Meet Wayne Eldred of Tarpon Bend & Brown Label in Coral Gables

Wayne has not only served Coral Gables by providing delicious brunch, lunch, dinner and its legendary happy hour options at his restaurant but he has also been very active in the Coral Gables community.

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Awarded Wine Spectator Magazine’s– “Award of Excellence, 2016”
The Award of Excellence recognizes restaurants whose wine lists feature a well-chosen assortment of quality producers along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style.

“Best happy hour around! Seasoned Dj, delicious food, melting pot of people. It’s the place to go on Friday for drinks and then stay- have some dinner- you will not be disappointed ! – tip; must try calamari , truffle mac and cheese , steak – yumm!! Oh! Sweet potato fries :)” – Ismiray, Yelp

Great lunch, fun place to hangout.
“We recently went to have lunch, we ordered fish tacos, which btw, I don’t like them but these were really good and fresh. I also order there signature hamburger, it was well cook and tasty. The price was reasonable, yes I will definitely go back to try more of these dishes. There was live music playing, which was nice to have there.” – Cubanita, Trip Advisor

“Probably one of the most delicious brunches I’ve had in a while. First any place with bottomless mimosas, bloodies and other drinks already is a thumbs up for me. Not only is it bottomless but you can also switch around your drink so you don’t get tired of drinking the same thing. I had the vegan and omg it was so delicious I forgot it was actually healthy. Highly recommend this option even if you are not trying to be healthy it’s so well made you won’t even notice. Definitely coming back for brunch again.” – Hanne, Yelp

Great food, great service
“I go to Tarpon Bend allot. The food is always great. They take the time to know their clients. I strongly recommend the tuna sashimi appetizer.” – Brian, Trip Advisor

Zagat Rated

2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010,
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

“Best New Restaurant in Mimai.”  – MSN

“Tarpon Bend keeps reeling them in…”
-The Miami Herald

“Good food and lively bar… i
t doesn’t get better than his!… y
ou’ll like eating here…”  –
The Miami Herald

Voted “Most popular Happy Hour”  – Best of Issue by readers & editors of The New Times

Voted “Best Martini”  – Best of Issue, The New Times

“Great spot for happy hour if you live in Coral Gables. Two for one drinks at the bar. Good food and great service from their friendly staff. Live DJ keeps the energy going. Great crowd and lots of people, food, and music.” – Kyle, 5-Star Google Review