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LA Carreta Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
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Spanish, Cuban
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301 N University Dr, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024-6717
954-966-8161
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sangria Goodness

the Cuban food was great, services was excellent and the Sangria was excellent....we enjoyed our meal very much. Our server was very attentive and made it an enjoyable dinner. Prices were very good, atmosphere was nice for families or couples, business dinners!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Kburris910
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Katy, Texas
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
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70 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I come here usually every Sunday morning for my croquettes and pastelitos, they are amazimg! I will admit compared to local bakery they are a little pricy but it is always fresh and hot. The few times I've been inside to eat I seen to always get the Cuban sandwich, which never fails is always a great filler and the... More 

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Katy, Texas
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

the Cuban food was great, services was excellent and the Sangria was excellent....we enjoyed our meal very much. Our server was very attentive and made it an enjoyable dinner. Prices were very good, atmosphere was nice for families or couples, business dinners!

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Sugar Hill, Georgia, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Anytime I'm in town I have to AT LEAST go by here and get a Cuban Coffee.... I've only had the coffee and breakfast buffett here.... lots of selection on the buffet... love the pastries as well!

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Pembroke Pines ,Florida
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Called ahead of time ,placed my order.arrvived 35 mins later and my order was not ready,it was not even in the system!! then I had to wait again.The food tasted nothing like what I ordered on the menu.The pork was hard it was a mess.Good place for coffee and pastry!!!

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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122 reviews 122 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This is a place to go for good Colada (Cuban expresso) and some tostadas (toasted Cuban bread). Great place for breakfast.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great food and value! Coming from the keys and everything was packed. It was a great find. My family enjoyed it very much!

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Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We were taken here by a local and this was a nice surprise. The food was amazing and would recommend to anyone who happens to be in this area. Service was great the woman who waited on us had worked there for years. Wonderful atmosphere too. Hope to get another chance to visit in the future.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

I recently visited La Carreta with family for lunch (large party). The service was pretty good, food was great, and atmosphere was a bit relaxed as it wasn't too busy. All in all we had a great time with no major complaints. Servers did seem to mull around a bit and group together to talk but it happens. Hope to... More 

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Wesley Chapel
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We decided to have our rehearsal dinner here and it was great. The food and service was outstanding! Price was great as well! If you are thinking of doing a large dinner party, this place is very nice!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

This is my first visit to La Carreta restautant (I was informed there are more than one location), but man, was the food was amazing! The Cuban espresso, I really like it.. For appetizers, we tried the Fufu con masitas. That was awesome. The staff were very nice and friendly. The roast pork with moros and sweet plantains was delicious.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 301 N University Dr, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024-6717
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Pembroke Pines
  • Phone Number: 954-966-8161

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Spanish, Cuban

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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