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Cha Cha Cha

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$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Haight-Ashbury
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1801 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117-2711
+1 415-386-7670
Today
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
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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
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Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went here while on vacation after a recommendation - the food was really nice especially enjoyed the cajun shrimp. It was a little noisy - a sign of people enjoying themselves!

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Lathrop, California, United States
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with my boyfriend & daughter. He had a salmon sandwich & I ordered the jerk chicken. It was exquisite. The white rice tasted like it was made with cocunut water which gave it a unique flavor. The sangria was refreshing. Wish we would've ordered a pitcher. There will be a next time!

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San Francisco, California
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64 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been going here since I was 6 years old. My favorite dishes are the shrimp in the skillet, ceviche, potatoes, and beans and rice. They have yummy sangria too! Busy location requires planning for parking.

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Kerrville, Texas
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

GET THE JERK CHICKEN. It is amazing. Their salsa was surprisingly delicious as well!! Service was great, the guys are very friendly. The inside is beautifully decorated. Eclectic and charming.

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Thank Kandi W
Madera, CA
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

This was our 4th time at Cha Cha Cha's and it's always enjoyable. A light lunch of tapas and a glass of sangria. What's not to like! An eclectic place...unusual décor, which just adds to the charm. After lunch...it was one to Golden Gate park...just steps away.

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Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

I make it a point to come out to eat here everytime I visit and it never disappoints, sangria is very tasty and the food is yum too. it is a fusion of flavors.

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Thank pgdulce
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Had a girls trip stopped by for lunch. Had the Classico 😊 sandwich with the salad, my sister had the steak sandwich with plantains which were amazing should have got those instead.

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Thank AmberRaye84
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

Yet, it is true that their tapas are delish... the decor matches the locale in the Haight/Ashbury area...the sangria called for seconds .... and it fulfilled my theory that if a place is busy, it must be good. And it was. Definitely order the shrimp in some delicious sauce and use the french bread to sop it up. We like... More 

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Soddy Daisy, Tennessee
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73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

The food was excellent. BBQ Chicken Quesadillas were my favorite along with the sangria. The Cajun shirimp was the favorite of the other ladies (I skipped it) and we all enjoyed the New Potatoes. Our server seemed a little unhappy almost to the point of annoyed. It was an extremely busy Saturday afternoon but it wasn't very welcoming.

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Thank volsgirl5
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

I had the Cajun shrimp, my my was I amazed!! The flavored were bold, savory, spicy, just what you'd expect from a plate reading Cajun. My sister had the arroz con pollo, and it's as Cuban as you can get. I tasted it and man o man did I fall in love with it. The rice was moist, but properly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30
Cuisine
Latin, Caribbean, Cuban
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1801 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117-2711
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Haight-Ashbury
  • Neighborhood: Haight-Ashbury
  • Phone Number: +1 415-386-7670

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Staying in Haight-Ashbury

Neighborhood Profile
Haight-Ashbury
The area surrounding the intersection of Haight and Ashbury streets, “The Haight” still exudes vibes of the 1960s counterculture as a haven for vintage clothes, music, pop posters and body piercing shops. While the Summer of Love ended decades ago, Haight-Ashbury has turned into a melting pot of hippies, hipsters, and professionals. Walking through its streets can still feel like stepping back in time. A must-see neighborhood for most music fans, it’s easy to see why these streets attracted the likes of the Grateful Dead and Janis Joplin. You’ll likely be content in The Haight day or night, just be sure to wear some flowers in your hair.
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