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La Carreta

#34 of 3,445 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
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3632 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135-4112
+1 305-444-7501
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8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 am
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Again having gone to several restaurants, something I don't like doing, I focus more on the service aspect of the establishment. What did I expect from a restaurant with two hostesses? A warm greeting. Nope. Just a simple "good evening". Waitress? Just as stale and tasteless as rice without salt. She couldn't crack a smile. What was interesting was that... More 

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Thank mhjoe
New Hampshire
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34 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited this Cuban restaurant near where were staying and found ourselves to be the only non-Spanish speakers! What fun we had trying to converse with people at nearby tables and our waiter. The food was great - we tried things we had never had before and were rewarded. The cerviche with lime was delicious as was... More 

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Thank Gillian C
Montgomery, New Jersey
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We set out for one restaurant and ended up here and boy were we glad. This was delicious and well prepared. Not fancy or pretentious but good cooking. Had the chef specials, lamb shank and shredded pork. Daughter had fried pork and would not share! It was so good. Dessert was also a treat. Tres leche and creme brûlée was... More 

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Thank Val L
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food . I ordered the shredded beef with yellow rice and plantains and it was just delicious . Some of us order soups and different dishes with chicken and all of us are very pleased . This place is amazing good . We will be returning for are .

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Thank jon r
Miami, Florida
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice Restaurant, located across Versailles restaurant, special cuban food. Authentic Cuban Cuisine, the place is great

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Thank LuisCienfuegos
Atlanta, Georgia
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently ate lunch here with my family during spring break. Second time we've eaten here when visiting Miami. Located on Calle Ocho, this is an older restaurant with very good food at a fair price. They also have an outdoor counter extension where you can order Cuban coffee, sandwiches, and pastries if you opt for a meal to go. The... More 

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Thank Hepburntravel
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful local restaurant with large selection of traditional foods. Service was speedy. Maderos were so sweet and tasty! Will return when in Miami 😊

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Thank Rachel D
Denver, Colorado
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I suggest everyone should give this restaurant a try. I had never had Cuban food and wanted to check it out. Everything was delicious! The roast pork was fantastic and the Cuban sampler was really good. Our server was really friendly and the restaurant has a great atmosphere. Go here!

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Thank JosieMena
Miami, Florida, United States
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always stop by when someone in the family is sick, The chicken soup is the best. Truly anything I've ordered has never been bad.

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Thank Kwpunkin1
Miami, Florida
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent place to experience Cuban food. Excellent service ambiance, decor etc. Kids friendly menu available. No need for reservations. Come and dine in with confident prices are so so affordable and huge portions! ;) enjoy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3632 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135-4112
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami>  > Little Havana
  • Neighborhood: Little Havana
  • Phone Number: +1 305-444-7501

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