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Cha Cha Cha

1801 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117 (The Haight)
(415) 386-7670
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Ranked #353 of 4,938 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Caribbean, Cuban, Latin, Tapas
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Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: The Haight
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English first
Knoxville, Tennessee
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Best food I had in San Francisco! The black mussels are delicious, as are the fried plantains with black beans, and the calamari! Ate at the bar in the back, and my husband and I loved the atmosphere. The sangria was amazing and nice and strong, which is always good! I wish we had gone here before our last night.

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Nashville, TN
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Wow - this was fantastic. I never expected to walk out of a tapas place without my wallet feeling the pain, but this place surprised me. We had a pretty significant wait since it was Friday night, but it seems that we did reasonable showing up "early" at 730 or so. We chose to eat at the bar, but I... More

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Bedford, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

You must stop here for a sangria and some small plates. Recommend the plantains, the black beans and rice and the red beans and rice. We also had the pork quesadilla and the garlic shrimp. All good. The restaurant was busy but we didn't have to wait long to be seated.

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Pacifica, CA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Great food and a true San Francisco destination on Haight. You can't come here without having the Chicken Paillard! I love to sop up all that fabulous rich sauce with bread. Great sangria, too. A half pitcher holds about four glasses and runs $14. The restaurant can get a little noisy, especially late at night. We usually eat in the... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

when I got into the restaurant, the waitress asked if we could wait for 30 min. I hesitated for a while , and told her OK. It was fortunate that I did not say NO. The tapas were very delicious, especillay the shrimp. I was very satisfied. It costed only 60 USD for three persons. It was in Haight-Ashbury. We... More

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Newry, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We are over visiting friends in SF and they took us here on fri night. Great food, great service, extremely popular and great craic. Tapas to die for and sangria was superb 🍹

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Petaluma, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My friend has been coming to this place for 20+ years. I had never been and she swore I would love it. Expect a wait and don't make the mistake of moving bar stools or sitting at the bar unless you have "reserved" the space with the host/hostess. The food is good, but unfortunately a conversation is nearly impossible as... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The tapas here at very very good, so we are giving it a 3. It feels a little dirty. But the place is so loud that you simply cannot enjoy a meal. Not fun. I know loud restaurants are all the rage, but this is off the charts. Hopefully the loud restaurant trend will die a fast, miserable death very... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My husband and I started going to this restaurant in 1998. The sangria is fantastic and the food is wonderful. We always love the potatoes, calamari, and jerk chicken. This is where we first started eating ceviche. It has great atmosphere and is always crowded.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Unique atmosphere. Best sangria ever (get the 1/2 pitcher for 2). Creamy shrimp a little spicy but fantastic flavor. Glazed wings and mustard chicken were also amazing. Only regret was not eating there sooner so we could have tried it twice!

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Additional Information about Cha Cha Cha

Address: 1801 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number: (415) 386-7670
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Haight
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm  11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm  11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm  11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm  11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm  11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 4:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 4:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: Caribbean, Cuban, Latin, Tapas

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