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La Cocina

681 Main St, Ramona, CA 92065-2043
760-789-8332
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Ranked #5 of 49 Restaurants in Ramona
Cuisines: Mexican
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English first
Southern California
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This is a small restaurant but a great place to go for terrific and authentic Mexican food. The family-owned restaurant gives off a "homey" atmosphere where everyone feels at home. The serves are friendly and know their menu. I highly recommend this for anyone living in Ramona or just passing through. It's #1 in my book.

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San Diego, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Makes the best chicken flautas around. Plenty of homemade shredded chicken, guacamole and sour cream.

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San Diego
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154 reviews 154 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
232 helpful votes 232 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We decided to wine taste on the weekend in the area and decided to get some food prior to doing so. Had a coupon from the Entertainment book and decided on this place. Good first impression as it was very busy. Nice location on the quaint Main Street of Ramona. Sign in the window says "Best Mexican Food in Ramona"... More

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Ramona, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

That's right 25 years! We've never had a bad meal here. They have absolutely the very best carnitas we've ever had. Crispy, delicious, fantastic. All their food is wonderful. It's very casual here, nothing fancy about it. But, it's the first place we go after we've been on vacation. We can never find any Mexican food anywhere that we like... More

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Mount Laguna, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Authentic is right! Just like downtown Tijuana, including the smell and the aforementioned gnats. We were visiting Ramona and knew we would have lunch while in town so we checked out restaurant reviews, asked some locals, and based on the stellar remarks decided to dine at La Cocina. Oh my gosh! This is possibly the worst restaurant we've ever eaten... More

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San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a family run business. I eat there all the time and have NEVER had a bad experience! Sit down or take out!

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Ramona, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

A little more expensive than the others, but well worth it. You won't go away hungry! AIDAS burrito is awsome!

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Ramona, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

If you are looking for good food, good value, but not necessarily too much atmosphere, this is the place. Everything is made to order, so be prepared for a little wait - it's worth it. The tacos are great, but if you like burritos, go for it. The carne asada burrito is absolutely the best I have had - anywhere!... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

From start to finish this place does it right, repeatedly! I've been here several times. The meals are consistently splendid, service is precise, and prices are always reasonable! I would recommend this place to anyone who loves authentic Mexican food!

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San Marcos, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Ramona's best Mexican food in a hole-in-the-wall on Main Street with homemade salsa, chips, chile verde, enchiladas, and the menu on the board. Don't expect fancy but the food is alway satisfying and served by Mexicans who know how to cook.

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Additional Information about La Cocina

Address: 681 Main St, Ramona, CA 92065-2043
Phone Number: 760-789-8332
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ramona
Cuisine: Mexican

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