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Mexican, Southwestern
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13130 Kingston Ave, Chester, VA 23836-5725
+1 804-530-2787
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Lawton, Oklahoma
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This chain of restaurants usually makes me feel like the Mexican food is really good. This one continues to disappoint. If you do to one try them in GA not VA.

Thank pnreed1984
Jonesborough, Tennessee
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a bad place, but nothing to make it stand out. Typical American Mexican food, tamales are too corny, nachos supreme much too plain. We ate there after a long day on the road and it was close to our hotel. Probably wouldn't go back!

Thank Glenn W
Chesterfield, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Frequent Jalapeños often, the food and service is always excellent!! The staff is very attentive and friendly, if your looking for an excellent Mexican meal, this is the place to go... no skimping on the food here.. just don't eat to many chips & salsa.. best I've ever had!!

Thank Al S
Palm Coast, Florida
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Like for many, Jalapenos is a convenient dining spot for many traveling especially if you are staying at the Hyatt Place. Have been many times in going to and from FL / NJ. After a long drive, the needed Margaritas are large and tasty, chips and salsa, a great compliment and menu is large and varied. The staff could not... More 

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55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This was my 3rd and probably final time there. It's just very convenient to the Hyatt ... in no way is this Mexican food ... save a few bucks and hit the Taco Bell. Yes big portions of not great food. My boyfriend used to rave about this place but even this last trip he didn't even eat a 1/4... More 

Thank Mary W
Pembroke, New Hampshire
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Jalapeños is always a favorite stop for us on our way down to Florida! The people are very nice and food is excellent! Salsa is also top shelf! Highly recommended if in the area and like Mexican food! Margaritas are average but nothing an extra shot of tequila doesn't fix!

Thank LarFleury
Varina, Virginia, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We eat here often. We love the staff, they have become like family to us. This is where we go for our family celebrations. The food is really good. The salsa is the best!

Thank Bec G
Key Largo, FL
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 9:30 on a sat night and were surprised to see the place empty. They assured us that they were open though and served us. A few people came in after us so we didn't feel as weird. Ordered some queso and chips and some chicken and beef tortilla wraps to split, came with rice, Guac and sour... More 

Thank Suzette100
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Food was excellent. Service was skittle slow but it was lunch time. Had several people stop and ask if every thing was ok. Will done again.

Thank Frances Diane I
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This used to be one of my favorite restaurants. Now it is dirty and rundown. The service is terrible and the food is no better than the Taco Bell across the street.

Thank Kenneth E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13130 Kingston Ave, Chester, VA 23836-5725
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 804-530-2787

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Richmond, Virginia
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?