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La Mexicana Bakery & Taqueria

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2907 Arlington Dr, Alexandria, VA 22306
+1 703-717-0807
11:00 - 20:30
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:30
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Inviting, hospitable, laid back mom & pop establisment. I ordered the juicy Shrimp Taco, peanut butter cookie and fresh fruit juice all under $15. I will surely support this spot in the future. Thanks for the experience!

Thank Orishaslove
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Authentic delicious mexican food. Best tacos in town! Really enjoy the baked goods as well and when it comes to value, you definitely get your moneys worth

Thank Adrian W
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were visiting Alexandria from out of town and stopped by based on this restaurant's Trip Advisor rating. It was nothing fancy and is definitely a small, whole-in-the- wall type of place; however, the food was delicious. I had a burrito and my husband had a torta- both of which were HUGE! Very glad that we stopped... More 

Thank Ashley V
Alexandria, Virginia
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112 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We come weekly if we are in town. It's my go to place for a good lunch. Be sure to try the home made guacamole and chips. Everything we've ever had here is very good.

Thank krewerka
Alexandria, Virginia
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112 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Start with the Guacamole you won't be disappointed. Then get the Sopas, California Burrito or torta sandwich. Be sure to save room for Mexican wedding cookies. Bring more cookies home. The mango drink is good as well. Our favorite in expensive good Mexican place. !!!

Thank krewerka
Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I ate at many Mexican restaurants looking for the best. La Mexicana is the winner. Loved it so much. I've been going, regularly, a year now.

Thank Momnica
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic, authentic tacos. I tried the steak and carnitas tacos, and they were hit, fresh, and delicious. If you like real Mexican tacos, you have to try this place.

Thank Marcela L
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Fantastic Mexican food I had the fish tacos and we ordered the guacamole and chips to share it was all made fresh to order. I'll be back next time I'm in the area.

Thank Douglas G
Alexandria, VA
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78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Always complaining about the strange dearth of good Mexican food in Alexandria? Look no further. This little bakery/cafe will surprise you. It doesn't look like much and it's in a down & out little strip mall off Richmond Highway in Hybla Valley. However, I went out of my way to log on and give this place a rave review. The... More 

Thank Tigercat1
Kettering, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

We were looking for an authentic Mexican place and found this on TripAdvisor. We were not disappointed! I'm from the West Coast and grew up with authentic Mexican food. Not Peruvian, not Salvadoran--Mexican. This is probably the best I have had in the area. Likely not the best I have ever eaten, but still very good. The pastries and desserts... More 

Thank JamesDeLacy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2907 Arlington Dr, Alexandria, VA 22306
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-717-0807

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