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    662 River St, Paterson, NJ 07524
    Sunday
    8:30 AM - 7:30 PM
    Monday
    11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
    Tuesday
    Closed
    Wednesday
    9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
    Thursday - Friday
    10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
    Saturday
    9:00 AM - 8:30 PM

    Carretica Restaurant

    5.0 (13 ratings) • Chicken
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    662 River St, Paterson, NJ 07524
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    Chicken • Salads • Kids Friendly
    • Picked for you
      • Meat Soup - Sopa de Carne
      • Gallo Pinto & Beef Stew - Carne en Salsa
      • Special Chicken Rice - Arroz con Pollo
      • Gallo Pinto & Grilled Chicken - Pollo a la Parrilla
      • Tacos Ticos - Costa Rican Style
        Fried Tortilla Rolls filled with shredded Beef or Chicken- Cabbage salad over
    • Appetizers | Entradas
      • Empanada - Costa Rican Style
      • Empanada + Extra | Arregladas (estilo Costa Rica)
      • Sweet Plantain
      • Tamales - Costa Rican Style (2)
      • Chifrijo -authentic Costa Rican dish-
      • Fish Ceviche - Ceviche de Pescado (estilo Costa Rica)
      • Mixed Ceviche - Camarón y Pescado (estilo Costa Rica)
      • Shrimp Ceviche - Ceviche de Camarones (estilo Costa Rica)
      • Gallos de Fajitas 🔴 NEW
      • Carretica Chicken Wings Party Tray 🔴 NEW
      • Handmade Cheese Corn Tortilla
        Tortilla con Queso
        -Hecha a Mano-
      • Guacamole
        Tasty Avocado Dip, Lime and other fresh ingredients & Tortilla Chips
      • Pupusas Ticas (2)
        Fried Corn Tortillas filled with Melted Cheese & Mashed Beans
      • Tacos Ticos - Costa Rican Style
        Fried Tortilla Rolls filled with shredded Beef or Chicken- Cabbage salad over
      • Tortas de Carne
        2 Beef Patties over Tortillas & Cabbage Salad
      • Chicken Wings (6)
        Mild Chicken Wings & Fries
      • 'VIGORON' Traditional Costa Rican dish
        Includes Fried Pork Rinds, Cassava and Cabbage Salad
      • Chifrijo Mix - Chicharrón y Pollo
        Mixed Rice & Beans.
        Pork Fried Rinds, Grilled Chicken & Pico de Gallo.
        Tortilla Chips side.
      • Chifrijo Shirmps - con Camarones
        Grilled Shrimps, Rice & Beans, & Pico de Gallo.
        Tortilla Chips side.
    • Breakfast | Desayunos ('Gallo Pinto' mixed Rice and Beans)
      • Gallo Pinto & Grilled Chicken - Pollo a la Parrilla
      • Gallo Pinto & Beef Stew - Carne en Salsa
      • Gallo Pinto & Grilled Steak - Bistec a la Parrilla
        Mixed Rice & Beans.
        Includes Costa Rican Sausage Style, Fried Cheese & Sour Cream. Incluye salchichón tico, queso y natilla.
      • Gallo Pinto & Pork Chop - Chuleta
        Mixed Rice & Beans.
        Includes Costa Rican Sausage Style, Fried Cheese & Sour Cream. Incluye salchichón tico, queso y natilla.
      • Gallo Pinto & Grilled Liver - Hígado
        Mixed Rice & Beans.
        Includes Costa Rican Sausage Style, Fried Cheese & Sour Cream. Incluye salchichón tico, queso y natilla.
      • Gallo Pinto & Tongue on Tomato Sauce - Lengua en Salsa
        Mixed Rice & Beans.
        Includes Costa Rican Sausage Style, Fried Cheese & Sour Cream. Incluye salchichón tico, queso y natilla.
      • Gallo Pinto & Churrasco - Prime Grilled Skirt Steak
        Mixed Rice & Beans.
        Includes Costa Rican Sausage Style, Fried Cheese & Sour Cream. Incluye salchichón tico, queso y natilla.
      • Cheese Omelette
        Includes Toasted Bread side
      • Carretica Omelette
        Includes Ham, Onions, Peppers & Toasted Bread side.
      • Vegetables Omelette
        Broccoli, Red Pepper, Onions & Mozzarella Cheese & Toasted Bread side.
      • Pancakes
        Includes 2
    • Paninis | Sandwiches
      • Cuban Panini
      • Cheesesteak Panini
      • Grilled Chicken Panini
    • Special Fried Rice | Arroz Especial
        • Special Chicken Rice - Arroz con Pollo
          Mixed yellow rice w/ shredded chicken & mixed vegetables.
          Includes Fries & Salad
        • Pork Rice - Arroz con Cerdo
          Rice mixed with fried pork & mixed vegetables.
          Includes Fries & Salad
        • Carretica Rice
          Shredded Beef, Chicken & peppers.
          Includes Fries & Salad
        • 'Cantonés' - Special Fried Rice
          Fried Rice asian style mixed fried meats pork, steak, ham, bacon, fried eggs & mixed vegetables.
