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La Carreta

#36 of 3,397 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Little Havana
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3632 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135-4112
+1 305-444-7501
08:00 - 00:00
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Sat 08:00 - 03:00
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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190 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited here on a tour of Miami. We were ushered into the 'back' room, which was in desperate need of redecoration! However, we enjoyed our Cuban sampler of plantain, sandwich, pastry, dessert and coffee. All very tasty and would be nice to go back and try more Cuban food

Thank Holidaylover186403
bradenton, fl
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191 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for lunch as we were getting ready to return back home. 2 of us had a midnight sandwich and it was better than I remembered. Someone had a ceasar salad with chicken and it was some of the most tender chicken any of us had ever had. We will definitely be back again.

Thank yankeedad69
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nov 26 2016 Castro was dead and crowds were surrounding nearby areas, we arrived at 10AM and decided to indulge our selves with a typical Cuban breakfast. Of course you can imagine how busy they were. However the restaurant is very big. The decoration needs a refresh nevertheless. I went for the croquettes sandwich and my partner went for an... More 

Thank zudiel m
Del Mar, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 364 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ended up at La Carreta because the wait time for a table at the famous Versailles restaurant down the street was ridiculous. We took a chance on this restaurant not knowing anything about it and got seated immediately. It turns out that we think that the food at this restaurant is better than the food we've had a Versailles.... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a recent trip to Miami, we dined here on the recommendation of some locals. This place is the real deal. The menus come in Spanish and English and we were the only ones speaking English. We started out with the Yuca Fritas and Croquetas and they were both delicious. We then had the Cubans Sandwich and La Carreta Sandwich... More 

Thank Christi F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband got the sampler and it was delicious. It got the whole fried fish with rice and plantains. Everything was great and you get so much. I'd return!

Thank Sandra B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most traditional restaurants serving Cuban food in Miami. If you can pass the first impression of the restaurant, you will have an amazing experience. The food is great. The staff is very nice.

Thank Carlos I. N
West Islip, New York
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116 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stop for lunch while walking around Little Havana in Miami. We had their Cuban sandwich which was delicious and reasonably priced. Service was friendly and fast. Clientele was mostly Hispanic so it must be authentic.

Thank Tom A
Boone, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When moving through MIA treat yourself to some excellent Cuban food. Every time we come through here we make a point of having a meal, and always ordering a Cuban sandwich to go. Outstanding

Thank Lafayette B
Miami, Florida
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There are a lot of positive things about this restaurant and its employees. They strive to satisfy their customers, they are courteous and you can tell they try very hard to leave a good impression on their customers. The food is reasonably priced and of average quality. My big disappointment is the lack of refinement and hygiene practices of its... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 02:00
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?