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Los Chaparros Mexican Restaurant

€€ - €€€Mexican, Latin, Spanish
2140 S Beretania St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-1401
+1 808-951-6399
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“enchiladas” (12 reviews)
“churros” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2140 S Beretania St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-1401
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A friend suggested this Mexican restaurant as I was craving Mexican food. The place was busy but we got a table right away. We each ordered Mole enchiladas, Chile Colorado with pork, and chicken enchiladas. All came with rice and beans which were very tasty....More

Thank Zenqueer
Reviewed 8 November 2017

It was one of those nights when absolutely nothing sounded good. Where to go? What to eat? Stay in and cook? Eventually, I thought Mexican sounded amazing. But this is Hawaii, there just aren't authentic places. Or are there? We thought, let's give Los Chaparros...More

Thank Alexander G
Reviewed 4 November 2017

It is hard to find good Mexican food in HI, that we like. Being part Mexican we look for the way our Great Grandmother fixed it. My daughter lives there and through word of mouth we found it. It is tucked away and you have...More

Thank GoldenAgeGrandma
Reviewed 28 October 2017

i admit i ordered thingsothers might not order , the menu was mostly burritos and tacos somaybe just those salsa - for somereason addvinegar, why? is it kept for long time? chips store bought cheap brand Soup - canned enchilada sauce. with water is what...More

Thank RickHawaii
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Oh my...where to start...this was the worst Mexican meal we have ever had. The salsa that is written as homemade tasted as if they mixed a few canned items together and consider that homemade, it tasted burnt and had no flavor or spice. One small...More

2  Thank Ann C
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The food was amazing, the service was excellent. I would recommend this place to anyone who loves Mexican hot food.

Thank hymehill
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We visited Los Chaparros last week while on vacation in Hawaii. My wife had a craving for chips and salsa, so we started searching for a Mexican restaurant near us at the time. This was the closest one, so we gave it a shot. Parking...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

My family was craving chips and salsa at the end of a weeklong vacation. We had trouble finding parking. The steak burrito is huge and could be shared, if not super hungry. The enchiladas suizas were by far the best I've ever had!! The salsa...More

Thank Tiffany G
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This place reminded me of SoCal Mexican food, which is just the best in the U.S. This was a yelp find that seriously made our trip. The decor and the service were awesome! The food was yummy and prepared very well.. The best part is...More

Thank Taryn S
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here a few times. We had one bad experience years ago but since then it's be perfect! Even when they are busy we are seated in a timely manner. The service is friendly the food is delicious. Parking can be hit and...More

Thank sethsage
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2140 S Beretania St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826-1401 (Formerly Los Chaparros)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-951-6399
  • E-mail
Description
Los Chaparros has an extensive menu of Mexican entrees as well as other popular appetizers, salads, soups, and tortas. Breakfast favorites such as Huevos con Chorizo are also available all day long. Desserts include flan, bread pudding, churros and banana flautas. Housemade horchata and the fire roasted salsa with chips are always in high demand. The bar offering includes Mexican beer, wine, sangria, tequila and margaritas. Daily drink specials and weekday lunch specials are also available. Established in 2005. Los Chaparros, means "The Shorties" and refers to both co-owners, Mario (5' 4") & Lisa (4' 9") being short in stature. It is a very common practice in Mexico to give someone a nickname based on their physical characteristics as a sign of affection toward them. "The Shorties" embraced their nickname, and "Los Chaparros" was born. Mario is native to Mexico City and Lisa was born and raised in California. They were inspired to share their love of cooking (and eating) Mexican food and decided to open this restaurant. Los Chaparros has a wide array of items for you to choose from, border favorites to traditional - something for everyone. Buen provecho!
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