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El Carreton

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910 E Greenville Pike, Winchester, IN 47394-8448
+1 765-584-3124
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

a very good atmosphere and very good food with great service. Never waited more than 20 minutes. Large groups welcomed.

Thank Jared D
Union City, Indiana
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

El Carreton waiters/waitress are always polite and helpful. The food is excellent and hot. They don't take reservations but we have not had to wait for a table even though we had a party of 10. well worth the stop if you enjoy Mexican atmosphere and food!

Thank mkbrock7
Union City, Indiana
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

The food is delicious and you get a lot for your money. Service is great and you don't have to wait long for your order.

Thank tina47390
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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343 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

El Carretón is a pleasant surprise. On US 27, near Aldi and Walmart, here is a piece of real Mexico. The decor is clean and bright, the staff are friendly, and the food is well-cooked and reasonably-priced. They have an extensive lunch menu with large portions.

Thank Margaret F
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Large menu with lots of choices. Services is fast. Very nice waders that come back and check on you frequently.

Thank Alan B
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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

I travel quite a bit and always try to compare other Mexican restaurants to El Carreton. It is tough because nothing can come close. The food is excellent, service is awesome and the restaurant is very clean. The owners and wait staff often chat and joke with my kids and guests. They really make you feel like family. I highly... More 

Thank wilsomi73
Westport, Indiana
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150 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

The food was delicious. Large portions and super affordably priced. Food arrived fresh and plentiful. Was with 3 other people and they got huge portions as well. This is the best Mexican food to date I have ever eaten! (And THAT is a compliment!)

Thank Steve H
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016

Love the free chips and salsa. The food was delicious and reasonably priced. Staff could use more smiles as they were stoic.

Thank Folk Art F
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

A nice atmosphere and a good time. Servings are a good size and food is good. Plenty of chips and salsa to go around.

Thank preretired
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Had a great time. The atmosphere at El Carreton was relaxing Ricardo and Luis are so great very accommodating. We will be returning.

Thank missm712

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 910 E Greenville Pike, Winchester, IN 47394-8448
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: +1 765-584-3124

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?