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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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Oceanside, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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84 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food tastes great but if you get there at the wrong time it could be busy, but worth the wait. Another thing is they only take cash.

Bali, Indonesia
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58 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great tacos. Shrimp and octopus cocktail is the best! Always a wait, so don't be in a hurry. Cash only.

Thank rye726
Sioux City, Iowa
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

La Jua's is truly one of the best spots in town, its evident by how busy they stay. Sometimes they are so busy there is no where to sit or the wait is too much. Those are good things from a passive view but really bad things when it comes to the present. The food is delicious and I like... More 

Thank Ike R
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Great Mexican food. Spicy carrots are fantastic. Their house hot sauce is phenomenal. Definitely recommend their chicken burritos and/or steak nachos. If you are feeling adventurous, I recommend the beef tongue tacos. Worth the wait if it is busy.

Thank Matt B

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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
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?