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“Any Body Home?” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Chapanga's - CLOSED

Chapanga's
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Amherst, New Hampshire, United States
Level Contributor
544 reviews
358 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 352 helpful votes
“Any Body Home?”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

Beautiful late July day, temperature in the low 70's. A few clouds in the sky, a perfect day to have lunch at a restaurant with outside dining. Arrived at 11:29 AM, sign on the door indicated an 11:30 AM opening time. Waited by the door five minutes, looked in the windows and saw nobody, a car did pull into the parking lot, but nobody exited the car. At 11:35 I decided to move on, checked the windows another time, saw no movement inside. As I drove around the restaurant building I noticed three vehicles parked in the back, one a brand new Camry, with Temporary plate, so someone must be making money someplace. I was disappointed, as when they first opened they were great, then, very quickly they became terrible, then they worked up to "good". But, this time they were not there to present food.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank michaelr630
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35 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Milford, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Good food, relaxed atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

We have chosen chapangas several times for dinner. We love the area in the "sun" room. It was warm in the winter and we enjoyed the sun. They have a nice outside patio for dining in summer with entertainment on some evenings. There is a "sports type" bar for those who enjoy this type of seating. The food is very good to excellent and reasonable prices, and you don't leave Hungry. The service is friendly.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank nadams57
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Nashua, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“A Hidden Jewel in Milford, NH”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2014

A friend and I Opted to visit this place as a spur of the moment lunch choice. Not only were we not disappointed but we were more then impressed. There is basically 2 parts of the restaurant a small bar in the front and the main restaurant seating area to the right. Both are very clean and and welcoming. We opted to site in the sun room instead of the inner restaurant. There is also a Patio outside. The staff was Friendly and attentive. The prices are very good. Serving size was generous. The food, the food was very good. crispy fries, tasty Onion Rings, Fantastic variety of food options. I have already recommended Chapanga's to friends and family that live nearby.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank mrceagle
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Manchester, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
113 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Good service, Food is much better”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014

We had boycotted this restaurant for about a year and a half, it was crap all over. The owner was difficult, food lousy, beer was warm and drinks were concocted by imagination by whatever joe schmo they had hired. We felt sure the place would fold soon.

But we began hearing things from Milford locals, so we stopped in two weeks ago.
Boy oh boy! This is not the same Chapanga's we knew! The menu was smaller, the descriptions had to be the makings from a chef. They did hire a chef!

We tried the prime rib, au jus and the cheese-vegetable risotto. Risotto is one of the most difficult dishes to make: it either is crunchy(underdone) or mushy(over done). We have returned many a risotto dish. This Chapanga risotto was perfect. The prime rib was exactly as ordered. Plentiful au jus, potato was perfect. Our drinks were made by a real bartender, as ordered.

You really need to give the place a second try. We have been back two more time - same great results.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank PHstarman
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Salem, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
156 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Good lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2013

Had the turkey club 2 days in a row with coleslaw. Fresh turkey and very tasty slaw. Dining partner had the hamburger with fries which was cooked properly and tasty.

Only had take out so I do not know about the inside.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank SALEM_JOHN
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