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La Cocina Loca - CLOSED

1079 Wellington St West, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 2Y2, Canada
+1 613-798-9292
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good27%
  • Average25%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“churros” (6 reviews)
“pork belly” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1079 Wellington St West, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 2Y2, Canada
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Found this while out walking and thought it would be interesting. A wide variety of tacos seemed very atttractive and we like to try new and different things. We ordered about 5 different tacos and were looking forward to an eclectic taste experience. it didn't...More

Thank Peter E
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We were in the neighbourhood and our daughter was craving Mexican and insisted we go. Always like Mexican, and hard to find way up in the great white north. But this is good food, great service and great value. There with family everybody loved it....More

Thank PaulOFNS
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Tables are close together--intimate some may say. The best tables are against the front wall that has a large window which opens to the street--nice view of the comings and goings on Wellington St and quite pleasant in warm weather. Waitress was very nice and...More

Thank MomDtr
Reviewed 19 October 2017

It is not Taco Bell for sure. Their tacos are made with home-made corn tortillas. They are gourmet tacos with eight selections including one vegetarian. I also love their enchiladas. The space looks like it is a converted garage with a drop-down garage door which...More

Thank leomankinglee
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I've been several times now and keep going back because it's cozy and i find myself craving it now. I hope it stays around.

Thank Catherinemm1
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I recently had dinner with two girlfriends at La Cocina Loca and had a wonderful evening. The décor made me feel immediately comfortable and in a festive mood - beautiful, colourful plates and wall décor, gives you the sense you have wandered into a café...More

Thank Ottawhere
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I loved the decor, the staff was very nice, the fresh and not overly sweet drinks were excellent (I had the hibiscus margarita which was very nice - you could really taste the tequila instead of a sugary mix). our tacos were excellent and came...More

Thank hburkholder
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We don't go to this neighbourhood joint nearly as often as we should given how much we enjoy it every time we go. La Cocina Loca really does have someone for everyone, so long as you like Mexican! The variety of tacos is staggering; we...More

Thank exiledsuburban
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Gee, sometime I wonder if I have been to the same place a have some reviewers. La Cocina is in Mechanicsville, an outer suburb of Ottawa in the Kitchissippi Ward in central Ottawa. One review said that it was expensive, another said that the food...More

1  Thank Gourmand34671
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Delicious tacos done right, can we say pork belly!! Attentive friendly staff and amazing margaritas. Love the place, like being back in Playa De Carmen. Extra points for everything being gluten free except 2 items. Been there 4 times in 18 days, driving in from...More

Thank Lanman2298
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  • Address: 1079 Wellington St West, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 2Y2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-798-9292
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