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La Caretta

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Veterans Blvd, Denham Springs, LA 70726-5130
+1 225-271-9999
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived to very friendly crew. Was seated promptly. Ordered margaritas which were a bite tart and lacked alcohol. Ordered the tacos found the meat a bit salty. Everything else was pretty good. It's ok for drinks and a quick bite.

Thank Brian H
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food is bland. Service is slow and wait staff are inattentive. Queso dip was cold when it arrived to our table. Sweet tea tasted incredibly old. Definitely not my first choice for Mexican in Denham.

Thank Lauren G
Denham Springs, Louisiana
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

I have loved the food at Caretta for many years. The service is the best and the food is terrific. The man who owns it is very good to the customers.

Thank Donna M
Denham Springs, Louisiana
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

The manager will come to the table and cover the gluten free options from the menu, if you let your waiter or waitress know you are sensitive to gluten. That may not seem like a big deal to those who do not have a gluten sensitivity, but for those who do, it is!

Thank Mike W
Madison, Mississippi
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235 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

We had a great waiter who was very attentive without being overbearing. I had the sizzling ribeye which was ok. It was cooked as ordered just did not have a lot of flavor and had a lot of fat. I expect some with a ribeye but his seemed excessive. This came with 2 small cheese enchiladas and bean soup. I... More 

Thank AllOver1
Sulphur, Louisiana
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Had the nachos for lunch and they are HUGE! We had great service in an authentic Mexican place. I would go back when I am hungry for this food type.

Thank Melissa T
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

The food, music and service is very good. I like the quantity and quality for the price. It is probably one of the FINEST Denham Springs has to offer. There isn't a lot of dining in Denham Springs because it's a small city. They do offer alcoholic drinks but it's a family restaurant.

Thank Patricia M
Denham Springs, Louisiana
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

My family and I frequent this restaurant often. No matter what time of day, no matter how busy, the service is excellent and the food matches that. Friendly staff, awesome food.

Thank imjeffshane
Walker, Louisiana
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Service was the main issue here. It started out good but soon we had to wait for everything. 20 minutes to get our check. Then the bill was wrong. Our waiter was nice but she had way too many tables.

Thank Mcwestm
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016

from the moment you walk in you are greeted by some very nice people. as soon as you sit you get your chips and salsa. then one of the waiters/ waitress will come get your drinks and appetizers. they come out very fast. we ordered all together. the kids love the tacos and I love the Ceviche. I get the... More 

Thank Cathy W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Veterans Blvd, Denham Springs, LA 70726-5130
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Denham Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 225-271-9999

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