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La Carreta

#34 of 3,453 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
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Little Havana
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3632 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135-4112
+1 305-444-7501
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08:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 00:00
Fri 08:00 - 02:00
Sat 08:00 - 03:00
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Miami, Florida
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good inexpensive Cuban restaurant! A local eatery preferred by the both the working-class and more affluent residents of Miami. This restaurant offers a variety of dishes fro less that $10. In fact, the reasonable prices has been held steadfast for decades. Many locations throughout Miami to choose from.

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Miami, Florida
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This restaurant is a chain in the Ft. Lauderdale-Miami area. Excellent food, great service, safe locations, very well designed (bilingual) menu. Will highly recommend: 1. Ox tail. Really a treat. 2. Churrasco. Excellent beef. 3.Masas de puerco fritas. Fried pork. Hope to see iou there soon.

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Thank opalmajr
Miami, Florida, USA
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62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is where Miami Cubans go for regular fare: palomilla steak, black beans, plantains, etc. And if they're coming down with a cold or their stomach is acting up, the Carreta's chicken soup is the way to go. It's famous! But I have two favorites: the chicken salad and croquetas combo plate, and the pork "masitas" with black beans and... More 

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California
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376 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Up to eating supper in La Carreta, our favorite restaurant has been Versailles. La Carreta is its equal in our opinion. My wife's mahi mahi underdone as she had requested was excellent as was her ceviche. My “Picadillo a la Cubana” served with Moros rice (by my request) was likewise excellent. We'll probably be back.

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for breakfast, got great service and quality food! One of the original places on Calle Ocho, will be back for sure!

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Thank Stephanie V
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was delicious my Wife had Ropa Vieja and i got Lecho Asado very tasty staff super friendly will definitely come back and try other dishes Best Carreta Restaurant!!!!

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Wauconda, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to La Carreta with my family and we enjoyed the experience. I hand pork chunks with rice and black beans & plantains; it was heavenly. The pork was tender and flavorful, the rice and black beans seasoned and cook to perfection. We topped the meal off with some wonderful Cuban espresso. When I am back in Miami, I... More 

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Pembroke, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch here. They do a great Cuban sandwich but looking at other diners' meals, they also have some lovely looking authentic Cuban food and drinks. Plenty of seating and service was pretty quick.

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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130 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there as a group and the food was incredible, the service excellent and the prices acceptable. We loved the food and would definitely go again.

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 02:00
Saturday
08:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3632 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135-4112
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami>  > Little Havana
  • Neighbourhood: 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?