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La Dorada

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177 Giralda Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134-5208
+1 305-446-2002
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12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
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Miami, Florida
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70 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My banker took me to this restaurant the first time earlier this year for lunch and I couldn't wait to go back and try the fish cooked in salt. Old school and beyond delicious, the chef insisted we try his soup of the day and brought it to us anyway when we didn't order it the passion and the pride... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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163 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

La Dorada is sometimes mistaken as a seafood restaurant. It is really a Spanish restaurant. I believe a lot of people go there with a different expectation and maybe dissatisfied that they don't find common American seafood dishes. I've eaten here several times. Their fish dishes are some of the best I have ever enjoyed. The sea salt fish offerings... More 

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Managua, Nicaragua
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235 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking to enjoy real Spanish food, in a relaxed atmosphere, you must visit this place. The service of its collaborators is exceptionally good. I especially recommend the seafood fiduea and the sea bass "a la sal". For dessert don't forget to ask for the Spanish Nougat Ice Cream.

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Thank Jorge A
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38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing restaurant with the old way of serving fish directly from Spain... Bogavante with rice and lubina a la sal delighted our palate. They have an amazing choice of Grappa. Waiters should pay more attention to the offerings and being more present, it's just a suggestion.

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Irresistible invitation When in Miami, we consider ourselves through and through 'Brikellistas'. An expression coined to describe people who reside, work and shop in the district of Brickell, and breathe its 'polluted' air. We seldom venture outside this concrete jungle, but when we were invited to go for a pleasurable fish dinner at 'La Dorada', we readily accepted the invitation.... More 

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Miami, Florida
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70 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We had the most amazing meal yesterday. We went with a business colleague to have lunch. Even thought I've lived in Miami my whole life and my office is in Coral Gables, I'd never heard of La Dorada. And that's strange because this restaurant is a real gem. First of all the greeting we got walking in was as warm... More 

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Thank Jody J
Miami, Florida
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335 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

In this restaurant located in Coral Gables, specialized in Spanish Mediterranean food, you can taste fresh fish from the seas of Spain, as well as a wide range of imported products and wines that give high quality to the elaboration of their dishes, which also makes their prices a bit high. Its decor is conservative so a touch of renovation... More 

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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

First time in Miami, overnight before taking a cruise through Central America, so thought we should keep to the theme of Spanish influence - easy of course in Miami. A brief walk around town with a shortlist from TripAdvisor led us to make a booking here. Restaurant was quiet - only two days after Christmas. Customers largely local and Spanish... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

A group (7 couples) went to La Dorada last Saturday for a friends Christmas lunch. It was a special meal that takes a few days to prepare and has to be ordered days ahead of time. I don't remember the name of the Spanish meal, but it started with chicken soup; then we were served various meats, chicken, a pigs... More 

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Thank Jonny673
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

the food is amazing the service is great. you feel as if you were in spain. great location. Everything you ask for is great. It is a little pricey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$45
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 18:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 177 Giralda Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134-5208
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Coral Gables
  • Phone Number: +1 305-446-2002
Description
La Dorada Coral Gbales is the First & Only Spanish Restaurant in USA to Receive "The International Five Star Diamond Award & "The Five Green Star Award" from The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?