Cheesecake Factory in Coral Gables, Florida

Yes, I love Cheesecake Factory. It’s essential to get that out of the way first.

Usually, you’ll find me waxing poetic about locally owned restaurants that use fresh beef for burgers or hand-bread their chicken tenders to order. Cheesecake Factory isn’t locally owned, but It is a great scratch kitchen with a massive menu.

Cheesecake Factory at Dadeland Mall
Cheesecake Factory in Coral Gables, Florida

It is to be commended, not shit on like some self-righteous foodies like to do. However, there are two issues I’ve always had with Cheesecake Factory.

One is the wait for an available table. The other is where they pack in everyone like sardines.

Over the years, I’ve learned to eat less at the actual restaurant, which means delivery or pick-up has become my primary way to eat at Cheesecake Factory. Yet, whenever I’m at my sister Michelle‘s house in Kendall, we’ll pick some up to have for lunch or dinner.

I’ve increased my visits since the Cheesecake Factory opened up in Coral Gables, which is a hop, skip, and jump from our home. Since then, we’ve picked up a few meals for early lunches.

Cheesecake Factory Meatloaf
Famous Factory Meatloaf served with mashed potatoes, mushroom gravy, grilled onions, and corn succotash

The Factory Meatloaf is always a solid dish. My current addiction is their Nashville Hot Chicken Nuggets and the beautiful burger called Tons of Fun.

Cheesecake Factory Nashville Hot Chicken Nuggets
“Nashville Hot” Chicken Nuggets are hand-battered chicken nuggets with Nashville hot sauce and ranch dressing

They lovingly cook this fella on a griddle, unlike their regular chargrilled burgers.

Cheesecake Factory Double Cheeseburger
The Cheesecake Factory Tons of Fun Burger

Cheesecake Factory To-Go Food Pictures

Louisiana Chicken Pasta
Louisiana Chicken Pasta is parmesan-crusted chicken served over pasta with mushrooms, peppers, and onions in a spicy New Orleans sauce.
Buffalo Blasts
Buffalo Blasts are chicken, cheese, and spicy buffalo sauce, all stuffed in a spiced wrapper and fried with celery sticks and blue cheese dressing.
Buffalo Chicken Tenders
Fried Chicken Strips covered in hot sauce and served with blue cheese dressing and celery sticks
Cheesecake Factory Chicken Parm Pizza
Chicken Parmesan Pizza-style is a chopped chicken breast coated with breadcrumbs, covered with marinara sauce, and lots of melted cheese, then topped with angel hair pasta in an Alfredo cream sauce.
Fettuccini Alfredo
Fettuccini Alfredo in a parmesan cream sauce with chicken

The menu really does have something for everyone, and if you’re somehow able to leave some space in your breadbasket, a cheesecake is the only sensible way to end your meal.

Cheesecake Factory
2418 Ponce de Leon
Coral Gables, FL
(305) 529-0703

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Monday 11:30 am – 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am – 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am – 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am – 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am – 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

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