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“Good food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Talavera

Talavera
2299 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33134
+1 305-444-2955
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Ranked #18 of 267 restaurants in Coral Gables
Price range: $12 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Giralda Ave.
Description: Mexico.... home of Talavera, the unique fine art pottery from the 16th Century, native of the city of Puebla. This genuine and refined Mexican spirit of the Talavera art sets the ground for the spirit of our menu. From the "Huarache" grill, a series of delicate dishes served on a corn tortilla base, to a variety of regional specialties from Sonora to Oaxaca, from Michoacan to Puebla, from Jalisco to Yucatan. Talavera, the art of a genuine and refined taste of Mexico.
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013 via mobile

We went for a late lunch on Saturday, so the place was quiet and we were seated outside in the sun. The food was great, esp the green spicy sauce, and complemented with fast service. Might be a bit pricy but we had seen some good reviews so wanted to try, so check the menu before you go.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Porto Alegre, RS
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Good food!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Been there by myself and had nice food, nice drinks. Don't go waiting for large portions, but the food is good, tasty and with a nice proposal of traditional mexican food with a twist of modern.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Gainesville, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Delicious, but loud”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

We had a wonderful meal at Talavera in January 2013. Margaritas were delicious and the guacamole terrific - large pork rinds served with it surprised us. Mole was awesome and the beef perfectly cooked. Beautifully decorated. There was a mariachi band the night we were there and we could barely have a conversation, however. If it had been a little warmer, we would have moved to an outside table so we could talk more easily. Easy walk from Courtyard Marriott in Coral Gables.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Not good at all”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013 via mobile

Really people get real! Real Mexican food is the best! But this restaurant has to learn how to cook it! Will never come back!!!

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Cologne, Germany
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“margaritas and more”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

Returning from Central America I thought another margarita could not be a surprise. But it was. Talavera's Margaritas turned out to be sensationally tasteful due to their secret juice recipe. A very special guacamole with some crumbles of Cheese turned ot to be another discovery. More Mexican than Tex-Mex the menu offers quite a few dihes beyond the taco and encillada business. Everthing freshly prepared, nicely served, and delicous.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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