          Includes Fries & Salad
        • Shrimp Fried Rice - Arroz con Camarones
          Rice mixed with Fresh Shrimps & mixed vegetables.
          Includes Fries & Salad
        • Seafood Rice - Arroz con Mariscos
          Seafood Mixed Special Fried Rice.
          Includes Fries & Salad
      • Costa Rican Typical Dishes | Casados
        • Casado with Breaded Chicken Breast - Pechuga Empanizada
        • Casados with Pork Chops - Chuletas
        • Casado with Fish Filet - Filet de Pescado
        • Casado with Liver & Onions - Hígado Encebollado
        • Casado with Fried Pork Rinds - Chicharrones
        • Casado & Mixed Fajitas - Chicken & Steak
        • Casado with Grilled Chicken - Pollo a La Plancha
          Served with rice, black beans, sweet plantain, fried egg & salad option - Incluye arroz, frijoles, plátano maduro, huevo frito y ensalada.
        • Casado with Beef Steak & Onions - Bistec Encebollado y Pimientos
          Served with rice, black beans, sweet plantain, fried egg & salad option - Incluye arroz, frijoles, plátano maduro, huevo frito y ensalada.
        • Casado with Tongue in Sauce - Lengua en Salsa
          Served with rice, black beans, sweet plantain, fried egg & salad option - Incluye arroz, frijoles, plátano maduro, huevo frito y ensalada.
        • Casado with Beef in Sauce - Carne en Salsa
          Served with rice, black beans, sweet plantain, fried egg & salad option - Incluye arroz, frijoles, plátano maduro, huevo frito y ensalada.
        • Casado with Chicken Breast in Mushrooms Sauce - Pechuga en Salsa de Hongos
          Served with rice, black beans, sweet plantain, fried egg & salad option - Incluye arroz, frijoles, plátano maduro, huevo frito y ensalada.
        • Casado & Beef Fajitas
          Served with rice, black beans, sweet plantain, fried egg & salad option - Incluye arroz, frijoles, plátano maduro, huevo frito y ensalada.
        • Casado & Chicken Fajitas
          Served with rice, black beans, sweet plantain, fried egg & salad option - Incluye arroz, frijoles, plátano maduro, huevo frito y ensalada.
        • Casado with Chicken Francaise - Pollo Francés
          Served with rice, black beans, sweet plantain, fried egg & salad option - Incluye arroz, frijoles, plátano maduro, huevo frito y ensalada.
        • Casado with Salmon
          Served with rice, black beans, sweet plantain, fried egg & salad option - Incluye arroz, frijoles, plátano maduro, huevo frito y ensalada.
        • Casado with Churrasco - Prime Grilled Skirt Steak -
          Served with rice, black beans, sweet plantain, fried egg & salad option - Incluye arroz, frijoles, plátano maduro, huevo frito y ensalada.
      • Special Dishes | Platos Especiales
        • Pasta a la Tica - Costa Rican Style
        • Chicken Vodka Pasta - Pasta con Pechuga en salsa Vodka
        • Mix Chop Suey - Costa Rican style chow mein noodles
        • Fried Red Snapper (Whole Fish) - Pargo Rojo (Entero)
        • 'Lomo Saltado'
          Sliced Stir-fried Steak w/Onions, Tomatoes, Fries & Plain Rice. |
          Trozos de Carne sazonada en tomate y cebolla con papas fritas y arroz
        • Fajitas - Beef or Chicken
          Marinade Stir-fried steak or Chicken - Carne Marinada de Carne o Pollo
        • Fajita Mixta
          Beef & Chicken
        • Shrimp Vodka Pasta - Pasta con Camarones en salsa Vodka
          Served over pasta.
        • Fried Fish Tilapia (Whole) - Tilapia Frita Entera
          Includes Tostones & Salad (choice)
        • Chicken Francese- Pollo Francés
          Includes Tostones & Vegetables
        • Grilled Salmon
          Includes Tostones & Salad
        • Shrimps on Garlic - Camarones al Ajillo
          Includes Tostones & Salad
        • Pasta Primavera
          Beef or Chicken on white creamy sauce
        • Shrimp Alfredo Pasta - Pasta con Camarones en salsa Alfredo
          Served over pasta.
        • Chop Suey - Costa Rican style chow mein noodles
          Include Vegetables & Meats on soy sauce.
