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Review of Xixon Spanish Restaurant

Xixon Spanish Restaurant
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Ranked #17 of 325 Restaurants in Coral Gables
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $35
Cuisines: Spanish
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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, 2014 and 2015Certificates of Excellence Winner!
Miami, Florida
Level Contributor
69 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Good Place”
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Josephcu
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Florida
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201 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Great food and wine in this Spanish eatery”
4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles
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Thank MoItaly
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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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76 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“authentic spanish food to order and buy in the shop”
4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles
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Thank SusanneVIE
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Charlotte,NC
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87 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“good food!”
4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles
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Thank surfer223
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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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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Authentic Spanish flavors in Miami”
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles
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Thank Jose P
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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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