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La Cocina Real

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Linden St, Lamoni, IA
+1 641-784-7504
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good64%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Mar 4, 2018
“Pleasant Surprise in Lamoni Iowa”
Jan 8, 2017
“Family owned, home cooked, authentic”
$$ - $$$
Linden St, Lamoni, IA
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Asked our host for dining recommendations. He recommended La Cocina Real for the home cooked, Mom and Pop quality of the food. We dined there from the buffet. Chili rellenos were a bonus as were pickled green bean pepper onion. We enjoyed the buffet so...More

Thank Lee H
Reviewed January 8, 2017

Good food, excellent beers, charming service. Dining room nothing special. Proprietor came and to table and talked which was nice

Thank JoKiddo
Reviewed October 29, 2016

the food was great and the owners were so nice excellent taco's and the place is so cosy to eat at also

Thank sdcita
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

A local Mexican family runs this place. The wife/mother who does the cooking starting with a food truck long ago so they have been in business a long time. It gets overlooked because it's location is not in the usual drive-by path. The food is...More

Thank Jim J
Reviewed May 13, 2016

La Cocina serves decent Mexican food with some unusual dishes. The owner is very friendly and is happy to talk baseball if you like.

Thank Steve L
Reviewed April 16, 2016

Stopped in here for dinner with my 2 sons on a road trip from Iowa City to Kansas City. Chose the place because it was 5 minutes off the interstate and previous TripAdvisor reviews seemed promising. You never what you're gonna get when you try...More

Thank Jason L
Reviewed March 9, 2016

We ate at La Cocina Real prior to attending a concert last week at Graceland University. We'd eaten there once before on a buffet night, but were eager to try the menu. The owner was extremely accommodating, and since all the food is prepared fresh...More

Reviewed February 17, 2016

Miguel and Yolanda bring the authentic taste and hospitality of Mexico to Lamoni, Iowa. The food is excellent and authentic. They have a buffet two nights a week too, and you can get everything from tamales to cactus.

Thank lamonilawyer
Reviewed May 28, 2014

We walked in on a Tuesday night, which happened to be the all-you-can-eat buffet. My husband is a vegetarian, so we asked some questions and felt comfortable to try the buffet. It turned out to be a very good meal. At least half the items...More

Reviewed May 29, 2013 via mobile

We where there several times, one Of them to watch the Eurocopa final match. They served us a very good flautas. We enjoyed the afternoon. Desert was a quesadilla with cajeta very good.

Thank Franzmarti
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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Linden St, Lamoni, IA
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Lamoni
  • Phone Number: +1 641-784-7504
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