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La Cocina Restaurant

415 S Santa Clara Bridge Road, Espanola, NM 87532
+1 505-753-3016
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Ranked #4 of 38 Restaurants in Espanola
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $18
Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: Southwestern
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

the food was the best, it was nice and hot everything the way I waned and ask for. the only bad thing was when we walk in, there was 2 girls in front of us, the young girl sit them.. I notices a young woman just standing drinking coffee or something.. I say "excuse me" and she answer "she is... More 

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Espanola, New Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Most of the staff have been there a long time. Food is consistent. My favorite breakfasts are the huevos rancheros or the blue corn pancakes with pinon.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Good food. Service was a bit slow, but they were very busy on Friday night. Give the red velvet cupcake a try - Delicious!

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Taos, New Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

What we call "Spanish" food up here in Northern New Mexico is the kind of food La Cocina serves. Spanish food is some of the best vegetarian food around: pinto beans, posole (hominy), chile, tortilla, cheese enchiladas. Excellent. But not at La Cocina. They put meat in everything -- their chile (red and green), posole, etc. They have no vegetarian... More 

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Heidelberg, Germany
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

A good place to get New Mexican food in the north with a nice atmosphere. The inside is nicely decorated, and a guitarist was playing. Had someone with gluten and dairy allergies, and they were very attentive to the needs and specifing what could be eaten. Food seemed pretty standard. Of course, they have Sopapillas!

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Angel Fire, NM
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I received really attentive service throughout my meal. I noticed as new customers were seated, they were given some table choice which is always nice. I ordered a combo plate with a relleno and carne adovada. The relleno was excellent! The adovada had good flavor and was really tender. A few of my pieces seemed dryer than the rest. I... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The food was very tasty, and reasonably priced and while the restaurant was crowded (being Saturday night) the service was good, the waiter cheery. I wish I had listened and got the small portion but loved the left overs too. Very nice.

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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73 reviews 73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Convenient pleasant spot in a town with few dining options. Attentive service; nice, closed in patio for outside dining.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We were on our way back from Colorado and stopped here for lunch. Great food and friendly service. The salsa was fantastic!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We stopped for dinner here while driving through town. The waitress that served us was unfriendly!!! We enjoyed the food- especially liked the carnitas burrito, posole and free sopapillas for dessert. Be warned- if you order iced tea it's instant. My son loved it, but it wasn't tea to me.

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Additional Information about La Cocina Restaurant

Address: 415 S Santa Clara Bridge Road, Espanola, NM 87532
Phone Number: +1 505-753-3016
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Espanola
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 18
Cuisine: Southwestern

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