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La Carreta

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Mexican, Spanish, Southwestern
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122 SW Central Ave, Amite, LA 70422
+1 985-748-9992
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Huntsville, Alabama
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84 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great authentic Mexican food at its best and well prepared. I had the 3 tacos (ground beef, fish & shrimp). Great.

Thank roadhound1
Hammond, Louisiana
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144 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

There are so many La Carretas to pick from in the TRI parish area. However, La caret Amite location is the best. The Owner of this particular La Carreta is what makes his different. Its still all about the food and the love for creating great food for his customers. I will drive 35 minutes extra just to come to... More 

Thank Josie N
Santa Clarita, California
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229 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Arrived at around 4pm the place appeared empty and the staff was sitting around chatting. I was noticed and someone came over and seated me. I changed booths when I observed someone I was working with eating by herself. We were the only ones in the restaurant. I ordered their Quesada Vera Cruz with grilled chicken. It was delivered fairly... More 

San Antonio, Texas
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89 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Living in San Antonio as I do now I've been exposed to some really top notch texmex and so when I travel I'm somewhat more picky about which ones I eat at on the road. These guys had some of the absolute best steak fajitas I've ever had, will definitely be going back here next time I'm in town.

Thank David W
Chesapeake, Virginia
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83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We brought a family group here for lunch and were disappointed in the taste of the food this visit. The atmosphere is very friendly and the service awesome but the taste will make us reconsider talking a group here again, at least in the near future. We will give them another chance though.

Thank smithcd3
New Orleans, Louisiana
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

My husband enjoys the shrimp chimichanga which is delicious but too fattening for me. I like the Monterey Shrimp because it's tasty but healthy, grilled shrimp with rice and veggies. The sauce is on the side Their chips are always fresh and warm with good picante sauce

1 Thank Cathy R
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Need to serve fresher food, because if you ever tasted Mexican food at home, you would know theirs is no fresh

Thank Leona B
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

A big group of us stopped in for dinner after work one night. The margaritas were very good. Good flavor, not too sweet and had a good punch of alcohol. The food was good, I got the fajitas and enjoyed them. He service was a little slow but that is my only complaint.

Thank Robert B
Amite, Louisiana
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84 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

My wife and I eat at La Carreta about once a week. It is run by Hispanic folks and many of the staff are Hispanic. Their Mexican food is delicious, ranging from simple tacos to burritos, enchiladas, fajitas, etc. The wait staff is courteous and friendly. The initial chips and salsa are excellent - the best I've had in a... More 

Thank Mizzou_Engineer
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

The food was good, but service was horrible. Waitress only came to table when we asked another server to get us chips. She was told by other waiters to bring us drinks. When received bill, a 15% gratuity was automatically added to the bill. We asked management why, they said for 5 customers or over they automatically add gratuity. No... More 

Thank Mommyif3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Mexican, Spanish, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 SW Central Ave, Amite, LA 70422
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Amite
  • Phone Number: +1 985-748-9992

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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?