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Chapala

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2117 12th Ave Rd, Nampa, ID 83686-6312
208-461-9355
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pretty good Mexican Food

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2014
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Parker, Colorado
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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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17 reviews 17 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Nampa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The chips were warm and the sauce great. The main course was very delicious. The servers were very attentive but not intrusive.

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El Centro, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Had lunch there last week and thought it was pretty good for Idaho. After living 15 miles north of the Baja border for 55 years, myself and fellow CA refugee thought the food was pretty good. Service was better than most. Our drinks and chips were replaced quickly along with the bean dip. Food was the best I have had... More 

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Richland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We were traveling through here in mid-April and met a friend for lunch. We had done the same nearly a year ago and at that time we enjoyed a good meal. This was not the case today, our meal was sub-par,(very bland and un-appetizing) the chips and salsa were really lacking, the service was slow and uncaring and it was... More 

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Nampa, Idaho
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

took longer to be seated than usual been eating there for a long time seem like its been going down hill for a while made a last ditch effort to see if it was just me. the straw that broke the camels back was we got no water, even after asking for it didn't get the full order and our... More 

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Nampa, Idaho
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Most over priced Mexican Food in Nampa. Look around no Hispanics here other than wait staff. No Lunch specials here on weekends, other local Mexican restaurants highlight there lunch specials. Last time I was there, had a large group on Sunday, chips came in repeatedly smaller baskets. Pico degio was bland and watery. Food is greasy and poorly prepared. Margaritas... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

Came for lunch and would return. Since I was with a group of 8, and none of us had any complaints about the quality of the food I would definitely give it another try. The chicken and beef dishes were well seasoned (not overly salted, but seasoned) and the dips were tasteful. You can get slightly better Mexican food but... 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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