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2117 12th Ave Rd, Nampa, ID 83686-6312
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

The food was so flavorful and cooked perfectly. I had the pork carnitas and my husband has the burrito de carne asada. Both of us had left overs due to great portions. Then there is the service. The waitress and her assisting staff were wonderful and so attentive from the minute we were seated taking drink orders until after we... More 

Thank Shaylyn V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

We eat at Chapala's frequently. Great staff. They have come to know our Pastor and his family as well as many other church members. The fun part is asking for them to surprise us with a dish. We never go wrong and always have a delicious meal.

Thank jJessup
Nampa, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Nice atmosphere, good Mexican food served by pleasant wait staff! The chips served before the meal come with salsa and also a bowl of beans--very tasty! Everything from taco salads to combination plates on the extensive menu. Kids menu items and some American food items available. Everything we've tried here is good! Enjoy the variety! Good place to meet friends... More 

Thank Ruth G
Nampa, Idaho
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Whenever I eat here I leave feeling disappointed that I didn't really enjoy good Mexican food. The food is ok, but nothing special and it is very Americanized. The service is good but the food is lacking that Mexican food deliciousness I crave.

Thank 64familyfun
Nampa, Idaho
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The Best Around. The Best Service around. The Best Manager around. This place is one of my families favorite I have been going here for about 11 years. Is it authentic somewhat, but it is Americanized. Ones that aren't don't seem to do well around here. I however do like the more authentic and if you ask they will hook... More 

Thank pjb03
Nampa, Idaho
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This restaurant offers a fair range of Mexican entrees. The service is typically decent and the food is okay - it's not top tier, but neither are the prices. They provide chips/dips as a part of the meal, and a free refill on many of the more common beverages. I like their lemonade myself.

Thank WileEC_ID
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

My brothers and father came here for a little outing. We were immediately put-off by the fact that they had locked the doors 30 minutes prior to closing we have us attitude about opening them again. Thankfully the manager was there as instructed the Employees. I've never been to a Mexican restaurant (Tex mex) that didn't have either queso dip... More 

Thank Skiveez
Nampa, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food is great and so is the service. We have never had a bad meal there for Breakfast or lunch. The restaurant is clean and so are the bathrooms.

Thank Foxxyone
Boise, Idaho
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232 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I ate at this location with a work associate. The service was outstanding. The food was very good and fresh. This was the first time that I have eaten at this location and I will be back in the future.

Thank Rob2222
Nampa, Idaho
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18 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We used to go here a lot, as it was kid & family friendly. The food portions starting getting smaller, and the meats were lousy. Sorry to find that it has deteriorated.

Thank kathy m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2117 12th Ave Rd, Nampa, ID 83686-6312
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Nampa
  • Phone Number: 208-461-9355

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