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400 Jefferson St, Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 706-7799
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

How that passes for a Mexican restaurant I will never know. Basically tasted like leftovers microwaved and slopped on a plate.

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Lafayette, La
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45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This restraunt has not been here long, as far as eating establishements go in Lafayette.....however the food is excellent, the chips and dip are superb and seasoned....plenty food to fill you up....the bar is excellent too and the staff well attended us...we've been here three times

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

When you walk in first you notice is a MODERN day design! Fresh colors, open floor plan, clean, staff is in uniform, and it hits you: Something they are doing right! And they do! Salsa and chips appear on our table in 20 seconds after we set down. Drinks in 2 minutes! GREAT service! Smiles and very friendly. We order... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This is as close to authentic Mexican as you can get in the entire region. La Carreta is a very relaxed atmosphere with great service. I have visited 3 times and each was a good experience. La Fonda's is no longer my favorite mex food. Try it you won't be disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Had the Steak Alambres and avocado salad, both top shelf. The service, as always was wonderful. The guacamole is very good. The manage Stephanie continues to masterfully coordinate a great team.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The other recent reviews were right on, I had the avocado salad with grilled chicken and it was delicious. Generous helping, excellent prompt service, and at a reasonable price.

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Broussard, Louisiana
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12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

wanted to try out new Mexican place in downtown Lafayette. It was mothers day weekend. so this was my mothers day dinner surprise. Food was excellent, salsa was nice and spicy guacamole was fresh. Service was excellent, atmosphere was very relaxing and fun! Will stop by again! downfall, it is in the heart of night clubs downtown Lafayette. Not highly... More 

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Memphis, Texas
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31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Good menu selection but the margarita's were great. Good atmosphere and the service was exceptional.

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Iota, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Had lunch on a Saturday. Excellent service. Fresh chips and bowls of salsa with small serving pitcher of salsa left on table. Nice touch! The guacamole was fresh and very tasty. Had the beef chimichanga and my son had a combo plate with tamale and quesadilla. All was very, very tasty!

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London, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

We enjoyed our meal at this downtown Mexican restaurant . Great salsa and chips as we arrived and no hassle as we read the menu from front to back , asked questions then ordered the meal for two - fajitas for two for twenty dollars. We had some excellent guacamole to start , which went very well with a traditional... More 

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Additional Information about La Carreta

Address: 400 Jefferson St, Lafayette, LA 70501
Phone Number: (337) 706-7799
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 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
Cuisine: Mexican

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