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La Carreta

2245 Langhorne Road, Lynchburg, VA 24503
434-528-6800
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Ranked #53 of 273 restaurants in Lynchburg
Price range: $3 - $10
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Mar 4, 2014
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Lynchburg, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Food is typical for this area as far as Mexican cuisine is concerned. Sits in a steam well, served quick and hot. Not a bad thing, but just average. Great value for the buck, and that is why they are successful.

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Lorton, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

After hearing all the other college students talk about it I finally got the chance to go there. The outside of the building was rather plain but the inside was nice looking. The waiter was fluent in both Spanish and English and was efficient. The menu choices were numerous and there are really good non-spicy options whiich I need before... More

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Forest, Virginia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

La Carreta is our favorite Mexican Restaurant in the Lynchburg Area. We both dine in and carry out regularly. At $4.00, their lunch specials are "truly" special! Lunch Special #1 is my absolute favorite: Taco, Guacamole Salad, Choice of Chile Relleno or Poblano Chile, and refried beans all for $4.00. They also have great Tamales and adding one to a... More

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South Charleston, West Virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Food was good, standard Mexican in the US. The wait staff was fantastic, we really had a great time for a friends birthday.

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Buffalo, New York, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

We used to live in Lynchburg. Now when we visit we always go to La Carreta first! They even remember us! Chips and salsa are fresh. Sweet tea is refreshing. The staff is awesome!

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Moncton, New Brunswick
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

One can always count on the food at La Carreta to be delicious. However, sometimes the wait staff are not as friendly a they should be. I was once yelled at by a waiter who was trying to take my order (I didn't hear him ask for my selection, and so he proceded to yell at me to get my... More

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Coastal NC
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012 via mobile

We spent a few nights in Lynchburg while attending a Christian music festival at Liberty Univ. over New Years. We read good reviews of this restaurant and the hotel desk staff recommended it. We were very pleased, friendly waiters, fast service and great food. They even have a number of dishes that put a "twist" on some old favorites. My... More

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

We prefer the La Carreta locations in Madison Heights...I would only avoid the ones on Wards Road but the rest of them are always great with wonderful service.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Best Restaurant in Lynchburg as far as service and value you can't beat it.The store on Simons Run (across from Target) is now open all day . New menu with healthy choices available . Nothing but good things to say for the service and it's friendly owner and staff !

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AnitaJoye
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

then this is the right place. it's cheap, average in taste and the kids love it. all the dishes are just recreations of the same 5 ingredients. it's not the place to go if you are looking for inventive or particularly flavor full mexican cuisine, but it does the job for a family that needs a burrito fix.

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