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Cha Cha Chicken

1906 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1044
+1 310-581-1684
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Caribbean, Jamaican, Gluten Free Options
1906 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1044
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is a typical beach side restaurant which looks nice.Even being vegetarians we could get some vegetarian dishes which were ok. Staff is helpful. It's reasonably priced too.

Thank singhalanju
Reviewed 1 week ago

After spendign the full day on the beach we went to eat there heard it was very good, not so great really. Portions are adequate and price is high for the place but worse then that he over charges you and doesn't give you receipts...More

Thank Nadia T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was great as always. You can't beat the tacos. We visit Santa Monica yearly and never miss the chance to eat here!

Thank Lara V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't bother going elsewhere, just come here and grab a meal. Both locals and tourists victims this chicken shop. It looks like it is eat in only, and it is not far from the beach. We had the coconut chicken, and wish it wasn't our...More

1  Thank KdofMelb
Reviewed 11 May 2017

You have to order at the window, there is no table service. The food was great. Definitely recommend the jerk chicken enchilada and quesadilla. This is a BYOB. Great patio seating. Within reasonable walking distance to the santa monica beach and boardwalk area. Very reasonably...More

Thank Christin A
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Always a good sign locals queuing, and this tasty treat is well worth the wait. Take a gamble and pick a selection to share off the simple menu. Cop-a-squat in the colourful garden, and let your senses take you to the Caribbean. Great for full...More

1  Thank BlueMoonRisen
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Fun little place near the beach and close to Santa Monica Pier. We had Coconut fried chicken (yum) and Cha Cha chicken mild because my wife doesn't like much heat. I thought it was really good.

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 3 May 2017

After a very long and cumbersome day of travel, we quickly checked into our Santa Monica hotel and opted to head elsewhere to eat. A friend had recommended Cha Cha, which happened to be a five minute walk from our hotel. We were tired, hot,...More

1  Thank marylynnmcavoy
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Was wondering what a restaurant called Cha Cha Chicken would be like. AWESOME! Great Jerk chicken and sides. Be prepared to wait in long lines on Friday evening. One of us waited in line and the rest of us found seating, orders were up fast...More

Thank MamanNY
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I got a little bit of everything because I love food. I got the medium heat which was great for me and I love spicy food. I didn't get the coconut chicken which I wish I would have...it looked good. I wish I could have...More

Thank kodajaz
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1906 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1044
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-581-1684
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