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La Mexicana

642 Monmouth St, Newport, KY 41071-1811
+1 859-261-6112
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tacos” (12 reviews)
“burrito” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
642 Monmouth St, Newport, KY 41071-1811
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been going here since day one, or thereabouts. They do a great job. Chips and salsa are homemade. The bistec la Mexicana in the photo is an amazing dish that will satisfy the biggest of appetites. Or just get the tacos. We've witnessed the...More

Thank cathy m
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Delicious lunch here...so authentic! The carnitas sope is a must have, trust me you will not be disappointed!!! Fresh and delicious food!!

1  Thank luckyno39
Reviewed 19 January 2018

La Mexicana was first brought to my attention several months ago by co-workers who raved about their lunches there. Since then, my wife, son and I have since dined there on multiple occasions over the last few months. We had volunteered to work a booth...More

Thank kentuckylongrifle
Reviewed 1 January 2018

We had the Flag burrito with barbacoa and the gordo taco with pulled pork. Big burrito with meat that I'm surprised the knife would cut. And the gordito had lots of beans but very limited pork. I wonder if they saw the gingos coming. there...More

Thank Edward L
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Great chips! Vegetarian Tacos, amazing! Polo Chicken Tacos, excellent! Service great, very crowded. A popular place. Located down the street from Dixie Chili Monmouth Street. This was my first time here. I thought this was excellent food.

Thank LarryaPilot
Reviewed 4 December 2017

I love this place, particularly in conjunction with an evening of live theater next door at the Falcon Theater. The margaritas are HUGE, the food oh so very authentic, and the service very good. Being a foodie, I've chatted with quite a few in the...More

1  Thank NKyAdventurer
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Authentic food, fun music, friendly fast service. This is our go to place when in Newport. Prices are good.

Thank kdschafer
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Was driving by and got the urge for Mexican food. Went in was immediately greeted sat down ordered and boom. To start with the chips and salsa we're delicious. Today was two dollar tacos... So why not... Got three.. they were amazing. The best tacos...More

Thank Pete R
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The place is great. The food is good. Margarita are huge. I really spent a good time there with colleagues and friends. Outside around a table on the sidewalk. Really cool.

Thank Pietro V
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Been there 3 times. First time, all was great. I had the flag burrito and was surprised at its unique bundling and appearance, and the taste was superb. Second time, was here for lunch; tried something different. Taste was bland, and service was poor. On...More

Thank Doug S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 642 Monmouth St, Newport, KY 41071-1811
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 859-261-6112
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