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About Talavera Cocina Mexicana

Mexico, home of Talavera, the unique fine art pottery from the 16th Century, native of the city of Puebla.


This genuine and refined Mexican spirit of the Talavera art sets the ground for the spirit of our menu. From the "Huarache" grill, a series of delicate dishes served on a corn tortilla base, to a variety of regional specialties from Sonora to Oaxaca, from Michoacan to Puebla, from Jalisco to Yucatan.

Talavera, the art of a genuine and refined taste of Mexico.

2299 Ponce de Leon
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Mexican

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30AM - 5:00PM

Saturday & Sunday: 11:00AM - 5:00PM

Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00PM - 10:00PM

Friday & Saturday: 5:00PM - 11:00PM

Cross Street:
Giralda Ave.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(305) 444-2955

Website:
http://www.jaguarhg.com/talaveraspot

Executive Chef:
Oscar del Rivero

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

The Wine Club - 50% Off All Wines

Mondays and Tuesdays from 11:30 AM - 11:00 PM

Specials

The Wine Club - 50% Off All Wines

Mondays and Tuesdays from 11:30 AM - 11:00 PM

Details

The Wine Club - 50% Off All Wines. Excludes Tax and Tip. Includes Sangria. Special valid Aug 26, 2017 - Dec 26, 2017 on Mondays and Tuesdays from 11:30 AM - 11:00 PM.

Talavera Cocina Mexicana Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.2

ambience

4.2

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Authentic (10)
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Sunday Lunch (4)
Tapas (4)
Good for Groups (4)
Cozy (3)
Good for a Date (3)
People Watching (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Romantic (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Business Meals (3)
Good for Anniversaries (2)
Good for Birthdays (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Fun (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
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Spicy (2)
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Afternoon Coffee (1)
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Late-night Find (1)
Live Music (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
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 (Miami)·Dined 5 days ago

I've been to this restaurant before, the food is usually good but pricey. On this trip the service was not great, our waiter barely checked on us, we had empty plated and glasses for a while before he came by and we had to ask him to refill or clear up for us. One of our party said the ceviche tasted like it was from a can but they changed her plate without issue. It's a nice location and drinks are good but not sure if it would be my go to place.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Atlanta)·Dined 7 days ago

Service has declined. Good was OK.

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 (London)·Dined on December 4, 2017

We were staying at the nearby Hyatt and wanted somewhere within an easy walk. On Sunday evening it was a bit quiet but that was fine and we enjoyed.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Great service and our waiter was awesome!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Great guacamole. Tasty ceviche. Octopus tacos and enchiladas were disappointing. Service was terrible at 6:00 on a Saturday night.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Everything was great. Guacamole was really good. The kids had the taquitos (which they loved). Pulled Pork and Ceviche were very good. Would definetly recommend.

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Overall, very good. Have been there several times before and we love the consistency of food and service. However, we forgot about the live music on Wednesdays....Very loud live music. Not conducive for conversation

Tags: Seasonal, Creative Cuisine
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Regular diners since Talaver opened, we have watched a steady deterioration over time. It isn’t the restaurant it once was. Speculations as to why would make this review needlessly long, but it feels like Talavera has become the barely tolerated stepchild of the Jaguar group. The owners are rarely if ever there, they have had a parade of managers, and the menu has shrunk. It’s as if nobody’s “running the ship”, and no one cares. C’mon Lalu and Sergio! You had a good thing going. Restore it to its previous excellence.

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Everything was delicious, and live mariachis a plus.
Plesase bring back the Filet Don Guillermo to the menu.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Live Music
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Nothing special to mention, positive or negative, about the place. This was the second time I have dinner there, and probably the last one. I was not surprised by the food, the service or the ambiance. A dull experience, many other better options in Miami.

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 (Miami)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Great place and ambiance in a good location. Food good portions even the Miami spice . Excellent service.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 27, 2017

We really enjoyed our meal and drinks, everything was delicious. We had the guacomole, and shrimp ceviche tostada to start. For our dinner we had the chicken flautas and the pork belly mole, which was excellent. Flan was also delicious.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Consistently great food. Lunch specials are a nice deal. Too noisy!!!!!

Tags: Hot Spot, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 19, 2017

Excellent authentic Mexican Flavor , always inviting , clean and friendly service
Recommended for events groups celebrations

Tags: Good for Groups, Tapas, Great for Lunch, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Order Calamares Rellenos en salsa de huitlacoche and Tacos de Pulpo, divine!

