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La Tiendita Carniseria Y Taqueria

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Mexican
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432 S Hughes Blvd, Elizabeth City, NC 27909
(252) 338-5376
Today
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 62
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent place to eat

If you like real authentic Mexican food you need to check this place out it might be small but the ARE about to open up in another much larger building

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Jason J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you like real authentic Mexican food you need to check this place out it might be small but the ARE about to open up in another much larger building

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Oak Island, North Carolina
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I recently relocated here from AZ. Didn't think I'd ever find anything other than standard Mexican fair that was ok. WAY surprised at this place. Salsa - excellent, rice and beans - way above average, carnitas - best I've ever had. The hot sauces were good as well. Combine all of that with $2.25 beers, and it's a winner all... More 

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Camden, NC
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I came home from my southern California college and found this place - the food is so authentic to what I experienced in family homes. I look forward to coming here every time I visit home!

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Chattaroy, Washington
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I marked excellent based on the food not appearance of building,,,and they are moving to a new and larger place. The food is like being in Mexico as I have been many times. Like with any place in Mexico the mole and dish varies with the region of Mexico. I came here when they first opened and will return any... More 

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Moyock, North Carolina
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66 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Just like you were told..,"Don't judge a book by it's cover " holds true for La Tiendita. We have passed Tiendita many times and thanks to TA we finally stopped for lunch. WOW DELISH I have not been to Mexico for any length of time, so do not know if it's authentic; but I do know it was ALL very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I decided to try this place because we were looking for a nice Mexican restaurant. The waiter was pleasant and the food was excellent. We enjoyed it very much we will come again and bring family.

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Annapolis, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We had to be in Elizabeth City and I was shocked at how good this food was. There is nothing in the Annapolis, MD that even comes close. Last time I had Mexican this good was in Cabo San Lucas.

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South Mills, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

You'd never know by the outside (which is usually the case) BUT DAM!! this place is amazing! Totally authentic completely fantastic Mexican food. Owned by a family, who make everything fresh.... totally delicious

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Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We visited this restaurant for an early dinner. Upon arriving in the parking lot, we almost did not go in because the exterior appearance is not very inviting. But, because of the high ratings, we gave it a try. The inside of the restaurant was small and also uninviting—in need of a major facelift. At best, the food was OK... More 

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I have been living here since 2003, and did not know this place existed. After reviewing another restaurant in the area this restaurant popped up. Boy am I glad it did!!! I can not make the claim that this is authentic Mexican food as others have said, (since I'm not Mexican), but what I can say is it is one... More 

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Additional Information about La Tiendita Carniseria Y Taqueria

Address: 432 S Hughes Blvd, Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Phone Number: (252) 338-5376
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Elizabeth City
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 432 S Hughes Blvd, Elizabeth City, NC 27909
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Elizabeth City
  • Phone Number: (252) 338-5376

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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