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La Cocina Mexicana

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47 N Prince Street, Lancaster, PA 17611
(717) 393-9193
Today
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Quaint, authentic experience

With authentic decor, this easy-to-miss hole-in-the-wall restaurant featured fantastic food at great prices. I'm just surprised that there weren't more customers dining with us! My only request would be to have complimentary chips and salsa!

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 21, 2014
BrandonP92
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Wilmington, Delaware
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20 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Pa
Top Contributor
184 reviews 184 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Everything we got was good...Seafood Combination and Steak Tampiquena...were both delicious but nothing was really hot.

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Great place for all sorts of Mexican food. The sauce it killer good! If you want a flavorful mild, or a tasty yet spicy sauce with a kick, then this is a great place! It's really affordable too.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

Went here the first time to get some food... Got the carne enchiladas... Shrimp enchiladas ... And chicken enchiladas... Got home everything was going good until I got my carne enchiladas... They were served like fajitas... Then after contacting them to question the plating... Was told that enchiladas meant in chile sauce .... Que??? Serio??? Yo no estupido!!! Yo comprendo... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It has been a while since i have eaten here, but i remember the staff always being extremely nice, and the food always being good. Not much else to say other than that everyone should try this place out.

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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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67 reviews 67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This is just a little hole in the wall type of place but the food is truly Mexican. Portions are small/reasonable - not huge. One time 3 of us had a meal there and I believe the bill for each was something like $2! They have tamales certain days. Close to everything in downtown Lancaster, One block from the Convention... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Anyone that complains about their food must have lived in the heart of Mexico and grew up eating the traditional meals! Otherwise you have no idea of real mexican food. We have been here so many times never have anyone of the employees been rude and the food has NEVER been cold. Everything is fresh made on the spot!!!!....so for... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

With authentic decor, this easy-to-miss hole-in-the-wall restaurant featured fantastic food at great prices. I'm just surprised that there weren't more customers dining with us! My only request would be to have complimentary chips and salsa!

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Campbellford, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Our waitress was extremely helpful with our menu choices and non of us were disappointed. The food was genuinely Mexican, even the sodas. Seating is limited but it did feel crowded. Would recommend and return myself if I'm back in Lancaster.

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Ambler, PA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

I can start by saying that this is my favorite Mexican restaurant, and I go here everytime I'm in Lancaster. Their enchiladas verdes are excellent--made with quality chicken in a craveable green salsa. Their tamales are also top notch! The tamales are only served on certain weeks: 2nd week of the month for Chicken and Pork, 3rd week for veggie... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

I don't have one bad thing to say about this restaurant. They serve amazing food and everyone who works there is always in the best of moods. I eat there at least once a week! I highly recommend you try this little restaurant because I know you won't be disappointed! Enjoy!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 47 N Prince Street, Lancaster, PA 17611
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: (717) 393-9193

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?