Casa Chapala Mexican Cuisine & Tequila Bar

4.7
59 Reviews
$30 and under
Mexican
*IMPORTANT DINE-IN INFORMATION*

We will be Taking temperatures of all guests before being seated. Any guest that registers a temperature above the current guidelines will be kindly be asked to place a takeout order
Anyone visiting our restaurant will be asked to enter the restaurant wearing a face mask and while not seated at their table. Of course, when you arrive at your table you may remove your mask while dining. Please replace your face mask when you leave.
Bar Seating will be limited – Please check in with Host
*Patio Reservations will not be made during Peak Hours*
Tables and chairs will be sanitized between guests as well as all door handles.
We will have sanitizer stations, not only in the bathrooms, but placed at our entrances and exits.
We kindly request that all guests limit their dining times to 90 minutes
Per Texas Requirements, we will only seat parties of 10 or less people at a table. Children of all ages are included in the party count.

Muchas Gracias!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 59 people are saying
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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Absolutely great place. The patio is possibly the best dining option in ATX in our current times.

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MindyP
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a large group in to celebrate my Birthday and my “last hoorah” before I start chemotherapy for Breast Cancer. My girlfriends and I all wore colorful wigs and fully expected to draw some attention to ourselves but we were welcomed with amazing smiles and a tequila tasting! They sang to me for my Birthday, brought me a piece of tres leches cake and a giant turquoise sombrero! The drinks and were all amazing and they finished off our night with a photographer to take group shots of our party which we were able to purchase for a small price. Thank you Casa Chapala for such a fun and memorable night! I highly recommend this place for both intimate dinners or fun nights out with your friends.

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SandraC
1 review
Dined on January 28, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Pretty great place! Love that they have live music and Mariachi. We got to eat out on the patio. Not as busy as the weekends. My only complaint was the music was way too loud to have a normal conversation.

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vipDavid8615
Austin
22 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Celebrated a friend’s birthday on the patio. Had a great time with drinks, food and conversation. Everyone had mask and they also checked temperature upon arrival. Server was very attentive to our needs for drink and chip refills. Everyone’s food arrived hot, in a timely manner and had good flavors. No complaints from myself or other guests. We brought a cake that they kept for us to serve as desert , furnishing a knife, plates, etc. well done and we have been back and continue to patronize.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A great fun experience with family. It felt safe on the patio!

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NinaT
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall2food3service3ambience2

The patio was too hot. Half my party was sick when they got home. The misters and fans weren’t all being used during our lunch.

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rickh
New England
7 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great service and food! Always fresh and fast

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vipNeffie
Atlanta
117 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Birthday singing was great!

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Orion
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food, friendly staff, even though seated outside on a July evening in Texas, quite comfortable.

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vipHarangatang
Austin
16 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience2

Salsa and margs were great, but food was mediocre. Steak was grissly and chewy. Patio was utlra loud salsa music with poor service. Service better inside. I appreciated the care they took on virus health.

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NicoleATX
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Have gone there several times lately because other restaurants are too complicated and difficult to get into with long waits. Always happy we ended up at Casa chalupa because the staff is friendly doubtless fears greatness is awesome and you can get right and/or make a reservation on like most restaurants these days

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and customer service !

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Yummy
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went here for the first time last weekend and it was amazing. We will
definitely go back!

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AngelicaC
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience3

We had to wait almost 20 minutes to be seated in the patio area. Aside from that, everything was awesome!!

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CMjsdfjdafsdfsjldsfjlfds
Austin
7 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first dinner out in weeks. Excellent hygiene standards. Friendly service. Delicious well priced food and drinks.

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NicoleATX
Austin
3 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

food is excellent and staff is friendly. love the ranchero enchiladas

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JoeL
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were able to enjoy our meeting in a nice atmosphere. The food was excellent, all were happy.

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RolandF
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Casa Chapala never disappoints. Always great food and great service. We love Mr. Lupe and our favorite bartender Ricardo and the most awesome server Jaza! Thanks for always making us feel like family!

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Pfoodie
Austin
25 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had gold from the lunch menu. The portions were good sized and the food was delicious.

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Roger
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Our waiter “Reyes” was very friendly and hardworking .

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Appreciated the extra step of taking temperatures of customers before seating. Casa Chapala took all necessary precautions to ensure patron safety. As usual, the staff was friendly and helpful. The margaritas were great; especially enjoy their avocado margarita with chili salt. The entrees were hot and tasty and the tres leches cakes was moist and flavorful. Glad they are open up again for dining room service.

