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Carlitos Gardel

7963 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046-7118
+1 323-655-0891
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“skirt steak” (9 reviews)
“empanadas” (13 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian, South American
7963 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046-7118
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11 - 20 of 120 reviews

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...More

Thank SuziSh S
Reviewed 24 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...More

Thank Thegechistrips
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Went to dinner here and had one of the best steaks I have ever had and I have been to plenty of steak houses. It was a bone in ribeye for two. Waiter told us that they did not use seasonings on the steak as...More

Thank User85
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is an excellent place for steak! The following rankings are based on the 5 star scale, the more stars the better. PARKING: 2.0 stars. Very limited to street meter parking unless you want to use their valet service. Plan on arriving early to allow...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 13 July 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!!!

Thank melinda311
Reviewed 23 June 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....More

Thank Teri P
Reviewed 18 June 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...More

Thank GoesBoom
Reviewed 13 May 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...More

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 28 March 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....More

2  Thank Shobhit A
Reviewed 28 February 2016

EXCELLENT FOOD & SERVICE!!! The 3 of us came here for lunch on Friday (the only day during the week when they're open for lunch). We had heard and read that this was one of the best Argentinian restaurants in LA so we were excited...More

Thank SgtBuffy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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