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620 S Main St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-6509
+1 712-309-0004
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is by far one of the best mexican restaurants I have eaten at. Anything I order is so good and the prices are reasonable.

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Thank Lysette B
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Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

I've been to plenty of Mexican restaurant and as soon as we walked in I knew this was the place, great service great carne asada, nice and flavorful salsa and chups, definitely a place to visit next time I'm in town, as stated in other comments it is a small place but very good.

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Thank Moises M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Some of the best Authentic Mexican I have ever had. Some of my buddy's said this was real Mexican and man were they right. Pork tacos blew me away and I cant wait to go back. Small pink trailer with just plain great good.

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Thank Jeff F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

This little hole in the wall Mexican place is now my fav. Authentic, fresh and yummy. I had lunch special with burritto, rice and beans and it was delicious. The guacamole was to die for!! Will definetly return!

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Thank 801christyq
Millington, Tennessee
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

This is indeed a hidden gem over in Council Bluffs IA. The food is wonderful and always prepared fresh. Roberto is a most gracious host and knowledgable about the different dishes. The Chicken Tortilla Soup is authentic and the best by far of any area Mexican Restaurants, outside of Mexico!! The Three Taco Yucatan are our favorite! Go try it... More 

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Ashland,Nebraska
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Some of the best food I've had in Council Bluffs this is I give it 5 stars just very tasty made my mouth water iron highly recommend stopping in and having a bite to eat this wonderful excellent customer service with wonderful smiles and great personalities

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Thank quentinm635
Chicago, Illinois
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114 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2015

This is really off the beaten path, but in a small town there really is no path. Compared to Mexican foods down south as well as in Mexico, they do a very good job of creating authentic dishes. Fresh chips and salsa come to your table while you decide what to eat. The salsa is not very spicy hot, but... More 

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Thank CopperTravel
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Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

LA carreta Rosa is the BEST Mexican restaurant we have been to in Council Bluffs! The food is delicious and the portions are big! I think la carreta Rosa is better than la casa in Council bluffs! Dinner for 2 of us was under 25.00! Its just one of those hole in the wall places!!! If you want great Mexican... More 

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Thank Robyn S
Iowa City, Iowa
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

I I came in for dinner when in Council Bluffs for work. I was the only customer and the man behind the counter was very nice. I ordered the Chile relleno and a Yucatan taco. The relleno was enormous. Unfortunately the breading wasn't at all crispy. Given that my food arrived within about 6 minutes of ordering I think it... More 

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Thank 730jane
Omaha Area
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

Have been going to LCR for several years and have never been disappointed. The best guacamole you've ever had and the enchiladas are the best in the metro. If you like shrimp try the camarones veracruzanos. Did I mention that the prices are very reasonable?

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Mexican, Spanish
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Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: 620 S Main St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-6509
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Council Bluffs
  • Phone Number: +1 712-309-0004

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