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Chuy's

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Menu

APPETIZERS
$7.49
Chile Con Queso
Homemade blend of melted cheese, Green Chile sauce and Ranchero sauce
$7.99
Queso Compuesto
Chile con queso with seasoned ground sirloin, guacamole and pico de gallo
$6.79
Guacamole**
A creamy blend of fresh avocados and Salsa Fresca
$7.99
Nachos**
Freshly made tostada chips layered with refried beans, cheese & jalapeños with lettuce & tomato
$9.79
Special Nachos**
Freshly made tostada chips layered with refried beans, cheese & jalapeños with lettuce & tomato; with guacamole & pico de gallo
$10.49
Panchos*
Special nachos with your choice of fajita chicken, fajita beef or seasoned ground sirloin
$8.49
Quesadillas**
Handmade flour tortillas stuffed with cheese, green chiles & onion. Served with guacamole, sour cream & pico de gallo
$9.89
Deluxe Quesadillas
Handmade flour tortillas stuffed with cheese, green chiles & onion. Served with guacamole, sour cream & pico de gallo; with fajita chicken
$11.49
Appetizer Plate
Chile con queso, nachos, deluxe quesadillas, chicken flautas, guacamole & sour cream
SALADS & SOUPS
Salad Dressings, made fresh daily: Creamy Jalapeño, Honey Mustard, Cilantro Vinaigrette & Ranch
$10.29
Taco Salad*
Homemade tortilla bowl with fresh, mixed salad greens, tomatoes, cheese, guacamole & your choice of fajita chicken, fajita beef or seasoned ground sirloin
$10.59
Grilled Chicken Salad
Fajita chicken, tomatoes & avocados on a bed of fresh, mixed salad greens
$10.69
Mexi-Cobb Salad
Fajita chicken, green chiles, cheese, avocados & tomatoes on a bed of fresh, mixed salad greens
$5.49
Large Dinner Salad
Tomatoes, cucumbers and fresh, mixed salad greens
Small $4.99
Large $7.99
Tortilla Soup
Chuy's famous recipe. Homemade chicken broth with freshly-roasted, hand-pulled chicken, avocado, roasted corn, green chiles, tomatoes & cilantro, topped with cheese and tortilla strips
$9.99
Tex-Mex Salad Combinations*
Large Dinner Salad with your choice of: Enchilada, Mini Burrito, Deluxe Quesadillas, Tortilla Soup
FAMOUS BURRITOS 'BIG AS YO'FACE'
A homemade, 12" flour tortilla stuffed with refried beans, cheese and your choice of the following. Served with your choice of sauce & your choice of Mexican rice or green chile rice
$9.39
Bean & Cheese**
$9.99
Seasoned Ground Sirloin
$10.59
Fresh, Oven-Roasted Chicken
$11.39
Fajita Chicken or Fajita Beef*
TACOS
Served with your choice of Mexican rice or green chile rice & refried or charro beans
$9.39
Soft Tacos
Handmade flour tortillas with lettuce, cheese, pico de gallo & guacamole. Guacamole**, Fajita Chicken, Seasoned Ground Sirloin
$9.19
Crispy Tacos
Hand-formed corn tortillas filled with seasoned ground sirloin, lettuce, cheese & tomatoes
$11.19
Tacos Al Carbon*
Freshly made flour tortillas filled with fajita chicken or beef, grilled onions and green chiles
$10.99
Baja Tacos
Freshly made flour tortillas with your choice of lightly battered and fried fish or shrimp, cilantro, red cabbage and Creamy Jalapeño
HOUSE SPECIALTIES
Served with your choice of Mexican rice or green chile rice & refried or charro beans
$11.29
Chuychanga*
A fried flour tortilla filled with fresh, oven-roasted chicken, cheese, cilantro & green chiles, garnished with sour cream & your choice of sauce
$11.99
Steak Burrito*
A handmade, 12" flour tortilla stuffed with sliced grilled steak & cheese, topped with spicy Hatch Green Chile sauce. Served with green chile rice & charro beans
$9.59
Chicken Flautas
Homemade corn tortillas filled with freshly-roasted, hand-pulled chicken, rolled, fried and drizzled with our smoky, red chipotle sauce. Served with guacamole and sour cream
$10.99
Elvis Green Chile Fried Chicken
A Chuy's original. A tender chicken breast breaded with Lay's® potato chips, deep fried and smothered in Green Chile sauce and cheddar cheese. Served with green chile rice and refried beans
CHILE RELLENOS
An authentic New Mexican favorite. A fresh Anaheim pepper, fire-roasted and filled with your choice of the following. Battered and fried to perfection. Drizzled with sour cream. Served with your choice of Mexican rice or green chile rice & refried or charro beans
$10.29
Cheese**
with Ranchero sauce
$10.59
Seasoned Ground Sirloin
with Ranchero sauce
$10.79
Fresh, Oven-Roasted Chicken & Cheese
with Deluxe Tomatillo sauce
$10.99
Shrimp & Cheese
with Deluxe Tomatillo sauce
ENCHILADAS - RECOMMENDED HOUSE FAVORITES
All Enchiladas are Rolled to Order in Our Fresh, Homemade Corn Tortillas & Served with Your Choice of Mexican Rice or Green Chile Rice & Refried or Charro Beans. Add a crispy taco & guacamole to any entrée for an additional $3.79
$9.99
Stacked Enchiladas
An authentic New Mexican recipe. Homemade blue corn tortillas stacked with freshly-roasted, hand-pulled chicken, cheese & Tomatillo sauce, topped with sour cream
$9.89
Classic Tex-Mex
Cheese & onion with Tex-Mex sauce
$11.79
Chicka-Chicka Boom-Boom
Freshly-roasted, hand-pulled chicken & cheese with Boom-Boom sauce, made with cheese, roasted New Mexican green chiles, tomatillos, green onions, cilantro and lime juice
$9.49
Veggie**
Spinach, onions, zucchini, yellow squash, red bell peppers, serranos, roasted green chiles, corn & cheese in homemade blue corn tortillas with Ranchero sauce
$10.69
Deluxe Chicken
Freshly-roasted, hand-pulled chicken & cheese with Deluxe Tomatillo sauce
$10.89
Southwestern*
A New Mexican tradition. Homemade blue corn tortillas stacked with freshly-roasted, hand-pulled chicken, cheese & Green Chile sauce, topped with a fried egg
$10.69
Custom Enchiladas
Seasoned ground sirloin, fresh, oven-roasted chicken or cheese with your choice of sauce
FAJITAS*
Marinated for 24 hours in our signature blend of Shiner Bock® beer, serrano peppers, lime juice and secret spices. Grilled with onions and peppers and served with handmade flour tortillas, lettuce, guacamole, sour cream, cheese, pico de gallo, Mexican rice & refried beans
For One $15.49
For Two $28.79
Beef
For One $14.99
For Two $27.79
Chicken
For One $15.29
For Two $28.29
Combo
COMBINATIONS
The combinations are served with your choice of Mexican rice or green chile rice & refried or charro beans
$11.89
Comida Deluxe
Cheese Tex-Mex enchiladas, chicken flautas, a seasoned ground sirloin crispy taco, guacamole & homemade tostada chips dipped in chile con queso
$12.19
The Elvis Presley Memorial Combo
Beef Tex-Mex enchilada, cheese Ranchero enchilada, chicken Tomatillo enchilada, a seasoned ground sirloin crispy taco & homemade tostada chips dipped in chile con queso
$9.49
Taco & Enchilada
Seasoned ground sirloin crispy taco, cheese Tex-Mex enchilada
$10.69
Relleno & Enchilada
Your choice of chile relleno & enchilada
$9.79
Chalupa & Enchilada
Chicken Chalupa, a homemade corn tortilla fried and topped with refried beans, cheese, freshly-roasted, hand-pulled chicken, lettuce, tomatoes & jalapeños, & Deluxe Chicken enchilada
$11.19
Enchilada, Taco & Chalupa
Cheese Tex-Mex enchilada, seasoned ground sirloin crispy taco & Chicken Chalupa, a homemade corn tortilla fried and topped with refried beans, cheese, freshly-roasted, hand-pulled chicken, lettuce, tomatoes & jalapeños
$9.79
Vegetarian Combo**
Cheese chile relleno with Ranchero sauce & Veggie enchilada, rolled in a homemade blue corn tortilla and topped with Ranchero sauce
LITE COMBOS
$7.49
Chuy's Lite Plate
Seasoned ground sirloin crispy taco, guacamole & chile con queso
$8.99
Chicken Combo
Chicken Chalupa, a homemade corn tortilla fried and topped with refried beans, cheese, freshly-roasted, hand-pulled chicken, lettuce, tomatoes & jalapeños, soft fajita chicken taco & guacamole
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Driving during the holidays was rugged with tons of cars on the road. We made a stop at Chuy's in Gainesville to catch a break and loved it. The service was stellar and the food was excellent.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank elizabethnoyes
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

