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4065 Government St, Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 334-9940
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West Monroe, Louisiana
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 NEW

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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101 reviews 101 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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63 reviews 63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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158 reviews 158 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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103 reviews 103 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 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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Additional Information about La Carreta

Address: 4065 Government St, Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Phone Number: (225) 334-9940
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Baton Rouge
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
Cuisine: Mexican

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