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Carlito's Gardel

7963 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
323-655-0891

Details

  • Sun 5pm-10pm, Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm, Mon-Sat 6pm-11pm
  • $$$
  • Takeout
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • Valet Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Recommended
The most famous dish here must be the baked-garlic appetizer, a naked halved bulb on a plate, ready to pulp onto the house's quite decent bread. As with most Argentine restaurants, Gardel revolves around its parrillada, a cavalcade of grilled meats, sweetbreads, blood sausage, skirt steak, short ribs, Italian sausage, served on a smoking iron grill, accompanied only by a small bowl of well-garlicked chimichurri and a large plate of mashed potatoes.

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