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

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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
Friendly, fast and good food. Also Good prices.

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Alvaro H
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Huntersville, North Carolina
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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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Huntersville, North Carolina
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188 reviews 188 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This is the ONLY, read again, ONLY place in Charlotte that you will get an authentic Mexican taco. The place is always busy, food is always fresh and the service is outstanding. Thinking about Mexican food? Come here for sure! It is worth the wait (which is never more than 10 minutes) and the money! This place is in a... More 

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

La Unica's waitstaff seem so rushed it's hard to sit and enjoy your meal. We went a few times thinking they were working out the kinks since opening in their new place, but it's not changed. They always have a crowd, but the food is just so so. We have now found another Mexican restaurant with friendlier staff and better... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The Charlotte area isn't known for having a good selection of Mexican food restaurants, especially when you are looking for something a little different on the menu than what you would find at a more bland generic nationwide chain (like On The Border). The menu had a great selection of options, some really great free salsa (hot and mild) with... More 

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Henrietta, New York
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26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

La Unica is a pretty typical Mexican restaurant. The food is good, but nothing outstanding. We really enjoyed our meals of enchiladas, burritos, and tacos. The salsas were excellent, as were the margaritas. The shining stars of LaUnica is their staff. They were so genuinely friendly, joking with everyone, doting on the younger members of our party, and anticipating our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Chips and salsa are great 2 different salsas. I had a combo and had requested a cheese enchilada and got beef. The service was off manager came and took our order. They had several large groups. Will go back 😀

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Friends recommended this place. It has nice atmosphere, clean, and larger than most Mexican restaurants. Food is very good. Not everything is great but most choices are. Prices are very reasonable. They serve two salsas and chips with every meal. One is mild and the other is hot. I like spicy food but I have to mix the two salsas... More 

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

My family has gone to this restaurant for years, when it was at the previous location. Now that they've moved, the food quality has gone seriously downhill. My son was served shrimp that had not been cleaned properly, they still had poop in them. My favorite plate which I order every time was dry and over cooked. What a shame.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Sushi

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