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La Cocina Mexicana

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47 N Prince St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3839
+1 717-393-9193
11:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 10:00 - 20:00
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Good place to grab a quick Mexican inspired entree at a great price. Food served hot and quickly. Enchiladas sampler was delicious!

Thank Kevin M
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Quint authentic Mexican restaurant that reminds me of home. It's small and had a colorful Mexican decor. The seating is minimal so I would not recommend large groups. You will hear Mexican music in the back ground mainly for the cooks. Everything on the menu is good. I recommend paying a few dollars for the parking next door.

Thank Regina S
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Shrimp burrito with an order of chips and pico and one orange Mexican soda. I can't recommend enough! It was delicious!

Thank JTomo170
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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101 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We arrived for dinner minutes before they were closing (8 pm) but they still were happy to serve us. The restaurant is quite small and they have one or two tables outside. Service was fast and friendly. The tortillas are hand made and quite flavorful. The beans and rice were basic. The arroz con pollo was very generously sized. They... More 

Thank chai2girl
Montreal, Canada
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

As a Lancaster native, I've been familiar with this quaint Mexican restaurant for 10 years. While currently living in Montreal, QC Canada, each time I make the trip back to visit friends and family, this location is a must. While offering BYOB, they offer a variety of Mexican sodas to drink. The guacamole is the best around in my opinion.... More 

Thank MikeHagen
Levittown, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Not at all what expected. Don't get me wrong, I didn't expect it to be bad. The place was a small corner restaurant that almost gave the appearance of take out. We were not from the area and wanted something close to where we were and quick since we were getting ready for a long ride home. With that being... More 

Thank TerriG104
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This is the favorite restaurant of friends of ours who live in Lancaster, and after eating here twice, I understand why...the food is delicious! They offer a wide selection of dishes, including some unique vegetarian options, and many of their dishes are also gluten-free. The tortitas de papas, huevos con chorizo, tamales, and carne asada tacos are some of the... More 

Thank Rebecca D
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

So I was in the mood for some Mexican food and took a trip . When entering the small restaurant was greeted and taken to my table. Ordered a Mexican coke ( so much better ya real sugar) And proceeded to order the cheese and chorizo app ( melted cheese with the chorizo mixed in) when the app arrived Placed... More 

Thank Denhaag62
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

My wife and I have eaten here several times, as we keep coming back for more great Mexican food. Lancaster has many Mexican eateries which are very good, and this is one of my favorites. Location in downtown Lancaster is perfect with easy access to off street parking. Have a great meal, and then take a stroll around the beautiful... More 

Thank Terry H
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

They now have a catering menu online which is very helpful. Although parking can be challenging when trying to load a large catering order, the staff are willing to help. The food is great!

Thank Kimberly M

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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
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 N Prince St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3839
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 717-393-9193

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