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Chavela’s

  • 736 Franklin Ave., New York, 11238, United States
  • 15 - 30 USD • Mexican
Take Away

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MICHELIN Guide United States

Chavela’s

  • 736 Franklin Ave., New York, 11238, United States
  • 15 - 30 USD • Mexican
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Ordering guacamole may be a reflex for many, but at Chavela’s, what lands on the table is far from the norm. Mexico City native, Chef Arturo Leonar, is the brains behind this exceptional riff, which mixes smoked trout, pico de gallo, and morita chile salsa to thrilling effect. His creativity even extends to other dishes, like taquitos de cangrego with sweet crabmeat and spicy salsa verde, as well as handmade quesadillas stuffed with huitlacoche. Traditionalists may rest easy, as the subtly sweet mole coating the chicken and enchiladas alike is bound to delight.

Featuring a wrought-iron entrance door, the décor here is an absolute riot of color thanks to vibrant Mexican tiles surrounding the bar and artistic touches like that wall of ceramic butterflies.

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  • = Bib Gourmand: good quality, good value cooking

Facilities & Services

  • T Air conditioning
  • ˆ Brunch
  • Credit card / Debit card accepted
  • E Non-smoking restaurant
  • r Outside dining available
  • Take away

Information

+1 718-622-3100

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