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“Their 14 oz rib eye stake might be the best food item on the planet!”
Review of Carlitos Gardel

Carlitos Gardel
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Wed, 12/7
8:00 PM
Ranked #123 of 12,033 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Price range: $31 - $40
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Central L.A
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Every time I go here it is divine! EVERYTHING is cooked to perfection. I try other restaurants but always end up back here. So delicious! Such nice people! Such artful food. When you eat here you truly get the most for your money. YUM!!!

Date of visit: July 2016
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1  Thank melinda311
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Reviewed June 23, 2016

Where to begin. . . I love everything about this place. The service is exceptional. The food divine. The wine list, even better! They are all about making sure you have a wonderful time, and making sure your beverages and food are the perfect match. The depth of Max's knowledge of wine is amazing! From appetizers, to entres, to deserts. . .everything is truly remarkable. Give it a try. You won't regret it!

Date of visit: June 2016
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Thank Teresa P
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Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Outstanding family run business. Owners and staff are extremely friendly and helpful. The decorations all have meaning to them, they just aren't pictures they found. The beef is amazing. If I closed my eyes I would have believed I was back in Argentina. Ask what special cuts they have that aren't on the menu. You won't be disappointed. Best served Argentina style with a large steak on a wooden platter in the middle of the table served family style. I'm a fan!

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank GoesBoom
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Reviewed May 13, 2016

A longtime local favorite, this restaurant retains it's "old school" charm while remaining fresh. It never disappoints and the ambience can't be beat with live music on Friday and Saturday nights. The restaurant fills up quickly, so make reservations if you can. Try the chicken in cream sauce with dried fruit (my favorite). The desserts are made fresh daily by the owner and are all amazing.

Date of visit: March 2016
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1  Thank Joe R
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Reviewed March 28, 2016

Carlitos Gardel is one of the very few restaurants I've visited that have lived up to the hype. Their steaks are amazing, as is their signature chimichurri sauce which is made fresh daily. I tried the skirt steak, which was seasoned nicely and cooked perfectly. This is one of their signature dishes, and at 16 oz, can be split and shared. Although not obvious from the standard menu, the restaurant also offers several daily specials, usually to include lamb and some type of fish. The service was excellent and accommodating. My wife requested some type of sauce to go with her entree, and although the restaurant doesn't carry any of the commercial steak sauces, they whipped up a cabernet-mushroom-black pepper reduction that was absolutely amazing. The wine that the sommelier selected was equally outstanding. Although a bit on the pricey side, this is a place fit for foodies who appreciate great steak and service.

Date of visit: March 2016
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2  Thank shobhita864
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