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“Excellent Authentic Mexican”
Review of La Perla

La Perla
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
West Lafayette, Indiana
1 review
“Excellent Authentic Mexican”
Reviewed 9 October 2013

La Perla is a great (and cheap) place to get awesome Mexican food. The burritos and enchiladas are highly suggested.

Visited August 2013
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English first
Arizona
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Real Mexican”
Reviewed 7 September 2013

This is a gem of a place. The food is authentic Mexican and delicious-fresh, spicy and unique. It is literally in a Mexican grocery store. I have eaten there many times and have never been disappointed. You can even get a soft drink bottled in Mexico.

But go early. They have a small seating capacity and the menus are in Spanish. Limited English with the staff. But don't worry. Point and pay works fine. You won't be disappointed if you like Mexican fare.

Visited August 2013
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Benton Harbor, Michigan
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“The best Mexican around”
Reviewed 2 September 2013 via mobile

Absolutely the best Mexican around. Not only is the food the best tasting it is the best value. It's the most authentic and tucked in the back of a Mexican grocery store it has real uniqueness. However, it gets very busy so best not to go at peak times. They have very limited seating. A family member of mine has a soy allergy and can eat there. Often get food to go to take to the beach. A must try place.

  • Visited August 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“For what it is, you can't do better!”
Reviewed 21 July 2013

Really good Mexican food at the back of a Mexican grocery store. As authentic as it comes. Clean with quick service. If you don't mind eating in a restaurant at the back of the store, you can't do better than this. Ok guacamole, great salsa with the chips, and the chicken fajitas, while very tasty, were far less greasy than those served by most restaurants. Definitely worth checking out.

Visited July 2013
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Thank tzhs
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
“awesome”
Reviewed 13 June 2013

love the food, authentic.. great flavor
My co-workers and I stumbled on this hidden treasure while in town on business

Visited June 2013
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Thank Shawn m
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