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Carlitos Gardel

7963 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046 (Central L.A)
(323) 655-0891
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Ranked #3 of 8,660 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Argentinean, Italian, Steakhouse
Neighborhood: Central L.A
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
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Milford, Michigan
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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Last week we visited Los Angeles, coming from Detroit, to meet with a customer. They recommend a lunch location, Carlitos Gardel. Upon arriving at the small restaurant it seemed nice but nothing special stood out. Boy was my first impression wrong. Traveling a fair amount for business and pleasure I get to experience many restaurants and this one ranks as... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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142 reviews 142 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

From the moment we walked into this small family gem we knew it was going to be a great experience. We were greeted by the owner and her son. After being seated we were quickly served water and the sommelier, another son, came by and gave us attention for wines. At the time, we had no idea that our server... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This is almost the best kept secret in LA ... if it didn't get so busy ... I guess the secret is out. Un-assuming from the outside but a lovely, high end restaurant inside. The service staff is excellent throughout and will suggest what you may like but everything I've had in the 5+ visits here over the past year... More 

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Naperville, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

From the service to the food this place was just all around excellent. The hostess came outside and mentioned the free parking on the next street so I wouldn't need to use the meter which gave her serious kudos in my book but staff removed the food was also superb. Romantic atmosphere, lovely service, perfect date night.

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Hong Kong, null, Hong Kong
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80 reviews 80 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Booked via opentable and left a msg to the restaurant that we are celebrating our anniversary. Main courses we had the rib eye cap and skirt steak. We requested medium rare and the meat was well cooked to the point, very tender and juicy! The red wine they recommended was really good and easy to drink. Staff are very helpful.... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

A cosy Argentinean restaurant in Melrose. Food is great especially the Argentinean steak (one of the best in LA), and staff were extremely attentive. Worth the hype on Tripadvisor, in our opinion.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

My wife and I were visiting the L.A. area, and wanted a fancy dinner spot. Not knowing what the traffic would be like, we arrived early for a 6:00pm reservation and sat at one of the small tables on the sidewalk. The doors opened promptly at six, and we were seated near the back. The decor did not disappoint. We... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I booked a table based on the reviews on here and I am glad I did. It was by far one of the best dining experiences in LA I can remember of. The place is cosy and makes you feel at home. The food is delicious and the staff extremely attentive and knowledgeable. Certainly a restaurant I would recommend! Grazie!

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england
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Fantastic Argentinian restaurant on Melrose. Great steaks, staff very friendly and helpful. Would recommend booking beforehand

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

We had an amazing dining experience at this family run restaurant. We are bringing our daughter to college and wanted to have a special meal before we dropped her off in L. A. They definitely delivered. The steaks were amazing. I also enjoyed a mushroom pasta dish. The wine list was most impressive. My husband was happy to have an... More 

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Additional Information about Carlitos Gardel

Address: 7963 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Phone Number: (323) 655-0891
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Argentinean, Italian, Steakhouse

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