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Chapala

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2117 12th Ave Rd, Nampa, ID 83686-6312
208-461-9355
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Mexican food in Nampa!

Nice atmosphere, good Mexican food served by pleasant wait staff! The chips served before the meal come with salsa and also a bowl of beans--very tasty! Everything from taco salads to combination plates on the extensive menu. Kids menu items and some American food items available. Everything... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Ruth G
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Nampa, Idaho
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Nampa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We eat at Chapala's frequently. Great staff. They have come to know our Pastor and his family as well as many other church members. The fun part is asking for them to surprise us with a dish. We never go wrong and always have a delicious meal.

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Nampa, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Nice atmosphere, good Mexican food served by pleasant wait staff! The chips served before the meal come with salsa and also a bowl of beans--very tasty! Everything from taco salads to combination plates on the extensive menu. Kids menu items and some American food items available. Everything we've tried here is good! Enjoy the variety! Good place to meet friends... More 

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Nampa, Idaho
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Whenever I eat here I leave feeling disappointed that I didn't really enjoy good Mexican food. The food is ok, but nothing special and it is very Americanized. The service is good but the food is lacking that Mexican food deliciousness I crave.

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Nampa, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The Best Around. The Best Service around. The Best Manager around. This place is one of my families favorite I have been going here for about 11 years. Is it authentic somewhat, but it is Americanized. Ones that aren't don't seem to do well around here. I however do like the more authentic and if you ask they will hook... More 

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Nampa, Idaho
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This restaurant offers a fair range of Mexican entrees. The service is typically decent and the food is okay - it's not top tier, but neither are the prices. They provide chips/dips as a part of the meal, and a free refill on many of the more common beverages. I like their lemonade myself.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My brothers and father came here for a little outing. We were immediately put-off by the fact that they had locked the doors 30 minutes prior to closing we have us attitude about opening them again. Thankfully the manager was there as instructed the Employees. I've never been to a Mexican restaurant (Tex mex) that didn't have either queso dip... More 

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Nampa, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food is great and so is the service. We have never had a bad meal there for Breakfast or lunch. The restaurant is clean and so are the bathrooms.

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I ate at this location with a work associate. The service was outstanding. The food was very good and fresh. This was the first time that I have eaten at this location and I will be back in the future.

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Nampa, Idaho
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We used to go here a lot, as it was kid & family friendly. The food portions starting getting smaller, and the meats were lousy. Sorry to find that it has deteriorated.

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Parker, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It is really hard to find authentic Mexican food in Idaho, however, this was pretty good all things considered. The beans were nothing to write home about, but the chips and salsa were good and the tacos and enchiladas were very well prepared. The staff was very friendly and the restaurant was very clean overall. Pleasant atmosphere and a great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2117 12th Ave Rd, Nampa, ID 83686-6312
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Nampa
  • Phone Number: 208-461-9355

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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