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Chavella's Cafe Mexicano

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732 Classon Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-4607
+1 718-622-3100
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“chicken mole” (2 reviews)
“guacamole” (5 reviews)
“mexican food” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
732 Classon Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-4607
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11 - 20 of 26 reviews

Reviewed July 22, 2014

Love this place. Great Mexican food prepared well in a fun atmosphere. They are SO authentic that they use things like a pre-prepared spicing mix for their rice that has artificial food coloring in it... just like in Mexico. That's cool, and I applaud their...More

Thank Mo000
Reviewed January 14, 2014

This quaint little corner café/restaurant was the perfect place to catch a meal after a big day in NY! The atmosphere was great! staff were so welcoming and friendly and assisted in explaining what each meal entailed and what they recommended. It is quite cozy...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed November 4, 2013 via mobile

Unassuming place with a wide selection. I had the small tacos (vegetarian) and table mates had chicken mole and a salad with chicken. All great. Table mates split a pitcher of sangria. I had the non-well margarita and it was refreshing. You will wait if...More

Thank momlovesherkids
Reviewed January 8, 2013

I used to adore Chavella's but these days it’s just so-so. Their staff seem to be off their game, the management is odd and their drinks are weak. Their food isn't consistent anymore. I used to swear by their guacamole and the Milanese sandwich, not...More

Thank Nadia S
Reviewed November 7, 2012

Do not expect to get the great authentic Mexican food you'll get down in the delight that is Mexico. But hey, we are 2,600 miles from DF, so what to expect. It still does the trick for me, and puts a smile on my face....More

Thank worldCTZN
Reviewed October 19, 2012

I starting going to Chavella's when they just opened in a small space across my place and didn't have a liquor license. I tried it once and then could not stop eating their quesadillas. Chavella's is now a more "upscale" establishment, always super crowded, but...More

Thank VZebadua
Reviewed September 19, 2012

A bright spot in a transitional area. Tiny, packed, good food and cheap prices.Accessible by subway, would not walk alone here after dark.

Thank busymomWestervilleOh
Reviewed July 22, 2012

The food was very tasy and the service excellent. The location is not easy and parking is a proble.

Thank charu s
Reviewed December 17, 2011

Doubtless our friends from chavellas are doing very well, evidenced by the populace squeezed inside like the Japanese on their way to work on subway trains. I'm sure it's terribly profitable. But once upon a time when it's original setting was a far smaller squeeze...More

Thank Humperty
Reviewed December 4, 2011

what a great place for brunch... this neighborhood is booming and so is this restaurant. Delicious and interesting Mexican food... great margharitas!

Thank rbwriter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 732 Classon Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-4607
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-622-3100
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