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642 Monmouth St., Newport, KY 41071
859-261-6112
Today
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 13
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  • 5
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food but be ware its not the cleanest place

we went here as a family a party of 6, all the food is great. but be ware the place is not the cleanest! but i definitely recommend this place to anybody , the food was tastey and u can tell its a local favorit

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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  • Families with children
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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

we went here as a family a party of 6, all the food is great. but be ware the place is not the cleanest! but i definitely recommend this place to anybody , the food was tastey and u can tell its a local favorit

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Authentic, well done, served nicely- casual atmosphere -jeans fine! Fajitas, flan, Guacamole all excellent

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florence KY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

It's a little hole in the wall restaurant but the staff and food are fantastic. They have a good selection of Mexican beers and a huge menu. The servings are also huge- my husband giot a burrito that had to be 3 lbs. You get to choose your meat (for tacos, burritos, tostadas, quesadillas and more) from an extensive list... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My review is based on two visits. I have spent most my adult life unimpressed by Mexican cuisine. I hear what is served in the US is "americanized" and most of us unknowingly feast on Tex-Mex. Did tacos or enchiladas earn 3 or 4 star experience? In one visit I felt this easily overlooked diner on Monmouth had potential. Perhaps... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Being from out of town, I frequently use travel advisor to locate places to eat. I must say, the reviews were right on target. The food was fantastic. The place was very clean and the staff were friendly. We did not have to wait long after we placed our order. Even though the decor was about a four, the food... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

A dive, but clean and pleasant. Staff is good. Long and short--authentic Mexican food for cheap. No frills, no food service filler or ore made stuff. Just great, all around. Have a tamal!

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Alexandria, KY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Hidden little gem in the heart of Newport, KY. Not much to look at on the outside (blink and you'd miss it) and spartan inside, but the food is fresh, authentic and delicious. Not one of your beans-rice-burrito on a plate types (you know what I'm talking about). Feeling adventurous? They almost certainly have something you've never tried. One of... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Incredibly delicious and affordable.The staff is friendly, service is quick and did I mention how good the food is?

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cincinnati
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great food and price. This is not much on the outside but the food is excellent. The staff could not have been nicer. I love eating in this little restaurant. They have a grocery in the rear.

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Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Stopped in to buy some horchata in the grocery store and stayed for lunch. Horchata in the restaurant is refreshing. All dishes were well prepared and traditional. Good selection. Excellent salsa. Looking forward to a return visit.

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Additional Information about La Mexicana

Address: 642 Monmouth St., Newport, KY 41071
Phone Number: 859-261-6112
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Newport
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 642 Monmouth St., Newport, KY 41071
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: 859-261-6112

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?