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Chapala

900 Laporte Rd, Waterloo, IA 50702-1836
+1 319-287-8005
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (18 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (11 reviews)
“parrilla” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
900 Laporte Rd, Waterloo, IA 50702-1836
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Reviewed September 12, 2012

Every time I come here I'm amazed at how quickly they serve the food. I hadn't even had a chance to take a sip of my beer and they were delivering our meals. It also seems like the servings get bigger every time - always...More

1  Thank tawney112
Reviewed September 4, 2012

Service was very good and lots of seating. Food was hot and delicious. Tucked away at the end of a little strip mall so no big sign by the road. Go slow and search for the name on the building.

Thank Katie G
Reviewed August 20, 2012

I've been here several times and have never had a bad experience. I have tried several different dishes and they are all amazing. The only problem when I go here is that I eat too much!

Thank Suzi94
Reviewed August 14, 2012

We arrived around 6 PM on a Sunday and it was nearly empty, but filled up quickly around 6:45. The selection of food is so broad we had trouble choosing, but everyone was happy with the choices. Arrive hungry if you're traveling and don't want...More

Thank JimiHendricks
Reviewed July 25, 2012

The food, beverages and overall experience is as good as it gets for Mexican food in the Cedar Valley. The only issue is the secret is out, and now it can get very busy on the weekend nights.

Thank CFMWvisitor
Reviewed July 17, 2012

American mexican menu but very good Chile-verde with rice and beans that were tasty. Many Hispanic which is always a good sign.sat at the bar but isn't really used as a bar just a pit stop for servers to make drinks. I would eat here...More

Thank Stuart F
Reviewed May 29, 2012

If you like margaritas, this is the place to go. They are a bit expensive but very tasty and they definitely do not skimp on the alcohol. The restaurant is newly remodeled and has a much nicer bar area now.

Thank BrenJ2012
Reviewed May 13, 2012 via mobile

Everything here is fresh! Servers are great and drinks are awesome. Love this place!

Thank foodcharmers
Reviewed January 24, 2012

This restaurant is very authentic and has a large menu. I have visited several times and have not found anything on the menu I do not like. Their mole sauce is delicious.

Thank JDWLOO
Reviewed January 23, 2012

I really like this place. I dont think it is very authentic, but I don't care. Steak quesadilla is my go to dish. Great staff too.

1  Thank tawney112
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Laporte Rd, Waterloo, IA 50702-1836
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 319-287-8005
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