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La Cocina

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Mexican
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16 Maiden Ln, Penn Yan, NY 14527
315-536-6512
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
delicious chimichanga!

Fantastic food and service. Although the wait was a bit long, it was well worth it! We had chimichangas, guacamole, and tamales.... extremely delicious and great portion sizes!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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Albany, New York
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Albany, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Fantastic food and service. Although the wait was a bit long, it was well worth it! We had chimichangas, guacamole, and tamales.... extremely delicious and great portion sizes!

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Dundas, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Good fresh food. Served hot. Good Service. Reasonable prices. Not fancy but perfect for a casual night out. Patio area available. Locals seem to frequent this establishment which is a good sign!

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Liverpool, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Second time we've stopped in to La Cocina. Its just dang good food and drink. Green chili sauce has some kick, chips nice & fresh and salty. Stop on in, you'll like it!

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South Burlington, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Not bad for a town with not very many good restaurants. The pork was good! The pozole soup was good. I love Mexican, but I'm not much for burritos and chimichangas that dominate the menu. I guess the local community doesn't like it hot. The 2nd night I took my own lime and a bottle of Tobasco and it helped.... More 

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Keuka Lake NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This little restaurant is fairly well hidden, but it's worth the hunt to find.... my wife and I will go there for Taco Tuesdays/Thursdays (depending on the season) and get an entire meal including great chips and salsa for under $7 each!!! Can't beat that ... plus the food is really good, check it out!

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Oberlin, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Pleasant and enjoyable dinner experience right in the heart of Penn Yan. Not fancy, but good value for "Mexican" food as we know it. Efficient if slightly less than animated staff.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Sure, this is not an absolutley authentic Tex-Mex that you would find in the Southwest. That said, they have a varied menu, some interesting specialities, a selection of local Finger Lakes wines. All in all , a good place to get delicious Mexican-style food in the heart of the Finger Lakes. NOTE: Their winter hours are considerably restricted. They're only... More 

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NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

this is a little hidden gem of a place tucked away in an alley. Good variety and good food with very reasonable prices. Tuesday night tacos are the best deal around

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Dundee, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

Not much I could see was like I have had from a Mexican restaurant. Sorry but would be a last choice for me.

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Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

What a pleasant surprise! We expected a "decent" meal but ended up with an AMAZING dinner! Everything we ate (and drank!) was delicious. Would highly recommend to anyone in the area.

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Additional Information about La Cocina

Address: 16 Maiden Ln, Penn Yan, NY 14527
Phone Number: 315-536-6512
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Penn Yan
Open Hours:
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 - 9:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16 Maiden Ln, Penn Yan, NY 14527
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Penn Yan
  • Phone Number: 315-536-6512

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
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 - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?