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La Carretta Restaurant

Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
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660 E Burnside, Gresham, OR 97030-3921
(503) 661-7647
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this place on Trip Advisor and so when we got there realized we had been here before (couldn't remember the name). The parking lot was packed and as the time before, we parked on the street. That always says something about a restaurant, busy parking lot, usually good food. We sat outside on the patio and Martin was... More 

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Gresham, Oregon
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Locally well thought of...but my experience was just average from food, taste and service. Mostly a "local" thing....

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Portland, Oregon
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Years ago, this was the best Mexican food around. It has gone so far downhill we will never return. The salsa is tomato sauce with huge chunks of onion. The burritos were bland, at best. Tostada was soggy. The restaurant was so cold, all those around me were wrapped in their coats and still shivering. Not impressed.

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Thank Enat3
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40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

I have never had a bad meal here. The food is excellent and the staff is great. This is a good family restaurant to try for people driving through Gresham to Mt.Hood or to the Gorge.

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Thank JERRY G
Gresham, Oregon
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

The food is very good and the service is excellent. We enjoy the music. The place has friendly staff that is always there to help. Beautiful painted walls.

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Thank 234Jerry
Portland, Oregon
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82 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has two locations, one in the Brooklyn neighborhood in inner SE and this one in Gresham. We were given a large pitcher of water for our table of three, plenty of chips and salsa, and well-salted margaritas. Portions are large, plan on a to-go box. My friends ordered the taco salad and a combo meal. Our total check... More 

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Thank Amy K
central oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

It's all right. Nothing I'd crave. Typical mexican joint. The food comes fast. Prices same as anywhere else.

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Thank laynlow
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Noticed this restaurant driving by the evening before. So we dropped in on a Friday night and it was packed parking was hard to come by. But we sat in bar area as to have not to wait to be seated. We were waited on quickly. With a friendly and helpful smile. While waiting on our orders we had chips... More 

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Thank GlennMaret
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9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Have always enjoyed their food. The service is fast and always pleasant. A favorite last minute place to go for our family.

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Thank Lisette P
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

I know, I know. What am I doing here again? When you get good and service for a good price, you have to go back, for more.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 660 E Burnside, Gresham, OR 97030-3921
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Gresham
  • Phone Number: (503) 661-7647

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