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736 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-4703
+1 718-622-3100
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“guacamole” (19 reviews)
“tacos” (24 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
736 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-4703
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first evening dining outside this spring was at Chavela's. A great way to kick off the season with delicious margerita's and tacos. The food was fresh and tasty and the service was wonderful. Very reasonable prices and great food will bring us back.

Thank Cindylee26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first time we tried to eat at Chavela's the wait was a million years long, but the second attempt panned out. After eating here, I can see why this is such a popular brunch spot. Since i'm gluten/wheat free, AND allergic to advocado (I...More

Thank Renee G
Reviewed May 10, 2018

on a recent trip to the area I popped in for a beer as looked very popular and decided to return the next day as the food looked great I wasn't disappointed 3 of us ate and all said it was great I would recommend...More

Thank Funkyone2
Reviewed May 6, 2018

From start to finish, the experience was terrific. Many people waiting to get in, due to Cinco de Mayo. Efficient list-taking and accurate estimate of wait time. Had table ready with high chair for the baby. Water was served from a tall bottle that was...More

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed April 29, 2018

I went here for lunch recently and was very happy with my meal. I can't eat gluten or cow's milk and I ordered two tacos (aguacate con queso - sans queso & barbacoa) and was very happy with my meal. The tortillas were great and...More

Thank avocado_aficionado
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Visited for a drink whilst in area, good atmosphere and friendly staff.we would definitely return to try the food sometime

Thank heatherburns2015
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

I went for their Mexican Brunch, food was extraordinary, the staff is attentive and they look like the love what they do. Starting by the host, Ide was my server and I can tell she is something else. The bartender offers where incredible and the...More

Thank Joel M
Reviewed March 19, 2018

This is my daughters go to place for Mexican food in Brooklyn and luckily just blocks from her apartment. We were in the city for an exhibit and since I drove her home and it was happy hour and I found a parking spot!!!! They...More

Thank SusB962
Reviewed March 3, 2018

The food was unbelievable, freshly made, great ambiance, on spot cocktails. the waitsafe was great Very authenic

Thank l b
Reviewed February 8, 2018

We went to Chavela's for my son's 13th birthday dinner. The food was delicious, and our waitress, Idemar, was incredibly welcoming. Considering this was a special occasion for our family, it meant a lot to me that Idemar and the rest of the staff for...More

Thank Sherine K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 736 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-4703
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-622-3100
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