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La Carreta

11740 Kendall Drive, Kendall, FL 33156
305 596 5973
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Ranked #12 of 26 Restaurants in Kendall
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Cuban
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Miami, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Terrible service. Not so clean place. The food cannot be called haute cuisine; rather it is Cuban fast food. I definitely don't recommend this place to anyone!!

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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Sunday 8/23/2014. We invited some Mexican friends so they could try typical cuban food and what a disappointment this experience was. The A/C was not functioning properly. The server although nice was not very experienced. They had ran out of Ox Tail (Sunday's special) by 2PM when we got there. The Natilla Carretera was frozen on the bottom. Needless to... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Nice Cuban setting, food is really good! Except the place is a little filthy. If you take the time to look at the floor and the bathroom, it's dirty. They should mop the floor and clean the bathroom, then I would have given them all the stars because it has a lot of potential.

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Sebring, Florida
Top Contributor
188 reviews 188 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We found La Carreta quite by accident and were glad we did. We were actually looking for a place to eat lunch but they didn't begin serving lunch for another half hour. Therefore, we ordered breakfast and I must say it was the best breakfast I've had in a long time. We had veggie omelets and they were cooked just... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We had just arrived to the Miami area after many delays at airports during the day, we were there for a funeral and barely made the visitation on time. So we were tired sad an hungry. After the visitation my brother took us to La Carreta it was 11:00PM I never imagined we would find good food at that hour... More

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Roswell, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

La Carretta has been around forever, but it still offers some of the best Cuban food in Miami. Ropa Vieja was delicious, as was the Bistec Milanese

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Miami
Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Conveniently located in West Kendall with ample parking and a good size restaurant. Quality breakfast with nice presentations and generous portions very reasonably priced. Café con Leche has taste and power. Opens at 8 AM for breakfast and people are waiting outside. Good for lunch and dinner too.

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Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

Our first visit with 2 of my girlfriends. Our waiters name is Ricardo....and he is the worst. Needs attitude overhaul.Did not stop to ask us if our food are ok. Turns out as he told us that his section is closed and he has been there since 9 am. Understand his predicament...but no excuse for his behavior. We did not... More

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Miami, Florida
Top Contributor
202 reviews 202 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014 via mobile

Came with a large Family party. Good all Family wanted Cuban Cuisine. OMG! Told waiter I was Gluten intolerant, asked for a Gluten Free menu and he replied " What is that?" From then on was a fiasco for me! The food for the rest was greasy, the presentation of dishes was sloppy. My fish was frozen prior, could taste... More

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East Hampton, NY
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

I have been stopping here for years. A must stop for us for some great Cuban sandwiches ,medianoches, and croquet as on the way to the keys. Today and want to tip my hat to the girls at the take out window. Even though they were very busy and I had placed a very large order They were extremely pleasant... More

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