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Chula Taberna Mexicana
This is a two-story space with 2 outdoor patios & 3 tequila bars, inspired by traditional & modern Mexican cantinas.
Tables will be seated only once the full party has arrived.
If you did not select an outdoor patio table or there were none available, your reservation will be for one of our spacious indoor dining rooms.
- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
- Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Staff temperature check required
- Contact tracing information collected
I wish they had more heaters but what can you do
It was a very cold night and they only had the high heaters so our feet and legs were freezing! But the food and service was amazing as always :)
awesome food and fast service !
we had a heater right over our table and we brought blankets - it was a little chilly still, but it was totally worth it for the food!
The quantity of the food could be increased a bit.
Our server was awesome. Ordered the dips and fritters which were yummy but the tacos where lacking.
Last meal out before covid restrictions! Friendly service, reliable good food. Love the guac and chips, recommend the shrimp ceviche
Quick yummy food! Great service
My boyfriend and I love Mexican food and we were very impressed with everything at Chula! The corn and tuna tartar is a must! Also the fish, beef and zucchini tacos were amazing ! On top of our excellent food, the service was absolutely amazing !! Very friendly staff ! We will definitely be going back!
Experience was except options were limited and was disappointed not to find shrimp tacos. Liked the fish tacos a lot. Service was very quick.
Food was decent, service was pretty bad, $25 margaritas were ridiculously expensive.
Lunch was great, fast and the service was very good. Not some of the delays you see in some places due to COVID.
Took my bf for the first time and he was astonished at the size and generous filling of the tacos!! Will be back soon!
Delicious food, friendly staff, fast service, and a gorgeous interior with fun ambience. What more could one want?
Disappointed with the cost vs value. Drinks were good but I was charged $2 to an already $12 margarita to make it spicy. The burritos were so bland and lacking ingredients/sauce. The vegan was just beans and rice in a tortilla? Where’s the lettuce, tomatoes, guac.. anything! My partner had the meat option and the only thing different was sprinkles of meat. The best thing we had was the lychee ceviche, that was amazing. But overall disappointed, wouldn’t go back nor recommend.
Great food and atmosphere. Friendly staff
The menu is limited, I didn’t enjoy the food. The service was top notch but the space was very crowded and noisy.
The table next to us was really loud and noisy.
Social distancing is not followed.
Terrible standard margarita out of a tap
You would think a bartender at a well rated place actually took the time to make a fresh margarita huh? Well you’d be wrong if you were at Chula. For $12 they dump that sh** out of a tap and into a water glass with a bit of salt and call it a night.
Service was sub-par.
Food was decent (we had the beef and fish tacos) nice size portions, but minimal flavour.
Place was very overcrowded for a city amidst a pandemic
Few notes. Food was very good but a few basic errors from the kitchen need to be fixed. We had the tuna tartare and it came out very very cold the kitchen should’ve let it warm up to closer to room temperature. The flavours were delicious and well balanced and beautifully presented but way too cold This is shrimp ceviche was great, perfect balance of slat, heat and acidity but also the same problem it was served too cold.
The tacos came out too quickly after the appetizers were cleared and the tacos were a little bit messy on the metal plate. The flavours inside the tacos were also excellent however the taco itself the shell was cold and that made it a little bit unpleasant.
The service was decent most of the wait staff was fairly young and inexperienced. Our waiter was aloof and unpleasant to have as a server. I asked him if the tuna tartare was large enough for two he said it was very small which he was completely incorrect.
Overall I give it a 3 1/2 out of five experience if they could pull their socks up on the few small details it would be an excellent restaurant.
Love the ambiance, amazing food and awesome hidden gem.
The waitress was super friendly and kind. The food was great and the price was very decent!
Amazing atmosphere with the friendliest servers! Had an amazing night out with my friend and we will definitely be coming back for a girl's night out! Amazing food and loved the drinks. BIG shoutout to Sydney as well, thank you for being an awesome server!
