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Chiki Jai

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Avenida Revolucion Zona Centro 1388, Tijuana 22000, Mexico
+52 664 685 4955
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good44%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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“blue cheese” (5 reviews)
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Avenida Revolucion Zona Centro 1388, Tijuana 22000, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chiki Jai has been at the corner of 7th and Revolution since 1946. They start you with Green and red salsa with Bolillos and blue cheese. The serve excellent seafood In oval clay pots like Bacalao, garlic shrimp, Paella, mushrooms, papas, calamari steak, fish fillet,...More

Thank 137jim
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We went to this restaurant yesterday, and it was closed with severe damage due to a fire. Hope that it opens again as it has the best mushrooms with garlic!

Thank flatbush5
Reviewed 2 May 2016

After a really good breakfast here, we returned for dinner the same day. This place is well established with good food. It's a quiet, small treasure amongst all the tourist trap places along Revolucion. Staff is very accommodating and friendly. Interesting history on the walls;...More

Thank majedo619
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We had a late lunch of paella, garlic shrimp and the mushroom appetizer. All very good! Sweet , friendly staff and generous portions..

Thank QuilterSheila
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Excellent casual service. Spanish tapas and comida presented in a well established restaurant in TJ. Nearly 70 years of service was confirmed during our meal. Calimari frita was lightly breaded and super hot. And the paella......ay the paella. Well prepared and presented. Nothing more. Ni...More

Thank jaime664
Reviewed 15 January 2015

This tourist-trap of a street is lined with sketchy shops and restaurants. We were very pleased to find Restaurante Chiki Jai, it's a real restaurant, clean and comfortable, with excellent food made to order. Not a taco joint - the food seems more Spanish than...More

4  Thank cararro
Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

The paella was good, the borrego (goat) was tasty with the bread. 120 pesos or about 9 dollars for paella. They give you a big basket of free bread. I didn't see blue cheese.

Thank gyy y
Reviewed 10 June 2014

Hard to believe that in a city like Tijuana that's growing so fast and furiously an establishment has managed to stay open continuously since the 1940s, especially when you consider it was built to support and tie into Jai-Alai games that took place across the...More

4  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 12 April 2014

Visiting TIJUANA was not exactly what I expected ...it was not that charm as I imagined ...I almost want to go back to San Diego before we decided to eat something and found this place...which made our day better:) Great food ...very kind service...chicken was...More

Thank Szilvia S
Reviewed 24 January 2014

My girlfriends and I ventured into Tijuana after not being there is a very long time. Strolling Avenida Revolucion we asked several people where they would recommend we go to eat. Everyone of them said Caesars where the original Caesar Salad was invented, a good...More

3  Thank LJKat
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  • Address: Avenida Revolucion Zona Centro 1388, Tijuana 22000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Tijuana
  • Phone Number: +52 664 685 4955
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