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La Carreta 40th

8650 SW 40th St., Miami, FL 33155
305 553 8383
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Had dinner and the food and service were friendly in English or Spanish...just keep in mind the menu is Cubano and very diverse. Nice place to have dinner after shopping at the mall.

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Tampa, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This is defiantly a must for your late night eats adventure. It has been a local staple and watering hole for every local in the Miami metro area. You can never go wrong with any of the selections or daily specials they offer. All the cuisine is truly fantastic and have that Latin Sabor!!!! I can honestly say I have... More 

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Bethpage, Tennessee
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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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50 reviews 50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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298 reviews 298 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 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
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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150 reviews 150 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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76 reviews 76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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138 reviews 138 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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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Additional Information about La Carreta 40th

Address: 8650 SW 40th St., Miami, FL 33155
Phone Number: 305 553 8383
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Cuban

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