          Pasta estilo Chino con vegetales y carnes
        • 'Carretada' (Picada) - Fried Mixed Platter
          Includes Chicken Wings, Fried Pork Rinds, Shrimps, Salchichón (Costa Rican Sausage)
          Incluye Chicharrones, Alitas de Pollo, Camarones y Salchichón con Papas y Yuca frita
          Fries & Fried Cassava (Yuca)
        • Churrasco Grilled Steak - Churrasco (corte especial)
          Skirt Steak with Fried Plantains & Vegetables
      • Salads | Ensaladas
          • Chicken Salad - Ensalada con Polloa la Parrilla
            Grilled Chicken + Lettuce & Tomatoes
          • Beef Steak Salad - Ensalada con Bistec
            Grilled Steak + Lettuce & Tomatoes
          • Grilled Fish Salad - Ensalada con Pescado
            Grilled Fish + Lettuce & Tomatoes
        • Soups | Sopas
          • Meatballs Soup - Costa Rican Style - Albondigas
          • Meat Soup - Sopa de Carne
          • Black Soup - Sopa Negra (estilo Costa Rica)
          • Seafood Special Soup - Sopa de Mariscos
          • Tripe Soup - Sopa de Mondongo
            Homemade style soup includes Meat pieces & vegetables + Plain Rice side
          • Chicken Soup - Sopa de Pollo
            Homemade style soup includes Chicken pieces & vegetables + Plain Rice side
        • Kids Menu
          • Salchipapa
          • Chicken Fingers & Fries
          • Cheeseburger Deluxe
        • Milkshakes & Beverages | Batidos y Bebidas Naturales
            • Horchata
              Water or Milk
              Drink made up of white rice soaked in water, it's flavored with cinnamon
            • Blackberries Shake - Mora
              Water or Milk
            • Crema Flavor Milkshake
              Milk Cream
            • Mango Shake
              Water shake Mango Fruit
            • Papaya Shake
              Water or Milk
            • Passion Fruit - Maracuyá
              Water or Milk
            • Pineapple Juice - Piña
              Water or Milk
            • Soursop - Guanábana
              Water or Creamy Milk
            • Strawberry Shake - Batido de Fresas
              Milkshake
            • Tamarindo
              Tropical Fruit, refreshing water drink
          • Hot Beverages | Bebidas Calientes
              • Coffee - Sm or Lg
              • Chocolate - Sm or Lg
              • Tea - Sm or Lg
              • Aguadulce - Costa Rican Hot Sweet water - Sm or Lg
                Crane Sugar Sweetwater
            • Dessert | Postres
              • Arroz con Leche
              • Jello - Gelatina
              • Creamy Coconut Caramel Flan
              • Churros
              • Churchill - authentic Costa Rican
                Red Slush Unique Kola Syrup Cop, Condensed Milk & Ice Cream. | Granizado con cola roja, leche condensada y helado
              • Tiramisu Cake
              • Tres Leches Cake
            • Party Trays | Bandejas Especiales para Fiesta
              • Arroz con pollo ● Small Tray
              • Arroz con pollo ● Large Tray
              • Carretica Chicken Wings Party Tray 🔴 NEW
                Flavor Choice (1): Mild ● BBQ ● HOT Wings. Includes 20 pieces + Fries
              • Arroz Cantonés (no camarones) ● Small Tray
                Special Fried Rice ● Small Tray | Feed 6-8
                Bandeja Pequeña
                Raciona 6-8 personas
              • Arroz con cerdo ● Small Tray
                Pork Special Fried Rice ● Small Tray | Feed 6-8
                Bandeja Pequeña
                Raciona 6-8 personas
              • Arroz con camarones ● Small Tray
                Shrimp Special Fried Rice ● Small Tray | Feed 6-8
                Bandeja Pequeña
                Raciona 6-8 personas
              • Arroz con mariscos ● Small Tray
                Seafood Special Fried Rice ● Small Tray | Feed 6-8
                Bandeja Pequeña
                Raciona 6-8 personas
              • Arroz cantonés (no camarones) ● Medium Tray
                Special Fried Rice
                ● Medium Tray | Feed 8-15
                Bandeja grande
                Raciona 8-15 personas
              • Arroz cantonés + camarones ● Medium Tray
                Special Fried Rice ● Medium Tray | Feed 8-15
                Bandeja grande
                Raciona 8-15 personas
              • Arroz con pollo ● Medium Tray
                Special Chicken Fried Rice ● Medium Tray | Feed 8-15
                Bandeja grande
                Raciona 8-15 personas
              • Arroz con cerdo ● Medium Tray
                Pork Special Fried Rice ● Medium Tray | Feed 8-15
                Bandeja mediana
                Raciona 8-15 personas
              • Arroz con camarones ● Medium Tray
                Shrimp Special Fried Rice ● Medium Tray | Feed 8-15
                Bandeja grande
                Raciona 8-15 personas
              • Arroz con mariscos ● Medium Tray
                Seafood Special Fried Rice ● Medium Tray | Feed 8-15
                Bandeja grande
                Raciona 8-15 personas
              • Arroz cantonés + camarones ● Large Tray
                Shrimp Fried Rice ● Large Tray | Feed 15-22
                Bandeja grande
                Raciona 15-22 personas
              • Arroz cantonés (no camarones) ● Large Tray
                Special Fried Rice ● Large Tray | Feed 15-22
                Bandeja grande
                Raciona 15-22 personas
              • Arroz con cerdo ● Large Tray
                Pork Fried Rice Large Tray ● Feed 15-22
                Bandeja grande
                Raciona 15-22 personas
              • Arroz con mariscos ● Large Tray
                Seafood Large Tray ● Feed 15-22
                Bandeja grande
                Raciona 15-22 personas
              • Arroz con camarones ● Large Tray
                Shrimp Special Fried Rice ● Large Tray |Feed15-22
                Bandeja grande
                Raciona 15-22 personas