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La Cucaracha

€€ - €€€Mexican
36 Dale St S, Saint Paul, MN 55102-2608
+1 651-221-9682
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (8 reviews)
“cactus salad” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (5 reviews)
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36 Dale St S, Saint Paul, MN 55102-2608
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Fantastic large proportions of every type of authentic Mexican cuisine you can imagine. Don't let the name throw you off. The staff treat you right from the moment you walk in and the food is delivered promptly and correctly. The tequila menu is expansive if...More

Thank fortmyersfoodlover99
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We enjoyed our visit to La Cucaracha: the staff was friendly and the service prompt. The place was buzzing with activity and everyone was relaxed and enjoying themselves: it had the perfect "neighborhood" hang out vibe. Our drinks were well prepared and quite tasty. They...More

Thank Daren W
Reviewed 1 February 2018

We took my 91 year old aunt to La Cucaracha for lunch. She lived in New Mexico for sixty years and was really missing Mexican food. The menu was excellent and the food we ordered really hit the spot. My pork burrito was fabulous. My...More

Thank stickwaver57
Reviewed 6 December 2017

I met friends at this restaurant. They sent me the address because I had never been there before. I arrived early and found a place to park behind the restaurant. I decided to walk around the area and found some fun shops and art galleries....More

Thank CJCinUSA
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This place isn't great. My enchilada was actually pretty bad. They don't give you free chips. The food is pretty expensive. Our service was slow. I went one other time and it wasn't that great, but I gave it another shot- I won't be back....More

Thank OnThePlane1
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We were seated and served very quickly. Happy hour drinks were a good value. The chimichanga was very good and stuffed with chicken. The enchiladas were also very good very filling. No free chips and salsa. You have to order them, but they are worth...More

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We visited "La Cucaracha" on cinco de mayo, my experience might not be the norm, but this was my experience. We were seated quickly, but our waitress did not acknowledge our table for a while. We ordered two $11 margaritas that came in cheap plastic...More

Thank ClaudiaLGSR
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I've been going to La Cucaracha for over 25 years. There's a reason they have "best in the Twin Cities" plaques. The food is authentic Mexican, well-crafted (full of flavors that are well-balanced) and the wait staff hustles. The Margaritas are exactly what they should...More

Thank DanB1960
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Very pleased with our experience at La Cucaracha! Service was great, server was friendly and attentive, with manager interacting with customers and ensuring everything ran smoothly. Food was delicious, shrimp tacos were amazing, and some of the best refried beans I've ever had. I wish...More

Thank Shu123456
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Good Mexican food with a down home family atmosphere and friendly service. I ordered Gina's Tostadas (Vegetarian) and loved them.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Dale St S, Saint Paul, MN 55102-2608
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-221-9682
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