The first Chuys I ever experienced was in Austin, Texas in 1982. This one is just as good. I love it because there’s variety of choices from tacos to fajitas. I had a combo with enchiladas, gaucamole, tacos, etc and loved every bite. My hubby...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 957gaylee
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for a late dinner and ordered tortilla soup (tasted awful and watery, chicken was over cooked and not even close to authentic Mexican tortilla soup), tacos al carbon (again pretty bad and not authentic) and a chalupa that was okay. The frozen...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Samiya7
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Service was excellent. Salsa & chips excellent. Our entrees were just ok. Chicken chimichanga was average at best. Taco salad meat had an unusual taste. Doubt we'll go again. We need to fond something else in Gainesville.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank amy m
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Decided to try this after a field trip to the Florida Natural History Museum. Place had plenty of parking, was very clean, and had a nice casual atmosphere. We only had a 5 minute wait to get a table and was visited shortly thereafter in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank edge8400
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Wow! A good mexican restuarant in gainesville. How wonderfull is that. Food was good texmex. Salsa was really good with fresh chunks of stuff through out. Would definately go again.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Q4979RBmarkh
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The service was great, food was okay, but I could have done without the cockroach visiting while I was drinking my marguerita. I will not go back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pawsnclaws007
Reviewed 17 September 2018

When I lived in Austin, I used to eat at the original Chuy’s, before it became a chain. It was awesome. A couple of years ago when I returned to Austin I ate there again and it was still awesome. After I moved to Florida...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tampasmurf
Reviewed 11 September 2018

The hostess sat us right next to big loud group instead of in a quieter spot which kinda killed our dinner experience. While it was not the hostess' fault they were loud, she should have known better. Additionally, this meant that the server was preoccupied...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank David W
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Ate at my first Chuy's in Austin, TX many years ago, and was pleasantly surprised to find one in Gainesville. From walking in until we left, everything was very enjoyable. A very pleasant staff in a restaurant with great atmosphere. The chips and salsa were...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Hiker1942
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