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About Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen

Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen was recently nominated for Best Mexican Restaurant in Orange County. Using only quality seasonal and organic ingredients, our Latin-inspired menu features spectacular Latin food prepared in a wood-fired oven, and a variety of fresh house made fire-roasted salsas, which hint to the natural and abundant flavor profiles found in every dish.

The same attention to detail carries on to our hand-crafted cocktails; using only fresh-squeezed juices, house-made sour mixes, 100% Blue Agave Tequilas and fresh fruit garnishes for all of our Margaritas. Cha Cha’s House Margarita was named Critics' Choice for the Best Margarita by the Orange County Register.



110 W Birch Street
Brea, CA 92821
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Mexican, Mexican / Southwestern, Latin American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch:
Daily 11:30am

Dinner:
Nightly

Sunday Brunch:
11am - 2:30pm

HAPPY HOUR (Lounge Only):
Sunday - Thursday: All Day
Friday & Saturday:
11:30am - 7pm

Cross Street:
Imperial Highway

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(714) 255-1040

Website:
http://www.chachaslatinkitchen.com/

Entertainment:
Cha Cha's Lounge is proud to feature Sombra Quieta, a band that fuses traditional Rumba Flamenco with South America sounds, using these influences to create a flavorful, moving and rhythmic style of music.

Sombra Quieta can be heard every Sunday for Champagne Brunch.

Parking Details:
You can conveniently park in the free parking structures behind the Edwards cinema or park in the Crossroads parking lot on Imperial Hwy. and enter the promenade through the "Baskins & Robbins" entryway.

Executive Chef:
Chef De Cruisine - Joseph Martinez

Private Party Facilities:
Thank you for your interest in Cha Cha’s, the fresh innovative Latin restaurant located in the heart of Brea Downtown. Cha Cha's takes exceptional pride in our restaurant and we have the expertise to ensure your special event is planned correctly and executed flawlessly.

For parties from 20 to 120, let the professionals at Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen create a wonderful dining experience for your needs.

Private Party Contact:
Don Myers : (714) 255-1040

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
To inquire and book large parties or special events contact amanda@chachasbrea.com

Group Dining Options Include:

The Main Dining Room
The venue's breezy space combining bits of classic design motifs such as brick walls, rustic tile, and comfy booths and settees. Seating up to 120.

The Cha Cha Lounge
The lively adjacent lounge is yet another area where guests can dine or cozy up to the bar and enjoy a vast selection of premium tequilas and original handcrafted cocktails. Seating up to 40.

The Patio
Cha Cha's features a fully-enclosed, heated patio, which overlooks the vibrant, pedestrian-friendly promenade. Seating up to 60.

The Sky Lounge
Looking for a unique private venue option? Check out our Sky Lounge Options! A private dining experience unlike anything in Brea! Combining the outstanding food, drinks and service of Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen with the spectacular view atop Downtown Brea!

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Details

Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen will offer a special three-course menu featuring signature dishes for $33 per person. Favorite dishes include the Guajillo Braised Short Rib Enchiladas, Wood-Oven Carnitas, and Fresh Grilled Salmon.

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Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

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4.5

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Moderate

87% would recommend it to a friend

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Good for a Date (8)
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Pre/post Theatre (7)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Hot Spot (6)
Authentic (5)
Casual (5)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Great for Brunch (4)
Comfort Food (4)
Disabled Access (4)
Fun (4)
Good for Groups (4)
Romantic (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Good for Anniversaries (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Cozy (1)
Great Beer (1)
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 (Orange County)·Dined 5 days ago

Staff is rude. Use to be a regular - but for the price, it's not worth the rudeness of the waiters.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 6 days ago

Awesome experience, our waiter Joseph was attentive and he just knows how to treat people. Stand up guy. The food was beyond what we expected. The tacos tasted authentically Mexican, and the ambiance is energetic (speak up, so your company can hear you), modern, and classy but not snooty.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 9, 2018

This restaurant was recommended by a friend. The food was very good, great service and the lunch experience was perfect.

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Everything was excellent, when receiving the bill, was surprised the $10.00 per. Person charge on the bottomless mimosas. Waiter offered us the drinks without explanation of extra charge. I thought it was part of the brunch. Overall, it was a great sunday brunch. Thanks

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour
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vip
 (London)·Dined on January 7, 2018

My husband and I really enjoyed our meal at Cha Cha. Our server, Briton, made very helpful suggestions as it was our first visit. The food was delicious. We will definitely come back.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Always love coming here! Good food, drinks and service!

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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Wouldn't return for food.
Would return for drinks

Tags: Bar Seating, Live Music, Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Came here with family for wife's birthday. Good food, good drinks, good & quick service. Would come here again.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Great for Outdoor Dining, People Watching
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Love this restaurant. We eat here at least once a month. Love to invite family and friends in join us. We xall this our front porch, as we see friends walk down Birch Street and say hi.

Don has done an amazing job with the staff. Always friendly and very professional.

Thank you for your service.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date
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 (Orange County)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Nice to relax and sit outside and people watch while enjoying amazing food and sangria!

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·Dined on December 25, 2017

Our family's favorite Brea restaurant Been going there for years.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Disabled Access, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Gluten Free Options, Authentic, Sunday Lunch
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 (Orange County)·Dined on December 18, 2017

One of my very favorite places. The food is great and the Carne Asada is the best around. The staff is always friendly and quick. Get a seat on the patio and watch all the people walking by !

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Great food and service!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Sunday Brunch has live music which was awesome. We ate in the patio as we were there with friends so we wanted to have a spot where it wasn’t as loud.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Food was good, but menu seemed somewhat limited for lunch and pricey. We ordered Nachos to share between the three of us. To our amazement we were served 8 individual chips each layered individually with the ingredients. They were tasty but not what we'd expected. 2 in our party ordered the steak quesadilla which they enjoyed. I had the grilled romaine salad with pepita salad dressing and grilled chicken. It was good, but I kind of wished I'd gotten a taco or quesadilla. The mango iced tea wasn't as flavorful as I thought it sounded. I'm in no rush to go back.

