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Taqueria La Unica

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1621 Walkup Ave Ste F, Monroe, NC 28110-3700
+1 704-282-2369
10:00 - 22:00
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Monroe, North Carolina
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food ready fast and pleasant staff, great place to celebrate a birthday-a surprise for everyone

Thank laneypat
Elkton, Maryland
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46 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow... If you're ever within 50 miles of Monroe, North Carolina, you HAVE to come here. Aside from the great selection of cervesas/ 4 kinds of salsa/ fresh pico/ free queso & chips, there's the tacos! Great menu, friendly staff, quick turn-around, and cheap prices... I wish I could relocate this place to home!!!

Thank Follow_the_aroma
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

......until I saw them recycling used chips and salsa left on tables. Haven't been back since. It's too bad.

Thank Tina B
calabash nc
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90 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

First time here....been to many authentic taquerias...this place is well good.... from the half dozen free sauces and chips to the large menu and beautiful waitresses and quick service you could not ask for any better place to eat

Thank agentkma
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

They feed you well.the meals a huge. Great service ..love the chicken dish they have and their cheese and chips are awesome it was delicious

Thank Karol K
Monroe, North Carolina
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We have been several times to this restaurant! Don't let the outside fool you! Great Mexican food, good atmosphere, very clean! If you know how to speak Spanish, it will make their day! Very large portions! More than likely, you will need a box to take home leftovers!

Thank DeborahK1154
Trinity, AL
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Sat down and they brought out lots of sauces, including cheese and pico. But chips were not that good. Quesadilla was ok - not cut - There are better Mexican restaurants in town.

Thank SBell1964
Monroe, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2017

After seeing all the great reviews we decided to give this place a try. We were NOT disappointed! Plenty of familiar choices at reasonable prices. Waitstaff were cheerful and knowledgeable. Service was prompt. We ordered a shrimp dish and a chimichanga. The shrimp were not shrimpy but were surprisingly large and plentiful in a fiery sauce. Suggest asking the waitstaff... More 

Thank Tom T
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Great authentic Mexican food. Best Mexican in the Monroe area and awesome margaritas. Not really fancy but the salsa assortment they give you with chips when you sit down can't be beat.

Thank John D
Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The exterior is best described as bland, the food - not bland at all. Seating is fast, especially at lunch when a lot of folks don't have time to waste. A healthy serving of freshly made, still warm chips and a selection of salsas whose temps range from cool to near volcanic greets you in a few seconds. The wait... More 

Thank KLN_123

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1621 Walkup Ave Ste F, Monroe, NC 28110-3700
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 704-282-2369

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