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La Carreta Mexican Restaurant

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761 Cosby Hwy, Newport, TN 37821-3426
423-625-3941
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
great local joint

We nick-named La Carreta "Taco Island" ..hehee Me and my husband love their taco's (hard shell of course). They hand shred the cheese and is fantastic! quick service, huge menu, and quaint décor make for a fun lunch or dinner. Prices are great, and follow on facebook and ask for a 10% of your... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
MELANIETHERED
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NEWPORT,TN
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Findlay, Ohio
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199 reviews 199 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We were a group of six at noontime. We were seated right away and our server did a super job getting our drinks and food orders. Decor was nice and the places looks to be very clean. Chips and salsa is good. Food was decent but it was not really very warm. Plate was hot but the food should have... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have never had a bad experience here. The decor is bright and tastefully done. The service is excellent so the warm chips and salsa arrive immediately and are delicious. I've had enchiladas, tamales, burritos and fajitas that are equally delicious but the best thing that I've had that makes everything a "notch above" there is the pico de gallo.... More 

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NEWPORT,TN
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We nick-named La Carreta "Taco Island" ..hehee Me and my husband love their taco's (hard shell of course). They hand shred the cheese and is fantastic! quick service, huge menu, and quaint décor make for a fun lunch or dinner. Prices are great, and follow on facebook and ask for a 10% of your dinner! I always seem to gravitate... More 

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Newport, Tennessee
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We had ate at this restaurant at its old location 7-8 years ago and it was good. Now at their new digs the west side of town it still is good food good portion sizes and fast service. We will be trying them again soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Our business is located near La Carreta in Newport and we have tasted almost everything on the menu. We have never been disappointed! We have a wellness center,so most of our staff likes more health conscious meal options and the owners, cooks, and servers are always glad to prepare things based on our needs. Staff meeting favorite!

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Newport, Tennessee
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We eat here at least once a week and it is fantastic and very affordable. Highly recommend the shrimp and chicken fajitas and the chicken taco salad.

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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The service and food here were excellent but the restaurant's cleanliness left much to be desired. Not sure if we'll return but since it was our first time here we might give it another try. Everyone deserves a 2nd chance.

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Newport, Tennessee
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Great service and atmosphere...food has always been great and plentiful. They speak English and don't laugh at my Spanish spoken with an Appalachian accent.

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Just extremely mediocre everything. Felt unclean, we were seated in a table that had not been wiped down, after delivering our drinks, our server did not return to take our food order for about another 20 minutes or so. Our order was taken down by another server, who had watched us sit there sit looking around for the return of... More 

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hometown usa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

The food here is absolutely wonderful. It is a great Mexican restaurant and everyone is so very friendly, but it does not appear to be clean. Sadly, I have quit going to this restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 761 Cosby Hwy, Newport, TN 37821-3426
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: 423-625-3941

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

(423) 625-3941

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