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Cocula Mexican Restaurant II

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1297 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-1628
+1 828-299-1255
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arrived in Asheville, read various reviews on Trip Advisor, and chose Coculamas it was close to our hotel. Do you love the feeling you get when you "wing it" and end up a winner?! Not a fancy place but that is the only drawback. As others have stated, the menu was vast and the service excellent. You feel appreciated the... More 

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Thank Laura R
Asheville, North Carolina
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unlike other Mexican style restaurants, the ingredients are fresh and the food is prepared with as little cooking oil as possible. The meal didn't weigh me down for hours and hours--as some Mexican style food can. The portions vary--even for the same dish, but are generally generous. Wide variety of salsa chip dips. Excellent for lunch. A favorite of motorcyclists... More 

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Thank Pausanius2016
New York
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256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an authentic Mexican restaurant located outside of Asheville proper, just off of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Menu is huge, as are the portions. Four of us could have easily split two entrees. Service was nice.

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Thank skgbos
Morganton, North Carolina
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87 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Son and I had an appointment at VA Hospital and were on the way home at lunch time when we found Cocula. I'm not big on Mexican food but my son loves it so I said we'd try it. We both had Shrimp Chimichanga. I had refried beans and son had rice with it and both came with salad w/guacamole,... More 

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Thank luckeyedie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent food big portions and great service. Would definitely recommend it and would go back. Would give it 100.

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Thank Elizabeth R
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We are visiting Asheville for the first time from Texas. This little Mexican food place puts many of my Texas favorites to shame. All the food is homemade, large portions, delicious, great Margaritas and very sweet and nice wait staff. They are fast to get your food out but while you wait there is a free salsa bar that satisfys... More 

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Thank Alett R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We were staying just up the road and were just looking for somewhere for a bite to eat. Came across this great little restaurant. Delicious food, fast friendly service and great value for money. Will definitely go back again!

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Thank derekate d
Columbus, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is one of the local Mexican Restaurants and the food is fairly good. Service is very good and quick. The employees are friendly and it isn't too noisy so one can visit with friends and family

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Thank FranO35
Asheville, North Carolina
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Food is very good, service is very good, prices are very good. We eat lunch and dinner there, often. Our go-to Mexican place in Asheville. Has vegetarian plates, meat plates, pretty much everything. Can't find a web site for it though.

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Thank 1lunchpail
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This restaurant was close to the hotel we were staying and didn't want to drive all over town so we gave it a shot. The service was good as was the food and at a reasonable price.

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Thank Alan H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1297 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-1628
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-299-1255

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?