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Las Carretas

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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Lot B-0-7 Semantan Avenue | 10 Jalan Semantan, Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur 50490, Malaysia
+60 3-2093 0380
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I regularly visit the outlet in Damansara Heights for my fix when Mexican food beckons. The food is near enough to authentic considering which part of the world you are in. The good thing is that they make an effort to try and please you. The service is very friendly and attentive. Ambience is nice and relaxed.

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Thank flewis2000
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

First time here and won't be the last. Everything we had was good. I especially liked the short ribs (wish it was with chilli). The dessert chimichanga was delicious. To top it up, service is excellent

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Thank juanh187
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72 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

When looking for authentic Mexican cuisine, give this place a miss. Totally mediocre. Starters aren't fantastic, an example are the soggy soft tacos, an amateur effort made worse by placing hot meat on shredded lettuce, ensuring disgusting textures. The hanger steak is thin and bland, while the portions are comically small. Sides are an afterthought. Only decent thing is the... More 

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Thank andri2805
Penang Island, Malaysia
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105 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Ordered the enchilada and it was pretty close to the stuff that I had in the US but with the right asian portion. The meet was flavorful but not overpowering. Nice ambiance but the prices are a bit on the high side. I must say even the waiters follow the US style where the asked how's the food while I... More 

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Thank NeeShen
London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

I had such a great time here yesterday night. this will be my new favourite place. the food is excellent. my hubby had their steak and i had their fajitas. yummy! very delicious. more so of their magaritas. it is highly recommended. first we ordered a bottle of white wine and then magaritas and then long island. they were all... More 

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Thank JannChia
Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
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63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Knowing our penchant for Mexican food, our close family friends in KL took us to this wonderful Mexican restaurant. Everything we had here (ensalata de carne, nachos muchos with minced beef, chicken burrito & taco) were delicioso & in remarkably generous portions!

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Thank Jutisha
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

fabulous food & good serving full bar,friendly staff,good ambience,nice atmosphere with excellent staff & chef

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Thank Lazarus_12
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

A friend recommended the food here. I must admit it is FANTASTIC. The mussels are fresh and soft. The chimichanga and the quesadillas are very tasty. The steak is not hard. The ambience is excellent. The design with the colourful drawings on the wall, the indoor fountain with the water dripping sound, and the occasional Mexican music/ songs. EXCEPT for... More 

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Thank frozencherry
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

This was a find off the net while looking for a Mexican Place to eat in KL. Turned out to be quite a place- nice ambience, good food, friendly staff who are never in a hurry to make you order. Have been there a couple of times last being for my Mother's birthday, yesterday. Most of us being vegetarian was... More 

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Thank Parinjay
kuala lumpur
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

My favourite place, great Mexican food, fantastic margaritas, friendly staff. Finding the place easy, ample car park outside restaurant. Better make appointment as place can get crowded. Wish they'd extend their hours and open for lunch on Sunday's too .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lot B-0-7 Semantan Avenue | 10 Jalan Semantan, Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur 50490, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur
  • Phone Number: +60 3-2093 0380

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