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La Carreta Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
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4252 Fort Henry Dr, Kingsport, TN 37663-2228
+1 423-245-7707
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am local to this area, when we eat Mexican we eat at one of the many locations in the area for this restaurant. They serve fresh warm chips with salsa when you come through the door. hmm hmm I always ask for the queso, (white hot cheese) with my chips too I love IT!! They have lots to choose... More 

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Thank Deb6383
Holbrook, NY
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133 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit to La Carreta. The portions were big and tasty. Our meals arrived quickly. I ordered the carne asada which was more than I could eat, but delicious. My husband had the chicken fajita burrito. It was so full and had a sauce on it so he was disappointed that he couldn't pick it up to... More 

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Thank artistJoan
Johnson City, Tennessee
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89 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We ordered the enchiladas supremos and steak and shrimp. Everything tasted great. We're lucky to get the same waiter and he always does an awesome job.

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Thank Houndstooth423
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I love going to this place. They have some good Chicken Nachos. They give you enough to fill you up. So if you want some good Mexican food this is the place.

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Thank Jeffrey M
New York City, New York
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Was only place open late I had shrimp Diablo in a Chipotle sauce It was good Service was quick and friendly Good value for basic Mexican Nothing special

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Thank rwiz
Virginia
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

This is the only restaurant that makes chili rellenos, the way I like them. Instead of the whole pepper being deep fried, the put slices of it under flavorful meat and top it with melted cheese. An absolute, "Must Try".

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Thank Anna H
Knoxville, Tennessee
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129 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We had 5 people in our party including kids. There was a hamburger ordered. Strangely they had no regular mustard as a topping. Also, at most Mexican restaurants rice and beans is pretty standard with most entrees. Not this place. I had to order rice on the side. Other than that, our waiter was pleasant and the food tasted good.... More 

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Thank MissBehavior81
Atlanta, GA
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88 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Closest non fast food restaurant to the Hampton Inn. Food and service were good. The fried ice cream was a popular choice for our children.

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Thank atlblond
Kingsport, Tennessee
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

The atmosphere, the service and the food are all better than most Mexican restaurants in the Tri-Cities (Kingsport, Bristol, Johnson City) area. The portions are big, the prices are average, the beer selection is good. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Zoli41
York, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

The food & service here are really good. Atmosphere could be updated somewhat, its rather drab. But our server was very good & the food was very good as well. We went by the fact that there were plenty of cars in the parking lot. Glad we stopped here to eat. We enjoyed our food & my margarita was very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4252 Fort Henry Dr, Kingsport, TN 37663-2228
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Kingsport
  • Phone Number: +1 423-245-7707

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