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Cha Cha Cha

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1801 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117-2711
(415) 386-7670
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Overall food is good. We took tapas and nothing to say but the price a bit high for what it is. In addition, room is a bit too dark, musicien a bit too loud, service a bit too slow, not fully corresponding to what we have ordered, even some orders were missing. The bill didn’t correspond to what we have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Funky place in a funky neighborhood. Happy hour had small buy yummy menu and their sangria is very good. Great atmosphere for a night out with friends, would be something you find in Barcelona.

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Thank Tanya K
Saint Charles, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Exceptional. The variety of food options was amazing. I highly recommend going with several people to try the many different dishes. The portions are ample. The food was absolutely wonderful. I love that bread is served so one can sop up the delicious sauces left from the food. It was definitely one of the best meals I've had in a... More 

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Thank Kim C
Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ended up getting tapas and enjoyed each plate more than the next. The atmosphere is fun and funky, and there is a vibrancy to the place that makes for an enjoyable experience. Don't expect fancy, but don't let that dissuade you.

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Thank Rich M
New Carlisle, Indiana
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very authentic, outstanding food. great menu, great service and outstanding food at a reasonable price in Haight-Ashbury area. Rice Beans Jerk chicken - need I say more?

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Thank Michael Y
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son (24) loved this place more than any other in SF and still goes on about it.....best Cuban food/atmosphere located in Ashbury/Haight. We had a terrific meal/service/sangria (even though it was lunch). You can find it as a blue stand alone building that says "cha cha cha".

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Thank Kim F
Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

cramped space yet they went above and beyond to fit me in with my sleeping toddler in the stroller. The food was delish. And i can say this because im hispanic. It tasted homey. I recommend it for lunch. The hostess was very helpful and made sure i had space to have my baby sleep while i got a bite... More 

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Thank MrsLepervanche
Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We came all the way from England to experience San Francisco and this place just hit the nail on the head. Really vibrant atmosphere, fantastic food and really friendly service. I can highly recommend it and would certainly come back if I ever come back to the city.

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Thank Ute C
West Central Illinois
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I wasn't thrilled with this place because I don't eat this type of food. Those that do, would love it. VERY generous proportions and super friendly people.

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Thank Illinoisdweller
Reigate
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

We had walked past this place without noticing it several times. It doesn't look much from outside but inside is fabulous. Mexican Caribbean menu. Jugs of sangria. Were told there would be a table 2ait but actually we got thru quickly. Food arrived quickly. A little slow to clear empties. Of its type food was good. Generous tapas portions. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene
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: (415) 386-7670

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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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