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Great food and outstanding service. We have eaten at Cha chas several times and have never been disappointed.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Scenic View, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Tasting Menu
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Was disappointed with the lobster tacos. Would have been better without a batter. Rice that arrived with it was cold .

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Dined on Taco Tuesday. Plenty of chips and salsa. 6 tacos for $13. 6 was plenty enough for me and my wife to share.

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·Dined on November 7, 2017

We enjoyed our dinner very much, celebrating our anniversary. We did sit outside because it was very loud in the restraunt. The food was delicious and the service was great!

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

We enjoyed ourselves however we were confused who was are Server was. awe had different people asking us the same thing. We ordered 6 tacos the short rib had barely any meat compared to the overflowing carnitas and fish. For a $1.00 more I was disappointed perhaps use a smaller tortilla so it won’t look skimpy. The churros took a long time to arrive at our table. No cinnamon and they were over cooked. They didn’t have any flavor. We should have gone for the flan. We will definitely be back but will know what not to order.

Tags: Bar Seating, Fun, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch, Live Music
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Food and drinks are always great here the services is always a hit or miss.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Richie was our waiter. He is such a wonderful young man. The drinks, food and ambiance amazing. We would definitely come back soon.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 25, 2017

This is not the best nor authentic Mexican food place, they have meal imitations more in the local style or chef's own versions. However, the ambience is good, great location, OK for a casual gathering, noisy but acceptable for a drink and good excuse to relax in the heart of Downtown Brea.

Tags: Casual, Good for Groups
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Immediately greeted with a smile. Restaurant was busy but the entire staff was relaxed, cheerful, and fast! Food and cocktails were fresh and delicious. Something else I noticed - and greatly appreciated (since we sat on the patio) - tables weren't wobbly! Steady as a rock! Every patio I've sat in has wonky tables and it sucks! Ours was perfect.
Also need to comment on how clean everything was. Floors, staff, and bathroom.
Such a great experience!

Tags: Live Sports, People Watching, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on October 6, 2017

I've been here a number of times and while it's pretty consistent, I find the menu pretty bland. The service was decent though.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 5, 2017

I am a local Brea resident, and while I have been to chi Chas, 20 times, last time, it was the worst service and food and drink I've ever had.
From having to ask for water 3 different times. The drinks were weak, and syrup. Very disappointed. The food wasnt terrible, but just ok. Its too bad, i like Don the owner. But for being 1/2 price taco night we still spent 70 bucks on dinner.
It's no longer a nice dinner that we can walk to. Too bad.

Tags: People Watching
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Had a business dinner with some out of town colleagues. Great choice. They loved the patio and the music on a Friday night. Very cool joint. Great food. Great atmosphere. Probably a perfect place for a date.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Happy Hour, Live Music
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 (Orange County)·Dined on September 26, 2017

I absolutely love the fresh watermelon margaritas. Sadly they are seasonal so get one while you can! The food is delicious, I recommend the crab and shrimp enchiladas. The staff is always friendly. Friday and Saturday nights can get a bit loud with the live band but it's all good.

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·Dined on September 24, 2017

Great food and service ! Love the Sangria !
Going back again for happy hour soon 😀

Tags: Hot Spot, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Orange County)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Salmon and carne asada are our favorites. Mojito is frozen, margaritas are on the rocks. Service is always on point. It does tend to get a little loud inside. For more intimate and quiet, request the patio.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 13, 2017

Arrived unbeknown to us on Taco Tuesday. Tacos were very tasty but place was VERY noisy. There was live music on top of the generally loud atmosphere. Not a place conducive to chatting but fun, lively and quite reasonable. Our group was older folks but think place would appeal more to younger or even family crowd. May be a bit calmer on another nite.

Tags: Happy Hour, Casual, Hot Spot, Fun, Live Music
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 10, 2017

I have been to Cha Cha's many times before and the food never disappoints. While it was extremely busy, my party was seated nearly immediately and attended to just as soon. While it took a bit longer than usual for our waiter to come and take our drink and food orders, it was quite busy, so the time lag is understandable.
However, our food came out quite quickly, which makes up for the small time lag it took for us to order it.

Tags: People Watching, Bar Seating, Live Music, Authentic, Happy Hour, Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 7, 2017

It's never a disappointing experience, always satisfied with the delicious food and the friendly staff. I love eating here. Brought my middle son and his girlfriend and they too loved it.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Food and drinks are great.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on August 31, 2017

Enchilada Wednesday is what I live for. Can't go wrong with a matching sangria

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 (San Diego)·Dined on August 30, 2017

Good all the way around.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Always have a great experience at Cha Chas. Not the best place for quiet conversation unless you sit outside. The live music is really good. The food is always delicious and the drinks are yummy but beware, fast buzzzzz 😁
Always have had great service.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Live Music, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual
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·Dined on August 20, 2017

This restaurant is amazing. I am pescatarian and I had the crab and shrimp enchiladas and omg was it delicious. This place is absolutely fabulous. The drinks had a strong kick to it but it was very good. The ambiance was phenomenal and we came during happy hour on a Saturday which means live music. Phenomenal restaurant and I will recommend to anyone.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot
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 (Orange County)·Dined on August 17, 2017

It was a relaxing place to catch up with a friend!

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 (Orange County)·Dined on August 12, 2017

ChaChas is a favorite, always friendly fun service, consistent quality, GREAT margaritas!

Tags: Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, People Watching, Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Fun, Casual, Great for Brunch
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