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El Carreton

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922 W 500 S, Berne, IN 46711-9592
11:00 - 20:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Omaha, Nebraska
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Portions were generous and the flavor was excellent! The chips are homemade and thin and crispy. Salsa has just the right bite--not too spicy but not to mild, either.

Thank kobekat62
Berne, Indiana
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Mexican food is my ABSOLUTE favorite and this restaurant is #1. Start your experience with the normal chips and authentic salsa and make sure to grab a bowl of queso! Servers are always very friendly and efficient. Very relaxed environment. The perfect place to meet up with friends or unwind over a nice dinner with family.

Thank sangelie
Fearrington Village
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91 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We saw El Carreton from our room at the Clock Tower Inn and decided to give it a try. It was crowded on a Friday evening and obviously popular with the local Amish population (so it was a well behaved clientele). The food was good although, unlike most Mexican restaurants, they don't serve Coca Cola products (fortunately I always have... More 

Thank GilAxlander
Berne, Indiana
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Usually have good service, but last visit had to wait for about 10 minutes to even get a glass of water, then waited and waited to get our food. Was in an area with a double table with 8-10 younger people that had been there awhile and had had too much to drink. They were loud and using vulgar language.... More 

Thank WMDreamer
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93 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

We ate here on a Sunday, as this was the only place open in town on a Sunday evening. We ordered fajitas and margaritas. The food and service were above average.

Thank maadta
Uniondale, Indiana
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Pretty good... Nacho fajita was good and a lot came on the plate and the deep fried bananas were awesome. All but the waiter didn't pay no mind to my drink which they wasn't even too busy. Very good Mexican restaurant though.

Thank Chase S
Michigan City, Indiana
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266 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Sister in law couldn't get ham with her egg meal but was warned, whereas I ordered a vegetarian burrito with spinach. I instead got a hodgepodge of whatever was in their kitchen vegetable wise, and the kid told me "Oh, we're out of spinach". No sort of notice whatsoever. The salsa was also very onion-y. I was biting pieces of... More 

Thank Paul B
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Another local place which changed ownership recently. The service here is decent, and the food always comes quickly, even when the place is packed. Hard to go wrong there! We really enjoy the food, and with so few sit-down options in Berne, it's a place we enjoy frequenting. The menu was expanded under the new owners, and so there are... More 

Thank 649jennal
lowell, indiana
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Great food and good service. Very clean and reasonable. The staff was very friendly and the food was delicious.

Thank lewbetty
Bluffton, Indiana
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Our first visit here was not disappointing! We were hungry and tired and thankfully chips and delicious dip was on our table immediately! Service was splendid. The professional menu had dozens of choices. Our food arrived quickly-- piping hot and yummy. We ate every bite. Business was constant but well handled. Definitely recommended.

Thank Kayleen R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 922 W 500 S, Berne, IN 46711-9592
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Berne

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