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La Cocina

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681 Main St, Ramona, CA 92065-2043
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Ramona, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had about a hour before we had to attend a meeting, so we stopped in to eat and relax. It was fast because you put your order in and the waitress brought it to us. the food was very tasty and service was great. I am looking forward to eat there again, soon

Thank 52agatham
Ramona, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service and taste, may be crowded during lunch or on Friday & saturday night. Phone in orders to go within 20 minutes during busy times.

Thank Ron S
San Diego, California
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

One of the better Mexican food places my husband and I have been too. We have also been there with a group and with other couples. Nice, relaxing place and not very expensive. You have to go up to the counter to order your food.

Thank Shirley G
Long Beach, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

I was in the area to attend a concert and stopped in for a bite to eat. Good Mexican food is hard to find, especially authentic. I would define this restaurant as a neighborhood hole in the wall on the only main highway, good food, but I expected more flavor in the meals. We had beef tacos and honestly, the... More 

Thank SamanthaTula
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Loved it! We had the huevos rancheros and the two beef tacos. Both were super fresh, flavourful and delicious! Plus, you get complimentary tortilla chips! The service was really good as well! We would definitely come back :)

Thank Amanda L
San Diego, California
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198 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Pretty decent Mexican food in a very casual restaurant. We were in Ramona for another show at Ramona Mainstage, and needed a quick meal before a long night of music. My husband and cousin were keen to try this place, and I - not wanting to delay dinner and not wanting to cause a fight - acquiesced. This place was... More 

Thank Jessica S
Fall River Mills
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I guess from the reviews, I expected something different. It was more like a Rubio's than a sit down restaurant. The taco chips were tastless, the Albertson's down the street makes better. I had beef tacos, they were average, and also a bit on the bland side. They serve you three very good sauces in very limited amounts and there... More 

Thank Benchguy
Veghel, The Netherlands
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126 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

On our visit to California we've enjoyed much better Mexican cuisine. The food was tasteless, not warm, I don't understand all the fantastic reviews, and the place was pretty full, and not all tourists, but next time we will go to Rubio's,

Thank wilenwiel2016
Austin, Texas
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My wife and I were in Ramona for three days we ate one lunch and two dinners at La Cocina. There food is fantastic and chips and salsa are great Good all around food and good service.

1 Thank bvin2015
Ramona, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The shrimp burritos at La Cocina are the best. I have been enjoying them for years. They even know my voice when I call in for take out. They are family oriented, friendly and reasonably priced. The fare is authentic Mexican food. We have had them prepare food for parties as well and everybody loved it. Kids meals are available... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 681 Main St, Ramona, CA 92065-2043
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ramona
  • Phone Number: 760-789-8332

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