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La Carreta

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Mexican, Spanish
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4065 Government St, Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 334-9940
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sunday Lunch at La Carreta

Got to the restaurant around 1:00 PM on a Sunday, the place was about half full. Waiter got our drinks and appetizers out quickly. We had the Taco salad with chicken, chicken was tender and flavor full. We also had the combo burrito taco and enchilada (the La Bamba). Enjoyed it, will get it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 18, 2015
Philpot122
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West Monroe, Louisiana
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24 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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West Monroe, Louisiana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Got to the restaurant around 1:00 PM on a Sunday, the place was about half full. Waiter got our drinks and appetizers out quickly. We had the Taco salad with chicken, chicken was tender and flavor full. We also had the combo burrito taco and enchilada (the La Bamba). Enjoyed it, will get it again. Flavor was good, prices were... More 

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baton rouge
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108 reviews 108 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Great patio great margs great food great time. This is the place I want to be on a fall or spring after work happy hour. Two for one margaritas and a great atmosphere- a fire pit if there's a chill in the air.

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Prairieville, Louisiana
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85 reviews 85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

After a long week of work we first headed to superior grill but the wait time was 40 minutes so we headed down the street. Margaritas were good. I have had better chips and salsa. Ordered nachos as a meal. They were ok. I glanced at the dinner menu before I ordered. I thought the were terribly expensive. Not a... More 

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New Orleans
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173 reviews 173 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I had not been here in 2 years due to a below average food experience but decided to try again, being in the neighborhood. Although the outside looks old, the inside is clean, sparkly fresh and quite a nice festiive atmosphere. Our hostess was extremely pleasant and prompt; our server very accomodating and attentive. But, the food was below par.... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

My experience was ok...nothing special. The service was great, very attentive. Although the waiter didn't remember who ordered what. The food was ok I guess, for TexMex. Nothing special at all. It's not one of those restaurants that I must go back to.

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New Orleans
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Got there too late for lunch....so had to order from DINNER menue. Was amazed at how small the portion was. One Qeusadilla shell cut into 3 pieces, a handful of beans, little bit of rice. Tasteless. I said something to the Manager and his response was 'if you order it as an Appetizer you get more'. It USED to be... More 

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Monroe, Louisiana
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62 reviews 62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I ordered the Taco Salad and water. My friend ordered and enchilada plate with margarita. My taco shell was fried beyond recognition and dripping in grease. I wish I had a photo of the shell- it was unbelievable.The beans were the worst I've ever had at a restaurant and everything was topped with low-quality mozzarella cheese and low on actual... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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106 reviews 106 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

This location on Government Street recently completed a wonderful renovation with patio dining in the back of the property so you are not exposed the all the Government Street traffic. Great margaritas and wonderful ceviche. The freshest fish in the tacos and they don't use Tilapia but Mahi Mahi which is much better. Our waiter was wonderful and spoke great... More 

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Baton Rouge
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

One of our main Go-To's when we want to eat well in baton rouge but don't want hoity-toity. Food is excellent, prices are very reasonable. Kids love the chips and salsa, which I also find excellent! Check it out. Con's- location.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

La Carreta is a good Mexican restaurant with good food, drinks and prices. I often like to go for lunch.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4065 Government St, Baton Rouge, LA 70806
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Baton Rouge
  • Phone Number: (225) 334-9940

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Spanish
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?