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La Carreta

35 Iowa Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80909-5913
+1 719-477-1157
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good11%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“relleno” (4 reviews)
“camarones” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 20:30All hours
Mexican, Spanish
$$ - $$$
35 Iowa Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80909-5913
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

An easy 5 stars here. The salsa has kick and if I could have bottled it to take home, I would have. Couples night and celebration = Tecate and two new dishes, BOTH amazing: Bistec en Salsa Verde and Chuletas Ahumadas. There were no leftovers....More

Thank Rhonda B
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We started with a margarita and beer for my wife and me. We then shared the mini rellenos while they prep[red our entries. My wife the mojo de ajo camarones. I had the tortilla soup. Everything tasted fresh and delicious. We will be back.

1  Thank Kill-R-Witt
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The salsa was so good, I barely had room for the queso. Two bowls of chips later, I stopped caring about weight gain and just accepted the fact I filled up on the chips, salsa, and queso, and so thought maybe I would have to...More

1  Thank Rhonda B
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Family run restaurant with a very good selection; all home recipes from burritos, tacos, and enchiladas plus their combo meals, it is good. Quaint place, small but good place for lunch or dinner.

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 1 October 2016

My wife and I ate at La Carreta last night after the movies. The restaurant is in an out-of-the-way place in a small strip shopping center in an older part of town. First, the setting is quite nice. Done in a tasteful color with Mexican...More

1  Thank MikeB1952
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I had tasted the La Carreta food when they catered two different meetings I attended. I had not visited the restaurant before. A very pleasant environment inside- don't let the very plain outside influence you! We were served promptly in a nice way. The food...More

1  Thank sonjatkinson
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Simply put the food is fantastic and the service follows suit. One of the best authentic Tex-Mex restaurants we've visited.

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Looking for a place to grab some Mexican food and this place had really good ratings. So I thought let's do it. It's a little off the beaten path, but that's OK because I really don't care for chain restaurants. But when I walked in,...More

1  Thank mcn001
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

The green Chili and cárnitas are the best, very tradicional mexican food...and just love it!!...you should try it...i tried the home made sopapillas and crees en flan

Thank Menni J
Reviewed 11 December 2015

The atmosphere was good, food was great! Best Mexican restaurant we have found in Colorado Springs in the 18 years that we have lived here. Don't be fooled by the fact is it located in a strip center.

Thank Rob V
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Iowa Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80909-5913
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-477-1157
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