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Chapala

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2117 12th Ave Rd, Nampa, ID 83686-6312
+1 208-461-9355
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Boise, Idaho
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for a drink and was recommended the Cadillac Margarita. It was amazing. Had a quesadilla that we shared, which was yummy. Best of all the environment was warm and inviting and staff was amazing. Very happy.

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Thank Kieande
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

I am a Mexican and I am a very picky of my Mexican food coming from a Mom that was a caterer. Chapala's service and food are very good. The Chile Relleno is Delicious wish it served a lil bit bigger servings on the rice and beans. But the taste is very good.

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Thank Sonia R
Nampa, Idaho
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127 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Chapala has been a favorite for years. What happened? Food was decent, but service sucked. Took foever to get drinks and menues. Ignored requests for more chips. Why bother asking if I want corn or flour tortillas? You'll bring what you bring. It wasn't like they were busy, four staff members just standing around BSing. Very disappointed.

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Thank K C
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We were seated quickly and our server brought our chips and salsa right away. The chips were freshly made and salsa had a nice flavor and a little zip. My fajitas were excellent and my wife had the Devils shrimp it was good as well. The only reason it's not 5 stars is the seating isn't as Intimate as I... More 

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Thank Damian T
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Chapalas is a wonderful family environment with good food. Where they shine is in their service. While we're only going about once a month Maria still recognizes us and remembers what our favorites are on the menu. I will always feel comfortable recommending chapalas to anybody who wanted to have the standard assortment of Mexican foods.

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Thank Steve M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

The food was so flavorful and cooked perfectly. I had the pork carnitas and my husband has the burrito de carne asada. Both of us had left overs due to great portions. Then there is the service. The waitress and her assisting staff were wonderful and so attentive from the minute we were seated taking drink orders until after we... More 

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Thank Shaylyn V
Nampa
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93 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

We eat at Chapala's frequently. Great staff. They have come to know our Pastor and his family as well as many other church members. The fun part is asking for them to surprise us with a dish. We never go wrong and always have a delicious meal.

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Thank jJessup
Nampa, Idaho
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95 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Nice atmosphere, good Mexican food served by pleasant wait staff! The chips served before the meal come with salsa and also a bowl of beans--very tasty! Everything from taco salads to combination plates on the extensive menu. Kids menu items and some American food items available. Everything we've tried here is good! Enjoy the variety! Good place to meet friends... More 

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Thank Ruth G
Nampa, Idaho
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231 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

Whenever I eat here I leave feeling disappointed that I didn't really enjoy good Mexican food. The food is ok, but nothing special and it is very Americanized. The service is good but the food is lacking that Mexican food deliciousness I crave.

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Thank 64familyfun
Nampa, Idaho
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015

The Best Around. The Best Service around. The Best Manager around. This place is one of my families favorite I have been going here for about 11 years. Is it authentic somewhat, but it is Americanized. Ones that aren't don't seem to do well around here. I however do like the more authentic and if you ask they will hook... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2117 12th Ave Rd, Nampa, ID 83686-6312
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Nampa
  • Phone Number: +1 208-461-9355

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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?