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736 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-4703
+1 718-622-3100
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“guacamole” (19 reviews)
“tacos” (19 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
736 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-4703
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was unbelievable, freshly made, great ambiance, on spot cocktails. the waitsafe was great Very authenic

Thank l b
Reviewed 8 February 2018

We went to Chavela's for my son's 13th birthday dinner. The food was delicious, and our waitress, Idemar, was incredibly welcoming. Considering this was a special occasion for our family, it meant a lot to me that Idemar and the rest of the staff for...More

Thank Sherine K
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

You know it’s good when you walk in and it’s packed Seated immediately Food comes out fast and hot Had the steak tacos and a steak entree Someone next to us had the enchiladas and they looked amazing! Kind of bummed i didn’t try those

Thank Suzieq1214
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Love the vibes in here. Fantastic food and services. Hipster interior. Definitely gonna come back again.

Thank zaco97
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Went here with my sister when I visited a few months ago and thought it was terrific. I got the dish where you get a bunch of everything + tortillas (sorry, can't remember the name, check the photo) and it was such a good meal....More

Thank Lindsay S
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I'm from Mexico City, currently living in Switzerland, so few opportunities to eat REAL Mexican food. During my holidays in NYC I found this gem in Brooklyn. Don Arturo and his staff are rock stars. Best Mexican food outside of the country. A must try....More

1  Thank Ramon Z
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful interior, Beer & Margaritas, food and staff x what’s not to like? Great place in Brooklyn, shall be returning here again x 5 stars from me, great to have something to eat that’s not covered in cheese!

1  Thank 734kelliem
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We were staying in Brooklyn and decided to try this place out. It was Sunday night and we found the restaurant packed. Atmosphere was buzzing. We ordered the vegetarian platter which was enough for the two of us. Food was delicious and service excellent. Try...More

1  Thank fazxc
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

5 sisters on a weekend trip to Brooklyn. Someone suggested a restaurant on Franklin St. We found it but decided to check out the restaurant across the street (Chavela's). SO glad we did. Each sister ordered a different meal; I had the chile rellenos. Every...More

1  Thank jjandrositz
Reviewed 14 September 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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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