La Carreta

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Black beans with rice, tostones and plantains at La Carreta
Little Havana

This Cuban chain offers large doses of the usual local nostalgia for Batista-era Cuba. You can’t miss the massive sugarcane plants growing on the front lawn. Expect large portions on the plates and a backroom café for strong Cuban coffee, sweet pastries and strange sugarcane juice.


Venue name: La Carreta
Address: 3632 Calle Ocho (SW 8th Street)
at SW 36th Avenue

Opening hours: 8am–midnight Mon–Thu, Sun; 8am–2am Fri; 8am–3am Sat
Transport: Bus 8, 37
Price: Main courses $6-$23
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