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LA Carreta Restaurant

Mexican, Spanish
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4252 Fort Henry Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660-3383
(423) 245-7707
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 11
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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My kids love eating here. The chips are always fresh and tasty. We ordered cheese dip. I ordered a taco salad this time, hubby got a lunch special with a taco, burrito and rice. My oldest son got the same. Middle son got the kids special with taco and burrito. It was all great. Service was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
MomiTo3Boys
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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109 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

My kids love eating here. The chips are always fresh and tasty. We ordered cheese dip. I ordered a taco salad this time, hubby got a lunch special with a taco, burrito and rice. My oldest son got the same. Middle son got the kids special with taco and burrito. It was all great. Service was good this time as... More 

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

This is our favorite place to go for Mexican food. We always get the same thing. I love the chicken chimichanga, my son loves the enchiladas and my daughter gets the pollo chorizo.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The food tastes decent enough, but is not easy on the stomach. It wasn't until I tried Mexican in a larger city that I realized it shouldn't make me sick.

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Hampton, Tennessee
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Went in to try out a Mexican meal where I had heard was a reasonable place to eat. Upon entering we were immediately seated in a location of our choice and greeted by our waiter. management is proud of the restaurant and the upkeep and He got us our drinks and was able to answer all questions from the menu... More 

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Kingsport
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

If I'm craving Mexican this is where I go! I absolutely love the chicken quesadillas, tacos, and queso dip. Nothing else beats La Carreta!

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South Carolina
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Great menu, good prices, and fast service. We have always had good food. Not too spicy unless you want it that way.

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Jonesborough, Tennessee
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I do not dislike la careta but it is not my first choice of Mexican they do have many locations which makes it convenient. The food is cheap , fast , better than fast food chains. The service is usually above average. Good place to kill some hunger pains for less $$$ .

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

It's not authentic, but it's tasty. Smothered in cheese and sauce, La Caretta is definitely one of my guilty pleasures. I love the cheese dip and chicken quesadillas, as well as the beef burritos. I personally prefer the healthier, authentic version of Mexican better (which they may provide if you ask them to), but this is a good treat every... More 

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Enid, Oklahoma
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Loved the special la casa 10 years ago. I had it when I visited over thanksgiving this year. The cheese was thick and heavy and it didn't taste fresh. Also, the place was kind of dirty. My wife had a fairly nasty looking taco salad. The salsa was eerily similar to pace or some other store bought brand. I miss... More 

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Suffolk, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The parking lot was nearly full, but we only waited 10-15 min until a table opened up. Orders came out quicker than I expected. I didn't hear one complaint about the food. Portions were just right. Nobody left hungry!

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Additional Information about LA Carreta Restaurant

Address: 4252 Fort Henry Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660-3383
Phone Number: (423) 245-7707
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Kingsport
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican, Spanish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4252 Fort Henry Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660-3383
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Kingsport
  • Phone Number: (423) 245-7707

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Spanish
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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