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La Carreta Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
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1215 S Story St, Boone, IA 50036-5020
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We were told it was a good place and it is. Very unique Mexican dishes served fast and hot and taste great.

Thank Ron S
Le Claire, Iowa
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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

For being out of towners and not knowing if you are getting authetic mexiican food, we gave it a go. We had a group of 12 and they accommodated us right away. Service was great, food was good too. We would go here again if we ever came through again.

Thank Angie F
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137 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Enjoyed lunch here with sixteen friends for a business birthday lunch. Called ahead and they set up tables for the group. Orders were taken quickly, and food arrived in a timely manner, and hot! The menu has a wide selection of chooses, and combinations of lunches or dinners. Authentic Mexican food and they serve the chips warm!

Thank GoliteIowa
Boone, Iowa
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4 reviews
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

They have great food, competitive prices and decent service. I love that they have a patio. The guacamole is great as an appetizer!

Thank daniellelemon08
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This is close to home so we visit fairly often. The service is excellent and the food is very good. It's plentiful and generous in portions. Fast too . Great drinks and the sombrero bday serenade is fun.

Thank Janet L
Boone, Iowa
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Very good food. Service is good. One time I got something sub par, but it was still good. I love their chips and salsa. The chips are warm and crisp.

Thank carolkeithley
Boone, Iowa
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Great staff with consistent quality food. Service is fast. Large selection menu. Come early for lunch or dinner. Local favorite.

Thank schonesland
Boone, Iowa
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Very very good food! Great atmosphere! Service awesome as usual! Our go to place! One of the best restraints in Boone!

1 Thank chay1965
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Relaxed atmosphere with attentive wait staff and attentive owners. Always happy to accommodate birthdays with a song, etc. Quick service, great margaritas!

1 Thank lovetogoI0wa
Knoxville, Iowa
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We had a group of 14 people and were only given 3 bowl of chips. Had to ask for a refill of drink. Food was OK but not as good as I'd expected from previous reviews.

Thank Donald K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1215 S Story St, Boone, IA 50036-5020
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Boone
(515) 432-5100 can't find their own site. Great salsa, took some home. Great margaritas, Monday and Tuesday $2.50. Very good authentic mexican food in the middle of Boone, Iowa.

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