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La Carreta

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Mexican, Spanish
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108 North West Railroad Avenue, Hammond, LA 70401 (E. Charles St.)
985.419.9990
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11:00 am - 11:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Tex Mex

Nice place for straight forward Mexican food. Live music the night I visited. Portions were average. Good crowd.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
beerstl
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Sparks, NV
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

The best thing about this restaurant is the atmosphere. Love the outdoor seating (however, it is a smoking area - so if you are a non smoke, like me, be aware there will be smoke). The place is very nicely decorated in kind of an upscale-ish Mexican decor. I split the chicken tacos with refried beans and rice. Chips and... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I remember eating here a few years ago and was just blown away at the wonderful food. When I knew we were coming back to eat tonight I was so excited and couldn't wait! Man, I was disappointed. Nothing even came close to tasting good at all. At first I thought it was just me and maybe my tastes had... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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178 reviews 178 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Nice place for straight forward Mexican food. Live music the night I visited. Portions were average. Good crowd.

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Covington, Louisiana
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73 reviews 73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This is a great place for reasonably priced Mexican food. If you go on a Saturday night, they have outdoor live music playing from 6:30-9:30...but come early because getting an outdoor table when the weather is nice is hard to do. Food is good, comes fairly quickly and has nice size portions. Beer is very cold, frozen mixed drinks are... More 

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Hammond, Louisiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Food was great and so was the service.Good location ,clean tables and floor. The prices were reasonable.

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French Settlement, LA United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is mine and my husband's get away spot for date nights without the babe. The patio is gorgeous, we always find a seat outside. They usually have a cover band that plays classics on the weekend and we love them. It's such a relaxing place to be. We usually get tacos carnitas and the raspberry margaritas, both are always... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is your typical tex-mex joint. What is good about La Carreta is that if you want to be seen, you will be. The downtown location is filled with locals and college students from the nearby university. La Carreta's central location provides a fun atmosphere where you will probably see someone you know. However, the food is mediocre at best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

People complain about the price of food, but where else can you get authentic Mexican food, homemade salsa and guac, and drinks for under $35? I had at least 4 20oz dos equis, and the shrimp brochetta and dessert for $32.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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80 reviews 80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

Second time here, about a month between visits. I really like that it's really open. Yes, they probably could put a few more tables inside, but they don't so huge cool points for that. Classic Mexican food fare, but consistently very fast, very good, and the staff members are very good & professional. We'll be back again next month, and... More 

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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137 reviews 137 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This La Carreta is right in dowtown Hammond next to the RR tracks. We were headed out of town on last Friday evening and needed to stop for dinner. This hit the spot. For three of us, we had an Avocado chicken salad and a spinach chicken salad that were very good, and our daughter had the 2 soft taco... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 108 North West Railroad Avenue, Hammond, LA 70401
    (E. Charles St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Hammond
  • Phone Number: 985.419.9990

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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