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La Casita Mexican Restaurant

$$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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5085 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421-1878
(763) 571-7784
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Minneapolis
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

We eat here about once a month, always on Tuesdays for their 2 for 1 margarita special. Portions are a good size and the food is good. I did notice that the chips are now thicker and not as good as they used to be, but otherwise we have no complaints except that we always have that stuffed feeling when... More 

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Thank girafer
Minneapolis
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This is one of our "go to places" for a good mexican meal. The Happy Hour is awesome, the chips, salsa and queso are awesome. Our favorite are the Chimichanga's (ground beef) with the green sauce or with caso blanca. Another favorite is the Pollo Fundido.

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Thank dklick61
Minnesota
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

Have eaten here many times. The food is good as is the service. The slushy margarita from the machine seemed a bit watered down. On our recent trip we noticed a change in the complimentary chips. The chips were always thin and warm and fresh. This last time they were time they were thick and cold. Definitely did not seem... More 

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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

The Heavy Table summed it up perfectly "La Casita is a portrait hidden in the attic of an eternally young Chi-Chi's." There's a snack buffet available at the bar during happy hour and big margaritas, like you'd expect. Consider the carne asada, but ask them to hold the bacon.

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Thank Joe W
Minneapolis
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105 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

The girlfriends and I had a very fun happy hour! The staff is great! The drinks are cool! The food was just what we wanted!!! Thanks!

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Thank val-mn
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Great food - not sure how "authentic" it is, but still tasty! Margaritas are decent - but no need to spend more money on the fancy ones, as the house margarita is just fine. $1 Tacos on Wednesday after 7pm can't be beat! Tons of meat and toppings for only a buck! Fun, friendly atmosphere, great for families, couples, everyone!

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Thank kristennsean
Stoughton, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

There are a lot of Mexican restaurants of this sort [ Mexican food for Americans]and price range, having said that the food here was very well prepared and quite tasty, portion size was large and the service was quick and our server was exceptionally friendly. I would not hesitate eating here again or recommending it to friends.

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Thank Charles L
Woodbury, Minnesota
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I used to come to this restaurant and it has usually been ok. Today went there and all of us were disappointed in the food. The rice was dry and flavorless. The tamale was too thick of dough and filling not good. Salad taco shells didnt taste fresh. The only thing I liked were the refried beans and my diet... More 

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Thank PaulaP2828
Maple Grove, MN
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164 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

It's an attractive, clean place with above average food and pricing. A very good place to sit with friends after work for food and drinks.

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Thank Lomunchi
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

we like their weekly specials especially Wednesday after 7 p.m. dollar taco night.and we loved its location right next to the Red Roof Inn in Roseville Minnesota

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5085 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421-1878
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Columbia Heights
  • Phone Number: (763) 571-7784

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