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Las Carretas

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Lot B-0-7 Semantan Avenue | 10 Jalan Semantan, Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur 50490, Malaysia
+60 (0)3 2093-0380
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Service with a smile

The staff are very welcoming with excellent service. Best margaritas! Must try they El-presidente! Good portions of food which to me so far has been the best Mexican food in KL

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Kuala Lumpur
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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89 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

A nice place but difficult to locate. Excellent food worth going. Serves veg food so good for vegetarians. Staff also very good.

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Kuala Lumpur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The staff are very welcoming with excellent service. Best margaritas! Must try they El-presidente! Good portions of food which to me so far has been the best Mexican food in KL

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Petaling Jaya, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

food quality was good..however the portion served was small for the price we paid..i would go back but not so often unless i feel like being a little lavish :) otherwise its a pretty decent place to sit around and chat with friends/family..good for special celebration!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Happened on this restaurant accidentally, as it was raining heavily on a Friday evening. Guess you could call this restaurant a chain, as they operate from three different branches - Damansara, Subang and Ampang. This review is based on the last mentioned, which is a few kilometres from KLCC. The quessidias, burritos and enchiladas are delicious and reasonably priced and... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I've enjoyed my share of TexMex, Mexican (Oaxaca) back in the USA. To qualify my review one of my mainstays during my college years was burritos, tacos and such so I have a fair idea of what the typical Mexican meals would be like. Even during my visits to other parts of California I would frequent Mexican restaurants. Our visit... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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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
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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
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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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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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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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Additional Information about Las Carretas

Address: Lot B-0-7 Semantan Avenue | 10 Jalan Semantan, Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur 50490, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 (0)3 2093-0380
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: Mexican

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lot B-0-7 Semantan Avenue | 10 Jalan Semantan, Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur 50490, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur
  • Phone Number: +60 (0)3 2093-0380

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican

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