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Chapala Express

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1028 Lee Blvd, Richland, WA 99352-4227
+1 509-943-6589
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Richland, Washington
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153 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We get food to go here.....a LOT. Once we discovered Chapala Express it became our go to for takeout. Consistently great. Great taste, quick, and one of the best values in the Tri-Cities. Chimichangas and nachos very very good. Chips and especially salsa excellent. Like I said, been here many times and appreciate the CONSISTENCY. Very polite and friendly staff... More 

Thank pkpdbacation
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They were not very busy the day we had lunch there. We were seated promptly, it took a little while to be served our drinks, chips and salsa. The food was good, your typical Mexican restaurant. A little bit over priced compared with other restaurants with better selection and taste of entrees.

Thank kimmiej1
Issaquah, Washington
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Love this place! Small, clean with friendly staff. The service is quick, while waiting for my meal, fresh, homemade salsa (like my mama use to make) and chips are brought to my table. I was thinking I wanted more salsa and I was covered. More salsa was brought to my table without having to ask. There a variety of freshly... More 

2 Thank MimiG6011
Yakima, Washington
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Very good food served cafeteria style. Salsa is delicious. Service was very fast and staff is very friendly. Prices are reasonable. If you are in a rush and want some authentic tasting Mexican food, this is an excellent choice

1 Thank Loren H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Great food, friendly service and relaxing atmosphere! I've been to a lot of Mexican restaurant and this is one of the best in the tri-cities. Food is always good. Best Margaritas also!

1 Thank Rayna A
Richland, Washington
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Combination counter and table service makes for fast service and freshly prepared Mexican specialities.

Thank StraightA51
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

I've tried most of the Mexican restaurants in Richland (and most in Kennewick) and Chapala Express has by far the best quality food for the price and speed. The menu is fairly basic, but it's a good selection. The meat marinades are flavorful, and everything is fresh. Watch out for the salsa, as it's made with cerranos and often quite... More 

1 Thank CaelanAegana
Richland, Washington
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Nothing fancy but good and dependable. Nice friendly staff. We nearly always eat outside. A relaxing place to go.

Thank mscooke10
Kennewick, Washington
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

This is a very fast food place. However, the Mexican food for this type of place is excellent, and the prices are very reasonable. The bath rooms are marginal. Parking is good.

Thank Bill H
Vale, Oregon
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Food is absolutely delicious with homemade tortillas and fresh food. Wait staff is friendly and atmosphere is casual.

Thank barbaraY7672YP

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1028 Lee Blvd, Richland, WA 99352-4227
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tri-Cities  >  Richland
  • Phone Number: +1 509-943-6589

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