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LA Casita

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5204 Brook Rd, Richmond, VA 23227-2902
(804) 262-8729
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Marco Island, Florida
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

This place is great! The white sauce is one of the best anywhere. Many tried and true dishes and the staff is friendly and welcoming. I highly recommend for a fun meal.

Thank Bill C
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Authentic and the best refried beans ever! Little out of way, but great service. Recommended by friends; real Richmond secret!

Thank suwlij
Marathon, Florida
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Not an impressive joint on the outside--on a busy highway corner-- but the mexican dishes were better than average, if not really original--if you need mexican food, this place will do. The owners are very friendly.

Thank Ernest09131948
Beaverdam, Virginia
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I have been going to this Mexican restaurant for 20 plus years. You might not go in for the first time just looking at it and the location, but you will be missing something delicious. The beef taco salad is my favorite. The homemade chips and red sauce are the best around. There are so many delicious entree's on their... More 

2 Thank Nancy J
Richmond, Virginia
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117 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Been coming to La Casita since they were in a train car on south side. Really authentic and the new owner didn't change any recipes although a few have been added. Funky atmosphere, great food, okay service but many speak little English. That just makes it more fun to me!

1 Thank Greg Y
Freeport, New York
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57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Food, service, ambiance were all fantastic. We spoke with several different people from area who have been dining here for years. It is a short and well worth ride to get here off i95. The dips for the chips are out of this world! We make it a point to base our road trips around eating here. We will def... More 

1 Thank LoreenNY
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

This was our first and last time visiting this restaurant. There was nothing special about the food. It did not taste authentic. I ordered enchiladas and did not like it. When I asked if I could order something else, the waiter rudely asked what was wrong with it. I told him I just didn't like the way it tasted. He... More 

Thank Vacaytime7
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

The sauces that came with the chips were different from the normal and were very good. The service was good and quick. I got a combination dinner and the rice was almost impossible to chew. The mole' sauce I did not like but that's a personal preference. Try again? Maybe.

2 Thank pchandler212
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My family and I were in Richmond to bury my Dad. When we finished at the cemetery (on a cool rainy September day), we wanted to go to lunch and Googled "Mexican Restaurants" - and La Casita came up. We decided to try it. We were greeted pleasantly and seated comfortably - and the host/manager was delighted to go through... More 

5 Thank mommagoddess2014
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

I honestly wish I could give less than one star! They used to have really good food but the past two times I have been it has really gone down hill. We asked for more chips and salsa for the table and the waiter happily obliged. When we went to pay the check we were charged for "extra" chips and... More 

Thank Sean F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5204 Brook Rd, Richmond, VA 23227-2902
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: (804) 262-8729

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