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La Carreta

14575 Forest Rd, Forest, VA 24551-3576
+1 434-525-4737
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“diablo shrimp” (2 reviews)
“floral scent” (2 reviews)
“strong odor” (2 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Spanish
14575 Forest Rd, Forest, VA 24551-3576
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

We enjoy the take out options as opposed to eating in. Weekends are packed; strong odor as you enter. May be fabreeze or something but its floral scent is difficult to handle. The diablo shrimp is a family favorite.

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

The food was fresh and very good. The service was excellent. They need to use something else to clean tables, as the smell was so strong that it interfered with enjoying our meal.

Thank patiencein03
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This is the second time in recent orders that I have been disappointed with my very favorite LUNCH SPECIAL #1 ((CHILE POBLANO OR CHILE RELLENO, TACO, BEANS, GUACAMOLE, SOUR CREAM AND PICO DE GALLO SALAD). I usually order it with a POBLANO. When I picked...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

La Carreta is the best place to go for Mexican food in the Burg! Fresh hot and quick! My favorite location is in Forest because Orlando makes you feel welcome and at home! Always good food and great service!

Thank lorams
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoy the take out options as opposed to eating in. Weekends are packed and recently we noticed a strong odor as you enter. May be fabreeze or something g but its floral scent is difficult to handle. The diablo shrimp is a family favorite.

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 5 January 2017

La Carreta on Timberlake is the best restaurant for authentic Mexican food. Top quality cuisine, excellent service, very reasonable price and true Mexican atmosphere.

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We have been to several of the La Carreta's in the Lynchburg over the past 3-4 years while visiting my son at Liberty. The food is always excellent and it is very affordable. They have so many things to choose from and the food is...More

Thank jenmark123
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Visited La Carreta for dinner while in the Forest area. Have been here many times before and nothing has seemed to change. That is a good thing. The service is still friendly and fast, the food still has quality and quantity, the prices are still...More

Thank Rick R
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were a group of 13. I called ahead to let them know we were coming. We arrived to a table for 10 so 3 people had to sit outside away from the group. The service was poor. My fajita dinner was bland, and my...More

Reviewed 27 July 2016

Food was quite good; service was sort of erratic but not actually bad. Easy to find, and lots of parking. Prices were very reasonable. They seemed a bit flummoxed by the notion of a margarita straight up--the server asked several questions to make sure I...More

Thank Jim K
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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, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14575 Forest Rd, Forest, VA 24551-3576
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 434-525-4737
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