Chula Taverna Mexicana
Chula is a two-story space with 2 outdoor patios & 3 tequila bars, equipped for large parties & private events that offers authentic cuisine inspired by traditional & modern Mexican cantinas.
If you’re seated upstairs ask for a low table - the high chairs are ridiculously uncomfortable, slippery and small. 3 tacos will set you back about 15 bucks average - not the most outrageous price but not lux enough or authentic enough to merit the price. Decent margarita, nothing to write home about and sub par guacamole. All said and done not my favourite way to blow through 90 dollars for a 2.
Delicious and unique brunch menu without the lineups.
The food was amazing but the noise level on weekend nights is almost too loud to handle.
Love this place!! The food is ALWAYS on point! Staff are friendly and fast!
In the summertime, the rooftop patio is beautiful too. So nice to eat under the stars 🌟
The food was amazing but I felt like I was in a cafeteria a bit. The lighting could have been more dim and candles would have been ideal.
My friend and I were having dinner on a Wednesday evening with people still in the restaurant. It wasn't that busy but the staff were set on cleaning up the place with gathering sauces from the tables and getting ready for close. Kind of made us want to leave sooner than planned.
Great food, large portions, but could be mas picante.
This was our second visit to Chula, and it was as good this time as last. Terrific food, great drinks, and a really fun atmosphere. Ceviche was really REALLY good, so if you go, order it.
Great food and drinks. Awesome margaritas. A bit loud and sort of surprising on a Wednesday evening.
The tables were really squashed in. People had to stand up to let someone at another table out. Taking a few tables out might really help with the ambiance. It was also really loud. Food was delicious though; would absolutely come back!
Been here many times and it is always consistently great, authentic Mexican flavour. Also a large selection of tequila for sipping!
We had a great time. Food was delicious and the portions were generous. We were running a little late for our reservation, and Tom graciously held our table for 5
Last minute change of plans on New Year’s Eve. Our table was tucked away but suited my partner fine. Our server disappeared and the bartender took over, but service was very efficient. Would definitely visit again.
I mud have had two or three birthdays at Chula this year, the food and staff are always amazing. I can’t wait to see how many more I can celebrate in the new year
Food was really nice and not too pricey. Had a good selection of beers and extensive tequila list. If you are into that. Fried zucchini taco was delish. Sat at a high table and the light was kinda blinding so would suggest a table that isn’t raised. All in all a very nice experience.
It was a Great experience. Always amazing ceviche and tacos. The staff is always friendly
Very impressed. Excellent food and service. Great for conversation over dinner.
Delicious!! Food is always good. Atmosphere is lively. Outdoor patio in the summer is amazing.
We had a great pre Christmas dinner with friends, and enjoyed the cocktails, zucchini fritters and tacos. Service was friendly and pretty prompt despite it being very busy. Definitely one of the more interesting Mexican food experiences we’ve had in Toronto.
Just had drinks, but it was fun!
A lovely place to have dinner with friends. Fun, vibrant but not so loud you can't hear each other. Great cocktails and nice selection of tacos. Service was friendly and attentive. Recommend!
3 of us shared some tacos & sliders around 7 on a Saturday evening. The staff were friendly and super efficient! We were in an out out of there in just under an hour - including delicious desserts & specialty cocktails!
It was a fantastic menu and a great night. Grateful we found this lovely spot.
Love Chula! Great food and great service! I recommend for anyone who wants to eat here to make reservations as it can get busy
First date night in 6 months. Found a sitter for the kids and got their early only to be told that opentable reservation was incorrect and had to wait an hour to get a table. Thanks opentable for ruining our only night in 6 months.
This is not the restaurants fault, food was good. I blame opentable. Maybe next time you should have a place where you can rate opentable and not just the restaurant.
The margaritas are excellent, but the food was mediocre. The burrito was okay, but the carne esada tasted like gym socks.
We’ve always eaten on the patio in the summer — which is fantastic — so I was especially disappointed with the experience of dining indoors. Between kids screaming, people shouting to be heard, cramped booths and uncomfortable chairs, the ambiance is really unpleasant. Couldn’t wait to get out. Food was good (with the exception of the ceviche)
Overall has a great time with friends. Our first time at the restaraunt but definitely not the last. Food was delicious and service was pretty prompt. We had a Sunday brunch with some good options, also for vegetarians. Would suggest them to add some drinks in the brunch menu at special pricing.
Great. Awesome food nice ambience
Great food. Fast service. Good energy. Always busy, but not painfully so.
This is my new "go to" when I want Mexican food. Tacos are wonderful and you can mix the varieties when you order 3, which is really great. I ordered 2 chicken and 1 beef and they were all wonderful. Great Guacamole. One of the best Mexican Restaurants in town, and I think I've tried all of them. Close to where I live too which is a bonus. In the summer, the outdoor patio was wonderful. VERY popular, be sure to make reservations.
There is nothing MEXICAN in the restaurant other than the fake decor. Service awful!
Great experience across-the-board. Recommend the ceviche. And everything else.
Great atmosphere for a casual dinner for two on a Saturday night. We tried 7 different dishes and each was full of unique flavours, large portioned and memorable. Wine list was short and just ok, but the margaritas really shine. Servers were friendly, and were knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the food. Don't skip dessert!
One of my favourite local haunts. Cocktails and tequila flights are great.
A winning experience from beginning to end. Great service, amazing cocktails, delish meu items with terrific service! Very welcoming and speedy as well!
had a wonderful brunch here on the weekend, my husbands huevos rancheros were a bit too spicy for him but the server and kitchen were gracious and promptly made him the picos benedictos ( eggs benny with avocado ) which was devine. Sasha our server was lovely and kept the caesars flowing and the coffee too. I sooo miss their patio in the fall and winter but the interior is still fun and festive.
As always this is one of my favourite spots. love the staff and the food, you gotta eat here.
My family took me out for my birthday. The ambience felt very couples oriented but we had a nice time and the food was delicious.
Would try it with the family again for a lunch or a weekday dinner.
Everything was good...just a bit too loud so was difficult to hear people in my party
The overall experience was good.
We were welcomed in and sever was very friendly.
Drinks were refreshing and tasty, the food however was a little disappointing. We all found that our meals came out lukewarm, and heavily spiced.
Given that the restaurant had a pretty good rating i was shocked by the food experience. A chef should have a better hand at spicing their dishes. All ingredients should be tasted before completing meals. Especially when working with fresh hot peppers. I’m sure if that was better managed then the flavours would have sang!
Atmosphere was cool and would be a great hangout to grab a drink or two given the heat!
Delicious tacos! Authentic and creative drinks. Good menu variety and no issues to modify some menu items. Great experience upstairs with a larger group. Cool atmosphere, exception that the music was very loud and therefore hard to chat. Servers were all friendly and accommodating. Would return.