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Carretas Cafe - CLOSED

7011 S Broadway Ave, Tyler, TX 75703-4737
+1 903-581-1895
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible46%
11 Dec 2012
“Don't understand why more people don't patronize this place”
30 Sep 2012
“Good if you're looking for a party”
Restaurant Hours Closed
7011 S Broadway Ave, Tyler, TX 75703-4737
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Reviewed 12 December 2012

My husband and I have been eating at Carretas Cafe for years, back when it was in a dive location and called "La Carretas." The food is excellent Tex-Mex, without the over-seasoning so common in Tex-Mex places that really just serve the same six ingredients...More

Thank LovesGoodFoodTexas
Reviewed 30 September 2012

Carretas appears to have put more focus into their bar business than that of the restaurant. Food isn't bad, but there are much better options for the money in Tyler.

Thank WarEglTX
Reviewed 8 September 2012

Something has changed at Carrettas since the last time I visited with friends. Karaoke is usually fun. Be advised...female off duty waitstaff verbally assaulted me and the manager did not ask me to leave, but instead grabbed me by the arms, escorted me outside not...More

1  Thank ccb747
Reviewed 28 July 2012

This is basic Mexican food. I have only been in the early evening or day time but it seems it is probably much more interesting when the night life gets going.

Thank etxgmom
Reviewed 8 February 2012

food is so-so. service is terrible if you go on karaoke nights but it is worth the show

Thank steelerfan5
Reviewed 5 January 2012

As soon as we entered, the smell was pretty nasty. The guy who waited on us was very nice so and the food was ok but not great. At 4 AM i woke up sick and remained so the entire next day. Will not return!

Thank Phibella
Reviewed 17 December 2011

We were visiting the area overnight and randomly picked this location for dinner. We were seated promptly and provided with chips and salsa immediately. Our food orders were served before very long and there was plenty of it . It was delicious but there was...More

Thank TG64
Reviewed 6 September 2011

We ate here last Saturday evening and had a great time! The food was well prepared and the portions were generous. We took enough back to our condo to have lunch on Sunday. Our waiter was very, very good. He advised us on their food...More

1  Thank ScubaStan710
Reviewed 20 August 2011

as soon as we entered the foyer, there was a foul smell. The hostess seated us at a dirty table, so I asked if we could get the table cleaned and her attitude displayed her aggravation, but she did clean it off. We sat down,...More

Thank smcmtexas
Reviewed 2 August 2011

I recently had one of the worst experiences of my life here. Karaoke was awesome... music was great, dancing was HOT the service was BEYOND AWEFUL! The manager Steve Whoever, had the nerve to put his hand in my cousins face and told him to...More

Thank deshon
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7011 S Broadway Ave, Tyler, TX 75703-4737
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Tyler
  • Phone Number: +1 903-581-1895
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