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La Nortena Taqueria Mexican Grill

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6275 Rivers Ave, North Charleston, SC 29406-4982
+1 843-225-7055
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Warrenton, Virginia
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We wanted Mexican food and decided to give this place a try. We had a Steak and Sausage Burrito (Grilled steak, chorizo, refried beans, cheese, and pico de gallo) and a Pick 2 combination (Enchilada and Tostada). Both meals were tasty and satisfying. The prices were reasonable for the food. Maybe the prices are slightly high for the Margarita’s but... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is absolutely amazing. The service is excellent and fast. The manager is always walking around and very actively participating in the goings on. Have not had a bad experience here yet.

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Ohio
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110 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food and drinks here were delicious Everything we had was top notch. Fajitas and enchiladas were excellent and the mojito was well made. We will go back again where we are close to the area

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Thank tgerberm
Savannah, Georgia
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Doesn't look like much from the outside, but the food is much better than typical Mexican food. Ingredients taste like they are quality, fresh, and well prepared. There are several menu items that you don't see at typical Mexican restaurants. Good service too. Highly recommend.

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Thank ConstantTravelerSE
Condado en Puerto Rico
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

Good food, service, had the combination with enchilada(small in combination) and hard taco. Pacifica beer great and service excellent

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Summerville, SC
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

Having lived most of my life in Arizona and Texas, I love Mexican food but it is hard to find on the East Coast. I found out about La Nortena from a foodie and both the food and service were outstanding.

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Woodstock, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

This place is surprisingly authentic and unique. Try the Torta Loca or any of their other sandwiches for that matter. That's right, mexican sandwiches! The meats are savory and fresh, the sauces are housemade and delicious and the service is very good too. Jovita has served me many times and her friendly smile and personality just adds the 5th star... More 

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Thank Patrick M
Charleston, South Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Man they are fast and the food tastes amazing. Closest in town to real Mexican. I will be back for many more lunches. Come try it for yourself. You won't be disappointed!

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Thank StephenMaddox
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

We had great service with good food for a quick dinner on the road home. I would recommend this place to anyone looking for a quick cheap dinner

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Thank farmerj78
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Great variety of Mexican food. Especially like the sample of different hot sauces. Lunch specials are healthy portions.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6275 Rivers Ave, North Charleston, SC 29406-4982
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  North Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-225-7055
Description
Since 2003 , La Nortena has served as the anchor "authentic Mexican cuisine" restaurant for the historic Charleston/N. Charleston area. The award-winning restaurant, owned and operated by restaurateur Luis Aguirre owes much of its success to our loyal and dedicated restaurant family and to our biggest fans - you, our patrons. Our menu combines traditional central region of Jalisco in the western-pacific area of Mexico. Dishes with authentic house specialties, all prepared with a contemporary twist. Guest favorites include shrimp nachos, fish tacos, ceviche, tacos callejeros, parrillas and specialty margaritas. At "La Nortena" we believe in enjoying a meal from beginning to the end.

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