We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Carajo

) #49 of 3,469 Restaurants in Miami $$ - $$$ Spanish, , Vegetarian Friendly
2465 SW 17th Ave, Miami, FL 33145-3809
+1 305-856-2424
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (84 reviews)
“chorizo” (24 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2465 SW 17th Ave, Miami, FL 33145-3809
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (312)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

41 - 50 of 238 reviews

Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

After years of driving in front of the usual gas station, decided to enter for a different place for a nice meal. The portions were plentiful and the flavor was rich. The place is well priced and the service was great. Limited space but worth...More

Thank Alberto M
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Awesome place period! This is a place located inside a gas station and you would never imagine that there is a cozy small Spanish restaurant inside.... came in and saw their ample wine cellar at "retail shop" prices... so prices we would buy anywhere (and...More

Thank Jacques R
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We got there after a long day of work and what an experience. We had frituras de bacalao, croquetas de bacalao y Gambas al ajillo. Everything was to die for, so tasty and delicious. Plus Albariño. This place is awesome great food even better wines...More

Thank lilimsanchez1981
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Been to this place every time I'm around and never disappoints.. picked a bottle of Protos and had a meat table and loved it. Wife loved the cafe bonbon, excellent service and tasty food....iI'll be back!!!!

Thank guillepinar72
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

El Carajo, is one of those hidden out of this world tapas restaurant. The garlic shrimp is amazing, the chorizo croquets, the stuff bacon/chorizo/dates. The best Tapas place in Miami, located inside a gas station. As you walk in you are mesmerized at the wine...More

Thank maria m
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

The food was truly amazing here, and loved that it was situated inside a gas station. I would have given it a 5 star review if the service was quicker, it was a bit of a mission. Also I wanted to Pay before my friends...More

Thank globalnlp
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We went to El Carajo to sample its tapas and see for ourselves its wide-ranging offering of wines and beers. El Carajo’s location is atypical, since it is situated inside a gas station; its ambience is typical of a Spanish restaurant and they work on...More

Thank Miamismith305
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

It's funny to find an amazing little Spanish restaurant surrounded by a great wine shop , in a gas station. Whether you are looking for tapas or an out an out paella feast , this place fits the bill. Best of all, you can select...More

Thank lulubirdie
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We were driving around Maimi and came down into the Grove while checking out the places I forgot to check gas gauge and oh no almost out. I started to look for a station and found this gem! The wife went in as I pumped...More

Thank Tom_PGR
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Who would have thought it? This place is nestled in the back of a gas station convenience store. There's also a wine shop and a bakery. The bakery is wonderful, fresh baked goods and excellent coffee. Try the cortadito with evaporated milk, to die for....More

Thank rosa d
Nearby Restaurants
Old Lisbon Restaurant
618 reviews
.46 km away
Xixon Spanish Restaurant
306 reviews
.81 km away
Doggi's Arepa Bar
142 reviews
.78 km away
Nearby Attractions
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
5,336 reviews
1.14 km away
Ermita de la Caridad del Cobre
11 reviews
1.18 km away
Marjorie Stoneman Douglas Park
6 reviews
1.15 km away
Alice Wainwright Park
6 reviews
1.58 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Ira R
23 February 2015|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from MiaMobile | Reviewed this property |
They don't have menu on line, is better to check urbansppon or Yelp. The food is amazing don't be worry of the location.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing