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La Cocina Mexicana

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47 N Prince St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3839
+1 717-393-9193
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“tacos” (6 reviews)
“chorizo” (3 reviews)
“guacamole” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
47 N Prince St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3839
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

I was surprised how good and even more importantly how authentic the food at La Cocina Mexicana is. From the outside the place literally looks like a hole in the wall. However I have found the best Mexican restaurants are the ones which are hole...More

Thank BrianBrian123123
Reviewed April 11, 2018

I really love this spot; It's a cozy hole-in-the-wall, but the food is delicious and cheap! I love the vegetarian Chile Relleno here. The service is always good and they are very friendly. If you're looking for good Mexican food, I highly recommend!

Thank orianatalia
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Stopped by after a show at the Fulton Opera House. They serve traditional Mexican fare, well prepared, with a helpful and attentive staff. I tried two types of pork tacos, and a sopa. They were well prepared, and very tasty. I had never had sopas...More

Thank Timothy W
Reviewed March 31, 2018

This is such a nice place. The staff are very friendly and helpful. They make Caribbean and Latin American food - all very homemade. They are proud of their food and they should be. The room is airy and bright and we loved our lunch...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

Been going there several times and great authentic Mexican Cuisine and small restaurant but nice to visit, right on prince,only open until 8 pm,try it you will like it

Thank Mark L
Reviewed January 25, 2018

This is and ethnic restaurant serving Caribbean and South American food. The food is already cooked and is ready to be served by the staff. Rice, beans, chicken, plantains, and goat on Wednesdays.

Thank Dolgareis
Reviewed January 24, 2018

Great food, service, and setting. Great menu choices, quality, and quantity. Have a designated driver for the margaritas!

Thank TonyM_WorldTraveler
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

A light lunch of nachos with chorizo and all types of tacos including the beef tongue and chicken with a creamy peanut sauce made for a delicious lunch!

Thank Craig64-27
Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

We found this place while wandering around near Penn Square. It’s a very unpretentious little place with outstanding Mexican food. The various tacos were all delicious and very reasonably priced. There are lots of other choices, but we just wanted something light and quick. The...More

Thank ernieliedtke
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Ordered takeout and it was ready promptly. Their menu is online & food is always good! Enjoyed tlacoyo & cemitas with chicken this time. It is always great to talk with Lucy, the owner, too!

Thank Kimberly M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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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