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La Carreta

) #6 of 118 Restaurants in Hammond $$ - $$$ Mexican, Spanish,
108 NW Railroad Ave, Hammond, LA 70401-3264
+1 985-419-9990
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (5 reviews)
“barbacoa” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Spanish, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
108 NW Railroad Ave, Hammond, LA 70401-3264
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

Here is where the locals eat. This is very good Mexican food, service is fast, courteous and efficient. The atmosphere is very Mexican like you would find in small town in Mexico. We have eaten here several times and the food is always good. Try...More

Thank Elmer G
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

I like this place. They have good authentic mexican foods with great flavors. My favorite is the full size Carne Asada steak (no extra sauces needed...great grilled flavor as is straight from kitchen). They have plenty of outdoor seating too. Also they are 'directly' next...More

Thank esdrenton
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Food was good and I really like the patio. Staff seemed a bit overwhelmed so service was not at it's best on this visit. I had to flag someone for my menu, again to give my order and once again to get my check. They...More

Thank Pamela P
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The margaritas were some of the best we ever had. Food was average or above, people great and a wonderful place to enjoy a game on television. The train goes by a few feet ways for a special feeling of old town USA. Lots of...More

Thank gliderBob
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Overall, excellent experience. Would highly recommend. Went for lunch while in town on business. I ordered the 3 street taco plate. Al pastor, barbacoa, and carnitas, on corn tortillas. They were all good. It came with black beans. The beans had cut pieces of sausage...More

Thank jlehmann
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Hammond is where this popular local restaurant chain originated. It is a fun atmosphere and the food is good to very good for Tex Mex food, especially fajitas. I frequently order the large Parillada at the various La Caretta restaurants and have usually been very...More

Thank WickedWalt
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We happened upon this town and restaruant by chance, and thoroughly enjoyed it. If you are in the area, stop by! The restuarant is very nice - colorful, fun with a nice outdoors seating area. The food was excellent - clearly not chain restaurant food,...More

Thank Adriene M
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I have eaten at La Carreta's numerous times through the years since they opened and never been disappointed! The staff is always pleasant and weather I am enjoying with my family or friends after work with a margarita I always have a pleasant time and...More

Thank ladonnaf150
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Good, solid Mexican cuisine that satisfies your craving for all things south of the border. Excellent margaritas in all price ranges. Is there better food elsewhere in Hammond, yes, but this place has a vibe plus a family friendly atmosphere thats hard to pass up....More

Thank walker-roamer
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I along with a dear friend stopped at La Carreta for dinner and stayed for 2 hours having fun, eating delicious food and enjoying the music , laughter and the festive atmosphere. It is one of our favorite restaurants in Hammond! The...More

Thank Glenda O
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Are you close to the college?
7 December 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Mexican, Spanish, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 NW Railroad Ave, Hammond, LA 70401-3264
    (E. Charles St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Hammond
  • Phone Number: +1 985-419-9990
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