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Chava's Mexican Restaurant

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Soulard
Mexican, Southwestern
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925 Geyer Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63104-3921
+1 314-241-5503
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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chicago
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114 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Reviewed this in September 2013 and loved it. Was in town and there again, loved it again. Beautiful day, mid afternoon on a Sunday. Inside seating was open and available, but we chose to wait for an outside table. there was 7 of us. Some got drinks while we waited a bit for the table outside, we also had a... More 

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Thank keithrj
Lee's Summit, Missouri
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56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is in a cute neighborhood. We were looking for someplace to eat after a Cardinals game so we choose this. It was ok. There was no kids menu, so I would avoid if you have kids. We weren't aware until we were seated. The food was ok. My husband's food wasn't awesome, mine was good. Overall it was... More 

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Thank travelin_mom28
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's very small restaurant with a friendly and cozy atmosphere. It's very authentic and has amazing enchiladas. I am usually a fan of chicken but the pulled pork was delicious. The chips and salsa was excellent and if you're in the mood for dessert the fried cheesecake was very good.

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Thank Dave R
Cedar Grove, TN
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is in a older neighborhood with lots of character. We enjoyed the sidewalk seating. The margaritas were wonderful. They have several flavors. Great food and great fun! A little off the beaten path but definitely worth it!

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Thank Happygal101
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quick and attentive service, very reasonable prices and great fajitas. Multiple baskets of chips and salsa pre-meal. Parking lot across the street.

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Thank muhs76
Saint Louis, Missouri
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181 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really good food and lots of adult beverages made this a fun place on a ridiculously rainy night. Had the standard tacos and sides; other family members had other items-enchiladas etc. Everyone was pleased with the food Our server was excellent. Wide variety of Mexican beers of course. Really fun place.

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Thank Michael K
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We went on a Saturday night at it was packed so we expected a wait. Twenty minutes passed and we were seated. Our waiter was attentive and the food came out very quickly. The only issue I had was that the beans tasted like they came from a can. Other than that, the chicken and shrimp fajitas and queso dip... More 

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Thank Jennifer B
Saint Louis, Missouri
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111 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Food is great, service is decent. Have been for lunch, but am a little skeptical about dinner. Area is experiencing a lot of crime. There is a parking lot directly across from restaurant. Be careful.

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Thank STLJeaff
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The pork chimichanga is one of the best things I've ever tasted. The salsa is very fresh and the mango margaritas are delicious. This is the first place I ask to go when visiting friends in St. Louis.

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Thank Kathryn M
Saint Louis, Missouri
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Hubby and I visited here after MJ Live at river city casino. Food was fresh, even though it was near closing time. They close at 1030, which is pretty early for a Saturday in Soulard. Sangria was fruity and delish, will go again

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Thank hatriplett

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 925 Geyer Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63104-3921
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Soulard
  • Neighbourhood: Soulard
  • Phone Number: +1 314-241-5503

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?