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Lacarreta Restaurant

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5494 Bobby Hicks Hwy, Gray, TN 37615
(423) 477-0200
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Always great!

Food and service are always excellent. I've not had anything that was not good. This is one of my family's favorite restaurants.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2014
emilam
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Johnson City, Tennessee
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Gray, Tennessee
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

I love these restaurants in Kingsport. I dont like this one. Food is ok but not as good as the other.

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Food and service are always excellent. I've not had anything that was not good. This is one of my family's favorite restaurants.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

Great service. Excellent food for the value...great atmosphere and kid friendly!!! c: very clean!. Our family eats thr Atleast once a week.

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Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

I read reviews and some not so good, I wonder where you would find good mexican food? I have ate at several of the LaCaretta locations in this area and all are great, fast service. Again check out the parking lot that is packed! A very good indicator of the food you will get. Applies most anywhere. But LaCaretta in... More 

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gray TN
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

We eat at La Carettas in Kingsport and Colonial Heights, and they are great. This one, not so much. Cute restaurant, nice decor, etc, but the food is very bland and not the same as the other ones. And the cheese dip is more like cheese water. Really, this is not a one time thing. Every time I have been... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

I am a local and eat at La Carreta quite often. The quality is always consistent, the service always friendly and the entire establishment is always clean. The fried chicken chimichanga is a favorite! You can get the lunch (half portion) and drink for less than $8! Best margaritas in the area!

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Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

Eat in or carry out, this is one of several LaCaretta locations in the area. All are very good original mexican food. Look at the parking lot which is full most times, but there is a short wait. I have ate here and their other locations in Kingsport, Tn.. I rank it number 1# if your going for great food!

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Johnson City, TN
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2011

I love La Caretta! It's definatly my favorite Mexican restaurant. The prices are great! You have to try the chips and salsa with cheese dip, AMAZING!!! One of my families favorite dishes is enchilada supremema. Yummy!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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68 reviews 68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2011

This is a friendly little Mexican eatery not far from the interstate. They were very generous with their portions and the prices were good. I had the Texas salad and the portions were large, the food tasty and everything was fresh. The service was good and pretty fast at lunch hour. I will definitely eat here on my next Tri... More 

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011

Great chips and salsa.....excellent food, drinks cheap and tasty. Being from Southern California, it has been a challenge to find Mexican fod that has a Baja taste. This is the best place I have found in this area. It is alway busy, prices are very reasonable....definately MUST try! They have my business for sure!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5494 Bobby Hicks Hwy, Gray, TN 37615
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Gray
  • Phone Number: (423) 477-0200

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 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 - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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