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Chapala

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525 Caldwell Blvd, Nampa, ID 83651-1739
+1 208-461-1420
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Idaho
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43 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I would rate the Chapala locations as my #3 Mexican restaurant in the valley. This location is the one we usually eat at. The food is always above average and the service is always very good. Chips and salsa are always good as are the Margaritas.

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Thank Ed U
Caldwell, Idaho
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Great Eats here! We tried it for the first time and enjoyed it very much. Not only was the food awesome, the staff was friendly and timely! Can't ask for anything more :-) I loved that they had hot bean dip along with salsa for their fresh cripsy chips :-) I ordered a bowl of their Tortilla Soup. It had... More 

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Thank Elefantdude
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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Great food and service. Been coming for years. The tortilla soup on a cold day like today is perfect.

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Thank Tod L
Fresno, United States
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Those who know the area may say that's faint praise, but the food here is very good. Salsa and chips are as good as the best we've had in California, where there is great real Mexican food on every street corner, it seems. This food is very authentic, much better than the average in this area. Portions are large, prices... More 

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Thank David M
Boise, Idaho
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88 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Staff kinds of tosses the menus to you and walks away. Thought it was a fluke but they did it two other times we went. Seems like you are an inconvenience to them to serve you. Food is only average fare but not very reliable. It can be just awful, too, though. We won't be back. Bleh!

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Thank tigger2night
Star, Idaho, United States
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125 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Love to eat here with my fiends. Lunch time favorite for us. Although we love Mexican food. This one is above the rest

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Thank Michael K
Pleasant Grove, Utah
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158 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the chips & salsa with bean dip too! There is a different flavoring to this food than what I'm used to. It was delicious. I ordered a chicken taco salad. The chicken was flavored not just cooked & shredded. The burrito was big enough for 2 people. The menu is huge. It was hard to choose! I would... More 

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Thank advisormomma
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent. The service was equally great. I do wish they brought individual bowls of salsa; however it is delicious. They also serve refried beans with the chips & salsa.

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Thank Jeremy H
Nampa
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42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

No where will you be so warmly greeted by the staff and management. We have eaten here for years! The menu and prices are reasonable and you will not go away hungry. Try the cold Shrimp Cocktail for the largest Cocktail you have ever eaten. It has 35 shrimps in it! That is amazing and wonderful.

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Thank Walter S
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132 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Pork Carnitas are not authentic. Plate looked like beef fajitas, not soft and juicy like it is supposed to be cooked. I have never seen pork carnitas look like this. Was like they took a pork chop, sliced it up and fried it. Tortillas are microwaved and often fall apart but you can ask them to cook tortillas over stove.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 525 Caldwell Blvd, Nampa, ID 83651-1739
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Nampa
  • Phone Number: +1 208-461-1420

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?