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Jalapenos

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13130 Kingston Ave, Chester, VA 23836-5725
804-530-2787
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Decent Mexican Food - Close to Hotels

Jalapenos is located in a small strip mall type building a very short walk from the Residence Inn and Hyatt Place hotels. The food is pretty standard Mexican. Service was friendly and efficient during our visit. They have a beer and wine license. If you are staying at one of the nearby hotels... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 27, 2015
TheNJShore
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New Jersey Shore
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Hyannis Port, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably the best fajita I ever had...I would definitely recommend this restaurant. The waiter was very attentive and we enjoyed our meal.

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New Jersey Shore
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Jalapenos is located in a small strip mall type building a very short walk from the Residence Inn and Hyatt Place hotels. The food is pretty standard Mexican. Service was friendly and efficient during our visit. They have a beer and wine license. If you are staying at one of the nearby hotels, it is a good, convenient choice.

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Thank TheNJShore
The Villages, Florida
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

This is one of our go to places as Their are six of us. Plenty of food and good basic Mexican fare. Easy on the wallet too. Staff is friendly and attentive

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Thank Brenda B
Midlothian, Virginia
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109 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

This place has always been a good go to option, but the food also sits really heavy so you come out feeling full. I recommend the Burrito Fajita.

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Thank FamilyMan2216
Brandon, Florida
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

I ate lunch here one day on a recent trip and dinner on another day on the same trip. The atmosphere is casual and place is clean and the service is good. It will cost $10-20 per person. I had a fajita burrito one day and chimichanga the next time. Both were pretty good, worth the money. Good variety, would... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

I have visited this restaurant many times and each time the food, drinks and service have been excellent.You must try the shrimp quesadilla and the Coronarita!!! Jalapenos is very reasonably priced and service is quick!

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Thank PhoenixHunter15
Fairfax, Virginia
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

I wasn't very hungry so I only had some a la carte items, but all was very good and I imagine that continues throughout their full menu.

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Thank cici_sleestak
Chesterfield, Virginia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

I have been going to Jalapenos for years since I work nearby, and I have never been disappointed. I addition to the food being well prepared and delicious, the service is excellent. They really make you feel like you are part of the family over for dinner.

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Thank Steve M
North Carolina
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

My wife and I often travel between eastern North Carolina and the D.C. metro area. One of our favorite lunch stops is Jalapenos, at exit 15B on the Richmond by-pass. It sits in a small strip center, behind a Taco Bell. The food is fresh and well-seasoned. My favorite is the fajita burrito, even at lunch a generous serving with... More 

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Thank Jim S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Great food. Authentic Mexican cuisine. Good selection of cervasas, I'd like more craft beer though. Best desserts I've had at a Mexican joint.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13130 Kingston Ave, Chester, VA 23836-5725
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: 804-530-2787

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?