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La Carreta Restaurant

301 N University Dr, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024-6717
+1 954-966-8161
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cuban coffee” (12 reviews)
“shredded beef” (5 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:00All hours
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Spanish
££ - £££
301 N University Dr, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024-6717
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1 - 10 of 139 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent Cuban food, best part is the desserts and espresso. I recommend the paella and the empanadas, I suggest calling ahead if you want the paella, it takes about an hour.

Thank Sethme
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They serve a good variety of cuban dishes at a low to moderate price. Service is almost always fast.

Thank Luis G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great family atmosphere Cuban restaurant. The food is delicious and the staff is friendly and prompt.

Thank FLBill
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

There is a lot of competition between Cuban restaurants in South Florida, and La Carreta is the best. The quality of the food, service and ambiance was all excellent. I had a bowl of delicious fish soup, followed by masas de puerco. Really well cooked,...More

Thank ZanderAustralia
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Whenever I am in this area I always make sure to eat at a Cuban restaurant. This was my first time here and I can't wait until I will be back!

Thank cfitmv
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Service is always great but the other night it was super fast and everything came out perfect. We have never had a bad or poor meal at this location. Just delicious.

Thank pat s
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I was very impressed with their food. The service was ok. I ordered the milanesa empanada and it was delicious. I have to say the food you can tell it was freshly cooked and it was amazing. A must try if your in town.

Thank Aileen P
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

When I drove by this restaurant I was so excited to see it. I am a big fan of la caretta and have eaten at their other locations many times. I am always so full and happy when I leave there. I always begin my...More

Thank rcaputo11
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

True Cuban dishes, food is amazing fresh, good flavor and great variety, they also have a Bakery,Happy hour, Restaurant, window order, Take out.I visit la Carreta often one stop dinner is resolve. Highly recommended

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by friends of ours, and may I say it was delicious. This is the place to eat if someone is looking for authentic Cuban food. I highly recommend La Carreta.

Thank Nancy M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 N University Dr, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024-6717
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Pembroke Pines
  • Phone Number: +1 954-966-8161
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