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Chapala's Mexican Restaurant

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3331 E Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89121-7313
+1 702-451-8141
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Bend, Oregon
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Also enjoyed the atmosphere. It's always good to walk into a Mexican restaurant and hear everyone speaking Spanish!

Thank K9Oswald
Norfolk, Virginia
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572 reviews
380 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was designed for locals; modest prices, convenient location, quick service and predicable menu. Chicken enchiladas were tasty. The meat was not as white or as chunky as I prefer but it was hot and fast. Wife's salad with guacamole was good and large. No complaints on taste either. Both meals were filling. With the free chips they brought... More 

Thank Robert B
Goodyear, Arizona
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163 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Ate here twice with hubby and old friends. Lunch was really good, service was fast and efficient. Prices were a little higher than expected, but not outrageous. Dinner was even better. Service was really good and friendly, food was good too. Friends were from Illinois and Alabama so they don't know good Mexican food from so-so, and they only like... More 

Thank CarolHarb
Lakewood, Colorado
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Was visiting from out of state and had GrubHub deliver after a long day with family. The food was surprisingly very good. The only reason it didn't get 5 stars is because it was very pricey. For 2 meals, it was $45, including tip. A side of chips & salsa was $5.50. Double-checked prices on their website and it was... More 

Thank MtnWeaver
Sin City, Nevada
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272 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Been here a couple of times now, and I hard a hard time between 3 & 4 stars... the food is good, not great....there are other local places I feel that do have better, more authentic Mexican or even Tex/Mex food nearby. The service has been hit and miss, so 3 stars... Not a bad place, don't get me wrong.... More 

Thank bu1larry
las vegas
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

This place has been around forever! It is the best Mexican food hands down. The Grandpa chicken salad, which is served in a flour tortilla bowl is amazing. So much chicken. The chili verde is the best ever. No one can compare. The chips are fresh, you get two kinds of salsa, that we always mix together to make it... More 

Thank anywherebutvegas
Las Vegas, Nevada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

Very attentive staff. Was encouraged to customize our orders. I had the chimichanga and it was not greasy like many restaurants. I would say the only negative is not being able to get separate checks. Made it hard for our party to divide the check.

Thank linda m
New Harmony, Utah
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

I read reviews online and thought we would give it a try. So glad we did! We had the Carne as Ada and cheese enchilada, the best I've ever had I a restaurant. Staff was very friendly and helpful. The restaurant is clean and nicely decorated. I will definitely eat here again.

Thank Susi G
Las Vegas
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

We have been eating at this restaurant for over 30 years. It is family owned and has never changed hands. Most of the servers have been there for years. The food is always consistent and is always served hot. Their Albondigas soup is fresh everyday as well. The chips and salsa are very good as is the guacamole. You have... More 

1 Thank Motiva8ed
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

We took a shot in the dark on this one after trying to avoid food on the strip. It was top rate food and it was out fairly quickly. We had the fajitas and their salsa (both mild and hot) were just as good. I'd definitely recommend this one if you are in Vegas.

Thank Y1758HJdplh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3331 E Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89121-7313
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Las Vegas>  > Paradise
  • Neighbourhood: Paradise
  • Phone Number: +1 702-451-8141

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