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La Juanita

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1316 Pierce St, Sioux City, IA 51105-1421
+1 712-279-0772
9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Kingsley, Iowa
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So good. I know...I just order 3 tacos every time, but they're the best in the city. My friend always orders a burrito with avocado.

Thank shennon61
Sioux City, Iowa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Juanita's is a interesting place that is somewhat difficult to describe. There are no waiters or waitresses. You place your order, pay for your food and pickup a few minutes later and seat yourself. What makes it such a curiosity is the "process". A crew of employees is at their station in the kitchen preparing food from scratch. Kind... More 

Thank rgun48
Sioux City, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best burritos you will ever have. The steak burrito is my favorite. I have eaten here at least 10 times.

Thank breenj2016
Fort Dodge, Iowa
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They are two different types of Juanita's one in Sioux City Iowa and one in South Sioux City Nebraska did not go to the one in Nebraska it is not the same it used to be the same. This visit I did both first to the Nebraska one I couldn't even finish my nachos they were so gross. But on... More 

Thank Escobedosalon1187
Sioux City, Iowa
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Folks either love "la Juan" or hate it. The food is quite good, especially the carne asada items, served with lots of cilantro and onions. The guacamole is outstanding. Unfortunately the presentation and setting are not so great. It is small, noisy, and there is no table service. Counter ordering is hectic and error prone. I would eat here every... More 

Thank Cliff M
Sioux City, United States
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

This local location is one of the best places to visit while in the area. Their entire menu is fantastic and the service is always extremely fast. They were even named as one of the top burrito places in the country recently. Staff is always nice and easy to work with to get your order in and get on the... More 

Thank Tyler Z
Sioux City, Iowa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

This is truly a great experience for anyone who loves fresh, authentic mexican food. The best burritos, asada tacos and the chicken is spiced perfectly. Also, the jalapeño spiced carrots will keep you coming back for more. You will need cash and you will wait in line, but you won't be sorry. It's clean and it's a melting pot of... More 

Thank roadrooster70
Moville, Iowa
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

The go to place for great mexican food in Sioux City. Everything is good...tacos, burritos, all of it. Steak tacos are my favorite with some rice and beans. Always busy, so be prepared to wait in line for a little bit.

Thank jess g
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite places to eat in Sioux City. They have some of the best steak burritos in town. You definitely get a lot for what you pay.

Thank Kristin Q
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Can't say enough about this place! Great for lunch. We order about once a week and take it to go. Beef tacos are my favorite but their nachos are very good too! Don't forget the carrots either! Best authentic Mexican food I have found hands down!

Thank Lamp5

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1316 Pierce St, Sioux City, IA 51105-1421
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Sioux City
  • Phone Number: +1 712-279-0772

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