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La Carreta

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Mexican, Spanish
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139 Daniel Webster Hwy, Nashua, NH 03060
(603) 891-0055
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Today
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 87
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Mexican food I've had anywhere

My wife and I visit the restaurant at least once a month. The food is delicious, inexpensive, and plentiful. The drinks are great, whether a margarita or a 32 ounce draught. Chips and salsa are delivered 10 secs after you sit down and drinks aren't far behind. Service is always great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Jim C
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South Arm, Maine, United States
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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165 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I've been here twice and both times were really bad but our most recent trip was especially bad. First off, there was a funky smell in the air upon arrival. That should've been a precursor of what was to come. I ordered a taco salad and the meat literally tasted like cat food. I took 2 bites and pushed my... More 

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South Arm, Maine, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

My wife and I visit the restaurant at least once a month. The food is delicious, inexpensive, and plentiful. The drinks are great, whether a margarita or a 32 ounce draught. Chips and salsa are delivered 10 secs after you sit down and drinks aren't far behind. Service is always great.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

After moving back from So. California I was delighted to find la Carretta. Authentic, friendly very efficient staff will deliver great drinks and large portions to your table. This is not Taco Bell or Margaritas.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Don't judge a book by its cover,As soon as you walk into the very pleasing mexican decor and see a packed restaurant you know you are in for a great meal. As a person who loves margaritas they have the best in the area..All staff are very knowledgeable of menu items everything is very fresh and full of flavor .... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Been going to LaCareta for years. Really fun place (especially the bar) and their Margarita's are great!!!!

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Nashua, New Hampshire, United States
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Around Southern NH all you have to do is say La Carreta and you know right away what will come out of peoples mouths. "The best Mexican around" with the best of wait staff. The food is always fresh and comes out piping hot. Even on the busiest nights your food comes out quickly. On weekends expect to wait a... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This place is always busy, but worth the wait! The prices are extremely reasonable and the food is incredible! Possibly the best salsa I've ever had! The staff is wonderful and our order came very quickly after it was ordered. The decor is festive and inviting. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who enjoys amazing Mexican food and... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I grew up in So. California, and when I moved to New England in the mid-1980's, I missed the food I'd grown up around. Then La Carreta opened in 1990's, and one of the things I'd missed was back. Always good, always fast, always true to their Guadalajara roots. The Pollo Parilla, the Grilled Steak Tacos, and the Carne Asada... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We eat here whenever we get up to Nashua. Strongly agree with all the other reviews about great food, amazing proportions, good service, lots of choices and lots of seating. Last time had the lunch Veracruz Plate which was heavy on the grilled shrimp (so delicious, not over-powering flavor so you really taste fresh shrimp) and nice and hot. We... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

When I worked closer to La Carreta, a bunch of us from work used to go there often for lunch. We liked it for two reasons: the food was good and the service was fast, so we knew we could get back to work in an hour without having to rush eating. We've been back since the office moved, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 139 Daniel Webster Hwy, Nashua, NH 03060
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Nashua
  • Phone Number: (603) 891-0055

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 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?