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La Carreta

14575 Forest Rd, Forest, VA 24551-3576
+1 434-525-4737
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“diablo shrimp” (2 reviews)
“burrito” (2 reviews)
“floral scent” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
14575 Forest Rd, Forest, VA 24551-3576
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

We eat at this La Carreta at least 3-4 times a month. They will personalize their dishes for you and the staff is marvelous.

Thank PAMID7
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We head here every Friday for lunch with the work crew. They offer excellent service plenty of chips and salsa (try the tomatillo salsa for some heat). In my opinion the Nacho Sante Fe is one of the best Mexican dishes in the area with...More

Thank Joshua P
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We had a gift certificate to this restaurant and tried going there first on a Sunday evening and it was too crowded; we couldn’t find a parking space. We returned on a Thursday night when it was less busy. Food was more than ample; guacamole...More

Thank Bsnbsn16
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
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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