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La Carreta Mexican Restaurant

1347 Tavern Rd, Ste 31, Alpine, CA 91901-3891
619-445-8631
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Ranked #14 of 46 Restaurants in Alpine
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
Cuisines: Mexican
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English first
Santee, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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63 reviews 63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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142 reviews 142 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
319 helpful votes 319 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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Alpine, California
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164 reviews 164 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Margaritas are great! Menu is like any other mexican restaurant in San Diego. I am into the authentic chips and salsa not tostitos chips and salsa. Food is average not anything I would write home about however there albondigas are extremely tasty. .

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Additional Information about La Carreta Mexican Restaurant

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

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