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736 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-4703
+1 718-622-3100
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“guacamole” (17 reviews)
“tostada” (6 reviews)
Opens in 11 min
All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
736 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-4703
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Joined friends here for breakfast. Portions were good sized...reasonably priced and tasty. Service was friendly, but when it's full, the kitchen seems to have a little trouble keeping up, so you'll have to be a bit patient. It wasn't terrible, but the food was a...More

Thank wamrazing
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tacos and drinks were fantastic. Highly recommend if you are in the area. I will go back to this place.

Thank Dan0o
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Had gone to Boatanical gardens in Brooklyn and decide to have dinner nearby so researched and my friends came up with this They had good rating and was close by so decided to go there Well huge wait but the owner was pretty good about...More

Thank Sassydk
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The cuisine here is out of this world; a gem and great find in Crown Heights. Be sure to try the tacos and guacamole.

Thank missharpertravels
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Four of us stopped in on a Friday evening and had about a 30 minute wait for a table. Not bad for a very popular place I suppose. The chile relleno con queso was made with a mild poblano pepper and topped with an overly...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Always been confused about Mexican food so got my son to order the same for me as he was having. Can't remember any of the dishes but they were all exquisite- tasty, not too spicy and highly exotic. I want to go again and learn...More

Thank Daiviv
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Chavela's never disappoints. Brunch is delicious and during warmer months you have outside seating. Good for Dates, Singles, or groups.

Thank Marshall M
Reviewed 22 January 2017

My wife and I decided to go to this restaurant based on the reviews on the net, I have to say that now I agreed with all those people who gave good reviews to chavelas. The service was very good, we've got a table right...More

Thank xavier867
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Came here for dinner one evening on the basis of the Tripadvisor reviews and we weren't disappointed. An amazing find in the middle of Brooklyn only a few seconds walk from the Franklin avenue metro station. We came during happy hour for the 7 dollar...More

Thank Sjapok
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is an excellent place to savor some good Mexican cuisine when in NY. It is a cozy place with excellent service and incredible food. Brunch, early dinner, late dinner, you can do it all there. You must try the Chavela guacamole, one of the...More

Thank Elden L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:30
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 15:30
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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