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La Carreta

#136 of 1,172 Restaurants in Lima
Certificate of Excellence
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San Isidro
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Av. Rivera Navarrete 740, San Isidro, Lima, Peru
442-2690
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 74
    Excellent
  • 84
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Desserts more impressive than meat dishes

For many, this place has the reputation of best in San Isidro for important business meetings. However, although the interior has a nice touch, the food (meat) quality is not as high as in other places nearby. The desserts, however, stick out positively.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
hbkm
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Lima, Peru
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Lima, Peru
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

For many, this place has the reputation of best in San Isidro for important business meetings. However, although the interior has a nice touch, the food (meat) quality is not as high as in other places nearby. The desserts, however, stick out positively.

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Lima, Peru
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

It does not matter what your order, everything is very good. Don´t forget to ask for dessert, specially Suspiro de Chirimoya, is the best. They have a beautiful private room which can be book if the number of persons is bigger than 10, and maximum 16, just call to check availabity. 100% recomemded.

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Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile
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82 reviews 82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Big steakhouse in Lima. If you want to enjoy a "Lechon al Palo" (milk piglet barbecue), reserve your table and be there before 13:00, Monday to Friday. But anyway they have a great variety of prime cut Angus and Kobe beef. Attention, quality and service are great, although (in my opinion) it is not the best steakhouse in Lima; but... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

If you want to enjoy a "Lechon Al Palo" (milk piglet barbecue), reserve your table and be there before 13:00... But anyway they have a great variety of prime cut Angus and Kobe beef. Attention, quality and service are great, although, in my opinion, not the "Ichiban" in Lima, but you cannot always go to the same restaurant in that... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Probably the best steakhouse in Lima. Great food and service. Generous portions. A meat lovers paradise. A bit pricey but worth it.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Classic meat restaurant in Lima, they have local and imported meats, angus and cobe cuts. Fair price, good service

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Sao Paulo, SP
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78 reviews 78 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We went for lunch. The place is lovely. Very rustic. I had a res seca which is a typical. Peruvian meat with cilantro sauce. Delicious! Service was great too. I highly recommend for those who love meat.

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Weston, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Went with colleagues to this traditional Steak House in San Isidro. The service is good, we had molleja, riñones (kidneys), chorizo and morcilla for appetizer. Everything was very good with the exception of the chorizos that looked and tasted more like a hot dog than a Chorizo. I had chicken which was outstanding, juicy, flavorful and well presented. Expect to... More 

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Connecticut
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73 reviews 73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

La Carreta is many things but is at its best a great local steak house. Hosted a business client here during a recent visit to Lima. The atmosphere is perfect for a business lunch and the food and service were spot on. The steaks and sides were cooked perfectly. A bit crowded at lunch but you expect that at a... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Certainly, you will enjoy a very nice place, excellent service and delicious food. One of the best restaurantes in San Isidro area.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Rivera Navarrete 740, San Isidro, Lima, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima>  > San Isidro
  • Neighborhood: San Isidro
  • Phone Number: 442-2690

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?