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LA Cocinita Mexican Restaurant

4935 W 29th Ave, Denver, CO 80212-1512
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Ranked #347 of 2,508 restaurants in Denver
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jun 10, 2014
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90% Recommend
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Chicago, Illinois
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I don't know where to begin except to say that the chips came to our table WARM--actually hot but not dripping or permeated with grease. Light and crisp and strong enough to carry a load of flavorful crunchy salsa. Most of those at the table where we sat ordered burritos "smothered" with beans and rice. They were delighted--and didn't stop... More

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Colorado Springs
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013 via mobile

This is simply the best and most authentic Mexican food in Colorado. I drive from Colorado Springs to go to this incredible place. The service is great. The food is traditional Mexican food, NOT Tex-Mex.

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Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Fast, Hot (Temperature), Very Reasonable $$$! My first time there. My daughter lives in the area so definitely will go back again!

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Westminster, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

I've tried many Mexican food restaurants in the Denver area, and this one definitely is in our top five. The place was busy, but our server was excellent. We deviated from the menu order slightly, but nothing was amiss when our food arrived. It was delicious and the prices were more than reasonable. We're definitely going back.

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

This is the second time I have had a bad meal there. After reading the reviews, I was hoping I had found a good Mexican restaurant. The meal was such a disappointment. I thought it might just be a fluke, so I went back to try it again, and it was just as bad. I'm going to keep looking!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

If you want great food at a low price and you don't care too much about atmosphere, go here! Truly an authentic Mexican food experience!

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

I lived in Denver many years and had no idea this place even existed. A friend took me here and I'm hooked! The food is authentic and absolutely delicious, the prices are very reasonable, and the service is awesome. A must eat if your'e in NW Denver, Edgewater area.

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Denver CO USA
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100 reviews 100 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

Hidden on 29th Street in Sloan's Lake, this neighborhood Mexican restaurant is a gem. Family owned and run, the food is always hot and fresh, and affordable. My favorite? The chile rellenos of course, and for $5.50 you can't go wrong. I also love the tamale, chile relleno, taco platter. The food is always fresh, the coke is always bubbly,... More

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Denver, Colorado
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117 reviews 117 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2011

Nothing fancy here, just good Mexican food at a low price. I had the combo platter (beef burrito, cheese enchilada and crispy relleno) for $6.25. First helping of chips and salsa are free. Salsa has some bite to it, but isn't overwhelming. On previous visits I've had their standard margarita - very tasty. This place gets a lot of business... More

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Broomfield, Co
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2008

No Frills but nice simple restaurant... Fantastic prices and GREAT food... This is truly my favorite Mexican food place.... for sure....

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