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Carlitos Gardel

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7963 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046-7118
+1 323-655-0891
Today
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Make sure you get a reservation first! Best steak I've ever had the pleasure of enjoying, perfectly cooked, paired with the perfect wine compliments of the sommelier. Exceptional service and menu pricing was definitely on the higher end but not overpriced.

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Thank Alice P
West Bloomfield, Michigan
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129 reviews
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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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 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 3 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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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 the steak spoke for itself. I was skeptical but was he ever right. That steak... 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
USD 31 - USD 40
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Argentinian, South American, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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?