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Carlitos Gardel

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7963 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046-7118
+1 323-655-0891
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Today
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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San Jose, California
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Argentinean restaurant, managed and personally served by the 2 brothers who are the owners. The menu gives you a great taste of Argentinean cuisine, and then some. The meat cuts and the appetizers are to die for. They even make their own dulce de leche and homemade ice cream. The Merengue tart desert is an amazing hommade Postre Balcarce... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice location.great service.great food.everything about this place is great and they really care about delivering the best experience.five stars from an Italian family.

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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

My wife had visited the place before and told me that she had the best steak ever. She was right! We had a 16 oz Prime skirt and a 12 oz Prime Ribeye Cap. The flavor is very rich in both of them. It is very difficult to decide which one is the best, but I would probably vote for... More 

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Los Alamitos, California
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

You will leave this place wondering why you even bother eating at less tasty restaurants. This is a steakhouse, so order steak. I ate with friends so we all had a chance to eat a little bit of one another's meal and the steaks were the best! The chimichurri ribeye ($52) cooked medium was by far the best. The pasta... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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205 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Nice place, food is good, service almost not friendly and a bit snobbish,pricy,it's difficult to find paking

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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131 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Nice and classy restaurant. Professional service. Great steaks. This restaurant is great for romantic dinner.

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Los Angeles, California
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369 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We have visited Carlitos Gardel many times over the years, usually to satisfy a craving for a great steak dinner, and it never disappoints! This small, elegant, family-run restaurant is pricey but offers absolutely delicious steak, lamb and seafood dishes, very good-sized portions using quality meats, perfectly cooked to order. They have a select wine list. Desserts, which are mostly... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Excellent service and their garlic fries are outstanding. There is live music but it is not overwhelming.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

This is an Argentinian steakhouse in Melrose Ave. We came for dinner and loved it! The atmosphere was pleasant, the service was very good and the food was absolutely delicious. We ordered tasty Empanadas, excellent steaks (Bife de Lomo a la Portabella and Entraña and very good pasta dishes (Ravioles de Porcini, Ñoquis de Papa). We are pleased to recommend!

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104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is small but cozy, it has live music, there was a pianist playing on a Friday night when we were there. It is homey and what makes it more special is that it is run by its owners, a friendly family that offers you an awesome personalized service. The menu is not extensive but it has options for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian, South American, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7963 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046-7118
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 323-655-0891

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