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Chunga's Mexican Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

I love, love, love this divey little place! The spicey pork dishes are to die for, and so is the freshly made guacamole. But most of the time: weekdays and weekends and nights they’re closed. What’s up with THAT?

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank TrinityDB
Reviewed April 10, 2019

OMG! These tacos are so good. We come here all the time. Do yourself a favor and come here. NOW! The Al Pastor are my favorite

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank leadershipdeals
Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

Honestly the pastor was the best I have ever had; the pineapple was such a nice touch. The chicken was really good and flavorful. I would honestly pass on the asado as I have had better, but will totally be back as the pastor was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank jnorthway
Reviewed January 21, 2019 via mobile

Ok people, I’m not a pork eater but I dream about the the El Pastor at Chungas. I LOVE the El Pastor Enchiladas and the Quesadilla. It’s not your everyday quesadilla! The mango drink is a must have and I happen to have a mild...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank chupie
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Great food, excellent people and very good pricing make this for a quick stop or business lunch of my choice if i am in the area

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Alexander H. B
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We travel full time, so we’re sorry we could only eat here once. We marked it on our map to come back if we come through here again. The tortas and chips were excellent. We want to come back and try more of their options....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank oscarnbarbaraz
Reviewed February 16, 2018

We've been going to Chunga's for several years, probably 30+ times, and have never had a disappointing experience. Great, inexpensive mexican food that is far better than other local chains and always served from helpful staff. Few of our favorites include al pastor enchiladas, corn...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank EricC883
Reviewed February 8, 2018

First time to try this place as I heard good things about this restaurant. Ordered the Torta Al Pastor and it was good -- I wasn't able to finish the bread because it was huge but the meat was really yummy! I will be back...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Jo-anne C
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Located "on the other side of the tracks," this place offers delicious food, reasonably priced. There is often a line, but the counter moves quickly -- no table service. There is a narrow selection of dishes, but everything is good. The recent remodel really dressed...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Professor95
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

This was new for us...a crispy corn quesadilla. Out of this world. But there’s hardly any seating. So you may be forced to have your order to go.

Date of visit: November 2017
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