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Cocina Latina

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3764 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55409-1237
+1 612-354-2971
11:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Sun 11:00 - 23:00
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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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139 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The restaurant claims dishes from Mexico, Columbia and Ecuador, but the menu appears to be focused on Mexican cuisine. We had the 3 taco plate with refried beans and rice. Filling choices are beef, pork or chicken. We had the beef and chicken, and they were both excellent. The salsa was delicious and very different from what is typically offered... More 

Thank HowdyDoody4
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

I had the flantas with pork and it was really amazing. My boyfriend got fajitas but he didn't like it because it was a small portion so I ended up sharing mine with him. I would give them five stars but when we visited, there was only one other table so they wasn't busy but our food took a while... More 

Thank Salika P
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101 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Deep menu. Great ingredients and composition. Ambiance and presentation are not why you'd go here. Helpful waitstaff and decent prices. I'd go back.

1 Thank Brian M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Had the goat stew and tripe dish just to see what they were like since I had never had either before. Plenty to eat but filled up on the chips. Must be an acquired taste.This was the most Ecuadoran dish according to the waitress and was worth the try. There are plenty of other dishes to choose from. Friendly atmosphere... More 

Thank Joe S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Some might rate this place average but I put very good due to the lomito saltado. If you like strips of beef in a savory sauce with veggies, combined with french fries and avocado mixed in order the lomito saltado. The place itself is basic and usually not busy.

Thank Rocketcaliente
Merida, Mexico
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Very close to home for us (walking distance) and we are glad. Always fresh ingredients, prepared well and huge portions! We would keep coming here even if it weren't so close.

Thank rumblentawie
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2014 via mobile

It sucks this place is so close to where I live but I still have only been there once. The atmosphere is not pretty by any means and no free chips and salsa!! It's not horrible but probably won't go back.

Thank TessaBeyers
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2014 via mobile

After living near by for years we finally stopped in to this little corner restaurant. The chile relleno was really good and the refried beans were classic. Overall though we felt fairly meh about out visit. No free chips. No beer on draft. And a weirdly quiet ambiance. I'm not saying i wouldn't go again but probably not unless it... More 

Thank Elizabeth A
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2013 via mobile

They have food from Colombia, Ecuador, and Mexico. The large menu has photos of most items, with English translations below the Spanish, and is easy to read. We experienced some new flavors, and enjoyed the food and service.

Thank ChazHo
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
1 review
Reviewed 30 December 2012

Every thing homemade fresh and delicious. They have lots of harder to find items - goat. Whole fish. Wonderful.

Thank Lynn S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3764 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55409-1237
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-354-2971

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