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“La Caretta, very authentic and fresh!” 5 of 5 stars
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La Caretta Restaurant and Bar
717 US Highway 41, Schererville, IN
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Ranked #11 of 83 Restaurants in Schererville
Cuisines: Mexican
Description: Second La Caretta in area, one also in Merrillville, IN
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Description: Second La Caretta in area, one also in Merrillville, IN
Crown Point, Indiana
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
“La Caretta, very authentic and fresh!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

I highly recommend La Caretta when you get a taste for Mexican food. Extremely prompt, caring and friendly, serving up many authentic Mexican dishes. Sangria is delicious, must try! Weekend evenings get busy so don't be surprised if there's a wait.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Merrillville, Indiana, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Authentic and Delicious!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

When you drive by on a Fri/Sat night and see a line out the door... there's a reason! The food is authentic, delicious, and the servings are generous. Top value in my book! One of my favorite places to go in Merrillville. :-)

Visited August 2012
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Saint John, IN
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Relaxed but festive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Ended up here one evening and fell in love with the bar area. We did not sit in the dining room so I can't comment on that. They are known for their margaritta and they didn't disappoint. Many different favors too! We sat at a table in the bar area and the service was great. Loved, loved, loved the salsa. I ordered the carnitas and there was plenty for the next day. Prices were good, food was great and the beer and margaritas were tasty. What more could you want!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Chicago, Illinois
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105 reviews 105 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Spare Yourself the Headache from the Noise of Bag Popping”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012 via mobile

This place could be so much better! The portion is abundant for the price but the quality is not as good as it use to be at the Merrillville location! You will leave with a headache due to constant bag popping in celebration of customer birthdays....(is that customary in Mexico? I think not!). The drinks menu is excellent and not overpriced compared to other places. The Salsa could use a whole lot of help and the chips are greasy.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Highland Vermillion County, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Me encanta este restaurante”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012 via mobile

Wonderful, authentic Mexican food. Smiling staff greets you at door & makes you feel special & a pleasure to serve you. The food is sooo good & if you visit at lunch - they have many specials to choose from.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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