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La Caretta

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14791 Miramar Parkway, Miramar, FL 33027
(954) 437-3602
Today
8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 14
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  • 24
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 4
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Birthday Dinner

Pleasant staff - food was OK for Spanish food . The wait staff was very patient considering we had a group of small children that were a bit unruly at times.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Marta Q
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Miramar, Florida, United States
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58 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Miramar, Florida, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Pleasant staff - food was OK for Spanish food . The wait staff was very patient considering we had a group of small children that were a bit unruly at times.

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Miramar, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Love to come by for my cuban coffee fix! Their coffee is perfectly made and the media noche is really good too

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Miramar, Florida
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12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The food is reliably good, the service depends on who you get. They seem to allow employees to chit chat and you see them cornered in groups gossiping away while you wait for water but no doubt they have good cuban food

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Guatemala
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Prices are somewhat average, but food is delicious, the garlic bread they give you at the beginning is delicious, I recommend ropa vieja with white rice and tostones

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32 reviews 32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This place is convenient, and they serve what a Latino would call "normal food". The Ropa vieja (shreded meat with rice and black beans), onion soup, arroz imperial are some examples of good dishes. They serve Ceviche, which is eatable, not very good if you compare with Ceviche in peruvian restaurants.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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156 reviews 156 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

My partner and I stopped here for lunch. We started with the Homemade Plantain Chips and then we both did the Vaca Frita. We had to send the first order of chips back because they were cold; a new order appeared almost instantaneously. Nana makes better Vaca, but this was still pretty good. We also had Mamey Papaya shakes...pretty scrumptious.... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

We love Cuban food! Being from the Midwest, it is always an must to diver on Cuban fare when we are in South Florida. This restaurant did not disappoint. The classic Cuban dishes were represented. We tried the Classic Cuban Sandwich and the roasted pork. Both were well prepared, flavorful and the service was excellent. We dined at this establishment... More 

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Minneola, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This is one of the locations in the small chain of La Carretas. It was my first visit to this restaurant. Server seemed a little slow or distracted even though it wasn't busy at all. Wife and I were still extremely pleased with the food though. We both got the Classic Sampler dinner plate and were glad we did. Since... More 

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Cedar Rapids, IA
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105 reviews 105 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Decided to go to a "genuine" Cuban restaurant. The food was good, not great. We were expecting more spice in the food and it was relatively bland. We'd go back and try other menu items just to see if we'd have the same experience again.

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Miami, Florida, United States
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I have visited La Carreta on numerous occasions and have found it to be good at all locations. Consistent and predictable. Not sure if there are any real superstars on the menu, but as I said all are good. Picadillo is flavorful, but not spicy. If you've never had this traditional fare, it is seasoned ground beef with potato and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14791 Miramar Parkway, Miramar, FL 33027
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miramar
  • Phone Number: (954) 437-3602

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Cuban
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am

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