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“Always a favorite” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of La Carreta Mexican Restaurant

La Carreta Mexican Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 26 Restaurants in Summersville
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Located in strip mall adjacent to Country Inn & Suites and near Hwy. 19
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99 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Always a favorite”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2013 via mobile

This place has been a favorite since they opened. We know the owners, they are great. Miss some of the past and first servers but always fast, friendly and good.

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English first
Prospect, Ohio, United States
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“What a great place after a long ride!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2013

Awesome! Thank you trip advisor! This lil Mexican Restaurant was just what we needed after being on the motorcycle for 12 hrs ( with 4 of that getting the bike repaired in Gallipolis) I always check trip advisor for hotels and good eats!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Kim V
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Amherst, New York, United States
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Room for improvement!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

From the minute we walked in we knew it was a mistake. The town weirdo was hanging out going from table to table smiling at people. No one greeted us at door or seated us. The restaurant didn't feel clean. I ordered an onion and cheese enchilada and there was not one piece of onion and hardly any cheese. I would not come back.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Patricia B
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Summersville, WV
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“GREAT FOOD IN A FUN ATMOSPHERE!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

You can find my family and lots of friends at La Carreta just about every Friday night! The food is wonderful and the service is great! It's usually busy in the evenings but the staff does a great job of getting you seated quickly and bringing your chips and salsa out to the table. Orders arrive quickly and you can't go wrong with anything on the menu...I think we have tried everything!
The staff is friendly and helpful. Leave the fast food chains behind and give this delicious mexican food a try!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank DJWSummersville_WV
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Toronto, Canada
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Pass the Margaritis and Tecate”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2013

We arrived today in Summersville after a 10 hour drive at our hotel, the Hampton Inn
( that is another review..the hotel treated us #1 from the moment we wlaked in ).
Prior to embarking on our trip to Myrtle Beach for the summer, we did some research and found this little "gem" La:Carreta.

Our server " Julio" greeted us at the door. walked us to our table and was always attentive to our requests/needs. Before you could say "the alamo" our margaritas were on the table. We tried both the frozen and on ice variety, both were not lacking tequila...very delicious. The Tecati beer was equally as delicious.

Our food was extremely flavourfull, hot and plentiful. For $7.50 the Fajitas/ Quesadillas were divine/ out of the is world. Happy to say we on our return trip back north we will be making another stop at this " north of the border " gem.

Happy hour is 4-7 Sunday to Thursday and lets jsut say with all the food we ate, plus the drinks we had I was pleasantly suprized our bill only came to $32.00.

OF NOTE: There is no cab service in Summersville , so if you choose to indulge in the libations as we did....please choose a hotel close by to walk. There is 2 hotels within a short crawl away. Our hotel was a bit farther walk ( under 1 km ), but it helped us walk off the enomous amounts of food we had for next to nothing.

Good quality service, no wait even though the restaurant was 3/4 full. If you are a lover of hot mexican flair,,,this is a great stopover and treat.

Once again hats off to Julio our server...he made the visit memorable.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank s p
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