Overall the experience was just ok. It's definitely not an authentic Mexican restaurant. The food is your basic Canadianized Mexican offerings, won't blow your socks off but ok in a pinch. My server was excellent though, very personable and attentive. And it is a fun place for drinks and some appies. There are many better options for Mexican food in the GTA, just not a lot in the east end, except for one in the beaches.
Attended the other night with my wife. We ordered guac, pico de gallo and chips it was average tasting. I've had better at chain restaurants. We ordered our mains and mine didn't even come out my wife had eaten her food and I was asked how is everything to which i replied I wish i could tell you because my food was never brought out. At this point I was no longer interested in eating and asked for the bill. Which also took extremely long to get considering it was a Tuesday night. However, i did receive a free dessert to go.
Overall no bueno. Go to El Catrin
Excellent options for Mexican food, authentic ingredients, lots of drink options as well!
Food is overpriced and underwhelming. It was the lowest quality fish, shrimp, and guac that you could find in a restaurant. Could barely pass restaurant quality, more like fast food and inauthentic Mexican food. Dessert was good though.
It was crowded sitting at the table in the middle of the room on the first floor - back to back - not enough spacing.
Food always awesome.
So glad to have discovered this spot. We had excellent and attentive service and we enjoyed the ambiance of this restaurant. The food was good, we had 2 appetizers the zucchini fritters and the chef's daily special. These were filling enough for us that we didn't go on to enjoy a main. We would definitely go back!
Great location and vibe, food and service was amazing
My friend enjoyed the meal more than I. Don't go expecting regular Mexican fare. There was no rice, salad, salsa on the plate, just the lone burrito. A bit sparse for the price in my opinion. Margaritas were good though.
The tacos are deliciously flavourful, the cocktails original and inspired, and the service impeccable.
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Food was excellent! Great portion sizes. We got pork tacos, chicken, beef and fish. Very stuffed and flavourful. The pork tacos were the best. Excellent guac and chips. Delicious drinks! And can't forget the dessert! Must end the night with the churro sundae!
Service was pretty bad, server didn’t know the menu nor did he explain the menu and that there were more items then what shows up when you scan the QR code. The restaurant wanted to kick us out after 1.5 hours (that’s there time limit apparently) instead of the server or manager coming to speak to us, many of the staff just kept huddling around our table and the server stopped coming to our table to serve us.
The food and the atmosphere are very good, but our whole experience was ruined by the staff and their lack of customer service
The heated patio was fantastic. It was about 6C outside and we were toasty. The Mami Chula cocktail was delicious, as was the swordfish main. There’s also an uncovered patio that we’ll try in different weather.
What a great heated outdoor patio! Was 4 degrees outside but we were really comfortable and toasty (even without our coats) Really cozy and fun set up, as well. Service was on point and friendly, ahi tuna tartare (yes, not Mexican) was YUM, great drink selection. Pork in the pork tacos was a little dry but awesome flavor combination. Overall a really great experience!!
Waited 15 min before a waitress came to see us. Service picked up a little after that before we received very tasteless tacos with no flavour at all. Never asked if we wanted hot sauce or anything to add to enrich the flavour. For a Mexican restaurant, we expected a little more zing to the bites.
Won’t be going back.
My husband and I have been to many Mexican restaurants in the city, so we have a good ground of comparison. As well as traveling to Mexico, Cuba and other Spanish speaking countries. Frankly we were DISAPPOINTED. The tacos were bland -- to say the least (the corn tortillas were cold). Very little flavour. The kale salad was SAD, with way to much 'mayo' flavour. The only dish that was really tasty was the guacamole and the corn chips. But that all together with a price tag I would be expecting from a high-end gourmet place, and I'm NOT happy.
You can order delivery directly from Chula Taberna Mexicana using the Order Online button. Chula Taberna Mexicana also offers delivery in partnership with Skip The Dishes and Uber Eats. Chula Taberna Mexicana also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (416) 901-9859.
Chula Taberna Mexicana is rated 4.5 stars by 976 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.