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La Carreta

#35 of 3,383 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Little Havana
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3632 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135-4112
+1 305-444-7501
08:00 - 00:00
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Fri 08:00 - 02:00
Sat 08:00 - 03:00
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West Islip, New York
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115 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stop for lunch while walking around Little Havana in Miami. We had their Cuban sandwich which was delicious and reasonably priced. Service was friendly and fast. Clientele was mostly Hispanic so it must be authentic.

Thank Tom A
Boone, North Carolina
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

When moving through MIA treat yourself to some excellent Cuban food. Every time we come through here we make a point of having a meal, and always ordering a Cuban sandwich to go. Outstanding

Thank Lafayette B
Miami, Florida
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There are a lot of positive things about this restaurant and its employees. They strive to satisfy their customers, they are courteous and you can tell they try very hard to leave a good impression on their customers. The food is reasonably priced and of average quality. My big disappointment is the lack of refinement and hygiene practices of its... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

La Carreta was recommended for us to go. It is in Little Havana. Good service and good food, as well as good value. Warning- portions are bigger than expected. Loved the atmosphere- casual, low key and old school. everything my husband and I ate was delicious- lamb, pork, apps and drinks.

Thank yogamom13
Vitoria, ES
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97 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place for a family dinner. It is crowded on weekend nights. Very good food and price. The beverages are ok, there is nothing so special. The big focus is on the food. A bad thing is that some waiters do not speak English, only Spanish.

Thank marianabs87
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The best Cuban food in south Miami there are four popular locations including one in downtown Miami bayside mall

Thank piropirato
Los Angeles, California
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good meal at La Carreta after a long day of travel is a good start for a visit to Miami. It's a casual, hearty meal. Notable was the tall glass of mojito with fresh lime juice, mint, and a stalk of sugar cane, una cañita de caña con la cañita plastica. Chew on it to get the pleasant sweetness... More 

Thank CanisLD
Woodland, California, United States
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exhausted and very hungry after our red eye flight from Sacramento we went for a run, and than looked for a nearby Cuban restaurant. I learned this is a part of a chain, but you can't find better food that our choices from the menu. Incredible food and we had a phenomenal waitress "Jaredsy" who initially spoke Spanish to us... More 

Thank Charles K
Saint Louis, Missouri
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here for lunch - nice, fun atmosphere- very busy- staff was ok- nothing great, seemed very busy and not too interested in conversation- had the bean and ham soup-it was great- and Cuban sandwiches- very good but not great- prices are quite reasonable- service was quick- I'd definitely come here again-

Thank R S
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on vacation and decided to take the bus over and give it a try. We waited in line 20 minutes which is fine. We sat at a table and waited, waited and waited for the server. He finally shows up and rushes us into ordering appetizer, drinks and meals all at the same time. He was extremely rude.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?