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La Cocina

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100 Macgregor Pines Dr, Apex, NC 27523
+1 919-467-0780
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Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fast and efficient service but the food is unremarkably institutional. As much of a spice and herb-filled joy that Mexican food can be, this place doesn't have it. It's middle of the road, flyover country America, tastes like it's out of a can or an Ortega box.

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Thank Larry A
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

A cute restaurant with a nice atmosphere. I have visited here numerous times over the years. This past visit my main course was not hot enough but I have more than enough times to know this was a fluke and the food is normally delicious. Well worth the visit.

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Thank LMenard0215
Homer
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391 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

First time here but my friends were regulars. This was a very busy lunch time but I thought service was excellent. They have an extensive menu that includes a large lunch section. We were served within 10 minutes. Everything, from the taco, the enchilada, and even the rice and beans were all tasty, and as close to the tastes I... More 

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Thank Boomerang025
Apex, North Carolina
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327 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I had the Chicken Enchiladas Suissas. This was a great choice as it was awesome. My wife loved her steak fajitas too. Service was also excellent.

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Thank Mac D
Cary, North Carolina
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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This place is always on top of the game. Delicious dishes, great service, fast service and fair pricing. A clean and happy that is a neighborhood go to for my wife and me.

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Thank PeedinS
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We ordered take away because we have a baby who has learned to yell and do not want to bother other patrons and the phone call was extremely hard to hear. The music was pumping extremely loud and the woman who took my order was having trouble hearing me. I ordered a chicken taco salad, and 1 order of tacos... More 

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Thank Jamie G
Cary, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Where do I start? Hot, crispy chips, very attentive wait staff, got the food quickly, and it's clean place with great ambiance. Food was great, and affordable. This was our first visit, but certainly not our last.

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Thank lauram72016
Vale, North Carolina
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

On many previous visits we were very impressed with the food, BUT unfortunately there has been a change of much of the personnel. All of the new workers speak very little English. Tacos very, very greasy, dripping of grease. The Fried chicken burrito, was barely fried on the ends. 3/4 of the burrito, which was soft and soggy, chicken was... More 

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Thank Sue D
Cary, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

I get the Mexican Chicken soup without chicken :) and substitute extra rice and avocado. It is so fresh and delicious.

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Thank daphneriversrn
cary,nc
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177 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

The lunch menu has a great variety with good prices. I had the shrimp fajita which was very plentiful. The service could have been more attentive. Eric though was a great server with a huge crowd that I brought in there. The problem they didn't have the room set up the way I requested.

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Thank Lois D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Macgregor Pines Dr, Apex, NC 27523
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Apex
  • Phone Number: +1 919-467-0780

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