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Carreta Vieja

9064 US Highway 285, Morrison, CO 80465
+1 303-697-8881
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good58%
  • Average4%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tostada” (2 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
“gas station” (12 reviews)
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11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
$$ - $$$
9064 US Highway 285, Morrison, CO 80465
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Maybe it's just me, but a restaurant attached to a gas station just doesn't seem right. But, we've heard good feedback about the food and figured we would give it a try. Being new to the area, we're looking for decent food without having to...More

Thank Tilly524
Colise W, Owner at Carreta Vieja, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Looks can be deceiving -- so glad you really enjoyed dining with us, Tilly! Can't wait to welcome you back next time you're in the mood for Mexican food. All the best, Scott Phillips, Owner

Reviewed 7 September 2017

We ordered take-out and were told it would take 15-20 minutes. We waited for over an hour past that to get cold, soggy food. I ordered and paid for a chicken enchilada with mole sauce, but got a plain enchilada. The cook refused to give...More

Thank Anjie J
Scott P, Owner at Carreta Vieja, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am concerned to read this, Anjie, so I wanted to share our side of things. First off, the quality of the food you describe couldn't be further from our usual standard, so we would have looked into it if you brought it up just...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We have been going to CV ever since it opened, and always enjoyed the dining experience. Not this time. They were seriously understaffed causing long wait times, and the food was very disappointing. My wife ordered the avocado tostadas, which was to include rice and...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 24 May 2017

CV is a family owned restaurant in Sky Village, which is just a bit east of Conifer. They offer a varied menu, large portions and a friendly wait staff. There are 5 or 6 Mexican places within just a few miles, and this is the...More

1  Thank Mike M
Colise W, Owner at Carreta Vieja, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Thrilled we can be the best in your eyes, Mike! Hope to see you again soon. All the best, Scott Phillips, Owner

Reviewed 14 May 2017

Carreta Vieja is a bit hard to see off Hwy 285 near Windy Point, but it's worth it. By far the best Mexican food in Conifer (of the 3) and ask for a top shelf Margarita and you'll be pleasantly surprised. One of the best...More

Thank Rick M
Colise W, Owner at Carreta Vieja, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Thanks for visiting us a few times, Rick -- it's fantastic you always enjoy your meals here! Can't wait to see you again. All the best, Scott Phillips, Owner

Reviewed 17 April 2017

Our server (manager) was friendly, fun and helpful with her recommendations. The food was great! (We've both lived in Texas so we're picky.) I had the seafood chimichanga. And, oh, yeah, "the top shelf" margarita could be called "the best" as far as I'm concerned.

Thank 18RachelMN
Colise W, Owner at Carreta Vieja, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

I know Mexican food is big in Texas, so I'm thrilled our authentic taste could really shine through! Hope to see you next time you're in the area, Rachel. All the best, Scott Phillips, Owner

Reviewed 13 April 2017

The chips & salsa & cilantro slaw are the best! The portions are generous & the prices can't be beat. We like the Carne Asada the best - the meat has a tasty marinade & is always tender & done to perfection. Sabor Bueno! (or...More

Thank Kathryn L
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The food here is pretty decent. Suggestion...if a certain waitress asks you if you like orange while ordering a margarita...just say no. It's her special and it's gonna cost you. Most likely she doesn't still work there but just FYI. other than that...we really enjoy...More

Thank Bridget C
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

And have a fine , authentic Mexican meal at this open-all-day atmospheric "joint". Loved the quac, the"top shelf" Margs and the rice and beans that accompanied the mains. The best is how unexpected this fun spot arises off the side of the highway and a...More

Thank lynnr552014
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This restaurant is in a building that also houses a gas station/convenience store and a vacant space. Ample parking. We were pleasantly greeted and quickly seated. Menu is easy to read, mainly Mexican dishes. Wait staff is friendly and knowledgeable about the dishes. Our food...More

Thank Gary H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9064 US Highway 285, Morrison, CO 80465
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Morrison
  • Phone Number: +1 303-697-8881
Established in 2006, Carreta Vieja serves fresh, authentic Mexican cuisine in a fun, relaxing atmosphere. When carne asada and margarita cravings hit, we’ll always have your fix, and we’ll serve everything up with a smile. There’s nothing we love more than spending our days with the community that helped make our restaurant dreams a reality right here in Morrison, and we hope our love and appreciation shine through in every interaction you have with us. Surrounded by bright colors, festive decor, and friendly, smiling faces, you should always feel happy and right at home.
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