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Mi Carreta

Highway 321, Blowing Rock, NC
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Ranked #20 of 42 Restaurants in Blowing Rock
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- May 14, 2014
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19 reviews from our community

84% Recommend
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Blairsville, Georgia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

After reading reviews, we decided to try Mi Carreta on a recent trip to Blowing Rock. There were not many people in the restaurant; perhaps because it was only 5 pm. The menu is very extensive and the ambiance is great. However, our waitress was less than friendly and acted as if we were imposing on her. The food was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

My husband pulled into this place to eat because we were starving and we're tired of driving in fog LOL. There is a difference in Tex-Mex and authentic Mexican food! This place is in my top 2 authentic Mexican restaurants I've ever found...and that's saying alot...I usually hunt out places in every town we visit. The salsa was super fresh... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

We happened upon this restaurant by chance with a whole team of people (20!) and they were incredibly accommodating. The menu is huge so there is plenty of selection for everyone. The food was unbelievably fresh and delicious! We were pleased by every aspect of this restaurant. If you're near Blowing Rock you must stop by!

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

Food was fabulous. Large menu. We had 23 in our party and we were all pleased. I had chicken fajitas - tasty and fresh. Highly recommend if you are inbox for Mexican.

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Raleigh NC
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Sorry, folks, but this ain't no Tex-Mex. Believe me, I know good T-M and this falls squarely in the category of Jaliscan style Mexican food. Nothing wrong with that necessarily, but the blandness of the cooking from the Guadalajara is very distinct. While this food must be fresh to succeed, my SO and I don't find it nearly as tasty... More

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Newton, North Carolina
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100 reviews 100 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

We had a great lunch that cost $21 for two people. I had the chimichanga and my husband had arroyo con pollo. Both were delicious and plentiful. What I especially liked was the option of having the lunch menu on the weekend. Will go back again.

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Maitland, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Wonderfully delicious frozen margaritas! Nice atmosphere. The freshly prepared tableside guacamole was yummy. Go and have a delicious time. :)

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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

We enjoyed our dinner here. It wasn't the best Mexican food I'd ever eaten, but it was pretty good. The staff was friendly and attentive. I'd definitely recommend the margaritas--delicious! The prices were reasonable as well. Good place to go if you have a lot of mouths to feed and very casual. We'd been traveling all day on the parkway... More

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Originally a Texan, I know great Mexican food and the food at Mi Carreta is the best ever! Delicious, authentic Tex Mex, and affordable with good service. The fresh guacamole bar is fun. The decor is beautiful. The staff friendly. Highly recommended!

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Sanford, North Carolina
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

We will definitely be back to this restaurant! Everything was delicious and the staff was very nice and always keeping check on how we were doing. Enjoyed having the guacamole made at our table (it wasn't anything outstanding, but it was good). Will be back at this restaurant next time we're in Blowing Rock! :-)

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