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·Dined on October 16, 2017

By far one of the best restaurants we have ever eaten at in the US. The Octopuss tacos were excellent. The flan dessert best ever we have had in our entire lives....

Tags: Business Meals, Comfort Food, Casual, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Romantic, Authentic, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Cozy, Creative Cuisine
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Overall a good restaurant and good service. Food was tasty and arrived in a timely fashion. Only complaint was loud Mariachi band. They were good but too loud for size of restaurant.

Tags: Casual
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Great food and service. Will return ... :)

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 (Miami)·Dined on September 27, 2017

Great service!

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 (Miami)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Best Mexican food on South Florida - great food, very good service, and great atmosphere - not cheap but totally worth it. As good as the high end Mexican restaurant I visited in Chihuahua in spring.

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 (Miami)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Excellent service and food, big portions to share.

Tags: Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Great for Lunch
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 26, 2017

We love this restaurant; not only for it's food but for its service. Grethel is great.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 26, 2017

I had to basically make signs to the waiter to grab me another drink.

Tags: Good for a Date
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on August 23, 2017

Horrible service, not sure if the waiter was having a bad day or what, but he was extremely rude.

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 (Miami)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Excellent service. The food was delicious

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 (Miami)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Authentic Mexican food for all ages. We like to visit at least once a month.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Casual, Authentic
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·Dined on August 13, 2017

Ha sido muy acertado elegir "Talavera" para la comida del Domingo. Nos gustaron mucho los platos que pedimos , el servicio fue muy bueno y el precio tambien estuvo acorde. A direferencia de lo que escribio un visitante, si hay donde aparcar porque el valet parkihng se ocupa de ello . Os recomiendo visitar el sitio, es agradable y se pasa muy bien.
Saludos

Tags: Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Tapas, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 13, 2017

I had a toothpick in my tortilla soup, which I found by nearly swallowing it. Though they expressed concern about my health, and replaced the soup, I feel they should have comped me the dish. Service was distracted and incomplete.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Food was phenomenal. Started with frozen Margaritas!! We shared the shredded pork tacos, home made guacamole and steak. Amazing! The bread pudding was outrageously good! Highly recommend!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Tapas
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vip
 (London)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Really really great fresh Mexican food. Loved it. Will return definetely.

Tags: Comfort Food, Authentic
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 4, 2017

Great place with great food. I had to save room for the churros which were well worth it.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Authentic
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Finally!! Mexican in Miami!!

The margaritas were delicious! The mole was impressive (although the chicken it was served with was Very dry). And the enchiladas suizas are in keeping with great Mexican from California, Texas, Mexico and other places Mexican is the cuisine de oro.

We chose to eat outside to listen to a small ensemble playing outside the restaurant. The plaza is recently finished and will be sought after very soon.

Table linens and cloth napkins were nice accompaniments to the velvet evening.

Valet park. It's $5. The closest garage is a few blocks away and $10.

The worst part is getting there. Coral Gables has been under construction for a few years with many delays. Right now, the area is just miserable but this will end (someday)!

Tags: Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Fun, Spicy, People Watching
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·Dined on July 27, 2017

Very Good best margaritas!

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 (Miami)·Dined on July 27, 2017

Carnita tacos (pulled pork) were very good in taste and appropriate in size for a complete lunch.

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 22, 2017

I was dining with my wife. We've been toTalavera before, and enjoy it. Our food was very tasty and served perfectly. The portions are of a size that some dishes can be shared by two people.
Fortunately, for me, our Wait Person didn't offer us a dessert menu, or I probably would have ordered, but I enjoyed my coffee.

It was a very good evening.

Tags: Tapas, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 17, 2017

Excellent service and delicious food. Loved the enmoladas and the kale Caesar salad. Lunch menu was a great deal!

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Great food especially for someone like me who is gluten and dairy free!!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Gluten Free Options, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options, Vibrant Bar Scene, Comfort Food, Paleo Friendly, Spicy, Fun, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 7, 2017

We ordered lots of different stuff from the menus; from tortilla soup, tacos, flautas, even flan; everything was wonderful. Our server was very nice and knew about everything on the menu. Overall a very nice restaurant, I would highly recommend it.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 30, 2017

The menu consists of upscale but traditional Mexican favorites. I ordered the Chicken Mole Poblano and was pleased. The mole sauce was nicely done with the complex flavors that come with freshly made mole. The fish ceviche appetizer was excellent.

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 (Miami)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Muy buen lugar . Sorprende desde las bebidas

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