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La Cocina Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1 Lakeway Dr, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901-3711
+1 575-894-6499
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a very clean, friendly service, fast service. Nice and relaxing. The menu had a variety. We were recommended by a couple leaving to order the "Ultimate Enchilada" and the #12 fajetas plate. We had the #12 n the 3 taco plate. Both were more then we could eat in one sitting. Well worth the money.

Thank bill d
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed January 28, 2017

Wow...who would of thought? La Cocina was welcoming from the front door. Very friendly staff; fast with a much needed smile. Long, long day had us hungry, tired, and grumpy. Eddie was a prince, pleasure, & honest foody! The steak was shockingly good! The salsa & freshly made chips are worthy of taking home!! Seriously worth a visit! I will... More 

Thank Wendytravels L
Charlottetown, Canada
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87 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed January 25, 2017

I arrived early and had extremely good service. They had a special on draft beer and cider. I had the chimichanga which came with refried beans and rice. It was really good and a large portion. They have home made red and green sauce made daily to accompany your meal. My only negative is that it was not busy when... More 

Yukon Territory
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

First night in ToC. Asked a local for a suggestion and were directed to La Cocina. Had a very good evening. The margaritas were very good. Our Mexican meal was good but not great. The salsa was outstanding and our waiter was exceptionally attentive. We eat out enough to know the vagaries of any restaurant meal but don't understand the... More 

Thank woofer2
Monty B, Owner at La Cocina Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time for a review We are also known for excellent steaks.. another one of my favorites is the sliced beef sandwich we are using seared Tenderloin ! The most popular mex combo is the #3 .. but being a New Mexican I always get a red enchilada with an over easy egg. More 

Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed January 8, 2017

This is the best place to eat in the area. I have dined here for 20 plus years. I recommend this place to anyone that asks.it has a beautiful atmosphere, beer, music, steaks, home made chili, and huge sopapillas. The price is great for the amount for food you get. I hope you go and enjoy your experience as much... More 

Thank Jennifermatlong
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed January 6, 2017

We stumbled upon a very promising looking place. Upon arrival we discover their credit/debit machine is not working, no problem we go on down the road to Walmart & find an ATM. We are seated in booth by a young lady who has no idea the booth is filthy ( looked like some kids had a big party on the... More 

Thank Steven W
Monty B, Owner at La Cocina Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank You for taking the time for your comments Sorry about the credit card issues... First Data dropped the windows platform we run without notice and Micros claimed they wa caught off guard.. we changed processers and are also in the process of dropping Micros.. was hectic to say the least... There is NO excuse that the restaurant was More 

Splugen, Switzerland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 1, 2016

They had some staffing issues for a few years here but they are as good as they used to be which is pretty great. I would recommend the supreme burrito or the green enchiladas but everything I've ever tried there was good.

Thank 85johhn
Monty B, Owner at La Cocina Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank You for taking the time for your kind review... We strive to serve our community and friends since 1965 More 

Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed November 25, 2016

I have been here several times because the place is a favorite for locals who drink. The menu has some choice, and I've seen families pull up and there is room for children.

Thank TravelPlenty5
Monty B, Owner at La Cocina Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm sorry but you must have us confused with another restaurant.... We only have beer and wine and no bar ? More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

We both ordered the ala carte ground beef and cheese enchilada stack with half green chile and half red chile. We liked the green better and would skip the red next time. The food and drinks were tasty reasonably priced, and the service was excellent!

Thank goodeye67
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Best in town. Served with a smile. The waitress was prompt. And food was so good i left there waddeling. Try it you will like it.

Thank Susan C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Lakeway Dr, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901-3711
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Sierra County  >  Truth or Consequences
  • Phone Number: +1 575-894-6499

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