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Chava's

925 Geyer Ave. St. Louis, MO 63104 | St. Louis - Soulard | 314-241-5503

Location Description:

This Mexican restaurant rose from the ruins of perennial Soulard dive Mike & Min's, but it wasn't a bad trade-off at all. Chava's menu keeps things short and to the point: tacos, a fajita platter, a burrito, an enchilada, a tostada, etc. The fajita platter and its close appetizer cousins (fajita quesadilla and fajita nachos) are sizzling-steak standouts, as are tacos de Guadalajara, a pair of flash-fried flour tortillas clamped around seasoned ground beef, lettuce, tomato, onion and a clever blend of grated Monterey and Parmesan cheeses. Specify a fresh-fruit margarita and choose from ten different flavors.


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Details

  • Cuisine(s): Mexican, Tex-Mex
  • Hours: Sun 1pm-9pm, Mon-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10:30pm
  • Price: $, $$
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted, Not Accepted
  • Parking: Lot Available, Street
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards, cash, ATM/Debit
  • Attire: Casual attire
  • Features: Business Dining, Catering, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Smoking, Takeout

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