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) #4 of 114 Restaurants in Waterloo €€ - €€€ Mexican
900 Laporte Rd, Waterloo, IA 50702-1836
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fajitas” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
€€ - €€€
900 Laporte Rd, Waterloo, IA 50702-1836
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I'm all about great Mexican food and this fit the bill, from the chips and salsa in the beginning through dinner (we were too full to even consider dessert). Great food, drinks, and service! Will definitely consider stopping again when we are in Waterloo.

Thank Dreamer72
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The reviews were great and I agree. Ordered my favorite the shredded beef chimichanga, it came with beans, rice, guac and sour cream. The taste, texture and quantity was excelkent. Can't be the price either! I will definitely be back on my next trip to...More

Thank Starabella
Reviewed 1 week ago

By far our favorite Mexican restaurant in Waterloo!! They have the best Seafood Mexican Cuisine to choose from on their very large menu!!!

Thank _iaholic57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoy the food and service at Chapala, the fajitas are delicious! The menu is so much to choose from and margaritas are amazing!

Thank Dannielle M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being from South Texas, we have enjoyed good Mexican food all of our lives. Now that we are full-time RVers...we haven't been very happy with the food in other states. So, it was nice to find a restaurant we can brag on.... Chapala is worth...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to get takeout instead of taking our young children out for dinner. The food was hot & tasty when we got home & complimentary chips & salsa were included. Our meal for three adults & three children was $50 plus tip--very reasonable.

Thank Alicia N
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

A great place for great food!! We go here quite a bit and always have awesome food. Relaxing atmosphere and good service every time we visit.

Thank pjrgns
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Great food, good service, and nice place. Always have a good experience and great food. Much better than the chain places. Best authentic mexican in the area.

Thank lovetoexplore2015
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Another great meal. We ate at the new Cedar Falls location which was also very good. If you like Mexican food this is a place for you.

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 26 April 2017

My meal was huge! It tasted good too. They give you free chips & salsa too! Service was excellent. Only down side, if I eat Mexican food, I want an horchata but they didn't have it.

Thank bobschultzdbq
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Can gift cards be purchased on line? If so where? Thank you
9 September 2016|
Response from Z6519RXrobinb | Reviewed this property |
I can not say if you can. I'm sure you could call and ask!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Laporte Rd, Waterloo, IA 50702-1836
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: 319-287-8005
  • E-mail
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