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El Carajo

2465 SW 17th Ave, Miami, FL 33145-3809
+1 305-856-2424
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (87 reviews)
“chorizo” (21 reviews)
“paella” (17 reviews)
Closes in 24 min
12:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2465 SW 17th Ave, Miami, FL 33145-3809
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

I love watching first-time guests' reactions to discovering this oasis of a restaurant in a gas station! Welcome to our secret club! Great food, service and energy!

Thank Book123poi
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

First time in this quaint, cozy restaurant in front of a gas station! Place was remarkably well decorated, cozy and once inside you would think you are somewhere else other than a gas station house. Food was good but a bit pricey considering the size...More

Thank Armando J
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Our good friends from Charleston had driven 577 miles to take us to lunch as we were in Miami after a cruise. They had found El Carajo while searching the Internet to find somewhere nice for lunch and boy was this a find! Telling us...More

Thank travelpassion
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

A very knowledgeable staff and superior service. Don't let the location (adjacent to a gas station) or venue (inside a wine shop) deter you. A very nice ambience and well prepared food make this a first-rate dining adventure. An extremely varied and eclectic wine selection...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I accidentally discovered this place when I stopped in for gas, on my way to UM. So this time, on my way to UM, I stopped just for the sandwiches. Their prices are ridiculously reasonable, and the food is very delicious.More

Thank JSR_Adventures
Carlos F, Owner at El Carajo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Hi JSR_Adventures, Thank you for your kind comments on your experience with our delicious food. We do appreciate your business. We noticed that you gave us a 4 but didn’t mention any issues that you might have had. Please let us know if there was...More

Reviewed 17 March 2017

My sister & I went to this place after visiting Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. This was one of the best restaurants I went to while I was in Miami in 2.5 yrs. The food was OFF THE CHAIN!!!!! DON'T be fooled by the location because...More

Thank Allen G
Carlos F, Owner at El Carajo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Hey Allen G, Thanks for your feedback. We’re glad that your visit to our restaurant was off the chain. We appreciate your honest feedback and your satisfaction. Please take the time to reconsider your rating of our restaurant and let it reflect your amazing experience.

Reviewed 14 March 2017

Secretly located in front of an old gas station, the place is busy yet cozy. Always have the best time with friends and family.

Thank Dennis H
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I love el carajo to buy wine ! The sommeliers are always very helpful and prices are the best in the area. Also if you are constantly buying ask them for their points card!

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Good food, wine and place for luch and dinner. It is an small and noisy place. The restaurant is in a gas station.

Thank ihrealstate
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Well I couldn't believe it until I seen it! Located in the back of a gas station but the food was amazing, atomsphere elegant and service was first class. Just a great place to take family, co-workers or friends and surprise them just like I...More

Thank Rita B
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Nearby Attractions
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5,599 reviews
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Ira R
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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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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
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