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La Nopalera

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1930 Kingsley Ave, Orange Park, FL 32073-4442
+1 904-276-2776
11:00 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Orange Park, Florida
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100 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I will start by saying that we frequent another location of this family run place. We have become disenchanted at our usual location and came here at a friends request. I am so glad we did! We were seated right away at a table. I was telling my friend that we usually hold out for a booth and hunker down... More 

Thank MsCleen
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I believe this was the original La Nopalera which relocated from an older building to a new one a few doors down in orange park across from the hospital. Parking is okay and wait may be 20 minutes or more during during peak dining times. Take is available but you miss out on the atmosphere. We eat there frequently and... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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139 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I struggled to see any true Mexican flavor, and I thought it being a below average TexMex place to eat. I must say that the lunch specials are cheap though.

Thank gcatucci
Jacksonville, Florida
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great authentic Mexican food. Burritos, Enchiladas, refried beans and rice were excellent. Unlimited chips and salsa. Good atmosphere. Great prices on the amount of food that you get. Best Mexican in Jacksonville

Thank Bruce B
Level Contributor
30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This location in Orange Park is there one of the better locations of this restaurant. I lived to a closer location to me in Argyle but I still come to the Orange Park location as I find the food better and the service also much better than the argyle location. That is one thing I can say for this chain... More 

Thank Victor L
Orange Park, Florida
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is by far the best Mexican food in Orange Park & Jacksonville. The menu has an enormous listing of meals and all superb. Seating is quick if you arrive early. Chips and dip start your meal before ordering. There is ample servings so bring an appetite. Good well lighted parking. highly recommended,

Thank p3atravelers
Orange Park, Florida, United States
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

La Nopalera is our go-to restaurant. It's very cheap if you know what to order and you don't sacrifice quality. The chips and queso is amazing and I'm rarely unsatisfied with our service.

Thank Megan V
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254 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

La Nopalera is a nice Mexican restaurant off of Kingsley. For some reason when I hit the directions to this place it wanted me to stop a little less than a quarter of a mile shy of where this place really is. The food was good, service was excellent. Rosa is a very friendly waitress. We enjoyed her company.

Thank Robin G
Jacksonville, United States
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97 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Tacos are just ok, the salad had 1/2 inch of water in the bottom of bowl. I complained about it and the mgr treated me as if it was my fault. Mgr did not apologize, nor offer to give me a new salad. The waiters seem aloof and toss the plates on the table. I have eaten there several times... More 

1 Thank Jerry D
Orange Park
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

La Nopalera, dubbed "La Nop" by locals, is a watered down Mexican restaurant. You could throw a dart at the menu and no matter what you ordered, it's going to taste like any other item on the menu. The margaritas are on point, strong and delicious. The service is very bad, and not because the staff aren't friendly, they just... More 

1 Thank artofkylewillis

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1930 Kingsley Ave, Orange Park, FL 32073-4442
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Orange Park
  • Phone Number: +1 904-276-2776

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