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La Carreta

#37 of 3,493 Restaurants in Miami}
€€ - €€€Caribbean, Latin, Spanish
3632 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135-4112
+1 305-444-7501
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cuban sandwich” (40 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (29 reviews)
“plantains” (35 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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3632 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135-4112
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Yesterday I went to dinner with a dear puertorican friend who was visiting Miami after the hurricane and we were talking after we had paid the bill. The waiter came and asked to remove the glasses and also asked us if we wanted anything else....More

Thank Vicente C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I live in Miami, and have enjoyed this place for years. There are several La Carretas in Miami. We always enjoy this one and the one on Key Biscayne. Favorite dish is always Palomilla Criollo--makes my mouth water to think about it. This is their...More

1  Thank rayallen2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

IT TOOK FOREVER and the food was ant even that good yeah it was decent but what pissed me off was the wait

Thank basketball29
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended to eat at another restaurant across the street from this one, but the Uber driver convinced us to eat here instead. The place was freezing, the food was cold, and bland. The actual dish I wanted to order was not available despite...More

Thank DTaxMan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place that the locals go. Food and service are both good. Prices are fair. You can get a good meal here.

1  Thank lifesavr65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch as part of a tour of Miami. I would probably go back here to try the full menu as a regular customer but as part of this group, the food was hit or miss. The plantain chips were good, dipping sauce,...More

Thank lisadZ9727KY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to go to La Carreta since we have just arrived at Miami International on our way to Naples, FL. The restaurant is a basic to the true Cuban Restaurant, with friendly staff. Do not expect anything fancy. If from the outside looks kind...More

Thank LuisMoreira
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Had my mandatory Vaca Frita like always when in Miami. Made with chicken is great too! Have it with moros and maduros fritos.

1  Thank Ramonin6666
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite Cuban restaurant in Miami. There is an extensive menu with several dishes that you won’t find in other restaurants. The staff is always friendly. The ox tail stew is yummy. I had the white bean soup. Very good. Try it out....More

1  Thank MKTTKM
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Our tour guide bought us here and we are so glad he did!! They serve excellent Cuban food. We sampled a few dishes and loved all of them. I cannot wait to go back!

1  Thank Emarsh69
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George G
11 March 2017|
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Response from casas9425 | Reviewed this property |
This would then not be a good choice for eating, Many dishes have all those ingredients she does not eat. You can request a salad without dressing but may have problems with other things on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
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08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3632 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135-4112
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami>  > Little Havana
  • Neighbourhood: Little Havana
  • Phone Number: +1 305-444-7501
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