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La Mexicana

642 Monmouth St, Newport, KY 41071-1811
+1 859-261-6112
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (13 reviews)
“carne asada” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
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LOCATION
642 Monmouth St, Newport, KY 41071-1811
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1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The place is great. The food is good. Margarita are huge. I really spent a good time there with colleagues and friends. Outside around a table on the sidewalk. Really cool.

Thank Pietro V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been there 3 times. First time, all was great. I had the flag burrito and was surprised at its unique bundling and appearance, and the taste was superb. Second time, was here for lunch; tried something different. Taste was bland, and service was poor. On...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife & I had a late lunch on Saturday and were very pleased with the food & service! The guacamole & chips were first rate - fresh & very flavorful!! The Mole Chicken was excellent, with great flavor and a plentiful portion! The Carmarones...More

Thank M_MWade2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We frequent here probably once or twice a month when we have a taco craving. These are the most authentic you can get in this area. The mole is also excellent. Tamales are good. #1 fan

Thank TakeMeAwayy
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This place has the best guacamole, soft tacos, mole and is the perfect spot for an excellent casual meal.

1  Thank Viper22FL
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a weekend trip. It was great. Chips and salsa were fantastic as was the queso and tacos also!

Thank Megan M
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

You can get tacos a la carte including ones made with mushrooms, squash blossoms or corn smut (respectively hongos, flores de calabozo, huitlacoche,) as well as the more traditional (for Americans that is,) veggie or bean taco. All are delicious! We always get some guacamole...More

1  Thank Cinti_Erin
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food here is very good and tastes like authentic, homemade fare. The Cuban sandwich is great (and enormous), as is the mole. Courteous employees and a comfortable atmosphere wrap it all up. Worth making a regular local stop.

Thank Corey R
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Authentic! Salsa is fresh ad spicy. The best tacos around. Hands down! Very inexpensive. More space than they used to have.

1  Thank smk54
Reviewed 18 November 2016

It looks tiny from the front, but this is a pretty big place. There are lots of options and many things on the menu I have not seen offered locally. Still, the highlight for me was finding out there is a little market in the...More

Thank Abby G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 642 Monmouth St, Newport, KY 41071-1811
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 859-261-6112
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