surprise because it is very good. They moved across from the original location and I probably like this one better.

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Alpine, California
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158 reviews 158 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
344 helpful votes 344 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I eat here fairly frequently with my girlfriend and we enjoy the great food, yummy Bloody Mary's and beer selections. The guys are so great at their jobs and care that you enjoy your time at La Carreta! They have outdoor seating for when the weather is beautiful, as well as indoor. They have TV's to watch your favorite sports... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

We eat here about once a month and enjoy the variety and ambiance La Carreta has to offer. Try the asada plate.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

My husband and I thought it was very good, but the grandkids would have preferred ground beef instead of shredded beef on their tacos. We would definitely eat there again!

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San Diego
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Pretty good Mexican food in the community of Alpine, CA. Great stop off on a road trip. Probably is not eh best Mexican food you will ever eat, but it was good and my kids enjoyed it very much. Would stop off again and enjoy.

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Alpine, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

I doubt very much the food is authentic Mexican food . We haven't been there in years & now go to another restaurant in town more to our taste .

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1347 Tavern Rd, Ste 31, Alpine, CA 91901-3891
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alpine
  • Phone Number: 619-445-8631

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?