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16203 Northcross Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078
(704) 895-5378
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Superb quality, even for take out

We had one of those crazy days and found ourselves both hungry and short on time, so we ordered takeout from La Unica. Normally, I find any take out to be average (at best). But this was different. All of the dishes were tasty, well prepared and quite delicious. Next time, I will return, but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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Providence, Rhode Island
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Have lived and worked in Mexico; this is NOT like any food you would find anywhere "South of the border." I ordered a Chile Relleno and it was a pile of slop with a piece of chili stuck in the middle. They were VERY nice when I sent it back.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We visited La Unica in Huntersville this week after not having been there for a few months. We asked about beer specials and our server said "NO" at first, no beer specials. When we acted surprised he said he would check and find out. Yes, they had a special, cans of Modelo Especial for $1.99 so we had two each.... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We had one of those crazy days and found ourselves both hungry and short on time, so we ordered takeout from La Unica. Normally, I find any take out to be average (at best). But this was different. All of the dishes were tasty, well prepared and quite delicious. Next time, I will return, but will definitely dine in.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Barbara the bartender is the best, I don't even order anymore, she reads my mind :) Seriously the food is incredible, the service is top notch, the new location is large and very well decorated, the drinks are delicious, they have 4 salsas, mild/hot/green/dark red and each are delicious. I'm a huge fan of very spicy food and the dark... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Two words. GO HERE!! Authentic Mexican food. Great margarhitas! Salsa is fresh made and tastes like it. Ask for the Salsa Verde if you want a kick (made with guacamole and jalapeños). The authentic tacos are fantastic. Neither my wife nor I have found anything we didn't love. This is the restaurant 5 stars was made for!!! Laid back and... More 

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Davidson, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Consistent very good to excellent food. Reasonably priced. Nice setting. Service ranges from good to very good. Good quality mexican food!

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Food is real good. Sometimes the wait staff is a little off, but food is always good and so are the drinks. Average priced.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is our favorite Lake Norman Mexican restaurant. Consistent, great quality, fast service and smiling faces. Prices are reasonable.

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Busy restaurant. But fast service. They have enough waiters. Good Mexican food. Very friendly place. They also have another's around Charlotte.

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Huntersville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The food is fantastic, the service quick, and you never run out of chips. Every meal is a great value for the money, and I usually end up with leftovers! Try the salsa verde for a nice change from the usual red!

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Address: 16203 Northcross Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078
Phone Number: (704) 895-5378
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Huntersville
Cuisine: Mexican

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  • Address: 16203 Northcross Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Huntersville
  • Phone Number: (704) 895-5378

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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