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La Carreta

#36 of 3,358 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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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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545 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a very nice breakfast with great service. Cuban Toast, Great Coffee and Jamon. Perfect breakfast and a great value. Higly recommend

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Thank Biztravr
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Directly across the street from Versailles La Carreta more than holds their own with the varied Cuban fare they offer

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to dinner with my family, to eat Cuban sandwiches, which in my country Venezuela They are called "cubanitos", The attention was cordial and fast, the atmosphere calm and familiar (also was Thursday) Good proportions and good quality in preparation and ingredients. Apart from the Cuban sandwich we ordered natural juices and milkshakes were also very good.

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Thank Jdks72
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm Dominican so our palates and seasonings are very similar. Great food at good prices. Service needs some work though. Get the fried pork chunks with fried green plantain.

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Thank Dan G
New Delhi, India
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65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

La Caretta was our first acquaintance with Cuban cuisine. We went to this restaurant as a part of our Miami city tour lunch. So we were offered a pre designed menu which consisted on Cuban sandwhich. They also served red kidney beans with rice and a sweet-sour guava pastry. There was a delicious banana chip platter on each table. Very... More 

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Thank Roochie1986
Miami, Florida
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a true Cuban landmark. The food is good and prices are affordable. Their expresso coffee is great. Try the vaca frita or the grilled chicken breast steak. Delish.

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Thank casas9425
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Carreta shares owner with Versailles, Miami's longest running (Cuban) restaurant, which opened in 1971.... Not as big and flashy as its 'cousin' but consist and great value for lunch or anytime

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Thank Robert B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food and the service was really bad and worst that they include the tip on the bill because i won't leave a pennie

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We so enjoyed meeting our friends at La Carreta! We met at 6pm and by the time we left, the line was out the door. Our delicious dishes included shredded pork, rice & plantains...too full for dessert. Many locations throughout Miami so be sure to visit for Cuban Culinary Cuisine!

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Thank Donna P
Curacao
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever in Miami we must have dinner at La Carreta. We visit the restaurant at NW 107th Ave. we love the food, the staff is very friendly and the service great.

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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
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
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?