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Cholula Mexican Restaurant

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1642 E State Road 44, Shelbyville, IN 46176-1844
+1 317-421-0972
11:00 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Very good authentic Mexican food, prepared quickly, and tastes great. Service is hot or miss, sometimes you get drinks refilled and bill when ready to go, other times drink refills, salsa and chip refills, and bringing the bill, are very slow. I have had to just get up and go to the cash register and wait for someone to to... More 

Thank Chad M
Shelbyville, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Love the remodel and the new drinks you serve there now. We come here often...sometimes once a week! We have our two davorite servera who always seat us in their section!

Thank TyandMisTy
Fishers, Indiana
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62 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

I only went once. It was nothing special. Typical Mexican fare. I will only go back if the other Mexican restaurant in town closes.

Thank summermommy05
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2015

My hopes were high after reading the TA reviews but another site identified health dept inspection problems: roaches and food freshness - - so I naturally got more cautious. Some said food was salty as I noticed. I'd say it was not bad for this part of the world - - more flavor than Taco Bell. Really good chips. Service... More 

Thank LittleBunnyFufu
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2015

Chips were great. Service was decent. My food was more salty than I wanted and not as spicy as I wanted. Margaritas were OK - - not strong at all. Rice is average as were the refried beans.

Thank rocky w
Indianapolis, Indiana
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199 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

Okay Mexican food for a reasonable price. Nothing special, but okay. Not in my top 10 but if I lived in the area, might return on ocassion.

Thank DKPuck
indianapolis, in
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014

Love the new look. Opens the place up. The food is good. Fajitas sizzle every time and the portions are ample. The chips are warm. I think the salsa is a bit thin but others in the family like it. The burritos are very good as well. Prices are reasonable.

Thank indy6
Shelbyville, Indiana
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Cholula's is probably one of my favorite places to eat. The staff is always pleasant, the food is good and the prices fall within your budget. The restaurant was always clean but in need of a little TLT. However, they recently remodeled and it's now even better than ever.

Thank Sherry D
Jacksonville, Illinois
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55 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2013

I love going here and they are so helpful with a little one. Also they have great food and you get it pretty fast as well. The decoration is a little shabby but the food makes up for it.

Thank Brettney H
Shelbyville,Indiana, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2013

a few years ago it was decorated really cute , but now it is a little sad looking, the food is excellent, staff very polite and friendly, just needs a little TLC.

Thank Kathie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1642 E State Road 44, Shelbyville, IN 46176-1844
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Shelbyville
  • Phone Number: +1 317-421-0972

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