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“Hippest Gas Station Ever”
Review of El Carajo

El Carajo
Ranked #72 of 4,461 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 27 June 2014

So it's a gas station. Go inside, into another world. Wine shop is the best in Dade, and the food is exotic and great. It's a mildly mind blowing experience. The prices run from reasonable to the best in wine

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Reviewed 12 June 2014

We had a dinner in this restaurant because of the great Lonely Planet's evaluation.
It wasnt' a good decision. The ambiency is ordinary and incredibly noisy at the point that one cant talk with the people at his table. The food (spanish kitchen) is relatively good but extremely overpriced.
The service is unfriendly and hasty. Be aware.

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Thank FabioDaGenova
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Reviewed 25 May 2014 via mobile

Located inside BP gas station, this wine bar restaurant has and intriguing concept. You walk around and choose your beer or wine. Good wine's are reasonably priced and everything has a $10 corkage
fee. There are about 12 dining tables and a 12 seat community table. Both the white bean soup and red bean soup are hearty, as is the thick and creamy lobster bisque. Spanish anchovies , lobster empenada,and tuna tartare were good. The sausage and mushrooms in Cabernet were very salty. The salmon was yummy, but the CHURRASCO was chewy and hard to cut since we weren't given steak
knives. Filet bits sautéed with onions and peppers was very nice. The noise level in this busy restaurant was maddening. So if you go for the Spanish food, be prepared to scream. Service was ok.

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1  Thank MIAMISHEILA
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Reviewed 9 May 2014

If I hadn't seen Pillar V review I wouldn't have found it! It is really hidden. We looked on he back of the Petrol station, on the sides, etc just to realised what we though it was the petrol station shop it was the restaurant itself. It is really nice inside and the menu is a mix of Spanish and Argentinian dishes. Good food, wine and service

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Thank BR007
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Reviewed 30 April 2014

Excellent restaurant! It is hidden inside a BP gas station so you have no idea what is inside! The food and service were great as well as the wine!

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Thank Pilar V
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