10 Questions With an Employee of La Carreta

By Jessica Olsen

La Carreta stands open to families and people of all ages. The menu serves a wide variety of choices from nachos, to enchiladas, to combination platters such as a combination of tacos and fajitas.
La Carreta is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

La Caretta is a Mexican restaurant just off of Old Highway 94, located next to Salvatores Italian Grill.

1. What’s your name?

Rodrigo Casillas

2. How long have you been a part of La Caretta?

About three years

3. How long has the restaurant been around for?

Almost 10 years

4. What separates this restaurant from other Mexican restaurants in the area?

We’re the best. We’re the best around.

5. Why would this be a good place for students to visit while they’re on Spring Break?

I would say we have affordable food for the high school students. Our service is pretty good, we almost have a five-star rating.

6. What are some menu items that are popular here?

You know what I love? The stuffed chicken. It’s a juicy chicken breast stuffed with spinach, mushrooms, jalapeno cheese, covered in diablo sauce and served with rice and veggies. That’s what I recommend to a lot of people, and when I recommend that, that’s what they get.

7. Is there any history that comes with La Carreta?

It’s a family-owned restaurant.

8. Do you hold any events here?

No, we don’t hold events. We offer catering.

9. If somebody’s never been to La Carreta, how would you explain the environment to them?

It’s a friendly smoke-free restaurant. Kids are welcome. We have nice paintings on the walls, friendly people here.

10. What’s your favorite part about working here?

The people I work with. I really enjoy them. They’re really nice.