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El Carajo

#58 of 3,452 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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2465 SW 17th Ave, Miami, FL 33145-3809
+1 305-856-2424
13:00 - 21:00
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Sun 13:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 12:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Great Restaurant, beautiful with wine, excellent service, very attentive waiters, the food was delicious, excellent wine, it is also reposteria .. Lama to make a reservation space is limited.

Thank Lesi O
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56 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Great food and wine. Cozy atmosphere of a Spanish wine bodega. Highly recommend it. Loved the fried calamari and the stuffed plantain with shrimps.

Thank Maricusa
Miami, Florida
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143 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I little hard to believe but this is a great place set inside a gas station it's an unbelievable place When you walk in there 1000's of bottles of great wine then a Tapas Spanish style restaurant in the back great food and service

Thank michael c
Miami, Florida
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great to take friends for some tapas and wine! A bit pricey but the quality of the food and wine is excellent. You would never think this gem would be hidden behind a gas station.

Thank Dolores G
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This tiny little restaurant is in a gas station yet it offer great food and a awesome selection of wines. We had a great time and I would go back again.

Thank Zuly C
West Palm Beach, Florida
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126 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The service was good but the food was overpriced for a Resturant in a gas station. I think we would have enjoyed it more if the price was more reasonable.

Thank Johnhdz
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

You can imagine the look of our friends when we told them we were going to have lunch at a gas station. Once inside, you are stunned to see a lovely restaurant with tablecloths and gleaming wine glasses lined up on the tables. We ordered several tapas from a large and diverse menu. We really enjoyed our meal!

Thank Marianne B
Miami, Florida
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Who knew a nice place like "El Carajo" it's located inside a gas station?!! The place is small with not that many tables, but if you have to wait, is worth the time. We order Churrasco, sangria and (I think it was) the chocolate mousse cake. I like to order my meat well done and even like that, it was... More 

Thank ConnieBli
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

This is a hidden gem. You would not think much of the place from the outside and it does not follow that one can find good food in a gas station but this is an exception. The Tapas were tasty and the service was great. This is a local hangout. The wine offering is quite good and the prices are... More 

Thank Anthony W
Miami, Florida
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65 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Don't be alarmed by its location. It is in a gas station. This is a really good taste of Spain. The gambas (shrimp), tortilla are always tasty. Great wine selection. Give ita shot. It will not disappoint.

Thank WhereTheLocalsEat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2465 SW 17th Ave, Miami, FL 33145-3809
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
  • Phone Number: +1 305-856-2424

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?