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Candela Latin and Mediterranean Restaurant

2909 NE 6th Avenue, Wilton Manors, FL
954-563-8088
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Cuban, Mediterranean, Spanish
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Okland Park Blvd
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Coral Springs, Florida
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333 reviews 333 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Not a great location, in a strip mall just off Oakland Blvd. their neighbors are business's I would not want to enter in the middle of the day. They were just taking the metal coverings off the windows and door to open. The K Mart across the street is closing. If I had not seen the place reviewed on "Check... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I have to say this restaurant is very good. Ignore the negative comments! Excellent service, greeted by the owner/chef. He gave us a brief explanation of the food and his background. Excellent wine selection! We had a Spanish 100% cabernet....the best! Great price too. Appetizer...croquet and iberico ham. The ham melted in the mouth and croquettes crunchy and rich cheese.... More

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fort lauderdale
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46 reviews 46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This was our second time at Candela and will be my last. The reservation was for a party of 4 at 7:30pm, it took them 10 minutes to find the reservation (they filed it under the first name not that last name) and kept say you do not have a reservation (was made under Open Table with a confirmation). After... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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125 reviews 125 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I have written a prior review on this restaurant, and our visit Saturday night was the best yet. We shared the ensalada rustica. Entree portions are a good size, so we usually share an appetizer. We also enjoy the bread, served warm with a hint of olive oil. Our bottle if Chardonnay was $27. We each wanted lamb even though... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Although the strip shopping center where it's located almost stopped me from entering, I was very lucky my dinner companions talked me into trying this place. The food was excellent and the chef was a real character. His wife is the hostess and they are passionate about the food served. They both came by our table and talked about their... More

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Had amazing tapas and wine there last Saturday night. Shrimp, Moroccan sardines, oyster mushrooms and more. However at one point the chef came out and called all the wait staff together on front of the diners. He talked about making great food and loving to cook for people, then went psycho on his staff for not keeping bread on the... More

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Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Chef Armando does a wonderful job, not only in his creation of uncommonly delicious dishes, but he is a perfect host and lastly has created an intimate and welcoming ambiance down to the decor. We were a party of 13 for a birthday celebration. The chef seated us in the new adjacent room which was beautifully decorated and comfortable. We... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

We saw this place on Check Please. It was great. I had the fried black pasta with squid. The rope veiga, the grouper and shrimp, and Moroccan chicken were good too. We will be back .. next time we will have more tapas and share the dinner.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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125 reviews 125 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Not only are the portions generous, the food is excellent and the price is right. There are a variety of flavors on the menu, so it's nice to have a selection depending on what strikes your fancy. Recently, I enjoyed the beef carpaccio appetizer and the Moroccan chicken entree. Both were excellent. The restaurant offers beers and wine -- not... More

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Homestead, Florida, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Who would have thought that this amazing gem was hidden in this strip mall. The owners were there and very accommodating. The food was very traditional Spaniard food.

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