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“Good Place” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Xixon Spanish Restaurant

Xixon Spanish Restaurant
2101 SW 22nd Street, Coral Gables, FL 33145
+1 305-854-9350
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Ranked #6 of 276 Restaurants in Coral Gables
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Xixon is committed in providing our customers and visitors alike the best Spain has to offer in terms of its diverse regional cuisines including Tapas & Wines. 2013 And 2014 Certificates of Excellence Winner!
Miami, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Good Place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

This is a good place to meet. go with friend and eat.. i recomend it .Very good service.the only thing i dont recoment to ask for is for bottle of drink like pina colada. cappurina or mojito. is look like a water with lime and sugar and ice. no what i spelcted about dring. so ask for them separated and well prepared.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Florida
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Great food and wine in this Spanish eatery”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

A Spanish restaurant with fare from the region Asturia, Xixon was a great finding, thanks to my friends Miguel and Yvonne. The tapas are all good, we went twice, tried almost everything, the food is well prepared and they try to keep it as authentic as they can, without being too concerned with adjusting it to American taste (unlike too many other restaurants).

The place is nice, clean, upscale tones, but not snobbish. Service was attentive and I found a great wine at very reasonable price, Arrocal 2010 from the classic Ribera Del Duero production. It's a robust, well-rounded red, with nice currant finish, hints of oak and vanilla. A great pairing with meat of any kind.

Xixon is one of the place you need to try when in Miami. It is not in Coco Grove, it is not in South Beach, but the food is superior and the atmosphere is the kind you can find in a European restaurant: you go to eat well, drink good wine abundantly, spend valuable time talking with friends. Don't go in there "American style" meaning "in and out" or you will miss on its best part.

Take your time, enjoy the food, try new things, then you can walk around Coral Gables to digest. It's one of the most authentic places in Miami and I will go back every time I am in the area.

Price are not cheap but proportioned to the quality so all in all, it's a good value.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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XixonCafe, Owner at Xixon Spanish Restaurant, responded to this review, March 26, 2013
Hi

We really appreciate your sincere feedback and especially your comments about our Tapas authenticity. We try very hard to maintain the Spanish culinary heritage and we are very happy when someone places a great value to a dish origin's and authenticity.

Thanks once again and hope you come back soon!
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Bogota, Colombia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“authentic spanish food to order and buy in the shop”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

I was invited to Xixon by my friends, a Spanish couple, who come to the restaurant and their shop to buy Spanish products. The shop, what is integrated into the restaurants has a good selection of Spanish cheeses, chorizos, morcillas, alubias (beans to prepare the famous "Fabada") jamon iberico etc and canned specialities. A small wonder world for people who miss the spanish taste away from home. In the restaurant we had croquetas de jamon, boquerones in vinegar, chorizo in sidra and papas bravas with spicy sauce, everything was authentic. If you love spanish food, it's the place to go. The plates have a decent size and fair priced. They also have wide selection of Spanish wines, unfortunately not so many Cavas (spanish champagne). I have plans to go back there again end of March with my Spanish husband since we live abroad and he will be thrilled to have a taste of home!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Charlotte,NC
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57 reviews 57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“good food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

We went for dinner place was sooo bussy ! wine selection is superb, tapas and food it's pretty good !

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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XixonCafe, Owner at Xixon Spanish Restaurant, responded to this review, February 21, 2013
Glad you had a great dinner, we are constantly receiving new Spanish wines so if you would like to join our events database you would be able to receive notices of wine tastings via e-mail by registering your name and your e-mail address.

Once again thanks for your review, we really appreciate it.

Regards
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Coral Gables
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Authentic Spanish flavors in Miami”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

In a very modern setting, yet you will be embraced by an overwhelming feeling of being in the heart of Asturias, Spain. Impeccable cuisine, don't miss the extraordinary variety of Spanish tapas, try the fantastic selection of Spanish cheeses and wines (if you love reds you should go for Camins del Priorat 2009) and be ready to be transported to heaven (the Asturian version of it) if you dare to have the fabada!!!!!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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XixonCafe, Owner at Xixon Spanish Restaurant, responded to this review, February 21, 2013
Thanks for your great feedback. The Fabada Asturiana is our Saturday's signature dish, one of our favorites as well!

Sincerely
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