We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

La Caretta Restaurant and Bar

$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
717 US Highway 41, Schererville, IN 46375-1217
+1 219-322-0900
Today
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

67 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 67: English reviews
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
139 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick lunch and was not impressed. This place was recommended by locals however it seemed too Americanized for my tastes. There are much better places within 30 minutes or so if you're willing to give up some atmosphere. Food was served quick and service was very good. I went with a lunch combo that was a... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank KASK2001
Schererville, Indiana
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I love to meet my friends for a good dinner and drinks here. I love the Carne Asada and pared with a medium Margarita, it's even better. Chip and dip is OK and I like the guac too. I'm not a fan of the fried appetizers. Worth a try.

Helpful?
1 Thank ginasworld2016
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Many choices on menu, convenient location on Hwy 41 main road. Friendly service, average prices. Gets really loud when crowded with tables close together. Food is average/good. It is better than fast food type Mexican but would not consider this excellent, authentic Mexican...more like Americanized Mexican. Been there several times. Festive decor, casual ambience. Good for large groups and kids.... More 

Helpful?
Thank gogirl365
Schererville, Indiana
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Had been there a couple times prior and enjoyed the margaritas and chips/salsa. Came in recently on a Sunday and sat in the bar area. Only one other table in the area at the time. It took approximately 10 minutes for anyone to arrive at our table. Decided we had better order food at same time as drinks since the... More 

Helpful?
Thank DW1212
Lansing, Illinois
Level Contributor
31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Service was rushed and hap hazard. Had to ask for silverware then water then drinks repeatedly and place wasn't crowded. Dinner came and was ice cold. Guacamole appetizer was horrendous. Two tables over table of five very loud dropping f bomb every other word. Been while since here thought I would go back looks like I came back for last... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kenneth L
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is our favorite Mexican food restaurant. We usually order the Texas Nachos and they are a meal in themselves. The Lunch and dinner specials are always good and very family friendly. We have seen parties there and luncheons. Good wait staff and Generous portions.

Helpful?
Thank Karen M
Saint John, Indiana
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

I've dined here nearly 100 times since this location has opened, and nothing has changed. The food is great, the margaritas are the best in NWI and the service is fantastic....if you haven't tried it you are missing out!!

Helpful?
Thank Scott M
Munster, Indiana
Level Contributor
28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We have been a regular at La Caretta for several years. We think there Margarettas are the very BEST! We have had almost everything on the menu and all is very good. The staff is very friendly and fun to talk to.

Helpful?
Thank ladyad
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We enjoy eating at La Caretta often. We are treated like family. The food is very good and they offer a wide variety at reasonable prices. The location is convenient.

Helpful?
Thank trustydiver
Schererville, Indiana
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The restaurant is a little on the loud side but clean and friendly for every one from adults to children

Helpful?
Thank Jasonmartin2014

Travellers who viewed La Caretta Restaurant and Bar also viewed

 

Been to La Caretta Restaurant and Bar? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 717 US Highway 41, Schererville, IN 46375-1217
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Schererville
  • Phone Number: +1 219-322-0900
Description
Second La Caretta in area, one also in Merrillville, IN

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from La Caretta Restaurant and Bar staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?