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Lago DE Chapala

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1906 Portland Rd, Newberg, OR 97132-1849
+1 503-538-3823
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Sherwood, Oregon
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Both were quite good, flavorful and good size for dollars spent! This was my first visit, won't be my last! Mochas gracias again, mi amigo! LeO Sherwood,OR

Thank LOinOregon
Newberg, Oregon
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Love this place. It's not fancy, but the food is great and the staff is awesome! We always feel welcome and our meals are excellent every time. The atmosphere is relaxed and the owner always makes it a point to come talk with customers. Overall, great place!

Thank kmsg89
Newberg, Oregon
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Our first time here and won't be our last. To start, we received a friendly greeting. They were attentive, timely and friendly. Decor was cool Mexico and fun. Rather smallish inside but we liked it. Food was hot, good and nicely portioned. Chips were freshly made and the salsa tasty. We'd try it again and so should you!

Thank Bruce C
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

I went here twice. Once with my husband and the flavor was horrible, the service was just as bad. We didnt even finish it or take it with us. It costs more than the average mexican food. We got sick about a half hour after eating here. I went again with my cousin thinking it was a fluke.....nope....still nasty and... More 

Thank Sherri C
Newberg, OR
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59 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Food was mediocre Mexican in a slightly grubby environment. I got sick afterward, but even if I hadn't, wouldn't go back.

Thank Cawater
Portland, Oregon
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 December 2013

I agree with other reviewers that they used to serve decent Mexican food here. I think the poor quality of food is even reflected in the servers attitude. Like they don't want to be there either. Ordered quesadillas and they came out a big soggy lump. Ate them cause I was hungry. but won;t order there again. Any Mexican restaurant... More 

Thank sue s
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2013

Lago De Chapala used to be very good. We had not eaten there in about a year and happened to go in last night for a meal. The service was good, but the food....ugh! Runny, really watery salsa with the chips, and even though the plates were sizzling hot when they arrived at our table, the food on them was... More 

Thank KTib
Portland, Oregon, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 June 2013

We chose this restaurant based on reviews we read on this site. I also liked that the restaurant has a website where you can see their menu and prices. My wife got the chicken fajitas and really liked them. I got an enchilada and chile relleno which were both okay, but not very flavorful. The beans were grayish brown and... More 

Thank Will A
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2013

My husband is picky about his Mexican food and he has never been disappointed at Lago de Chapala. I love that it is a local family run business.

Thank formorrow4
Newberg, Oregon
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146 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2013 via mobile

It is a given, the food and service is great. But the big surprise is the variety, size and taste of the margaritas. If you don't try one, you are really missing out. I cannot even begin to tell you how large the biggest margarita is, but you need to explore for yourself. I guarantee you will not be disappointed!

Thank Mgnart

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1906 Portland Rd, Newberg, OR 97132-1849
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Newberg
  • Phone Number: +1 503-538-3823

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?