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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
Adequate but menu lacking in "the basics"

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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Houston, Texas
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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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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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Address: 2117 12th Ave Rd, Nampa, ID 83686-6312
Phone Number: 208-461-9355
Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Nampa
Cuisine: Mexican

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  • 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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