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La Pagua

4807 Johnston Street Suite F & G, Lafayette, LA 70503
(337) 988-1312
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Ranked #39 of 468 Restaurants in Lafayette
Cuisines: Mexican
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Opelousas, Louisiana
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I was born and raised in Texas so when I review a Mexican Restaurant - it's tainted by that fact. You just can't beat Tex-Mex from restaurants like Ninfa's or The Original (Ft Worth). The problem with most Mexican restaurants in Louisiana is they have awful hot sauce or they use tasteless white cheese in their cheese enchiladas. La Paqua... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

if you are lookin for something a more authentic, this is the place to go for mexican food. great service, great food and margaritas

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153 reviews 153 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Wow! I was surprised at how much I liked this restaurant! I went here because La Fonda's was closed (I love La Fonda) and I was delighted with my dinner! The avocado dip was delicious!! The pupusas were fabulous!! I ordered mine filled with beans and cheese, and what a comforting dish! Love this!! I also ordered the cheese enchilada... More

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Kaplan, Louisiana
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My husband and I are OBSESSED with Mexican cuisine! We are constantly trying new restaurants hoping to hit the culinary jackpot. La Pagua is it! This place is the real deal. The menu has something for everyone, from (what I would call) basic Mexican staples like nachos, fajitas, burritos, to authentic tacos (al pastor, barbacoa, lengua, etc.), huevos rancheros, and... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

If you want a family owned/run/head chef type of mexican cuisine restaurant stop here. I feel as though it should be featured on the diners, drive ins and dives. I could see Guy Fieri back on the kitchen taping a show. I always get the enchiladas on my first visit to a mexican place. I rate them on that for... More

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Cat Spring, Texas
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138 reviews 138 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Tried one of the few Good Mexican eateries in Lafayette & was surprised at the quality & authentic Mexican dishes at this establishment Worth the stop should you be in the area. Not cheap but they make up in the portions & taste as this would be the final outcome when parting with $10+ for the average meal. This is... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

I love love love La Pagua! My husband and I eat there once a week. We are never disappointed! I like this place do much I even eat the rice and refried beans ( which I normally never like)! I love the Papusas and the El Pastor tacos. The fajitas are great... Steak chimi is yummy... Heck it's all good!... More

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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

A friend of our who lives in Lafayette brought us here. He goes there a lot and we enjoyed it very much. Their drinks are good espically the margarita. They have a wide variety of food to chose from, the trio is very good little bit of every thing on it.

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Lafayette, LA
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293 reviews 293 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
252 helpful votes 252 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

After reading the 22 reviews that came before mine I knew I had to try this place. Of the 22 reviews, 8 of them talk about how “Authentic Mexican” the food at La Pagua is. Using the Culinary definition of authentic food, ["Authentic" usually means it is something that has been prepared traditionally in Mexico usually for 50 years or... More

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

FRESH, authentic Mexican food! I would say the best Mexican Food in town hands down!!! We didn't know about this restaurant until we saw the gathering outside one Saturday evening. The Verde' Sauce is from scratch I would have to guess(you have to ask for it and then they will bring it to the table). Great chips and salsa(best in... More

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