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El Novillo Restaurant

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Latin, Central American, Steakhouse, Spanish, Grill, South American
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15450 New Barn Rd, Suite 110, Miami Lakes, FL 33014-2169 (Formerly El Novillo)
(305) 819-2755
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Miami, Florida
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It had been at least 10 years since the last time I visited the restaurant. Guess what? Nothing had changed. They still got the best churrasco and great service. If you like churrasco don't waste time eating elsewhere.

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Thank Ricardo D
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was just here again for lunch after a hiatus. Very efficient service and good deal for lunch! My favorite is the El Novillo Salad (with beef). The meat is excellent and the vegetables are terrific!

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Thank Tangosmom2
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76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food good atmosphere service was decent. Ordered the 16oz churassco and was impressed! Unlimited rice and beans and plantains. Nice decor inside will be back again

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Thank Amclymon
Miami, Florida
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So technically this might not be considered the suburbs as it's in the heart of Miami Lakes Town Center, but the point is that it's quite 15 miles or so from Downtown Miami. Lovely welcome, good, friendly service, nice selection of dishes - Personally can't vouch for it's authenticity as a Nicaraguan restaurant but I was invited here by a... More 

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Thank Esteban_Griffiths
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food! Churrasco always tender and tasty, best Gallo pinto and fried cheese! And a Tres Leches to finish a delicious meal!

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Thank Betty C
Miami, Florida
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with a group to celebrate a christening . Was not impressed . The food is OK and I think a bit overpriced . The service is good

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Thank Betty A
Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Steak was very tender. Loved the chimichurri & tomato/onion dipping sauces that came with it. Lots of sides are included - you will not leave hungry. Service was very professional and right there when you need it. Very nice ambience, and I was quite comfortable eating solo. Great location with lots of parking.

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Thank Marsha E
Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The ambiance is great, staff is attentive, food is plentiful in size and flavor. It needs a little spark to connect with patrons, but you will not be disappointed.

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Thank rebazagroup
Miami Lakes, Florida
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

The churasco steaks are great the rice and plantains are delicious and you can ask for as little or as much rice when they come by, a small salad salad comes with dinner as well as garlic bread!!! It's a bit pricy but overall it was pretty good!!

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Thank Fernando G
Miramar, Florida
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Bad service Cold food Noisy Just not what El Novillo used to be known for. I will not return and leave feeling I was mistreated and I had to pay for it!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $35
Cuisine
Latin, Central American, Steakhouse, Spanish, Grill, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15450 New Barn Rd, Suite 110, Miami Lakes, FL 33014-2169 (Formerly El Novillo)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Lakes
  • Phone Number: (305) 819-2755
Description
For the last 25 years, our Latin American restaurant has specialized in serving authentic Nicaraguan and Central American style cuisine to the area. Our house special and most popular dish, the churrasco which is a tenderloin meat filet, is accompanied with our favorite chimichurri sauce, gallo pinto and sweet plantains. We don't stop there, we also have chicken and seafood available. If you're looking to satisfy your sweet tooth, our tres leches dessert is a crowd favorite. Soaked in three different kinds of milks and topped with marsh mellow like heavy cream, it is sure to put a nice cap to a wonderful meal. We've continued to be a great family place to dine with live music on weekend. If you're looking to host a special event with a small or large group we can accommodate you. We can easily hold 80+ people at our restaurant. Come see us today, we look forward to having you as our guest. Bienvenidos!

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