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La Dorada

177 Giralda Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134-5208
+1 305-446-2002
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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“paella” (11 reviews)
“lubina” (4 reviews)
“salt fish” (2 reviews)
Open Now
18:30 - 23:00 Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
177 Giralda Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134-5208
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We brought two guests from out of town to your restaurant on Friday night (3/16/18) and left very disappointed. Specifically we had chicken soup which was ok, though the chicken in mine was rubbery. My wife has a seafood soup which she enjoyed. The for...More

Thank ButlerReport
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

La Dorada used be excellent!! Today stills being very pricey and the food is great... however, service, details and bathrooms are not even a bit of what used to be... pls save it!!!!

Thank DECA C
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Amazing food- great flavors and good service! Loved the prefix menu just make sure you go before 8 to take advantage as it’s amazing food for a great price.

Thank Karlina C
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Tried this place out for lunch. Noticed all the 1 star reviews but decided to go ahead anyway. Boy should we have followed the advice on the reviews... the lettuce in the salad was wilted, the Sangria was loaded with sugar, the Parrilla overcooked and...More

Thank Adriana O
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Fine-dining white tablecloth restaurant on the now pedestrianized portion of Giralda Avenue. Street parking or car park nearby. Took the economical prix fixe dinner comprising an excellent bean, cabbage and sausage soup; corvina with a putanesca style dressing; pleasant and light rice pudding. Very good...More

Thank spencerusa
Reviewed 7 July 2017

From the outside, this restaurant located on a side street in Coral Gables is not too inviting. However, once you are inside, you will be sampling one of the best Spanish restaurants of Miami. Every dish is deliciously prepared and served with real professional joy....More

Thank oscari995
Reviewed 11 May 2017 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...More

Thank Jody J
Reviewed 11 May 2017

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...More

Thank SuitcaseLawyer
Reviewed 22 April 2017 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...More

Thank Jorge A
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...More

Thank Carminecolarusso
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Angela F
12 April 2017|
Response from Jody J | Reviewed this property |
I shared the salted fish which was exquisite last night and they always gave a great menu of the day. In truth you can't go wrong at this restaurant.
suzanne k
31 August 2016|
Response from Iñaki I | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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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