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La China Poblana

556 State Route 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816-3716
+1 732-387-2159
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“carnitas” (2 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
556 State Route 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816-3716
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for lunch today, ordered enchiladas mixed:tasteless food/ server does not return to see if your food is good.. don’t ask for second plate of chips because they will charge you, cheap eats but you pay what you get. We will not return.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank moringa m
Reviewed 10 October 2018

The restaurant is super colorful, with paintings of Mexican culture wherever you look Its a small restaurant with maybe at most 10 tables. So dont come when its super busy. Apart from that, it was pretty mediocre. I got a special Mexican drink, that I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Matan O
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The food is fabulous, portions are generous and reasonably priced. It is made to order so take that into account if you are short on time. The food is worth the wait. The wait staff are very gracious. My go to are the fajitas. However,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank joannr956
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This little gem it's hidden in plain site on Route 18. The food is very authentic and delicious. I had the shrimp tacos and my husband had the carnitas in green sauce. Both dishes were succulent. The only thing is the food does take a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mariamarciano
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is authentic Mexican and the food is amazing it is byob and prices are very reasonable so if you near don't miss this great restaurant

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank butterfly0071
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here after passing the restaurant for the last five years. We were thrilled by our decision. I had the veggie burrito and my wife had the veggie quesadilla. Both were very tasty and filling. The grilled peppers and onions,...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 36artf
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This is a great little gem located right on Route 18 in East Brunswick. If you want more than the limited menus at Chipotle or Moes then this is the place to go. Great food cooked to order. They even make pizza.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank CharlieCafaro
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Found this gem while in area .Restaurant on overall is not that good as appearance goes it's always pretty full so that's a good sign of the great food they serve .Food is authentic and they serve fresh chips which is a great treat and...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank butterfly0071
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Tried this restaurant for the first time today. I must say this is an excellent little authentic Mexican restaurant. Loved their Beef Quesadillas, Beef Flautas and Tacos. Service was fast and friendly.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank banyuhays
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Cinco de Mayo is traditionally celebrated with Mexican food. This year, we wanted to take more authentic Mexican food. The restaurant had very good ratings for their food but not for their service. This is exactly what my wife and I experienced on their busiest...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank windsgroup
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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 - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 556 State Route 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816-3716
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  East Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-387-2159
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