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COA Mexican Eatery

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102 S 10th St, Mount Vernon, WA 98274-4074
+1 360-840-1938
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Mount Vernon, Washington
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133 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant came highly recommended so we decided to try it. It was OK, but not very impressive. The food was more authentic than the run-of-the-mill TexMex place, but it was nothing to write home about. The presentation was lacking and it looked like the food had just been slapped on the plates. The ambiance leaves a great deal to... More 

Thank vern C
Gig Harbor, Washington
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195 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've had the tacos several times and the carne asada. Both were very tasty. The rice is fluffy, but a bit dry. The pickled onions on the tacos give it a different taste than what is normally served at other mexican eats. Service can be slow when busy.

Thank Jeff P
Mount Vernon, Washington
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go try their food! They beautifully display their meals. It is like art on a plate. And delicious too.

Thank jeanswan2017
Mount Vernon, Washington
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a surprise when we went to pay and were told it would be half price if we paid in cash!! My cucumber margarita and 3 enchiladas with crema verde and mole sauce were superb. My friends LOVED their chimichanga and chicken with mole. Flavorful whole beans, Spanish rice and thick tortilla chips and salsa rounded out our meal. I... More 

Thank codcreater
Mount Vernon, Washington
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

I went there many times in the past. The last two times I went there with a friend the food were not so good anymore like they used to be. Portions are getting smaller and smaller especially on their Tuesday special $1 tacos. Also couple of times on Tuesday they claimed they ran out of steak taco during lunch time!... More 

Thank JadeLiam
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 10, 2017

The food is excellent, I am especially hooked on the tres green enchiladas. But everything I have tried has been great and I have tried a lot but not everything - Yet.

Thank Haven02
1 review
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

I couldn't find anyone who would make me carne asada fries! But they did! So delicious. But I was charged 19.53 for a sprite and a plate of fries cheese carne asada and gauc... long story short I'll never go there again. I get it's not on the menu but charging me over 18 dollars for the plate was ridiculous...... More 

Thank Savanna C
Bellingham, Washington
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563 reviews
382 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 456 helpful votes
Reviewed March 30, 2017

COA does things a little differently than other Mexican restaurants around here, however the flavors are predictably tame for the Pacific Northwest palate, which kind of drives me nuts. I don't mean just mild in terms of heat, but lacking the oomph and complexity of Mexican flavors as I learned them growing up in Los Angeles. Two mole sauces dominate... More 

Thank UnrepentantFoodie
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

Well my kids wanted Taco's and they enjoy another place that was way too crowded and I had been here before so I thought let's check them out. Both of my kids really love their taco's and tend to be pretty hard critics of what they deem less than when it comes to quality & taste. So I was pleased... More 

Thank Berries1
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Great value on Taco Tuesday!!! The pollo habanero is super tasty with a punch of spice. They also carry a nice selection of tequila and have a nice house margarita.

Thank S S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 S 10th St, Mount Vernon, WA 98274-4074
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 360-840-1938

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