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Cha Cha Cha

1801 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117 (The Haight)
(415) 386-7670
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Ranked #385 of 4,950 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
Neighborhood: The Haight
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Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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Mexico City, Mexico
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62 reviews 62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

We were walking down the area and after goint to the amazing Amoeba records store we decided to have lunch... we weren't expecting much of the area but we were curious about the Cha Cha Cha, there was a table available and booom... a great meal! Try the chicken sandwich, the muscles and most of the appetizers. The only bad... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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84 reviews 84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I thought this would be a typical grill and bar food but cha cha cha was a total surprise. The decor was unique as it looked like altars you see for the Mexican day of the dead festivals but waiter explained it was caribe religious theme! Also food good.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Hostess had to be reminded three times to bring us a high chair. Waitress went for a while. I was really loud. Glad we didn't sit in the back where it was really hot. I ordered the Jerk Chicken with white rice. Big mistake! I am Jamaican, so I am qualified by birthright to say that was nothing even close... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We stepped inside without really knowing what to expect and we were pleasantly surprised! The restaurant serves Puerto Rican tapas and they were delicious! Also it wasn't expensive at all! Definitely recommend this to people who are in the neighborhood.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

My husband and I stopped in while touring the area and could not be any more glad that we did, the food was great! We had the mushrooms tapas and the chicken one and they were delicious. A lot of flavor packed into these small dishes.

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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
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94 reviews 94 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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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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