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“Delicious Food in a BP Station”
Review of El Carajo

El Carajo
Ranked #62 of 4,185 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Spanish, Wine Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Lousiville, KY
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Delicious Food in a BP Station”
Reviewed February 28, 2013

My wife and had lunch at El Carajo after visiting Vizcaya. First, the tapas were delicious. The place is very nice and the people were friendly and the service was great! Second, finding it was a little difficult. The GPS said we passed it. We returned and didn't see it. I called and the person who answered said we are in the BP. They are and they also have what looks like a great wine shop. Try it! You will like it. It may also be a good place to get gas.

Visited February 2013
Thank Card2inal
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Homestead, Florida
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113 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“And They Call It A Gas Station?”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

What can I say but I even sent in an invitation to Guy Fieri at Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives to come and enjoy a great little off the wall restaurant that offers great food, great wine (excellent value and only $10 corkage fee) and an atmosphere like no other. If you want to go on a weekend better make reservations. I suggest a weekday lunch or saturday or sunday lunch. When you drive into this BP gas station you wouldn't believe the wine selection and the food. Very cozy and just a great get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. A must see when in Miami

Visited February 2013
1 Thank Oscar R
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Miami, Florida
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164 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Spectacular wine selection and excellent food.”
Reviewed February 18, 2013

This is a hidden gem located in the back of a BP gas station convenience store. Huge and spectacular wine selection, very nice atmosphere and excellent tapas. One of the best Spanish restaurants in Miami. We went several times and every time is a pleasure! Very good quality of ingredients and real Spanish seasoning. Excellent service, friendly and professional.
It is a perfect place to go with friends and family but maybe not the best option for young kids or babies.

  • Visited February 2013
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1 Thank mah10000
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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“Unexpected and and amazing wine selection!”
Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

It seems almost a shame to take away from the experience of driving up to a BP gas station for a great meal of spanish tapas... most people enjoy it more when they live the experience for themselves.... The food is tasty, and the menu is delightful. The wine selection is nothing short of spectacular, with incredibly affordable prices. Enjoy the experience, and give the gas station a chance to delight your senses. You will not be disappointed.

1 Thank Daniel M
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193 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Excellent !!!”
Reviewed February 1, 2013 via mobile

I am happy that we didn't backed up when we saw that the restaurant is inside a BP gas station!
The atmosphere is great, the spanish theme decor and spanish music create a very nice place to eat and have fun with friends.
The menu is pretty extensive and you whant to try everything :)
They also have wines from all over the world at a reasonable price, we had an Argentinean malbec delicious.
Defenetly Im coming back with more friends and family.
Remember to make a recervation firts.

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1 Thank Corina0909
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