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Chevys Fresh Mex

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1305 Central Park Dr, O'Fallon, IL 62269-1765
+1 618-632-6800
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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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Really good TexMex

Been here many times and the food and service are always consistent and well done. Staff is friendly, food is fresh and always a nice atmosphere. Will go back again and again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
JChristopher
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Salem, Illinois
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Salem, Illinois
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69 reviews 69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Been here many times and the food and service are always consistent and well done. Staff is friendly, food is fresh and always a nice atmosphere. Will go back again and again.

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Columbia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Did eat much. Met family there. Good service, and drinks. Good chips. The food looked really good. My sis said it was.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Service was good. And that's about it. Food was meh and overpriced. Won't be going back. Restaurant was dead when we went - we should have taken a hint.

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Midwest
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The salsa is the freshest and the fajitas most expensive, 15 bux for not even a pound of meat, I can get better at local mexican place ran by locals. Service is poor, mgr non existent when asked for, food comes not very hot ( used to sizzle ) and price for 2 people w/o appetizers and alcohol $ 35+

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Belleville, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I was in the mood for real authentic fresh Mexican so my husband and I decided to give Chevy's one more try before writing this restaurant off our list. The truth is in the past we had been to Chevy's and didn't enjoy the food or service. Wow, they obviously are doing something different because the staff was friendly and... More 

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Bossier City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Stumbled onto the place after a late night at work. Almost closing, but they were friendly enough to let me in even though they were cleaning up for the night. The chips and Salsa were incredible...could make a meal out of that alone. The entree was good, and the service was great considering I was their last customer of the... More 

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DeWitt, Michigan
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400 reviews 400 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Party of four, our granddaughter loved her kids meal of chicken. I had the fajita salad, my husband had the chicken Quesadilla, and our 4th person had Fajita's the service was excellent, and our food was hot and served very promptly. The only negative I have is the free chips were greasy so I just chose no to eat them,... More 

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Taylor, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Food was good. Rice was really good. A little spicy, something different compared to what we have in Texas. I would compare this good to our Tex-mex. Not authentic Mexican food.

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O'Fallon, Illinois
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145 reviews 145 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This is an average Mexican restaurant convenient to some local motels. However, it has been overtaken by several better competitors in terms of variety of menu items, atmosphere, and price.

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Hoschton, Georgia
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115 reviews 115 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We had lunch and at the height of lunchtime the place was almost empty. Chips and salsa were excellent, but the food was just average. The waitress was very good and went out of her way to make sure we got good service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1305 Central Park Dr, O'Fallon, IL 62269-1765
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  O'Fallon
  • Phone Number: +1 618-632-6800

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.

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