Xixón Spanish Restaurant

2101 Coral Way
Miami, FL 33145
305-854-9350
Critics' Pick
Best Of
Xixón Spanish Restaurant +

Photo by Michael McElroy

Details

  • 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 12 to 10 p.m. Sunday.
  • $$$
  • Wheelchair accessible, Business Dining, Catering, Free Wifi, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Metered Parking, Street Parking, Valet Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
"Xixón Spanish Restaurant opened in 2001 as a market and grew to include a fine-dining restaurant. Consider the Asturian fabada, a rich bean stew that's the signature dish of Spain's Asturian region. The traditional version served here is so labor-intensive it's only offered Saturday. It's rife with white fava beans, blood sausage, chorizo, and a salty Jabugo ham, all simmered for four hours in a hearty saffron-flavored broth. The steak tartare uses ingredients so fresh the dish is available one day a week. Of course, you might want to visit just for the rice dishes. The menu touts four kinds of paella, such as con bogavante, which includes shrimp, clams, mussels, squid, and Maine lobster. If you still have room for postre, the serious dessert menu lists more than a dozen delectables you won't find anywhere else, including a carpaccio de piña, which includes a house-made mint ice cream.

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