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“ooooh, nice.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Gloria Taqueria

La Gloria Taqueria
4140 Meridian St., Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 733-9102
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Ranked #30 of 384 Restaurants in Bellingham
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
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Vancouver, Canada
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“ooooh, nice.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

La Gloria Market

ooooh, nice. we decided on LGM after spending an uneventful day looking for deals in BLI. LGM looks very basic inside. Go to the cashier, look up at the menu, order, take a seat, and they bring it out to you. Undecided after several minutes, we ordered up LGM sampler. Comes with homemade chips and salsa. Salsa is freshly made with heat. The LGM platter serving was generous 3 taquitos, 2 flautas, 3 tacos, rice and refried beans. Flavours were genuine and fresh, not overly greasy and heavy for the deep fried taquitos and flautas. Not too spicy overpowering but I bet you could order with extra heat. The value is there for the quantity and quality. This is a destination or “to visit” and "eat at". we will return.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Langley City, Canada
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“Very Authentic - Unbeatable Value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Great experience all around. Friendly service - fabulous food - extremely good value. Great lunch for two for under 15.00. Almost unheard of.

Visited July 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
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“Great Authentic Mexican Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Hidden within the destination shopping area of Bellingham is this terrific little Mexican Restaurant.
La Gloria offers a menu with a nice variety of creative mexican dishes. They go beyond the typical dishes that you usually see in mexican places. My wife had the Flautas Flour, which are crispy tortillas stuffed with shredded beef. I had the Chile Verde, which is pork short ribs with tomatillo sauce. Both were served with rice and beans and topped with crumbled cotija cheese. Both dishes were very delicious. The prices are very reasonable and they have a pretty good selection of beer. No margaritas though. As mentioned, this not a typical mexican place.
The restaurant is also attached to a market that offers a wide selection mexican food items and features a pretty impressive butcher.
We really enjoyed our dinner at La Gloria and will definitely eat here again.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sayville, New York
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“La Gloria”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Great food at this quaint and authentic little spot. The service is great and the food is hot, fresh, and tasty. The attached food market lends to the feel of being in Mexico and provides an opportunity to take home some authentic mexican foods and sauces. Make sure you take home some of their fresh baked pastries. A quick, fun, and interesting experience.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cobble Hill, Canada
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“Good food, neat little place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

This is a little place beside the mexican market. Nothing flashy or fancy just good honest food and good service. It was very busy and this was at 3 in the afternoon, a very good sign. No margaritas but a good mexican beer selection. The food was honest, tasty and good value. I had the platter which was way more than I could eat, others had tamales and chile relleno which they raved about as well. It is harder and harder to find good mexican food and this was a breath of fresh air, reminded you how good it can be and you don't have to break the bank. Check it out.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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