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Don Chava's Mexican Grill

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Mexican, Southwestern
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1234 North Wells Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46808
+1 260-423-6677
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11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Columbia City, Indiana
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The food was average, the chairs were uncomfortable if you were over 6'tall, the atmosphere was what you would expect, and our waitress was unfriendly.

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Beckley, West Virginia
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131 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Great food , and the margarita was good, very strong but good. Chips were ok and salsa was very good. The only complaint is that at times it seemed that only two of the many wait staff were actually working. The others just stood around and talked or avoided work. I'm sure she will enjoy the tip I left and... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

My husband was craving Mexican last weekend, and it's always difficult to choose where to go, because Fort Wayne has a number of decent choices, all with different strengths and weaknesses. Don Chava's won because of location and queso dip.It is part of the same family as Cebolla's, and their Queso dip is a must for us, as is the... More 

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Thank IndianaJaneC
Carrollton, Missouri
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

This place has amazing Mexican food! Huge portions, great price, friendly staff and an overall great atmosphere!

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Thank Rhonda S
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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112 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

We came as a family to celebrate my granddaughters ballet production. She did great and we came to celebrate. I got the margaretta and beef enchiladas, several got the fajitas, and taco dinner, and Queadilla(?). The food is great and you get a lot of it. We heard them celebrate a BD, and nice singing. It was loud and everyone... More 

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Thank Charlotte272
Fort Wayne, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

Margs are so good and well worth it!! Salsa and all food is super delicious-especially the tacos de carne asada!

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Fostoria, Ohio
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

We ate here while visiting the neighborhood. The staff are friendly and attentive, and the food is good with big portions - I needed a carry-out box. The decor's nice, there's room for large groups, and the location is only a little ways up the road from the center of town. Prices are very reasonable. Recommended.

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Thank NewBuckeye
Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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292 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

We work near the restaurant and if you want fast service with decent price and food, this is def the place to come. The chicken / steak lunch fajita is less than $8 and it includes a drink. Very filling meal. The bar is separate from the family room, which is a plus.

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Roann, Indiana
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

Just your average Americanized mexican food. What set them apart was they charged for bringing the hotter salsa to the table, one member of my family asked for a jalapeno to be added to the sauted veggies in his meal (he likes heat). They charged for each of these. I have never been charged for asking for the spicier salsa...until... More 

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Thank kryston
Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

My cousins and I visited Don Chava's Mexican Grill for our Cousins Night Out. Our entrees were delicious. The tacos, enchiladas, and fajitas were hot, spicy, and plentiful. The queso dip was the best I have tasted in Fort Wayne. We also enjoyed the salsa and chips. The frozen margaritas were cooling and refreshing. The service was friendly but a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1234 North Wells Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46808
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
  • Phone Number: +1 260-423-6677

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