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Cocina Michoacana

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18730 State Hwy 120, Groveland, CA
(209) 962-6651
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
RealMex

Great value. Tasty and large portions. You'll have to wait up to 30 minutes on a summer Saturday night. One of the better options in Groveland.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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San Rafael, California
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  • Families with children
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San Rafael, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Great value. Tasty and large portions. You'll have to wait up to 30 minutes on a summer Saturday night. One of the better options in Groveland.

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Fair Oaks, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Often little tourist towns don't do so well on Mexican food. I think this one is good enough that it could fare just fine in a much bigger city. Everything is tasty, the portions are large (maybe too large) and the staff is polite. You might have to wait a while if you arrive at dinner time in the summer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I'm a Mexican food lover, and this was one of the more authentic foods I've ever tasted. The guacamole was delicious, the tacos also great, the beers were so cold, mmm! It was a little crowded, but it was very good!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We were taken back to Mexico for several hours. Excellent fresh food - great service for the overall price paid.

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Mountain View, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Wow, must have been a bad day for them. The place is certainly a dive. Our party of 7 only had to wait a couple of minutes as people queued up behind us. There just aren't many options in town but this should not be one of them. Our bus boy was new and took our drink order but really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Family of six from Indiana we were all very pleased with our meal very busy but. We did not wait long for food Highly recommend this little restaurant that looks like a hole in the wall.

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Berkeley, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We were starving after a long day of hiking, and weren't in the mood for salads and micro-portions. This is a true family-run establishment, and the food was fantastic. There are a LOT of choices on the menu; we'll definitely be back!!

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Groveland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

As new local residents, it took us a while to try Cocina. Our friends and neighbors all recmmended them and they were right! Everything we've tried is delicious. We now take all of our visitors there to rave reviews all around. Lovely family service is a casual setting.

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Jamestown, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This is traditional Mexican food. It is so good. You need to check it out if you are ever in groveland

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Porterville, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

There were many different dishes to choose from. The food was very good. The service was also good and fast. Good selection of cold beer. There were only two kinds of cheese cake for desert.

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Address: 18730 State Hwy 120, Groveland, CA
Phone Number: (209) 962-6651
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Groveland
Cuisine: Mexican

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  • Address: 18730 State Hwy 120, Groveland, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Groveland
  • Phone Number: (209) 962-6651

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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