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Av. Vallarta 1509, Guadalajara 44160, Mexico
3336159426
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8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hermosillo, Mexico
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92 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service, great location. Chai is a relatively small cafe a block from the main cathedral. The menu has a long list of options. It seems particularly popular for breakfast. My wife and I both enjoyed our meals. If you're in the area, this is a great option.

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Thank nomos
South San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

There are 3 Chai resaurants listed on trip advisor, none of which was the one we visited at 200 Juarez, close to the cathedral in the City Center. It was really good! They have an extensive menu (Mexi/International) for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The lunchtime salad bar was really good. We had breakfast there too - it was all good,... More 

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Thank sffamily2016
New York City, New York
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142 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

The Chai Restaurant chain offers a nice variety of sandwiches, smoothies, teas, coffee, salads, desserts,cocktails,beers and other light food items. They have several locations throughout the city. Their service is good and their prices are budget. Enjoy a nice breakfast, lunch or snack at chai. Love their daily happy hour from 3pm til 7pm all cocktails 2x1

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Thank YogiJuancarlos
Seattle, Washington
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Chai is more modern than many restauants on the historic center of town but the food was a bit disappointing. My husbands pasta was dry, my chicken wrap was just ok, neither had a lot of flavor. Service was good but restaurant was quite noisy plus there was a lot of street noise.

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Thank lindalt
Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

It's simply worth the money ..... Staff is excellent, food is yummy, tea selection is simply great and over all ambience is classy..... Crowds good and best for any occasion

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Thank Phani K
Monterrey, Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

The food is very good and the juices are natural and well done. I spent like 6 hours in there and the waitress was always nice to us.

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Thank Omar L
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Nice interesting place in old house. Very ecletic menu. Casual dining and very trendy. Good food and wine.

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Thank rrogers52
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Discovered this place while being loose on the streets. Ordered mechilada with mango chunks . Went to men;s restrom and oh Boy . By far the tiniest lavatory or john or toilet area I have ever seen . Made video but phone got snatched and stolen later on so cant show it here .. It was a war between me... More 

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Thank Sef786
Ottawa, Canada
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148 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

This is a great little gem set in the heart of Guadalajara, located in Plaza Patria. Recommended by our hotel, when we wanted a late dinner the night we arrived. The paninis and yam fries were delicious and the portion size is just right, enjoyed with a cold beer. The serving staff were attentive and the décor is in keeping... More 

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Thank Bijou7551
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

We visited Chai as a suggestion from our hotel, it looked like a nice place. Once we where told the buffet price, it was a no brainer to have it! I told the cooker to impress me, AND HE DID! What an extraordinary breakfast!!! Excellent choice!!!

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Thank Miguel B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$150
Cuisine
Mexican, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Vallarta 1509, Guadalajara 44160, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Guadalajara Metropolitan Area  >  Guadalajara
  • Phone Number: 3336159426

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