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“Great Experience”
Review of Carlitos Gardel

Carlitos Gardel
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Ranked #124 of 9,944 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $40
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Central L.A
Los angeles
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72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Great Experience”
Reviewed June 7, 2014

Wonderful restaurant. Extensive wine list and they will help in picking. Plates could be on food magazine covers. Service is top notch. Even though this is a more formal restaurant children are welcome - you can always feed them the garlic fries. Desserts are something else, a lot of dulce de leche, which if you have ever been to Argentina you know is a mainstay.

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank OracleLosAngeles
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“The Number ONE in Los Angeles”
Reviewed May 14, 2014

Went Last tuesday with my in-laws for dinner to the Carlitos Gardel. It was there first time ever.
And they enjoyed it from the beginning to the end. This restaurant is owned by a real Argentinian family and they put a lot of heart & soul into every detail.
The service is outstanding.
The food is incredible great and authentic.
The wine menu has everything you can ask for...and even more !
The atmosphere is as Argentinian as it's possible. When you would close your eyes for a second you could imagine yourself directly in San Telmo, Buenos Aires.
This place is a real oasis in L.A. and I can only recommend everyone the house made Gnocci & of course every meat plate on the menu. The garlic fries and the fish dishes are also exceptional great so it's really hard to decide what to eat.
Simple the best restaurant in L.A. !

  • Visited May 2014
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3 Thank Marantz2012
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Los Angeles
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115 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed May 3, 2014

A very classy place, with excellent service but . . . the food just did not cut it. I ordered the branzino, which was a special, and it was lightly breaded and tasted so-so. Very disappointing, after a tasty caprese salad. My friend's food was also just ok. Disappointing after all the good reviews.

  • Visited May 2014
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3 Thank Eastonlow
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Aguascalientes, Mexico
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

This is a small and cozy restaurant. It was recommended to me from a friend from San Francisco. I had the privilege to be served by the owner a young handsome man who helped me to choose my menu and a great dessert made by his world class chef mother. You should go and eat their food. Very nice it was far better than what I expected. VERY GOOD!!!!

2 Thank ferefe
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Bucharest, Romania
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great Argentinian Place!”
Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

Very nice skirt steak, ask fir chef's recommendation. Fits perfectly with house's Pinot Noir.

Great location. Fast service.

Thank Ovidiu D
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