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La Nortena Taqueria Mexican Grill

6275 Rivers Ave, North Charleston, SC 29406-4982
+1 843-225-7055
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (10 reviews)
“al pastor” (4 reviews)
“beef” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
££ - £££
6275 Rivers Ave, North Charleston, SC 29406-4982
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Great owner super nice and food is fresh and super good! Try the Texas Fajitas for two! You won't be disappointed!

Thank FenwayMomma
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Read the reviews on this place and thought we would try it for ourselves. We were not disappointed. The food was amazing and the drinks are good, but read what is included in the drinks before ordering. My husband ordered a spice drink that require...More

Thank jaluv4u
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant serves good Tex-Mex but it wasn't a bargain. The server continually tried to up-sale everything. Fajita portions are huge, so be sure to share.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We stopped here (first time) after reading the reviews and yes, the food is definitely that good! Someone else said it, but the rice was the best mexican rice we have had! We ordered the soft tacos (authentic) and the enchiladas.....everything was fresh, hot, fast,...More

Thank k9lover68
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We selected the chicken fajitas for two. It was excellent, served on a hot cast iron platter. Perfect seasoning and tender chicken,yum! The accompanying refried beans and rice were also excellent. Probably the best rice ever at a Mexican restaurant. Good service and reasonable priced....More

Thank dennis w
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Awesome dining experience at La Nortena! Service was superb, entertainment was a true delight, but the food was some of the best I've ever had....to include during my trip to Mexico! The fajitas were excellent and the al pastor sandwich was both filling and exquisite!...More

1  Thank Mikbaidak
Reviewed 23 April 2017

La Nortena is a great little place if you like spicy mexican food and seafood. The menu has a lot of choices and i have would have liked try many of the other items. My wife and I were there for lunch. We were given...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We read about this place in a review of Charleston's "Taco Crawl." The first item we decided to try was a chicken and a beef sopas. They were a much larger portion size than expected and they were delicious. There was so much food in...More

Thank Bonnieeellen571
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We wanted Mexican food and decided to give this place a try. We had a Steak and Sausage Burrito (Grilled steak, chorizo, refried beans, cheese, and pico de gallo) and a Pick 2 combination (Enchilada and Tostada). Both meals were tasty and satisfying. The prices...More

Thank vafunbunch
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The food here is absolutely amazing. The service is excellent and fast. The manager is always walking around and very actively participating in the goings on. Have not had a bad experience here yet.

Thank hgwilliamson21
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
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Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6275 Rivers Ave, North Charleston, SC 29406-4982
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  North Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-225-7055
Since 2003 , La Nortena has served as the anchor "authentic Mexican cuisine" restaurant for the historic Charleston/N. Charleston area. The award-winning restaurant, owned and operated by restaurateur Luis Aguirre owes much of its success to our loyal and dedicated restaurant family and to our biggest fans - you, our patrons. Our menu combines traditional central region of Jalisco in the western-pacific area of Mexico. Dishes with authentic house specialties, all prepared with a contemporary twist. Guest favorites include shrimp nachos, fish tacos, ceviche, tacos callejeros, parrillas and specialty margaritas. At "La Nortena" we believe in enjoying a meal from beginning to the end.
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