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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%
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“empanadas” (13 reviews)
“dulce de leche” (16 reviews)
“ribeye” (8 reviews)
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Argentinian, Steakhouse, Latin
7963 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046-7118
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1 - 10 of 129 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was such a pleasure meeting Gerard and his brother Max. They are such gentlemen. This is steak heaven. Great quality cuts and cooked perfectly. We were a group of 10 foodies and wine nuts. The staff really understands taking care of people like us....More

Thank GeorgeDubiecki
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've dined at Carlito's for the past 22 years and this family run joint is one of the best white glove service restaurants with authentic Argentinean dishes, wines and deserts. The place is always packed with patrons and consistency of their dishes is mind boggling....More

Thank arickg2017
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Great steak, perfectly cooked, well seasoned, worth trying. Service is nice but not experienced. Could have been better. If you’re hungry for a good steak - this is the place.

1  Thank elijahbowman229
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

It is impossible to have the supreme flavours of Argentinean steaks outside Argentina, but the food here is pretty good. Don’t miss the rib eye, mocilla, tongue, sweetbreads, or the dulce de leche ice cream! The cozy atmosphere is endearing. On certain nights, there is...More

1  Thank Lam N
Reviewed 25 September 2017

They're friendly, the menu is wonderful, and they know how to back it up. This was a wonderful dinner. I had the sweetbreads (which, judging from earlier reviewer's photos, has thankfully been simplified): so delicious! But it's big enough to be a entre. I wish...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 8 September 2017

It's hard to find a restaurant in Los Angeles that offers the trifecta of Great Food, Excellent Service, and a Pleasant Atmosphere. (Too many restaurants want to be a "scene", with blaring music that prevents dinner conversation.) So what a pleasant surprise awaits you here!...More

1  Thank Michael P
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The ribeye for two has to be one of the best steak/meals I have ever had. The big box steakhouses are left in the dust on this one. It comes with sautéed mushrooms and mashed potatoes. It is more than enough for two people. Probably...More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Delicious food, great wine selection and even better service. Ask questions and you will get a lesson in good food and wine. great experience.

Thank jerf249
Reviewed 8 July 2017

A small family owned restaurant that serves authentic Argentinian dishes, the place is cozy and easy to find on a major street. Everything we ordered was good and the desert was the best at the end, they have good Argentinian wine also.

Thank harouts20
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent food,a big variety of Argentian and Chilean wines. You can find Argentinian stakes and a lot of things.

Thank Dimitris M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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