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LA Cocinita Mexican Restaurant

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4935 W 29th Ave, Denver, CO 80212-1512
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for margaritas and fresh salsa. Fajitas are a must have along with the chili rellanos! Sometimes a wait but always worth it. Great family environment as well.

Thank cheftown
Granville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

This is one of our go-to Denver stops for Tex-Mex cuisine. The plates are generous, budget=priced, and have just the right amount of spice. The tamales are special favorites, and we often take a dozen or two (frozen) with us to eat at home.

Thank WilloWanderers
Grand Junction, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

True to it's name,this is like walking into a Mexican family "kitchen". Very informal atmosphere and service, so I will rate with that in mind (not a crystal & linens 5*, but definitely deserves a 5 @ this level) . We could tell there were a lot of locals who have been there probably many times before. We were attended... More 

Thank csoden
Highlands Ranch, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We have been here numerous times and the food has not change since day one. Still the great taste and great value. Try anything on the menu will not be disappointed.

Thank Manuel P
Westminster, Colorado
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26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

This family restaurant is a local favorite. My family has been dining here for over a decade and haven't been disappointed. The patio is great when the weather allows! I highly recommend their margaritas, guacamole, carnitas, and churros.

Thank Ashley S
Denver, Colorado
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26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

We used to live a block away. It was our second kitchen. We moved to Wheat Ridge a year ago, tried all the local places, only to find ourselves back at La Cocinita. Hands down, La Cocinita is the best Mexican food in town.

Thank Patches5654
Las Vegas, New Mexico
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163 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

In north Denver for a college alumni weekend event and friends asked me to meet them at La Cocinita for dinner. I was reluctant because North Denver is home to so many great Mexican places and I had never heard of this place. Turns out that it's over by Sloan's Lake, family owned, very popular with families and happens to... More 

Thank James M
Gibsonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This little family restaurant is a favorite of the locals...really in the Lakewood community. I am admittedly a wuss when it comes to spicy/hot foods, which moves this place to the top of my Mexi list. The salsa was tasty without scalding and the guacamole was well blended so the onion and cilantro were not intrusive...excellent flavor, just not the... More 

Thank GoDWB
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Was visiting relatives in Denver, and asked them to recommend a Mexican restaurant. This is what they suggested, and they were right on the mark. The food was really good, and there were generous portions. Several of us had combo meals so we could try several of their offerings. Hard to say that anything stood out more than others; it... More 

Thank Steve591
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Either i have had the absolute worst experience that anyone has ever had there or the rest of these people writing reviews are absolute idiots or liars this was absolutely the worst Mexican restaurant I've ever been to in my entire life I mean the guacamole sucked how the hell do you screw up quacamole I felt really bad for... More 

Thank Daniel N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4935 W 29th Ave, Denver, CO 80212-1512
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: 303-458-0932

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