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La Carreta

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Spanish
1215 S Story St, Boone, IA 50036-5020
+1 515-432-5100
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
19 Aug 2018
“Good cheap Mexican food”
1 week ago
“Best Food In Town”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1215 S Story St, Boone, IA 50036-5020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat here at least once a week love the quality of food at a great price. They have a wonderful very nice staff to. hey also make great margaritas to . The are always very busy but fast service

Thank mrboat1957
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not large, not extravagant, but the food was delicious and very reasonable in price. Had a vegetarian quesadilla that included rice and beans. The service was fast and the staff was very friendly. This is a treasure if you are in Boone. We would be...More

Thank Candi B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food at La Carreta is excellent and the wait staff is always very attentive. Best Mexican food I've ever had and we love their margaritas!

Thank jlfoley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we visit this the place we prefer to go to, you can find s something for everyone and the price is excellent.

Thank ranflah
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This place does a terrific business. Even though often near capacity the food arrives fast and hot. The staff is very friendly. The portions are large and the price very reasonable.

Thank jfrusselljf
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is a good mexican restaurant with good cheap food. The nachos they gave us to start were really nice and the burrittos were excellent

Thank jgzjkiwis
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I had the fajitas and my friend had a chimichanga. We both thought our meals were very good. Our server stopped by enough to check on us.

1  Thank ponyexpress11
Reviewed 5 October 2017

If you are in Boone and need Mexican food do yourself a favor and drive to Ames. Service is slow and not friendly. Food is not good and what you get doesn't match how it is described on the menu. Chicken has come to the...More

Thank Shawn W
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice place to eat Mexican food from starting with chips and salsa to enchilada, burrito's, chicken chimichanga.

1  Thank Diana L
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Although the staff is prompt and service was very good, the food was neither authentic or good. It was bland and what appeared to be mostly canned products. The only positive was that the food was served hot.

Thank Tammy M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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 - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1215 S Story St, Boone, IA 50036-5020
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: +1 515-432-5100
  • E-mail
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