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La Carreta Downtown Ponchatoula

147 NW Railroad Ave, Ponchatoula, LA 70454-3336
+1 985-370-0930
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
3 weeks ago
“Exquisite Mexican cuisine ”
Closed Now
All hours
Mexican, Spanish
££ - £££
147 NW Railroad Ave, Ponchatoula, LA 70454-3336
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is always good. The service is always great. The wait isnt too long. And on the weekends the music is good. Just a great friendly atmosphere.

Thank vaehlynn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing!!!!!! This is by far my favorite restaurant, I highly recommend it for travelers.

Thank mark b
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped by a late lunch on valentine's day. Very dissappointed. This place is way overrated. There is nothing fresh or authentic about the food. Margaritas are a mix. Server was cold and unwelcoming. Wont ever come back.

Thank Guy F
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We ate lunch here with a large group on Saturday. The staff was in a zone during the rush that took away from customer service. They were very business like and to the point. Short and curt in responses. There was a shortage of smiles...More

Thank MommaGiiGii
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Warm tortilla chips and salsa were delicious. Salsa tasted homemade instead of bottled. Awesome shredded chicken chimichangas. Pleasant and efficient servers. Nice outside patio with fans and televisions. Reasonably priced and kid-friendly.

Thank Lauder2014
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We had a great lunch here. Chips and salsa were great intro to lunch and we had a variety of dishes delivered by a very nice waitress.

Thank George C
Reviewed 23 March 2016

A good place to stop in for lunch or dinner. Reasonably priced daily specials and a menu with many options. Tex Mex dishes are a staple and you can also get Asian dishes including fresh made Sushi Rolls. Right in the middle of town and...More

Thank Ronnie M
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

A group of about 10 got together for lunch and the staff was very accommodating for our group. The waitress was very attentive and the food arrived in a timely manner.

Thank Louisianagirl51
Reviewed 11 November 2015

My friends came in from Laplace, after a day of scouring the quaint little shops in Downtown Ponchatoula, we were hungry & it was close so we stopped in, it was right after my birthday & from margaritas to food everything was awesome.. They had...More

Thank TisaJ1
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Nice family friendly restaurant. Reasonably priced. Authentic Mexican food an excellent choice if you don't want fast food.

Thank Seli1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
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: 147 NW Railroad Ave, Ponchatoula, LA 70454-3336
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Ponchatoula
  • Phone Number: +1 985-370-0930
The best of the American-style Mexican restaurants in this area.
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