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La Cocina Mexican Restaurant

3290 Us Highway 1 S, Ste D, Saint Augustine, FL 32086-6465
904-794-1610
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Ranked #74 of 492 Restaurants in Saint Augustine
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
45 helpful votes 45 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
Senior Reviewer
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
2 helpful votes 2 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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Palm Coast, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Hands down the best Mexican food I've ever eaten. Every dish has a surprisingly unique taste and the preperation is quite impressive. I've been here a few dozen times over the years and I've never had a bad experience.

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Paterson, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

By far the best experience in Mexican cuisine. Everything was terrific, from the workers to the freshly prepared meals. My picky family all found something to eat and enjoyed it. Will most definitely be back next time we are in town. Thanks for the special attention they gave my finicky son.

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Additional Information about La Cocina Mexican Restaurant

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

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