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La Poblana

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Barlow Plaza, Rochester, MN
09:00 - 21:00
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Iron Mountain, Michigan
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food, great service! All the chips and salsa you can eat! Everything we had was great the only negative things are the menu needs more selection and they had very few selections of non carbonated drinks but the waitress did make sure she found something my husband could drink.

Thank joebA6352EZ
Zumbrota, Minnesota
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The owner promised food that was authentic, simple and fresh. He was right on the mark! My wife had the burrito, which she said was very good. I had the chicken enchilada platter with skirt steak. Enchiladas were very good as well. Normally at a Mexican restaurant, we skip the rice or refined beans. At La Poblana, they were worthy... More 

Thank Steve J
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I found this amazing jewel of a restaurant a few years ago and have been bringing clients, family and friends ever since. The staff is always extremely friendly and attentive. The food ... how to describe how amazing the food is???? If you like authentic good Mexican food with a twist of outstanding chef inspired menus, this... More 

Thank Christy J
Raleigh, North Carolina
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1,067 reviews
512 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 450 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

The chips and salsa are very good and plentiful. I had the very good cheese enchiladas with a spicy tomatillo sauce. It's served with guacamole, rice, and beans (half whole beans and half refried). My wife had a so-so chile relleno. There are many varieties of Mexican beer that you help yourself to in the room's refrigerator. A church key... More 

Thank John M
Sturgis, South Dakota
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The menu was very attractive, and the food came out looking just like the pictures. Very attractive, and tasty. I thought the salsa and the diabla sauce were both a little milder than I care for, but they were still tasty, and I do recommend visiting La Poblana on your next visit to Rochester. Prices were reasonable and portions were... More 

Thank Dakotapeach
Rochester, Minnesota
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Hole in the wall place. Authentic Mexican and the food is stupendous! They make all their food fresh and try the hot sauce.

Thank tjchappell33
Two Rivers
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Inside a strip mall, La Poblana radiates with color, vibrancy, and culture. My dish had a freshly made and very spicy tomatillo sauce. Judging by the ingredients and their use - the dishes had regional/personal influence on them. Flan, I'm never much for desserts, was so worth it! The perfectly caramelized flan was balanced nicely by a bit dark moist... More 

Thank JaXhen
Prior Lake, Minnesota
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The food is authentic and has very good flavor. The spicy dishes can be tamed down a bit and the salsa is fantastic. Dinner for 2 and a couple beers for $35; I'll be back.

Thank Douglas P
Valparaiso, Indiana
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232 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This is a nice place with good, authentic Mexican food. Prices are reasonable and the tamales are delicious. Service is good, although brusque. Helpful hint:. Beer is self serve and you need to look on the wall above your table to find an opener.

1 Thank Kent F F
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Absolutely great food!! Good service! Lots of food for the price you pay. Loved the chips and salsa at the table. Hope they serve Margaritas soon but the Corona was cold and good! Very clean and lots to choose from on the menu! Would recommend!

Thank kyle16

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barlow Plaza, Rochester, MN
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester

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