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“A Real Find”

La Mexicana Bakery & Taqueria
Ranked #6 of 31 Bakeries in Alexandria
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin, Spanish
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Washington, DC
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A Real Find”
Reviewed December 2, 2012

This is a little Mexican restaurant running out of a bakery. The food is absolutely authentic Mexican. The Tortas are to die for!

It is a husband and wife operation. They prepare everything and serve it to you with pride. Anytime a cook hands you their food and looks you in the eye, you are in for some great eating. This place follows that rule.

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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Great food in an unsuspecting place”
Reviewed July 28, 2012

This is a small restaurant located in a strip mall just off of Route 1 in Alexandria, VA. I read a review and decided to try it. I had the chips and guacamole along with a pork burrito and beverage. It was very good and plenty of food, but it was almost $18, and that is a bit high in my opinion. They had a nearly unlimited supply of tasty looking pastries, but I didn't have enough room to try any of them. I do plan on going back to try some.

  • Visited July 2012
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great "hole-in-the-wall" mexican place”
Reviewed February 21, 2012

I say hole int eh wall only because its a little hard to find and from the outside looks like it'd be sloppy. But the inside is very neat and the staff is friendly and the food is authentic!

  • Visited February 2012
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