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La Cocina Mexicana

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47 N Prince St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3839
+1 717-393-9193
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our Date Night with an unpretentious, quaint, and delicious authentic meal. Our Server was friendly, the food was nicely prepared, and our total bill was under $20. We will go back (probably pretty frequently as one of our new go-to's). Add to all of this that when you're finished eating, you can spend time in Lancaster, and you... More 

Thank NoScreenNamesLeft2
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

Excellent Mexican!! The guacamole was to die for. A great meal for a moderate price. It is a quaint restaurant; family run. Would highly recommend!!

Thank Diane M
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 14, 2017

A great place to get good Mexican food in Lancaster. A bit small so getting a seat is not guaranteed. Very good food at reasonable prices. Torta Pastor always a winner. Been there many times and never disappointed. Give it a try.

Thank Jwells1985
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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497 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed March 3, 2017

First thing, is I hope I got this correct- we are from Hershey and I do not know if we were at the one on Prince St. or King Street for sure. I do know for sure that this is a friendly little place and the tacos were authentic Street Taco quality. Reminded us of the tacos at the little... More 

Thank Richard D
Nyack, New York
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed January 28, 2017

This is a tiny Mexican Restaurant across from the Fulton theater. It is frequently quite crowded but the food is of good quality, the service is good, and it is BYOB if you are so inclined. Check the board in front for current specials.

Thank 701madhatter
1 review
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent. If you're looking for a nice decorated restaurant this is not the one for you but it has delicious food.

Thank Chris F
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Good place to grab a quick Mexican inspired entree at a great price. Food served hot and quickly. Enchiladas sampler was delicious!

Thank Kevin M
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Quint authentic Mexican restaurant that reminds me of home. It's small and had a colorful Mexican decor. The seating is minimal so I would not recommend large groups. You will hear Mexican music in the back ground mainly for the cooks. Everything on the menu is good. I recommend paying a few dollars for the parking next door.

Thank Regina S
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Shrimp burrito with an order of chips and pico and one orange Mexican soda. I can't recommend enough! It was delicious!

Thank JTomo170
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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101 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2016

We arrived for dinner minutes before they were closing (8 pm) but they still were happy to serve us. The restaurant is quite small and they have one or two tables outside. Service was fast and friendly. The tortillas are hand made and quite flavorful. The beans and rice were basic. The arroz con pollo was very generously sized. They... More 

Thank chai2girl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 N Prince St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3839
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 717-393-9193

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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?