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La Carreta Mexican Restaurant

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5790 macCorkle AV.SE., Charleston, WV 25304-2803
304-925-4590
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Manchester, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great Mexican restaurant. They have a great menu and a nice bar and cold beer. The food and service was great.

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Thank Doodleebks
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Friendly service, the food came really fast, good but nothing extraordinary. The spicy chori-pollo is nice.

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Thank Ana Clara B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

While the decor is not fancy, our entrees of Carne Mexicano and Carne Ranchero were surprisingly quite flavorful and tender with a bit of heat. The frozen strawberry margarita was also well done and not pricey. We wondered though if there were any patrons interested in the Spanish soccer game on TV, or if that was on for the wait... More 

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Thank Mary B
WV
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This place is fairly new, and exceptionally clean. The service is fast and the food is good. I have to admit I don't eat a lot of Mexican food, so I don't have much to compare to, but everything I've ordered here has been tasty.

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Chas.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The service was very good and the place is spotless. The meals were not bad just not good. Very ordinary and plain. Very disapointing.

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Thank DB25874
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38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

I recently passed through Charleston, and ate at this location. I have heard good things about it, from friends who frequent this location. I enjoyed the food, and the stage was very friendly! It is very easy to find, just off the exit. The atmosphere is great. The restaurant is very open, and decorated well. They do offer take out,... More 

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Thank Phillip H
Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We landed in Charleston on a Monday night, when several restaurants that we had pre-selected were closed. Staying in a motel on the south end of town on MacCorkle Avenue, we didn't feel like making a 20-mile round trip to some other highly-rated establishment, so we opted for something in the area. Except for that, we wouldn't have ended up... More 

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Thank MichiganBanjoMan
Charleston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

Recently ate at this Mexican restaurant during the late afternoon and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of food. Service was great, food arrived within a few minutes of ordering, and the interior decor was exceptionally clean, colorful and very nicely decorated. I'm including a pic taken in the dining room area.

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43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

I eat here often and enjoy it every time. Though not the best, it is good food at a great price. Similar in taste and decor to so many other Mexican restaurants, but that's ok.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I feel I should disqualify myself from this review, because 1) I live in Chicago, where we have a huge Mexican community and two of the best Mexican restaurants in the US (Rick Bayless' Frontera Grill and Topolobampo. 2) I have travelled to Mexico over 10 times and know Mexican food beyond what passes for "Mexican" in the US. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5790 macCorkle AV.SE., Charleston, WV 25304-2803
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: 304-925-4590

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