We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cha Cha's Tacos & Tequila

$$
Mexican, Latin
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
110 W Birch Street, Brea, CA 92821 (Imperial Highway)
714-255-1040
Website
Today
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen was born out of a love and passion for Latin...
Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen was born out of a love and passion for Latin cuisine….The California-Latin inspired menu adapts the culinary heritage of Mexico and Latin America to a fresh modern style. In the open kitchen guests can watch savory dishes being prepared in the wood-fired oven, while free range Jidori chickens roast to perfection and tacos are topped with homemade fire-roasted salsas.In the lounge the lively sound of handcrafted cocktails being shaken provides the backdrop. These tequila libations utilize freshly squeezed juices, housemade infusions, and fresh seasonal fruit. A variety of popular and boutique wineries from the Central Coast, Spain and South America also add a great complement to any meal.This energetic Mexican restaurant in Brea Downtown is always bustling with the sounds of its popular happy hour, live Latin bands, and the conversations of friends and family.
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 52 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 16
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice location

located in downtown Brea across from the movie theaters this restaurant doesn't disappoint. It's a little pricey but their food is more on the gourmet side. You can get fries and cheap items as well. Overall good food. Patio seating for people watchers. A place you will return to.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Customer1722
,
Brea, California
Add Photo Write a Review

52 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Laguna Niguel, California
Level Contributor
33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I went to Cha Cha's with my daughter upon her suggestion that we go for Taco Tuesday and Happy Hour. Apparently we arrived too late to be seated in the lounge, but they gave us a table in the dining area. The server didn't show, so the manager brought us chips and salsa (pretty good, but not spicy enough for... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brea, California
Level Contributor
22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

located in downtown Brea across from the movie theaters this restaurant doesn't disappoint. It's a little pricey but their food is more on the gourmet side. You can get fries and cheap items as well. Overall good food. Patio seating for people watchers. A place you will return to.

Was this review helpful? Yes
California, Maryland
Level Contributor
71 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

we have had dinner there twice, and both times I noticed the same things. 1) atmosphere is fun and friendly 2) very busy, so service is a little slow 3) food is average...far from authentic 5) live music 6) drinks are well made 7) very nice outdoor patio

Was this review helpful? Yes
Montclair, California
Level Contributor
52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We went to Cha Cha's for restaurant week and were absolutely thrilled with the quality of the food, portions, and service. The salsa served before the meals was excellent and the chips are prepared fresh every 15m. I strongly recommend the short rib enchilada, the food itself was more pan-Latin America than Mexican and a relatively creative take on standards... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Santa Ana, California
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This is the wife's and my spot, we come here at least once a month. The green salsa is the best! So are the nachos and flautas! They have a green salsa with habanero, ask for it ..not too many people know about it, you won't regret it!

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Citrus Heights, California, United States
Level Contributor
51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We have visited before. Service and food was excellent! Adjusted meal to address gluten intolerance with no problems.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My husband and I went to a post-movie dinner --just walked across the street and were seated after a short wait. EVERYTHING was excellent -- the classic and signature margaritas were light, but tasty, and the chicken flautas were delicious. For mains we had the Seafood Caldo -- their menu says 'best seafood dish in Orange County' and at this... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Fullerton, California
Level Contributor
13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Everything was great about the experience. Try the Carnitas and the mango margarita. The service was awesome and they were on top of everything.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Whittier, California
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

crowded usually, small bar area, friendly service, outside sidewalk seating also. gets a bit noisy but the service can be fast. great thing is it is right across the street from the movie theater.

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
42 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A great selection of tequila - worked well since I was there on a Tuesday and all were 50% off. The food was good quality. This was not my first visit and it has always lived up to my previous experiences.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Cha Cha's Tacos & Tequila also viewed

 
Brea, Orange County
Brea, Orange County
 

Been to Cha Cha's Tacos & Tequila? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Cha Cha's Tacos & Tequila

Address: 110 W Birch Street, Brea, CA 92821
Phone Number: 714-255-1040
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Brea
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: Mexican, Latin

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 110 W Birch Street, Brea, CA 92821
    (Imperial Highway)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Brea
  • Phone Number: 714-255-1040

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Latin

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen was born out of a love and passion for Latin cuisine….The California-Latin inspired menu adapts the culinary heritage of Mexico and Latin America to a fresh modern style. In the open kitchen guests can watch savory dishes being prepared in the wood-fired oven, while free range Jidori chickens roast to perfection and tacos are topped with homemade fire-roasted salsas.In the lounge the lively sound of handcrafted cocktails being shaken provides the backdrop. These tequila libations utilize freshly squeezed juices, housemade infusions, and fresh seasonal fruit. A variety of popular and boutique wineries from the Central Coast, Spain and South America also add a great complement to any meal.This energetic Mexican restaurant in Brea Downtown is always bustling with the sounds of its popular happy hour, live Latin bands, and the conversations of friends and family.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Cha Cha's Tacos & Tequila staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?