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Cocina Michoacana

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$$ - $$$
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18730 Main St, Groveland, CA 95321-9444
+1 209-962-6651
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San Francisco
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86 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No Complaints here. I prefer a Mexican place that serves a good Margarita but this place makes up for it with the killer food. I don't mind a cold Negra Modello with my meal either. First time in the nights special was Carnitas. I loved it. The second time in I had the beef Fajitas. Another big-time winner. I would... More 

Thank TiamoItalia
Roseville, California
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We ate here because our favorite establishment had a power outage. The place was clean, the staff were friendly, service was quick and the food was hot. Unfortunately, like many Mexican restaurants in the US, the food was bland, lacking any spiciness whatsoever.

Thank Dennis F
Patterson, California
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Large menu for the size of the restaurant. Food was excellent - growing up on Tex-Mex - this brought back good memories. (Could use more wait staff. )

Thank DYngbld
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38 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I wasn't expecting a great Mexican food when I first saw the place from the outside. I was very surprised. The service was great and the food was even better. For a hole in the wall place, it is the gem on the ring. The chimichanga and was very impressed. It was great and will take the time to visit... More 

Thank Ken G
Groveland, California
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294 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch today and my chile rellenos were very very tasty this also was very spicy and fresh and everyone loved their food much improved from the last time we were there. Great service too

Thank frequent1
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56 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

we were staying in Groveland for a couple of nights. This serves a range of Mexican food and is really busy with a mix of tourists and locals. The food was tasty with generous portions. The staff were helpful too as being relatively new to proper authentic mexican food.

Thank supaberri
Orinda, California
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Travelled thru Groveland dozens of times and saw no reason before to stop for food. Wow, was I missing something great! Extremely tasty, authentic home made, helpful staff, hearty portions, and deep menu with both standard and unique offerings. I had chicken mole poblano and thought I was in heaven. My wife had chicken tostados filed with fresh ingredients, not... More 

Thank Tdavid2015
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Very good food. Ate to much! Staff very friendly, and fast service. Had the pollo sope (chicken and masa with refried beans and lettuce) yummy.

Thank John G
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

My 37 years in Houston makes it hard to find Mexican food in California that compares but for me this is good, solid Mexican fare that you would find in most of the local small eateries in Houston or San Antonio. Clean and neat, its not fancy but unless your a snob you will find this place comfortably authentic in... More 

Thank Thomas T
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Unimposing from the street, I wasn't sure whether to keep going and look for somewhere else, but boy I was glad I stopped here! I got my fix of a fajita salad and it was fantastic food. so many great flavours and a really generous helping. The staff were very friendly, although service was a little on the slow side... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18730 Main St, Groveland, CA 95321-9444
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Groveland
  • Phone Number: +1 209-962-6651

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