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Chevys Fresh Mex

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2116 W El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040-1612
+1 650-691-9955
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: When we think Chevys Fresh Mex, we go to our happy place; fun-lovin...
When we think Chevys Fresh Mex, we go to our happy place; fun-lovin’ guests, fajitas & margaritas, and the freshest food, always from scratch. Founded in 1986 in Alameda, California, Chevys is an ultra-casual restaurant concept that offers guests an array of freshly prepared Mexican dishes in a relaxing atmosphere. Similar to other Real Mex restaurants, Chevys prepares its dishes daily from scratch using only the freshest ingredients. Chevys is a national brand with locations in 8 states. Chevys' store base includes 39 Company-owned restaurant locations and 16 franchised restaurants. With more than 25 years of successful operations, Chevys is the most widely recognized Mexican casual dining brand in northern California, and is the second largest Mexican casual dining brand in California in terms of number of restaurants, behind El Torito. Designed to offer a fiesta for the senses, where every experience is fresh, fun and full of flavor, the concept is focused on the execution of its trend-setting Fresh Mex® menu and continuous innovation. Chevys uses a "Fresh Mex®" pledge which underscores the Company's promise that all products are made daily from scratch.
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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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The people are friendly, the service is good, the food is good, and they are family friendly. They make their own tortillas and you can watch them being made. Would recommend to all

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Joyce D
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Olympia, Washington
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Olympia, Washington
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The people are friendly, the service is good, the food is good, and they are family friendly. They make their own tortillas and you can watch them being made. Would recommend to all

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Princeton, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Food, drinks and service are good. Nice outside patio, although sometimes they don't want to seat you outside despite nice weather. "The server for outside has gone home!?!?" Kids eat free on Tuesdays, which is a nice treat for families.

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Espoo, Finland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

From outside the place doesn't look too enticing, but highly recommended still! I liked the "vibe" of the place, the attitude od the staff (nearing fifty, don't remember the last time when I was asked for an ID when ordering a beer - though that was a joke). You get nachos and (home made, delicious and spicy) salsa for free... More 

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Los Altos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

As far as Chevy's goes this is a good one. I do take out once a week and they are always perfect. The 4 is not quality or anything but rating of Chevy's as a chevy's. I certainly would recommend going here if that is what you are looking for. Clean, service is good, bar has nice atmosphere.

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Israel
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

we love chevys, its not surprising or special but if you want just good Mexican food this is the place! the service is always fast and nice! and the food is never disappointing

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Merced, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Servers were fun and attentive, and food was interesting! constantly checking on food quality and if you needed someting.

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Very good food. Just as good as my last visit 3 yrs ago. Business trip and decided to try again since it was good first visit. Recommend highly. Yummy black beans. Salsa. Corn pudding , small scoop you get with each plate. Service was a little slow this time.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The food was OK we went for a late lunch about 2 p there were very few patron yet it still took nearly an hour to get our food service was very slow and lackluster. I asked for a Size of cheese and it took 10 mim for the waiter to come back. With so few customers I would expect... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

But not anymore. The place was nearly empty on a Monday night except for the kids behind me watching a movie on the ipad at full blast. Service was slow to even bring a glass of water. Top shelf margarita was good. The tamale and taco's were kind of bland, no character at all. There are a lot of finer... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I have been to a lot of Mexican Restaurants, and this one was an ok find on the El Camino in Mountain View. Standard fare, typically decorated Mexican, reasonably priced, but service was very slow concidering that the restaurant only had a few tables being waited on. Most of the limited staff was busy doing I don't know what, while... More 

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Additional Information about Chevys Fresh Mex

Address: 2116 W El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040-1612
Phone Number: +1 650-691-9955
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2116 W El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040-1612
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: +1 650-691-9955

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

When we think Chevys Fresh Mex, we go to our happy place; fun-lovin’ guests, fajitas & margaritas, and the freshest food, always from scratch. Founded in 1986 in Alameda, California, Chevys is an ultra-casual restaurant concept that offers guests an array of freshly prepared Mexican dishes in a relaxing atmosphere. Similar to other Real Mex restaurants, Chevys prepares its dishes daily from scratch using only the freshest ingredients. Chevys is a national brand with locations in 8 states. Chevys' store base includes 39 Company-owned restaurant locations and 16 franchised restaurants. With more than 25 years of successful operations, Chevys is the most widely recognized Mexican casual dining brand in northern California, and is the second largest Mexican casual dining brand in California in terms of number of restaurants, behind El Torito. Designed to offer a fiesta for the senses, where every experience is fresh, fun and full of flavor, the concept is focused on the execution of its trend-setting Fresh Mex® menu and continuous innovation. Chevys uses a "Fresh Mex®" pledge which underscores the Company's promise that all products are made daily from scratch.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?