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736 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-4703
+1 718-622-3100
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“guacamole” (17 reviews)
“tacos” (20 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
736 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-4703
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We are staying the neighbourhood and headed here after it was recommended by a local. We were not disappointed. First the guacamole was better than anything I could make at home with even the freshest ingredients and the margaritas that came with it were large....More

Thank hannah f
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Chavela's for Sunday Brunch (also available on Saturday) with a wide variety of Mexican egg dishes including huevos rancheros, and huevos divorciados and huevos ahogados (poached eggs on toast with chorizo and guacamole). Well prepared and presented. Only draw back only regular coffee...More

Thank Herkab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found in Michelin guide and drove through un charted territory for a fantastic lunch with great service wholesome well prepared authentic ( for this gringo) dishes. Afterwards discovered this rapidly changing neighborhood. Highly recommend if in the hood but even worth traveling to!

Thank corkpop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my gf and two teenagers (not accustomed to Mexican food other than tacos), and my German Shepherd for dinner--they very nicely welcome dogs to the outdoor seating area (as many NYC restaurants can and do now legally and within the health code). Service was...More

Thank TWinThai
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 13 August 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Enricolaw
Reviewed 22 July 2017 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
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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
Kids, Child-friendly
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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