Chapala Mexican Restaurant and Cantina is not just a place to eat. Chapala's Cantina is a great place to unwind and meet up with your amigos.

Chapala Mexican Restaurant is proud to serve you the highest quality mexican food. Our food is prepared daily with fresh produce and carefully selected ingredients that promote healthy eating. Enjoy daily specials , prices from just $5.95 and homemade tortillas prepared every morning!

Whether you are just joining us for our daily happy hour or having Chapala's cater your next big event, Chapala's makes every experience memorable.

See what MONTEREY COUNTY WEEKLY has to say about Chapala Mexican Restaurant!

SPICE IS NICE: Camarones Chapala (rear, $14.95) is a dish full of shrimp sautéed in brandy with mushrooms, green onions, green olives and chiles de arbol. Photo by Nic Coury.
"We arrived unannounced at 7pm on a Tuesday to find a cherry parking spot and only four tables occupied. It wasn’t long before we were enjoying chips, salsa and deliciously refreshing margaritas – half our party opting for the Cadillac with Grand Marnier and O.J., the others going for the ultra-smooth Midori margies (both $8).

When our friendly and attentive server Ana asked if we’d like tableside guacamole service ($9.95), someone let out an emphatic “Yes!,” not waiting for the inevitable consensus. When Ana and her rolling cart returned, she deftly peeled and pitted beautifully ripe avocados and whipped up the freshest guacamole in a traditional molcajete. Served with warm and crispy flour tortilla chips, it made for a festive opening to our evening..."

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