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La Cocina

16 Maiden Ln, Penn Yan, NY 14527
315-536-6512
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Ranked #10 of 35 Restaurants in Penn Yan
Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Winnetka, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Ample portions of well-prepared and perfectly seasoned food appealed to both the Mexican-food aficionado in the group and the "I really don't like Mexican but I'll eat it because of the recommendation" person. A couple of excellent vegan options. We did take-out, so can't comment on service, but would definitely want to eat in the next time.

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St. John's, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Tasty, good service, inexpensive, decent meal with no frills, quick, plenty of food, local wines on list

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Connecticut
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The service was friendly and they readily accommodated us vegetarians with a tasty meal. Even though their menu isn't very veggie friendly, just ask and they will work with you. It was also super cheap. We didn't get to a lot of restaurants in the area (FYI they close early and they take a long time to get to due... More

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We were in a hurry for a movie, so they were accommodating and served us quickly. Overall food was very good, some are better than others. Liked the the enchilada, burrito, tacos, chimichanga, fundido. Still decent, but not spectacular was the pozole soup, jalapeño poppers, and some of the mixed drinks although the prices for drinks were great. The bill... More

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Penn Yan, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Just finished a meal at La Cocina. I hadn't eaten there in a 18 months because they didn't use to serve margaritas. I was told they now did so decided to give it another try. Arrived at 3:45 and noticed they served lunch until 4. Ordered a frozen margarita. It was large, but mediocre at best. Way too much ice.... More

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Penn Yan, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

La Cocina is a great Mexican restaurant serving authentic food. It is a quaint setting. I highly recommend visiting.

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Cincinnati
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83 reviews 83 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Visited with my family in July 2014. - Small place probably can not seat more than 8 tables - Good margaritas - but small serving and not strong - Food excellent - I was impressed - Service was poor - took us 40 minutes to close our check....and the dinners coming after us took forever to get their orders in

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We enjoy Mexican food and La Cocina is now one of our all-time favorites! The guacamole was amazing and our entrees (enchiladas and fajitas) were some of the best we've ever had. The Margarita special was a great way to start things off! The restaurant is on a side street, just off the main road through this small town, and... More

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Belle Mead
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

There are not too many dining options in Keuka and La Cochina is one where you can get a decent meal for a reasonable price. The food is fresh and well prepared, and they have a few good Mexican beers to offer. The chips and salsa are surprisingly good, again because they are fresh. The restaurant looks out to a... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

They simply have great Mexican food. We were surprised to find such in the Finger Lakes area. When ordering my wife questioned the waitress about the chile rejenos as a possible choice. She asked the owner/chef and he came out to convince my wife to try it since he had just made a fresh batch of batter. She said it... More

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