Chela Modern Mexican
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Sun 4:00PM - 7:00PM 9:00PM - 11:00PM
Mon - Thu 4:00PM - 7:00PM
Fri - Sat 4:00PM - 7:00PM 9:00PM - 11:00PM
Food was amazing and the staff are so friendly!
Fantastic mexican! Great service. You will not be disappointed.
Always a great time, excellent food and atmosphere
It was a nice brunch overall, but the food and drinks were just not very good. We had several things at the table that went virtually untouched, which is a shame for Mexican brunch food!
Been going to Chela back when it was Rachel's (same owner/chef I believe). Love with they've done with the place. Every time we go, my boyfriend and I get something new -- never disappoints (this time we got the seafood enchiladas and the carne oaxaquena -- both fantastic)
Absolutely amazing. Guacamole was so fresh and the chicken Mexican lasagna was surprisingly phenomenal. The chips were so good. Definitely will return.
Amazing food and staff!
The service was incredible! We got fantastic recommendations and enjoyed every part of the experience.
A really nice place to have really delicious food and the environment was simply amazing
My favorite restaurant!!!!
Came for taco tuesdays. 3 tacos for $9. They had a variety of tacos. All of them were delicious. Nice ambience and decor. A good happy hour special until 7pm
This is the best place to eat in Park Slope, with the tastiest food and the nicest staff. The Dust in Oaxaca cocktail is sublime.
We stumbled upon this place because it was close to a place we needed to be later. To our delight, it was an amazing restaurant. Great drinks and elevated Mexican fare. Definitely worth checking out whether you live in the area or not!
Incredible food, and great service. Can’t wait to go back!
Nice casual restaurant that serves very good upscale Mexican food.
Decent food, I got the seafood enchiladas. It was ok, I’ve had better. Never been here before and was trying it out. I Probably won’t be going back though
Drinks were good, service and ambiance were good too. However, the tacos were far from authentic. Had the chicken and steak tacos. Pretty bland and the steak was tough. Would go back for drinks and appetizers. For dinner, probably not.
Food is good. Enchiladas are a little heavy - we tried 3 types. The appetizers are delicious. Chips and salsa are excellent. Service was excellent. An enjoyable experience.
Great spot! It’s our new fav Mexican restaurant and we will be back! The food is scrumptious, the cocktails are yummy, Samantha our server was delightful and every one of her recommendations knocked it out of the park. We had reservations, but there looked to be room for walk-ins when we arrived at 6pm. By the time we left the place looked full. We were seated near the front of the restaurant and the noise level was moderate when the place was full.
Had a 7-girl brunch on Sunday and they were so accommodating. The food and drinks were delicious. Definitely will be going back.
Hands down - best Mexican ever! Look no further and eat here as often as possible.
The din was so loud, it felt like being in a frat party and we found it so oppressive, it completely diminished the pleasure of the meal
Delicious margaritas, delicious food!
Great experience. Thank you!
Amazing atmosphere and great service. Strong drinks yay!
One drawback- fries with tacos - a little weird. Everything else was delicious
Fantastic. Second time here and staff service and most importantly food continues to impress!! Margaritas are scrumptious as well. Looking forward to my next meal here.
It's a great neighborhood place to eat. We love the fish tacos. Food is great. The staff are fun and accommodating. They make it a really nice experience. The only reason I rated the ambiance and noise level lower is because it is noisy. But people are having fun so I can't complain.
Delicious food, pretty good prices. The service was definitely friendly and attentive, but at the same time they seemed confused and unorganized. Like the first waiter who came to our table asked us if we had already ordered, but we hadn’t even been given menus yet. So, nothing bad, but several little things like that continued to happen (enough that it was very noticeable.) The guacamole was quite good and the Chicken Molé Enchiladas were very very good. Definitely recommend this place.
Unreal! Best nachos I ever had in my life. Good vibe from servers, too.
This was one of the best meals we've had in a while. Plus, the cocktails were good and the service was amazing! We will definitely be back.
This is my favorite place to go in Park Slope, and my favorite place to bring folks from out of town. The margaritas were amazing, and the staff is just about the friendliest group of people you'll meet in a restaurant in all five boroughs.
Always a great experience at Chela and customer service is top notch! We were celebrating birthdays and started the brunch with some frozen coconut margaritas and their delicious guacamole served with fresh crunchy chips. It was an assortment of orders such as steak and eggs in green sauce which was cooked to your preference, fish tacos, Chela salad with chicken, Fundido with chorizo and eggs. Another was chicken enchilada in green sauce. No complaints because everyone was busy filling their mouths with the delicious food and drinks. Lastly, they served us fresh hot cream filled churros and a flan for the birthday celebrants. Everything was great and everyone left happy and content! Till next time Chela ;-)
Great customer service and food was good as well
The food was excellent and the service was great.
Chela is a neighbored staple. It has always been a great spot for great Mexican Foods, homemade chips and salsa, and a tasty margarita. My wife and I have been eating at Chela (formerly Rachel’s Taqueria) for more than 7 years. The menu and atmosphere changed after they rebranded and changed the restaurant to appeal to a seemingly more affluent clientele. The food and service was always good, but the new management team is outstanding. They recognize us by name and always do something to make our visit special.
A visit to Park Slope is incomplete without a stop at Chela.
We were sat in a high-traffic, narrow, loud, dimly lit area despite there being a couple of empty tables in much better areas. The host simply said those were reserved for "special" reservations, even though one of the tables remained empty for almost our entire meal. It was so bizarre and insulting. The service was otherwise great and the food was pretty good but that initial experience really dampened my feeling about the place.
Had a really nice time, the servers were great, the food was tasty, a bit spicier than we were expecting but everyone enjoyed their meals. Only thing we didn’t enjoy were the loud kids next to us but that’s not the restaurants fault.
The best restaurant in the Slope, hands down! The food and the staff are extraordinary. Return visits feel like coming home.
Excellent experience and can’t wait to come back! From the time of walking in and being greeted and a wonderful meal, the service and staff were phenomenal!
Food was a bit bland for Mexican cuisine. Dishes seemed hurriedly preparation an uneven in overall flavoring. Very popular and packed on a Friday evening so maybe it’s a case of being a victim of their success. I did enjoy my spicy tamarind margarita. Nearly impossible to carry on a conversation so we did not linger for desert and coffee.