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El Chapala

69 New Hendersonville Hwy, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768-9765
+1 828-877-5220
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fajitas” (8 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
69 New Hendersonville Hwy, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768-9765
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a very laid back restaurant with great food and service. It's the cozy neighborhood place where you run into friends, where you can sit back, relax, laugh and have a good meal. The servers are very attentive. The food is always the same...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank limey385
Reviewed 14 November 2018

We found this near our hotel while in the area for a trade show. We seated and immediately they came up to take our order and brought us chips and salsa. It is a quiet restaurant (we were late lunch) and we could talk without...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank grandmakatie
Reviewed 30 October 2018

El Chapala is our favorite Mexican Restaurant in Pisgah Forest. The food is very good, the staff is fantastic. They go out of their way to be helpful and insure that you have a good experience. The atmosphere is laid back, service is quick. When...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DPerkins1954
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

When you walk in this resturant it's pretty laid back. You seat yourself and they bring you a menu and get your drink order. Someone brings you chops and salsa. They have good mexican food. The fajitas are really good and the chimichangas are one...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jansatay
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

It is no secret that Brevard NC has many other Mexican restaurants. However L Chapala is the best. They go out of their way to make sure your dining experience is outstanding. Their chicken burrito is the best. Prices are inexpensive and well worth the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Patricia Y
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I had cheese dip, burrito, taco, rice and beans. The food was very good and I like the atmosphere. It was cozy and close to the campground we stayed at. Would definitely go back if I’m in the area.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank krissybee1979
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Our party of 13 was seated quickly and received great service last week. Food was excellent and there are not many placed my family of five can eat dinner for $65. The portions were big and I was really surprised at how quickly our dinner...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Kelley K
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

This is one of the better Mexican restaurants in the area, starting with the salsa through the entrees and appetizers, everything tasted good and was well prepared. Our server was excellent!! This is a hole in the wall but it definitely deserves 5 stars.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Joey D
Reviewed 13 March 2018

We enjoyed fajitas for two at El Capala for dinner. The beef, chicken, shrimp, and ham in the fajitas were fresh and not overcooked. The portions were generous, and the prices were inexpensive. The service was fast and courteous, and everyone spoke Spanish and English,...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank murraba
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is our favorite Mexican restaurant. Their service is always fast and excellent. The food is always hot and brought out quickly, and the taste is very good. The cost to is a little less than other Mexican restaurants in the area so that is...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Lilian_and_Duane
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 New Hendersonville Hwy, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768-9765
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Pisgah Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 828-877-5220
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