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Las Carretas

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Lot B-0-7 Semantan Avenue | 10 Jalan Semantan, Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur 50490, Malaysia
+60 3-2093 0380
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time here and won't be the last. Everything we had was good. I especially liked the short ribs (wish it was with chilli). The dessert chimichanga was delicious. To top it up, service is excellent

Thank juanh187
Level Contributor
71 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

When looking for authentic Mexican cuisine, give this place a miss. Totally mediocre. Starters aren't fantastic, an example are the soggy soft tacos, an amateur effort made worse by placing hot meat on shredded lettuce, ensuring disgusting textures. The hanger steak is thin and bland, while the portions are comically small. Sides are an afterthought. Only decent thing is the... More 

Thank andri2805
Penang Island, Malaysia
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99 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Ordered the enchilada and it was pretty close to the stuff that I had in the US but with the right asian portion. The meet was flavorful but not overpowering. Nice ambiance but the prices are a bit on the high side. I must say even the waiters follow the US style where the asked how's the food while I... More 

Thank NeeShen
London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

I had such a great time here yesterday night. this will be my new favourite place. the food is excellent. my hubby had their steak and i had their fajitas. yummy! very delicious. more so of their magaritas. it is highly recommended. first we ordered a bottle of white wine and then magaritas and then long island. they were all... More 

Thank JannChia
Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
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62 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Knowing our penchant for Mexican food, our close family friends in KL took us to this wonderful Mexican restaurant. Everything we had here (ensalata de carne, nachos muchos with minced beef, chicken burrito & taco) were delicioso & in remarkably generous portions!

Thank Jutisha
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

fabulous food & good serving full bar,friendly staff,good ambience,nice atmosphere with excellent staff & chef

Thank Lazarus_12
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

A friend recommended the food here. I must admit it is FANTASTIC. The mussels are fresh and soft. The chimichanga and the quesadillas are very tasty. The steak is not hard. The ambience is excellent. The design with the colourful drawings on the wall, the indoor fountain with the water dripping sound, and the occasional Mexican music/ songs. EXCEPT for... More 

Thank frozencherry
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

This was a find off the net while looking for a Mexican Place to eat in KL. Turned out to be quite a place- nice ambience, good food, friendly staff who are never in a hurry to make you order. Have been there a couple of times last being for my Mother's birthday, yesterday. Most of us being vegetarian was... More 

Thank Parinjay
kuala lumpur
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

My favourite place, great Mexican food, fantastic margaritas, friendly staff. Finding the place easy, ample car park outside restaurant. Better make appointment as place can get crowded. Wish they'd extend their hours and open for lunch on Sunday's too .

1 Thank kmMal
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2015

A little bit hidden away off the main drag, but what a find. I can't believe it has been there for nine years, and I've lived in Kl for eight, but I only discovered the restaurant recently when I was invited to join a dinner with a colleague. I now go back weekly, and consider myself a "regular". The El-Presidente... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lot B-0-7 Semantan Avenue | 10 Jalan Semantan, Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur 50490, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur
  • Phone Number: +60 3-2093 0380

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?