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Chapala

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525 Caldwell Blvd, Nampa, ID 83651-1739
+1 208-461-1420
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Fresno, United States
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles 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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87 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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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99 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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143 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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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122 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank Fabvagtrp
Nampa
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68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

Took Mother there for her 91st Birthday dinner. This is one of her favorite places. They really catered to her and sat us in a room away from other guests to accommodate our large group. Kept us supplied with tons of chips and salsa and bean dip. Food was all delivered at the same time and was hot and fresh.... More 

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Thank Patrick T
Surprise, Arizona
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343 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015

Had dinner here with our family of seven. Great service, food came hot and fajitas were sizzling on the platter. I love the chips with the salsa AND bean dip. Most places charge you extra for the bean dip. We all loved the taste of the food.....and now my bean low level warning light has been turned off.

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Thank Glenn S
Nampa, Idaho
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

I've eaten at several Chapala's around the area, and hopefully it was just a one time deal at this one located on Caldwell Blvd. But 4 of us met there, and 3 of us were unsatisfied with our food. It was almost cold (which no reason for it to be there were not a lot of customers in there at... More 

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Thank Suzanne C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?