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All 21 Lindenwold Restaurants

La Esperanza Mexican Restaurant

40 E Gibbsboro Rd, Lindenwold, NJ 08021-2470
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Ranked #1 of 21 Restaurants in Lindenwold
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: White Horse Pike
Transit: We are a few miles from the Lindenwold Patco station.
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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213 reviews 213 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

It should be prefaced that there isn't a plethora of Mexican cuisine in the South Jersey area. My dilemma therefore is whether to compare this to Mexican food that I've had in Southern California and Texas vs the competition here in South Jersey. This is fairly good for South Jersey but falls short when judged against many Mexican meals that... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I cannot say enough great things about La Esperanza...the food is absolutely delicioso, the staff is super friendly and of course their margaritas are stellar! I love the chicken tostadas and their guacamole!

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Voorhees, New Jersey
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87 reviews 87 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

There is nothing like La Esperanza's homemade guacamole. It beats any other Mexican restaurant hands down.

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Berlin, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We visit this place on a regular basis. It looks like a house only brightly painted until you pull around back to the parking lot. Once you go in, you might think you are in Mexico. Not like in the chain restaurants, because this is family owned and operated. With little shelves of pottery and bottles from Mexico, the paintings... More 

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Marlton, New Jersey
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65 reviews 65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I have been reading reviews on this place forever and wanted to go but just never got around to it. So, my cousin contacted me last night and wanted to know if we could go out to eat. After pondering many places and cuisines we decided on La Esperanza. The food is AUTHENIC people! It is DELICIOUS! There is NO... More 

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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Very authentic and family owned. Menu items are homemade on premises, not a chain restaurant . Home made guacamole appetizer is a specialty for the table , ( large amount good for 2-4) Shrimp dishes are very good. Reservations will only be accepted no earlier than 2 hrs in advance .

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South Jersey
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76 reviews 76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Yet again I had an amazing meal at La Esperanza. I visited Mexico in May and was dying for some Chilaquiles Verdes, and boy did these hit the spot!! Hubby had their Mole Poblano, which was heavenly, as usual. Of course, I had to have a house Margarita--awesome! Our kids love it here as well, and were happy with their... More 

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We went here for our adult son's birthday with a party of 8 people including a 2 year old and 5 year old. Even though they indicated they had a child's menu, the portion for the two year old was HUGE (overwhelming for her) and when the 5 year old asked for a single soft taco, the restaurant refused and... More 

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Franklinville, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

Took family here for combined Father's Day/Birthday celebration. Was not disappointed. Converted house, plenty of parking at rear of restaurant. Average meal was $15, house margarita $5. Family of 8 was very happy with selections. The Alex is a huge burrito that could not be eaten by one person. I will definitely return.

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Southampton, New Jersey
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

The place is nothing special to look at, a very simple place, but the food is great and and the margaritas are better. The fresh margarita was great! Probably a little too good. The food came in very sizable portions - the fat Alex burrito was comically big - two people split it and brought home left overs. The enchiladas... More 

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Additional Information about La Esperanza Mexican Restaurant

Address: 40 E Gibbsboro Rd, Lindenwold, NJ 08021-2470
Phone Number: 856-782-7114
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lindenwold
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Mexican

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