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La Mexicana

642 Monmouth St., Newport, KY 41071
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Ranked #12 of 97 Restaurants in Newport
Price range: $5 - $10
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Takeout

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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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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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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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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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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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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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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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17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

This food was by far the best Mexican food I've ever had. I had the flag enchilada with beef, chicken and cheese. Wonderful... The chips were the best ever along with the salsa. Very friendly staff. Can't wait to visit Kentucky again, just to eat here.

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Greenville, Indiana
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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

The food would likely have been been much more enjoyable had it been served hot. Both my wife and I got the Flag burrito with shredded chicken and both were cold (not warm) on the inside. The flavor was good and had they been hot, I would have rated the experience much higher. Our server was very polite and my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

So...when my wife and I go on road trips we like to find hole in the wall local Mexican places. Well, La Mexicana didn't disappoint. Not only was the food fantastic, but the waitress (Christina) was a blast. The portions are a good size, and the prices are great. We will definitely be visiting there again on our next trip... More 

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Ocean Grove, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Absolutely delicious, authentic Mexican food. Great prices, lovely staff and the ability to mix and match dishes. We went twice and we'll be back. Thanks Christina.

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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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