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La Cocina Mexican Restaurant

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3290 Us Highway 1 S, Ste D, Saint Augustine, FL 32086-6465
904-794-1610
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Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Takeout

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 99
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
OK Mexican

La Cocina is a cute little place right on Highway one. It has several different rooms of various size, all decorated nicely with painted walls. The food was fine, nothing special, but the service was very good, the beer was cold, and the prices are very reasonable.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
NICKATREST
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ST. CROIX
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
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158 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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ST. CROIX
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

La Cocina is a cute little place right on Highway one. It has several different rooms of various size, all decorated nicely with painted walls. The food was fine, nothing special, but the service was very good, the beer was cold, and the prices are very reasonable.

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Suttons Bay, Michigan
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105 reviews 105 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

When we ate there a couple of times last year, we thought the food was excellent and really liked the simple décor evoking Mexican village restaurants and the excellent service. We went back today and had exactly the same meals that I raved about in a review a year ago. The restaurant is still an attractive and relaxing place to... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Very good food and service. Tasty, mild, well presented and add in the funky surrondings plus reasonable prices for the area and you have a "bueno" choice for lunch or dinner!!

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Daegu, South Korea
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I'm picky, and I should say that right up front. I would give La Cocina 3.5 stars if I could. I thought the habanero salsa was good but you have to ask for it. The mild salsa was ...sad. Stand outs were the hot salsa made in house and the pork tamale with sales verde. The interior was colorful and... More 

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

At La Covina turned into a good thing. Drinks were brought quickly, salsa and chips came next, nice cloth napkins, and interesting decor. I ordered Black Bean soup and I was surprised by the broth, but it turned out the soup was super. Our dinners were well presented and proved to be very tasty and filling. We will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Hector took great care of us! The food is fresh and delicious! Margaritas are oh so yummy! Great prices and warm atmosphere!

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Southwest Florida
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Stopped by to have a drink and cool off. Great View of the bay from the upstairs windows. The Drinks were very good, and the guacamole was fabulous and plentiful. Their Salsa has way too much fire for me, but my table mates liked it. You do have to walk up stairs which was difficult for me. But I would... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida, Usa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Cute little place with great food and fantastic prices. The services here is always great and they give you plenty of food to eat. Love the nachos here we always get the combo ones with the beef and chicken, they are supposed to be an app but they are big enough to have as a meal with leftovers. The fried... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I'm a big fan of Mexican food and have visited many Mexican restaurants all over the US and this little place is my absolute favorite!!!

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Davie, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

To be honest, we're Mexican food snobs as my wife comes from a Mexican heritage, is from New Mexico and makes REAL Mexican food at home. That said, this food was okay but not great. My 15 y/o daughter ordered a chicken quessadilla and it was delivered soggy. It was actually rather nasty. I ordered a burrito which was tiny... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3290 Us Highway 1 S, Ste D, Saint Augustine, FL 32086-6465
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
  • Phone Number: 904-794-1610

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?