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La Tarasca

) #2 of 70 Restaurants in Centralia €€ - €€€ Mexican, Latin
1001 W Main St, Centralia, WA 98531-2852
+1 360-736-7756
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“flan” (21 reviews)
“carnitas” (49 reviews)
“tortillas” (28 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin
€€ - €€€
1001 W Main St, Centralia, WA 98531-2852
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great family run restaurant. Sorry no japa-fusion seaweed-hemp tortillas. They don't even serve chips & salsa! It's tasty Mexican food made with love. Try the carnitas with tortillas that are made in house.

Thank Move2BC
Reviewed 6 days ago

They do not skimp on the fillings, my husbands burrito was filled with chunks of beef. My chicken enchilada was loaded with meat. The sauces were excellent on both of our meals. We had our 3 grandchildren with us and stopped on our way to...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was great. The tortillas were all hand made. The quesadilla were loved by my kids. I had the tamales with beef. It was excellent. The food tasted fresh and look more authentic Mexican than most place. The service was very nice and the...More

Thank Florian H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for lunch last Sunday after a recommendation from a colleague. This place really is authentic, as per other reviews don't expect chips and salsa, you'll get pickled vegetables and salsa which were both surprisingly very good. We were greeted by the owner who...More

Thank Ian71037
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A super little family run Mexican restaurant, well worth a very short detour off I-5. The carne asada was exceptional, and even the refried beans had great flavour. No chips or salsa, another sign that this is not your typical Mexican restaurant. It is in...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We were at a family reunion with people coming from Europe, and various parts of the U.S. and needed to find different restaurants for several nights. We came across La Tarasca and it is indeed a gem. The waitstaff were not only efficient they were...More

Thank Lindathesilkpainter
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

I his is my favorite Mexican food restaurant in western Washington. If you are driving between Seattle and Portland you would do well to plan to stop for lunch or dinner...or just for a break and a snack. This family run restaurant has fabulous, authentic...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. Polite and attentive servers. The homemade tortillas were our favorite. Definitely will come again when we are in town.

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Delicious food & unique choices, La Tarasca was introduced to us today by my sister and no doubt, we'll be back! The pineapple tamales & potato sopes were outstanding. The service was good and the food was ready quickly. I'd recommend staying for dessert, the...More

Thank JeniR-PNW
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Was heading North on I5, looking forward to lunch at La Tarasca. Easily found the restaurant, however it is CLOSED due to a broken water pipe. Know I'll swing by on some future trip.

Thank mangorider
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 W Main St, Centralia, WA 98531-2852
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Centralia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-736-7756
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