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La Carreta

#38 of 3,425 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Little Havana
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3632 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135-4112
+1 305-444-7501
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08:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 00:00
Fri 08:00 - 02:00
Sat 08:00 - 03:00
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Ambler, Pennsylvania
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138 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's conventional wisdom that La Carreta is owned by a well known local family who also runs other famous Cuban restaurant(s). But this has slid from past glory. The food tastes old, with little discernable flavor, not hot and freshly prepared. Pollo con arroyz was bland. Cuban red bean soup with sausages and other veggies was flat and tepid. Yellow... More 

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Thank CLF422
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this restaurant, it's conveniently located close by to the International Mall. The food is consistently good, the paella in particular is my favourite. The cuban coffee is the perfect afternoon pick me up.

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Lodi, New Jersey
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

restaurant is accross the street from the Versailles restaurant both are Cuban cuisine, Food is good and fair price for a tourist location. Enjoy in cafecito on the cafeteria outside the restaurant.Cuban ambience staff speaks Spanish

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Virginia
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is excellent! We enjoyed the chicken empanadas, plantain chips, black beans and rice, and the excellent guava turnovers. Service was fast and efficient.

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Odessa, Florida
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered takeout with GrubHub. So much better than average, overpriced, hotel food. The food was delicious, authentic, and perfectly packaged.

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Thank victorsk813
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35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're seeking out a classic Cuban experience, look no further! Amazing cafe con leche, Cuban sandwiches and traditional Cuban table bread. It is a huge restaurant with an open kitchen where you can see the Chef's prepping which is a nice touch, easy enough parking (for Miami), we got a front row spot. We walked around the neighborhood a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food omg honestly I was shocked The moment I walked in I smelled that "home made" smell Idk if that makes sense but it was amazing food and very reasonable price. The waiters are so polite so kind and provide such great service. I was so enchanted with this place that I even visited their MIA spot before traveling... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch here as part of a group tour. The food was excellent and there was plenty of it, with good variety. Service was good, too. I would go back.

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Mashpee, Massachusetts
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151 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice enough location. Easy to get to with good parking. We had two adult couples and three teens. They seated us in a booth better suited for a party of 6. We had a good lunch, but nothing remarkable. I decided to order a Cuban sandwich (a favorite) and was a bit disappointed. I'll have to rate this visit... More 

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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! My mouth can't stand the joy!!!! Yummmm! !! Cuban Sampler for him, and Garlic Shrimp "AL Ajillo" with yellow rice and Platains for me. And because abundance Abounds we can have a Delightful repeat later tonight!!!! Dinner topped off with Creme Brulee. ....the Cubans know how to treat you right. You can't go wrong eating here. Great price too.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 02:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?