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La Carreta

#191 of 1,577 Restaurants in Lima
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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 - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 91
    Excellent
  • 113
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 9
    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
Nice restaurant

It is ok, but nothing to die for. It is quite expensive and it looks very touristic. If I am in the financial district, I will return

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 10, 2015
Albert L
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were invited for dinner and I suggested a place where they serve nice steaks. We were advised to come to La Carreta. When reading the feedback on Tripadvisor I feel that people are enthusiastic or very negative. I do not know if we were lucky but I liked everything about this restaurant. The staff is courteous and the food... More 

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Thank Eric M
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

You will love La Carreta. It is so nicely appointed I would return there even if the food hadn't been as delicious as it was. One of my Lima favorites. ENJOY!

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Thank Susana E
Montevideo, Uruguay
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199 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

It is ok, but nothing to die for. It is quite expensive and it looks very touristic. If I am in the financial district, I will return

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Thank Albert L
Bayona, Spain
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

When you get in from the street you do not imagine to find a hacienda stlye building and decor in the center of the city. A ver cousy place to have an excellent dinner. Service is good, polite and speedy.

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Thank Wibbelink
Sao Paulo, SP
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87 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

A piece of Argentina in Lima, quite nice meat and salad dishes and very good deserts, service also quite nice.

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Thank AndreRezende
Ecuador
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

The worst service anywhere in Peru. We called in advance to ask if open, they said yes and waited for us. We arrived around 3h30 pm for a late lunch. The restaurant was empty, it took them 10 min. to get us a table... When we were seated at the table the waiters ignored us completely for about another 15... More 

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Thank galapago
Lima, Peru
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

The place is very nice and with a good atmosphere. Excellent food, you go to La Carreta to eat meat. I had a bife de chorizo, the quality was very good. Good choice of vines. Buffet overpriced.

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Thank ziozago
Lima Region, Peru
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Excellent food and service. The local is clean colonial style. My order was meat with salad well cook very soft and tasty

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Thank Nancyfig
Lima, Peru
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

The place is very spacious. Most likely they were expecting more customers given the amount of waiters present. We ordered the Lomo and a porter house. Unfortunately the steak was not warm in the middle so I gave it back. They came back and I realized they put it in the microwave. This for me is unacceptable in a restaurant... More 

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2 Thank Nancy2101
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We went in December with my Peruvian husband and his best friend. They used to eat here years ago and were raving about it. 3 hours and £300 (yes, GBP) later, we left feeling abused and ripped off. I have never eaten such tough meat. It was inedible, and that's from a serious carnivore. Lima's restaurant scene is on fire... More 

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2 Thank Philippa G

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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
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Peruvian, Barbecue, Spanish, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
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?