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La Regia Taqueria

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436 Highway 1 West, Iowa City, IA 52246 (Formerly La Michoacana)
+1 319-341-8226
Today
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Amazing- we all loved it!

Just stopped in town for the night after driving all day. Took TA's advise and tried this place. Teens and adults loved it. Nothing fancy, you order at the counter and they bring the hot fresh food to your table. The counter clerk explained it all to us and was very patient, kind and helpful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
JTP246
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Akron, Ohio
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Akron, Ohio
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Just stopped in town for the night after driving all day. Took TA's advise and tried this place. Teens and adults loved it. Nothing fancy, you order at the counter and they bring the hot fresh food to your table. The counter clerk explained it all to us and was very patient, kind and helpful. This was the beginning of... More 

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Holly Springs, North Carolina
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Chicken was dry, couldn't eat other meat tacos- one literally smelled like vomit. Flies buzzing all over the place. I do not know what restaurant people are claiming the food was so good at, but truly, I'm hoping I don't get sick from the small amount I did eat here.

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Mount Vernon, Iowa
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I ordered the beef cheek tacos and they are amazing. Love the habenero carrot sauce! Great sercive and a very freindly staff. I now have a reason to go to Iowa City.

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Davenport, Iowa
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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I would return the 60 miles from my home to Iowa City to eat here again! I ordered a steak taco, a marinated pork taco and a fish taco, along with a side of beans and rice. My toddler and I ate up every bite. Delicious! My only issues were not knowing what the salsas were that were put in... More 

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Iowa City, IA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Along with the fresh guacamole, a great meal. The owners and staff are very friendly and responsive. It's worth a drive across town on a regular basis.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This place serves truly authentic mexican tacos. I haven't tried any of their other items besides the chips and salsa because I'm unwilling to part from the tacos! They are relatively small tacos, made on corn tortillas, so I would suggest ordering at least 3 or 4. My favorite fillers include pork carnitas, marinated pork, fajita, or chicken. They're priced... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

Hate this restaurant. They always get our orders wrong. They obiiously suck at customer service. Some of the workers look they they don't ever give a damn about their job.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

Great prices, guacamole was great as we're the burritos. The nachos were made with cheese whiz, so were a disappointment. Have Mexican Coke and big selection of Jarrito flavors.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Seems very authentic. The portion sizes are great and the price is perfect. Mexican sodas & cokes available. Get a burrito, I like chicken but I've never been disappointed with any of the proteins. Unique fare like cow tongue and tripe, too. I haven't tried but they have it!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

You know it's authentic when that's where local Latinos go for home cooking. Great selection of meats for tacos. I had chorizo tacos and asada tacos. They were both excellent. Great authentic sauces... None of that Americanized tomato based crap!

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Additional Information about La Regia Taqueria

Address: 436 Highway 1 West, Iowa City, IA 52246 (Formerly La Michoacana)
Phone Number: +1 319-341-8226
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 436 Highway 1 West, Iowa City, IA 52246 (Formerly La Michoacana)
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-341-8226

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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