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La Carreta Resturant

Mexican, Southwestern
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1336 John B. Dennis Hwy., Kingsport, TN 37660
+1 423-247-4700
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Greeneville, Tennessee, USA
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been dining at LaCarreta's for many years. The chips and salsa are, by far, the best! The food is always hot, cheesy, and delicious. Fast service. Love this restaurant. My only recommendation would be to improve the check out situation. At lunch time, the line for the one and only check out register may quickly back up the... More 

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Thank Kimik1
Kingsport, Tennessee
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In a town quickly becoming saturated with Mexican restaurants, La Carreta on John B Dennis Highway is consistently the best Mexican food in Kingsport. Quick and friendly service, comfortable surroundings, quality ingredients always properly seasoned and prepared. Hearty portions. Full bar. Can handle couples to large groups. Try the warm crispy chips with their homemade salsa and the best cheese... More 

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Thank VolunteerTravel1225
Gloucester, Virginia
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

With reviews we thought this would be great. I ordered taco salad. The hamburger had no flavor or spice in it and the chicken had consistency if can chicken. No authentic mexican flare

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Thank 90Rose
Charlotte, North Carolina
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472 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I recently enjoyed a great dinner at La Carreta while in town for work. The menu had many typical options, and everything I had was great. The waiter was very friendly and fast, and the atmosphere was bright and colorful. I would definitely go back.

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Thank Bowmanator22
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best Mexican restaurants we've been to!! We had a burrito that was filled with ground beef, rice and re fried beans. Covered with nacho cheese sauce and fried and crumbled chorizo sausage! Yummmm! We also got a side of their guacamole and a jumbo Texas margarita! Very very good! It was even too much for 2 people... More 

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Thank Maureen P
Ringgold, Georgia
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

A group of parents and kids came here after soccer tournament games in Kingsport. Everything was very laid back and we had no trouble getting a big table. Helped that it was about 6 p.m. on a Saturday night. Food was good and the prices were good on the large draft beers!

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Thank mooreda22
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We have eaten at this restaurant almost once a week for the last 6 years. It's just a staple in our routine. You cannot beat the fast service anywhere for any price. The food taste fresh. The hot things are hot and cold is cold. Wonderful prices too.

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Thank Tim C
Nashville
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Typical Mexican restaurant menu found throughout the South. Not gourmet but food is always fresh and staff friendly. Restaurant has Mexican themed decor and appears clean and ordered. Food is not expensive with generous portions. Food quality is consistently above average for this type of restaurant. It's always a sure bet.

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Thank NashCrew
Jonesborough, Tennessee
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Some of us from work go here regularly to get some lunch. The service here is quick and efficient. Lunches are very affordable. I typically get the taco salad which is less than $6, and there are other lunches that are less $8-10. They provide a good amount of chips and salsa. The place is very clean. It can get... More 

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Thank cpatterson1177
Kingsport, Tennessee
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We traveled Mexico and La Correta comes close to traditional food for a Tex-Mex restaurant. The menu is full of everything imaginable. The service is great. Most servers speak english well and enjoy it when I speak halting spanish. 🤑

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1336 John B. Dennis Hwy., Kingsport, TN 37660
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Kingsport
  • Phone Number: +1 423-247-4700

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