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La Carreta 40th

8650 SW 40th St., Miami, FL 33155
305 553 8383
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Ranked #411 of 3,621 restaurants in Miami
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Fri 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisines: Cuban
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Bethpage, Tennessee
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I cannot eat in a building that is at least 50 years old, the whole shopping plaza is old - the left hand corner used to be 7 Eleven, with Grand Union across the street. La Carreta's building used to be a LUMS and then something else, and finally for years became La Carreta. I never liked the food, the... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We visit this La Carreta location on every visit to Miami for authentic Cuban food and some of the best cuban coffee in Miami. Outside by the coffee bar you can have an expresso coffee or cortadito. Top those off with croquettes or a pastelito made of guayaba and you are set with a quick snack any time of the... More

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Miami, Florida
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227 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

A great way to start the day. Outstanding cafe con leche. Superb service. The setting is a bit tired, nothing fancy, but the breakfast hit the spot, and the service from Lourdes could not have been nicer. Quick and efficient, pleasant & friendly.

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Orange Park, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

While it's not as good as it used to be, it is still a taste of home. I stopped in for take out late one evening and ordered a little of everything (no meat as we're vegetarians)... plantains, yuca frita, boiled yuca, pan cubano, frijoles negros con arroz, pastelitos... YUM! I do remember the servings being bigger in the past... More

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Bal Harbour, Florida
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12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Great chain of Cuban restaurants all over Miami and at the airport. Get your fix of excellent and cheap Cuban food, very popular with the locals and tourists alike. Don't miss trying STRONG Cuban coffee..my favorite the COLADA (or a CORTADITO for those who prefer with milk). Beats Starbucks any day!

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Miami, Fl
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117 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

This plaza is perfect for typical simple Cuban delights. It didn't earn 5 stars this time because we went I'm the morning and asked for croquetas and pastelitos and they were stale. They tasted as if they had been there for a long while. Overall this place usually is great.

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Miami, Florida
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41 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

This is my neighborhood restaurant, that everybody know my name. I like most everything they make. I go for coffee at least four times a week, with croquetas. The Cuban food sandwiches, steaks, and most of their food is truly in the Cuban tradition. It's always full, but service is great, friendly and pretty fast. Enjoy!

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Orlando, Florida
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107 reviews 107 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Seriously, I love this place. It's been several years since I came to Miami and had dinner at La Carreta and other than the prices it is like time has stood still. The food is A.m.a.z.i.n.g. !!!!! Yes, it's that good, that authentic, that local, that flavorful, that delicious. It's also weird because I think there are people still working... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

If you are in this part of Miami visit La Carreta, the food is good and the Cuban Coffee is great. The outside service of Cuban pastry and croquetas is always good.

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Sebring, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The service was good and the food was even better. Food didn't take long to prepare but was hot and delicious. Will definitely visit again the next time I am in the area.

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