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La Juanita

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1316 Pierce St, Sioux City, IA 51105-1421
9:00 am - 1:00 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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Moville, Iowa
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Level Contributor
5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

A friend heard I was going to be passing through the area and said we most go and that we wouldn't be disappointed. We got there at 1230p on a Sunday and the place was packed the service was quick and the food was WONDERFUL and inexpensive. There was a long line when we arrived but it moved quickly and... More 

Thank Brenda E
Oceanside, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

First of all we arrived at just the right time, as the line formed quickly behind us. All of the tables were full, but after we ordered a table opened up. They had someone working the lobby that cleans up quickly. The entire process of ordering was interesting and very efficient. One woman took every order, wrote it down, called... More 

Thank DiClem
Fort Dodge, Iowa
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

It's really Mexican food. But growing up in Sioux City and eating there all the time I have noticed change and recipes lately like there homemade hot sauce isn't as strong as it used to be it's more water down to make it go further which isn't ok in my book. And as far as a carne asada goes I... More 

Thank Escobedosalon1187
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Very good and busy and I read the reviews I should've had tacos or burrito! My husband had the chicken burrito it was fabulous my daughter had the nachos amazing I had chili relleno (so I didn't like it)dinner with beans and rice The beans and rice were very good ,homemade tortillas & the spice carrots amazing ! Be prepared... More 

Thank Dawn-Kevin B
Sioux City
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Was good years ago, now bland and tasteless. Everyone thinks it good. But that's because there drunk when they go.

Thank I8405EDjoshuam
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Every time i eat there i bite into hard, tuff, chewy, meat. Why don't u guys trim that stuff better.

Thank T.j. p
Omaha Area
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85 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Was in town for business and thought we'd try Mexican. Heard this place was good from one person (who also thinks Taco Bell is authentic Mexican). Can't tell if this place is good or bad, since we walked in, saw the crowd, the menu, the counter service and decided we'd rather go somewhere and get waited on.

Thank Doug K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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: 712-279-0772

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