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Cha Cha Cha - CLOSED

112 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-3909
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Overview
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good70%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“plantains” (4 reviews)
“black beans” (2 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
112 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-3909
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1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed 7 December 2016

This restaurant is the fancier of the two Cuban restaurants in San Mateo. The appetizer portions were plentiful but I was very disappointed in the yellow rice and chicken. It was overpriced for the amount of food served and on top of it they served...More

Thank aleida1004
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Beans and plantains and rice and beer. What could be better? Great service. Lovely little spot. Lots of small plates and larger plates as well. Grilled salmon is pretty spectacular too. Prices are ok. Nice spot.

Thank travelagentreplies
Reviewed 23 March 2016

My wife and I have come back several times and wonder when the crowds are gonna find this place. The food deserves more than a smattering of customers. Good Food, Great value... Several of the dishes burst with new flavors which pull you back again...More

Thank Terence C
Reviewed 21 January 2016

We ate here a week ago using a restaurant.com gift card. This place is in a block of restaurants, so you have to look for it. It is worth finding. The staff was attentive and helped us decide which entrees to try. The pan-seared salmon...More

Thank shermanator718
Reviewed 25 March 2015

We attended an event nearby an were waging out commute traffic. Not quite as good as our first Cuban meal in Florida, this small place is an excellent choice. Each dish was flavorful and unique. Total tab including tip was $50. Enough leftover for a...More

Thank T W
Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

Went there and the menu was not very creative. Papa Rellena and chicken wings came out in three minutes. The food must have been microwaved and tasted terrible. The only food food was the Testones. Not a huge selection of authentic Cuban food. The waitress...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 23 August 2014 via mobile

Stopped for dinner on a Friday and had beers and lots of tapas to share. Calamari is fresh and lightly battered, ceviche is huge and so tasty, rice and beans is huge and tasty too. Salmon dinner came with rice and beans and plantains and...More

1  Thank travelagentreplies
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Located in the downtown area of San Mateo(112 S B St San Mateo, CA 94401); the food is cuban, caribbean. Its small from looking outside, but once you are in the restaurant, the environment gives you a feeling of being in an island atmosphere. Our...More

Thank Venus D
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Yummy! We were looking for a fun tapas place nearby and stumbled upon Cha Cha Cha. The restaurant seemed very quiet during the dinner hour but we went for it anyway. The small plates were good but nothing exceptional. The camarones el ajillo had no...More

Thank Ashley B
Reviewed 28 May 2014

This little gem is fun for a quick date. Not your white tablecloth date, however, as it's very casual. Close in to movies and a lot of the action in San Mateo. The food is a nice update on many Cuban favorites. Not all spicy,...More

Thank bartc83
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-3909
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
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