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Marcela's Cocina Mexicana

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Mexican, Southwestern
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119 E Woodin Ave, Chelan, WA 98816-9291
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Vancouver, Washington
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The dinner was good but our credit card bill was $2 over the dinner bill. Possibly a mistake or not?

Thank Capt-Brigg
Washington State
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173 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our "go-to" spot for a quick dinner. Every meal starts with chips and salsa....chips tonight were nice and warm. Two salsa selections...a red one that is a little warm and a green one that is cool and really tasty. I ordered Taco al Carbon this evening with steak as the meat. Came with rice, refried beans, lettuce and... More 

Thank busconi
Kirkland, Washington
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107 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to get a table on Halloween evening when the whole town does trick or treat on the main street! Margaritas were awesome...the Marcela is a knock out for a light weight. In spite of the crowd service was quick and food came to the table hot in almost no time. We both felt like the sauces... More 

Thank jazzlover44
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We sat at the bar enjoyed the service who actually seemed happy to see us. Ordered one too many drinks. And shared very good food. Highly recommended.

Thank Jill R
Ronald, Washington
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375 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Though our meals were fine we were expecting something quite different than we got. This is because the sign out front says "Authentic Mexica Food". Again our meals and service were fine but truth be told, everything was about as American Style Mexican as I've had anywhere. The picture is of Jalapeño Lemonade.

Thank Gabe E
Newcastle, Washington
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had group of 11 and service was great as well as food. Atmosphere was friendly. Portions are large and recommend sharing if not a big eater.

Thank 103cathys
Chelan, Washington
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Good food and filling. The Bar is excellent !!!! There Seafood dishes are fantastic. Good place to stop in for a Lunch, Dinner or Snack.

Thank Rick A
Everett, Washington
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were here on a very busy Friday night, that being said it was so loud I had to yell the entire time to be heard. The service was pretty bad. I ordered the Mocolajete bowl, no beans with a side of sour cream. Not too bad. It came with beans and no sour cream. I also asked for an... More 

Thank huntresslove
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I was hoping for more after reading the reviews. Staff was attentive but both of our orders came out wrong. The food was just okay. I ordered the chili relleno and tamale combo. The chili relleno was not prepared in the true manner. It stated egg batter & lightly fried but it was basically an omelet wrapped around the chile.... More 

Thank Lori O
Calgary, Canada
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Hadn't had a good Mexican meal in ages. Tried the Carne Azada (as per a previous Trip Advisor review) and really enjoyed. Also the tortilla soup was excellent. Really friendly staff with great service.

Thank Luvgoodtrips

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 E Woodin Ave, Chelan, WA 98816-9291
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Chelan
New restaurant in downtown Lake Chelan. great service excellent food. We had the steak and chicken fajitas - very fresh and well prepared. Sat at the brand bartender was super friendly and nice. Known for best margaritas in town. Interesting flavors such as hibiscus or tamarind. Top shelf margarita was the right mix of tart and sweet.

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