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La Carreta Mexican Restaurant

545 Hooksett Rd, Manchester, NH 03104-2654
603-628-6899
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Boston, Massachusetts
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39 reviews 39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

(Sorry for the caps above - can't input italics.) If you really know your Mexican food you'll know this is not the place to seek it. We spent a great deal of time traveling out West for many years and are fairly familiar with true Mexican, home-cookin' served at small restaurants and stands. We are also experienced eaters at larger... More 

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South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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51 reviews 51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I love Mexican food. I eat it for breakfast. I eat it in my sleep. I bathe in salsa. My lawn is made of guacamole. I was near death in Manchester. I hadn't eaten for hours and I was about to explode into a pile of dust. But then I spotted a light in the darkness. It was La Caretta.... More 

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Raymond, New Hampshire
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is our favorite restaurant in the area. We visit this restaurant every chance we get. Everything is fresh and delicious on the menu. Lunch is an amazing value for all the food you get. The food and service is fast and good if you have kids it comes quick. My favorite is not on the menu but they make... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

I was so excited to try another Mexican place other than Margarita's, especially since everyone said it was so good but the best part of the whole meal were the roasted veggies I ordered as a side and recieved well after I finished my veggie-less meal. I ordered the burritto, cheese-stuffed chile pepper combo and it was all drenched in... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Try the Carne Asada here! It is incredible! Tasty, plentiful, served with terrific beans and rice, with a side of pico de gallo on the side. My whole family love this place and we all have our favorite dishes. It is always great, served fast and hot. The wait staff are friendly and efficient and the prices are good. A... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have been to this La Carreta many times. One of a small chain. The food is fairly basic Mexican but tasty, fast and served in a comfortable family atmosphere. My wife and I love to go there on Friday and unwind with a margarita after a hectic week. I especially like that they have dozens of tequilas at the... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is our go-to restaurant for Mexican food. We love the house-made tortillas and salsa, which they provide in abundance while you order or have beverages. They have a very large menu, and have available very large margaritas (not recommended at lunchtime or if you are driving - yikes!). Everyone I've ever brought here (from across the country) loved it.... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

LaCarreta has never been a disappontment --- always fresh and hot and very quick---service is always friendly and fast- do miss some of the staff from years ago but hasn't taken away from the whole mexican restaurant atmosphere ---- plenty of parking and pretty large bar area if you need to wait-even standing outside is never a problem ---Enjoy!

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

If you're looking for quick and cheap, this is a decent option. Just know that the same 5 ingredients are used in every dish, and most everything is, well...soggy. Lots of sauce on floppy burritos, that kind of thing. A similar sit-down environment with a colorful vibe but slightly more exciting dishes can be found at Margarita's. But, I think... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Great place to eat Mexican food. The service was fast and friendly. Very affordable and tasty. Will go back for sure when in Manchester.

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Address: 545 Hooksett Rd, Manchester, NH 03104-2654
Phone Number: 603-628-6899
Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
Cuisine: Mexican

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