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Boca Chica Restaurant

Boca Chica Restaurant, 11 Cesar Chavez St., Saint Paul

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About Boca Chica Restaurant
Boca Chica Restaurant
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Average Price: $30 and under
Cuisine: Mexican
Dress Code: Business Casual
v 4.8 miles from Saint Paul center (as shown on map)
Boca Chica Mexican Restaurant has served the flavorful, authentic cuisine of Mexico since 1964. It was then that Guillermo and Gloria Frias opened the doors to their new restaurant that seated only 28 patrons. Today, Boca Chica has grown substantially and is rated "one of the best Mexican restaurants in the Twin Cities," according to the Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine’s March 2018 issue.


The authenticity of the food is maintained by making everything from scratch, the old-fashioned way, with fresh ingredients. Even the fiery salsa is still made with fresh tomatoes, chiles, and that special Frias family touch. Our menu includes some of the more traditional foods such as guisados, sopes, carne asada, chile rellenos, and tamales. Taste is never compromised. We also have a full bar featuring the city’s best selection of Mexican beers and premium tequilas. Voted "Best Margarita" by City Pages.

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Boca Chica Restaurante is #50 of 881 things to do in Saint Paul

5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: pakrfan-wis, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Fri 23 Jul, 2021
l We live west of I-35W, so this is a bit of a distance. But well worth it. It is not a dress up place. The staff ic competent and friendly. And the flavors are amazing. We try and eat there...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: MinnScooter, Lakeville, Minnesota
Fri 18 Jun, 2021
l We hadn't been here in years - I guess because a couple good Mexican places opened by us..but we had friends who had never been here AND the Mexican brunch looked interesting. Went early so we could...

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2 of 5 stars2 out of 5
By: Calafraga
Sun 8 Nov, 2020
l We ordered fajitas and they were not good. There were maybe 8 strips of onion (basically none), the green pepper pieces were huge, not strips, and the beef had a lot of gristle. I heated them up the...

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Boca Chica Restaurant 11 Cesar Chavez St., Saint Paul