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La Cocina

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681 Main St, Ramona, CA 92065-2043
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

It is usually crowded, that says something already. The service is relatively quick once you get through the line. They have a comprehensive menu, but I recommend the Bravo burrito. It is somehow spiced somewhat differently, which brings a uniqueness they you won't find at other Mexican restaurants in town.

Thank John H
Ramona, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

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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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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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223 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles 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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134 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin
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?