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La Cocina Restaurant

Mexican, Southwestern
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201 W College Ave, Silver City, NM 88061-5418
+1 575-388-8687
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Silver City, New Mexico
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mexican Food is Authentic & Fresh Made. The Salsa is Hot & spicy & oh so good. The Burgers are some of the best, in Silver City. I'm from the mid-west & these burgers remind me of Steak n Shake quality burgers. Yum. :)

Thank secondhandsiren
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

This last trip to Silver was the first time for us going to La Cocina. It is very good and quick service. Burritos are to die for!!!!

Thank Grace R
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98 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

This is a locals place in a tourist city Solid food and lots of it at a great price. Nothing fancy. Just really good food. Service was nice. Support small local business and eat here

Thank Cheezman
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The staff at the Econo Lodge recommended for great burgers! We were exhausted after a long hike one day and called in a bunch of Mexican food and a hamburger & fries! Yummy! We will drive to the restaurant next time to have a nice sit down dinner.

Thank S00ziI
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

You can select your own filling. Mine was delicious! The servers were very friendly. Great place to go if you're hungry.

Thank Saltmarshlover
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Located in Silver City town center but still easy to find and easy to get to. Lots of parking for customers. I had the tamale plate with two tamales, rice & beans. Very good food! There were plenty of locals coming and going. The restaurant also does food to take-away and for delivery.

Thank CR_Drifter
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

We drove for 24 hours from Atlanta and decided to stop here to eat before finding our motel 20 miles away. There were no other customers in the restaurant, so we chose a table in the back. The server came out after about 5 minutes and immediately asked us to move to another table since the one we chose sat... More 

Thank Julie T
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

It isn't very prepossessing, but some local friends urged us to give it a try. I had the chile verdes bowl, and it was excellent (soup, not the traditional stew). My husband's meal was also tasty. It was full of Mexican families, which is also a good sign. Will go back again when in a Silver City--also very inexpensive!

Thank Karen S
Sacramento, California
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

The staff is better than the food which is decent. I had a Mexican combo and would call it a solid 7 of 10.... Service however was 9 of 10. Lots of locals doing return business. They really treat people well. A nice extra is they have a mixed menu and claim their burgers are the best....lol Might be, I... More 

Thank ticklemetooooo
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

This is the worst Mexican restaurant that I have ever eaten at. The food is definitely sub-par at best. I ordered some enchiladas and they came out cold and unappatizing. Also I had the opportunity to talk with the owner. He was rude and dismissive towards me right off the bat. I have a significant other who used to work... More 

Thank Derrick B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 W College Ave, Silver City, NM 88061-5418
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Silver City
  • Phone Number: +1 575-388-8687

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