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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

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Celebrate Christmas Eve with Champagne Brunch or dinner at Cha Cha's! Serving our regular dinner menu all night and brunch specials are available from 11AM-230PM.

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Details

'Tis the season! Celebrate Christmas Day with lunch or dinner at Cha Cha's! Open at 11:30 am, serving our regular menus all day.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

RING IN THE NEW YEAR AT CHA CHA'S! Enjoy live music, dancing, party favors, midnight countdown and a special 3-course menu.

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Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Live Music (12)
Happy Hour (11)
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Good for a Date (8)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Special Occasion (7)
Good for Groups (7)
Good for Birthdays (6)
Casual (6)
Fun (6)
Great for Lunch (6)
Authentic (6)
People Watching (6)
Great for Outdoor Dining (6)
Bar Seating (5)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Neighborhood Gem (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Late-night Find (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Good for Anniversaries (3)
Great for Brunch (3)
Comfort Food (3)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Romantic (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Healthy (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Live Sports (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Scenic View (1)
Spicy (1)
Tapas (1)
Vegan (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
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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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 (Orange County)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Scott is great and provide great customer service. Prompt and efficient, courteous.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Fun
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 (Orange County)·Dined on August 10, 2017

Always great! We were there forever and the server was super nice about it! :)

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, People Watching
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 (Orange County)·Dined on August 6, 2017

We have been here so many times that the management and owner know us on a first and last name basis. The food is always great, the staff friendly. I have yet to order anything that I have disliked. My “go to” is the salmon but also the grilled romaine with salmon too! The crab and shrimp enchiladas are wonderful- just a little too filling for me, but maybe if I didn’t eat 3 baskets of chips and salsa before my meal came out, I would think differently. You must have the Cha Chas Margarita- it’s the best! Their Sangria is also great on those hot summer days. If you can make it for Sunday brunch, have the fruit plate ! It’s so yummy accompanied with their fruit dip. I guess it’s pretty obvious we come here often. I can honestly say that everything on this menu has been tried by is at least once!

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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on August 3, 2017

Another night of half-priced enchiladas and great food and margaritas! This Mexican restaurant in downtown Brea knows how to do things right.

Great little spot to have a fantastic little lunch or dinner.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 30, 2017

service top notch

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 (Orange County)·Dined on July 29, 2017

The food drinks & band were amazing!!!!

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on July 29, 2017

It was a little loud for conversation but our waiter was amazing. Our waiter Kevin G made our experience amazing. There wasn't a moment that we didn't have everything we needed. He had a great personality and always one step ahead of what we needed

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·Dined on July 29, 2017

Chicken on Caesar Salad was over cooked and dry. Waiter removed from bill without us asking him.
Ordered two Mango Mango margaritas. First one was good, second one was terrible. Waiter was great.

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on July 23, 2017

Food wasn't really good service was ok.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 23, 2017

My wife and I enjoy Cha Chas Latin Kitchen and have dined there numerous times over the years. The patio is a great place to people watch and enjoy great food and generous cocktails. We were there to have a pre-movie dinner as the theatre is across the street. We weren't disappointed. I had the Ceviche sampler and my wife had Carnitas tacos accompanied by a couple of generous Margaritas. Our server was attentive and personable. We'll be back!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Quick Bite, Live Music, Disabled Access, Happy Hour, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on July 20, 2017

Special lunch menu is great and we each ordered from it. Good menu choices with reasonable prices. I ordered two tacos, (beef and chicken) with rice and black beans for $10.00. Service was good. Nice restaurant and we'll be back.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on July 16, 2017

Great food & great service would definitely go back again.. loved the music

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Orange County)·Dined on July 16, 2017

We had a great experience. Service was fast, food was great and bottomless mimosas were poured freely and fast. Enjoyed the live music. Sat close to band but was still able to hear and talk without shouting. Loved it.

Tags: Casual, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Live Music, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun
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