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736 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-4703
+1 718-622-3100
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“guacamole” (17 reviews)
“tostada” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
736 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-4703
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We met a friend for happy hour at Chavela's and were really pleased. I usually prefer margaritas but I ordered a sangria instead, which was spot on. It had a nice kick and was refreshing without being too sweet. We ordered guacamole, which was fresh...More

Thank Reece L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was always aware of our needs and the food exceed expectations. Recomended. Grate hot sauce!

Thank Enricolaw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Livin' in Franklin Av. and go for lunch and dinner to Chavela's very often. I 100% suggest you to go at least once and try !

Thank Dila İ
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Brunch was good, in a great atmosphere, and at reasonable cost in Brooklyn...wow. I won't lie if you are expecting true mexican, or Cali or Southwest version this is not it. However, it is good with lots of options. Service was excellent and everyone was...More

Thank gssilverman3
Reviewed 26 June 2017

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 12 June 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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