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Carlitos Gardel

7963 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046 (Central L.A)
(323) 655-0891
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Ranked #6 of 8,619 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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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English first
Naperville, Illinois, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

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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79 reviews 79 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Budapest, Hungary
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Carlitos serves one the finest Argentinian steaks in LA. I jeard they also serve good seafood but I had steaks both times I visited. The sommelier is knowledgable about Argentinian wines. Recommended.

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Hollywood, Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

After HOURS of searching for a location that serves acceptable quality grass-fed meat, we settled on Carlitos Gardel on Melrose. One son is gluten free, the other follows Paleo and only grass-fed would be acceptable. We were celebrating one birthday and one 1st year anniversary. This was a great selection. We started with appetizers of burrata and the mushrooms. We... More

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Everything is exceptional. My wife is Argentinian from Buenos Aires and this is where we go for special occasions. It is without question the finest Argentina restaurant in Southern California and one of the best restaurants overall in Los Angeles. The fries, the morcilla, the asado, the service, the dessert...it is all wonderfull. Highly recommend!

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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 - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Argentinean, Italian, Steakhouse

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