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Goldilocks
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience2

The food is consistently good and we enjoyed it when it came but the kitchen was way behind and we waited a long time for our food to come.

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JorgeM
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere & awesome customer service. Drinks & food excellent. Mariachis were magnificent. Thanks for the extra care & attentiveness given. Definitely be back & recommend.

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vipDCNick78
Austin
23 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time there and we loved it! We’d definitely return!

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JaynaJ
Austin
20 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Birthday celebration. It was very slow so no band. Not sure we liked the photographer taking photos and asking us to purchase - that was awkward and they were expensive. Lights were WAY too bright. Service was great.

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ElizabethM
Austin
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favorite place to go with friends and Family.
Food is excellent and very good service.

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VickiD
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

New restaurant for all 6 of us- everyone had a great time

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience3

The margaritas were good but everyone in my party thought the food was only okay. My fish in the fish taco was undercooked. The place was quick and on the quieter side though.

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
3 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The best TexMex food in town. However, it was really hot though inside. Not sure if the A/C was working properly or not but that would be my only complaint. The customer service is excellent as well as the food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and great staff! We love our Casa Chapala!

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DiscoverFood
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall2food3service2ambience2

We perfer the Bastrop location. The Service is better (friendlier and and more attentive), the salsa is better (flavor is fire roasted and tastes better) and you can have refills on salsa. At the Austin location they will charge you for a second helping of salad; they don't use fire roasted tomatoes, instead it is just regular tomatoes. I had the regular molcajete and it was not bad, but I have had better. My kids had their asada taco. It was just meet with tortilla....omg- meat was dry poor in quality. No salsa, or am other condiments. I had to offer my children my avocado slices and pico, otherwise it was too dry to enjoy. The rita was ok., not water down.

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DinaM
Austin
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall3food2service5ambience4

It was so hot in there. And when you are having drinks that can make it worse. The staff was great...food was ok! Drinks were good-

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JasonA
Austin
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Excellent food, a bit disorganized service but very friendly. Guacamole was top notch, queso not as good.

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Phyllis
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience4

EXTREMELY disappointed with our experience on Father's Day. We have been customers of Casa Chapala in the past & it was husband's pick for his Father's Day celebration. The food was either cold, the wrong item, even the taco salad had to go back. The waiter seemed frustrated and finally said "there's a limit to what I can do." I couldn't believe this since it should be the goal to satisfy the customer and get it right. The bill was wrong twice, with multiple double charges...the waiter tried to bring us two "free" margaritas (as we were ready to go and waiting for the bill) and we declined them but then we were charged for them....it was the saddest dinner experience and a complete waste of money. I don't think we'll be back even though it used to be one of our favs. Nothing positive to say!

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Tico
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We were a party of 8, all the food was delicious. Hard to pick a favorite. I had the ceviche tostada and tres leches. Yummy.
The owner came to meet us dressed as a Mexican bandido, we loved it.
Only drawback : if the Mariachi band is playing close to you it's impossible to keep the conversation going

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jesslnance
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We were in Austin for graduation weekend and had a great dinner celebrating at Casa Chapala! The environment was very festive, the food was delicious, the mariachis were a hit with our toddler, and the manager was so informative on the various tequila choices. We had never been here before and didn't know what to expect, and could not have had a better experience.

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JackieC
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Both the food and drinks were terrible. I was given the wrong dish. The maragarita was extremely different every time my husband or I ordered one (even though they were the same drink). The food was overpriced and sitting in oil. We didn’t eat our dishes or even touch them. They server never asked how our meal was & never checked on us after ordering drinks (someone else brought the food). Over $100 bill and we left hungry and disappointed. Won’t be back alone or with our group of friends again and will not be recommending it. They’re are plenty of better restaurants for food and drink.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Austin
10 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

David (the singer in the patio) and the queso flameado is why we come every week.

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JessieJ
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Food was good, service was great, and the avocado margarita was amazing!

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KathyP
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We ordered 2 orders of the chicken and Beef combo fajitas and was very disappointed had very little Beef little more chicken but mostly peppers and onions. For 38.95 each expected more. Did not complain at the time, we was having a Dinner party of 8 of us and just didn't want to say anything at the time. But will not order this again. The Taste was very good just the quantity bad.

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You can order delivery directly from Casa Chapala Mexican Cuisine & Tequila Bar using the Order Online button. Casa Chapala Mexican Cuisine & Tequila Bar also offers delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Casa Chapala Mexican Cuisine & Tequila Bar also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (512) 459-4242.

Casa Chapala Mexican Cuisine & Tequila Bar is rated 4.7 stars by 59 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.