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Las Carretas

Lot B-0-7 Semantan Avenue | 10 Jalan Semantan, Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur 50490, Malaysia
+60 (0)3 2093-0380
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Ranked #440 of 2,359 restaurants in Kuala Lumpur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Penang Island, Malaysia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Touted as THE place to go for authentic Mexican food, naturally, I had high expectations of this place. My first experience in 2012 at Las Carretas was a good one, and the fajitas were authentic. But during my latest visit, the quality was lacking. They no longer had real pico salsa, and replaced it with some diced onions and tomato.... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I have been to several of the outlets in KL, the food is pretty good and the service is consitant. actually my favorite is the Subang branch

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Avoid Las Carretas AT ALL COST! My wife had lunch with her 4 friends at the Taipan outlet earlier today and is now suffering from food poisoning. 4 out of 5 down with food poisoning. And when they queried the staff, she had the cheeks to go "It must have been the seafood spaghetti!" It looks like they knew about... More

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Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I've been twice. The first time I thought, "It's ok for a change." The second time I thought, "Never again." Let's start with the good: the service is friendly. That's where the good part ends. First of all, this is not authentic Mexican cuisine. Not even close. Anyone that says it is does not actually know what authentic Mexican food... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I was there with my friends and was disappointed to find that the food is not really Mexican. I wonder if there's a real Mexican restaurant around afterall.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Have been to the Ampang and Damansara branches many times and always had consistently good food - something that's rare to find in Malaysia! Service is always friendly and attentive, even on busy nights. Food is always tasty and is very reasonably priced for non local food. As an idea 2 non alcoholic drinks, 1 entrée and 2 mains came... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

For a girls night this restaurant was good. One cannot say that it tasted exactly like how Mexican food tastes but did fulfil our Mexican food craving. I do recommend the tacos and nachos. Staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Bartender according to my friend was extremely nice Price was reasonable (RM 140 for three dinners including alcoholic drinks) The... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We've been there a few times before and this time we took some relatives. It's always nice and fun to go to this great TexMex restaurant. Since I do not eat meat, they do have some vegetarian selection... and they make great margaritas!

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Our dinner was superb yet simple. Oysters, mushroom soup and veal! As usual service is cosy and friendly...a little Mexican music in the background...ola!

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Kuantan, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Great mexican food served by friendly waiters and waitresses! A very chilling place to have dinner and drinks!

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