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  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 01/22/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Reviewed November 18, 2020

I had Chilaquiles Tradicionales and a Hazelnut cappuccino and it was delicious. The waiters were very friendly and the food was fast! The restaurant is very pretty on the inside and has a very relaxing atmosphere.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed the beautiful decor. The chai tea is the best in town. Not a lot of choices on the menu, but all the food is delicious.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed May 17, 2019 via mobile

The place has a great traditional vibe from Oaxaca or Chiapas in southern Mexico states all around. Great customer service from everyone working there, the food either appetizers, meat or seafood is delicious, also I recommend the 2 barquitos (tacos) and tuetanos, try them you...will love it. Special combo for kids and also they have a kid's playground that are at full site from the restaurant so parents can oversee them. Prices are fair and valet or self parking available. Tijuana continues having great food and restaurants.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

The food is really good, the restaurant is well decorated, you’re always greeted by someone opening the door for you. The service is always fast and friendly.

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed February 11, 2019

Very well priced traditional Mexican food. For the cost of one entree in the US you can enjoy fresh squeezed juice, two above average entrees that are somewhat creative takes on traditional dishes, and a starter. Would definitely make this a regular brunch spot.

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed May 29, 2018

This place is by-far one of the most beautiful restaurants I have been to. The decorations and colors really set a good tone. My husband and I have been here twice. I enjoyed my food the first time and my husband thought his was okay....We wanted to give it another try though just to make sure. So I ordered the same appetizer I had last time, I do not know the exact name, but it is similar to carne asada, with beans and melted cheese on a green tostada and is very tasty. My husband ordered the "pulpo" which is octopus and came with vegetables and rice and beans. To him, it had tasted as if the octopus was frozen, which if so, that is strange since we are near the Ocean. Even so though, if food is frozen prior to preparing, you definitely should not be able to tell. He enjoyed the rice, though to me it was bland. I had another type of meat that was sauteed with a type of sauce and pineapple with rice and beans. The meat was pretty good but it could have used more flavor as well. In general, we felt that both of our main courses could have had more flavor. They seemed very bland for the type of food that they were meant to be. As beautiful as the place is, I think if they put a little more flavor and care into their food, it would make such a big difference. I believe the prices were decent but not for the taste.More

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

Initially the place is decorated with authentic Mexican style, the chips and the salsa are great (spicy), the dishes are good side and very delicious. Is a little pricey the place but you will enjoy.

Date of visit: December 2017
Reviewed October 24, 2017

Chepil is the latest in this family's culinary history and it retains both tradition and innovation in ways that make it stand out. The first thing that you notice upon entering is the very imaginative, colorful decoration (which is the creation of the owner herself.)...Mexico, Frida, Color, Pink, Flowers, etc. are well represented and make for a very pleasant, welcoming space. The food consists of traditional dishes from various parts of Mexico. They are prepared with care and presented with flair. Chepil is not in Tijuana's main culinary zone but rather off by itself on a main boulevard but it's well worth a trek off the beaten track. You won't regret getting to it to try the food here. Uber and Cabify are both available in Tijuana and good options for getting places. Prices are reasonable and very fair especially considering the quality of the food and service.More

Date of visit: October 2017
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Came with my wife celebrating Feb 14 and it was just perfect. Started with a Tuna Taco and a Marlin Taco, then a Tortilla Soup and for the main dish we had the Sealed Tuna and the Mango Salmon... mmm mmm good. For the dessert...we had vanilla ice cream with buñuelos and coffee and we would definitely come back with our kids as well. I can see they have a private room for groups and a bar as well. Hope you find my experience valuable to decide and give this place a try. I'm pretty confident you (just like me) would not regret it, not one bit. Almost forgot! We ordered a couple of "Mixologias" (cocktails) and they were right on the spot. Hope you enjoy! PS. I've included some pics of the Ice Cream with Buñuelos, the Mango Salmon and the Marlin Taco so you can see what we've enjoyed...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Very good food, the Tuétano is unbelievable and the drinks were magnificent. The prices are very decent. The place is not pretentious nor is it fancy but it is enjoyable and the food merits the visit,

Date of visit: January 2017
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  • Yes, Chepil offers takeout services.

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  • Chepil is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5