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La China Poblana

556 State Route 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816-3716
+1 732-387-2159
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“carnitas” (2 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
556 State Route 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816-3716
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

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

Thank Art F
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.

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

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.

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

Thank windsgroup
Reviewed 22 April 2017

If you truly want great authentic Mexican food I strongly suggest taking a ride down Rt 18 and having a meal at La China Poblana. I was surprised to find such a gem of a restaurant in East Brunswick. Don't get turned off by the...More

Thank BrianBrian123123
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The 5 star raters on here must have never had authentic Mexican food before. This was our first and last visit here. Service was slow as only one waitress to wait on all the tables and guests. Food was bland. Very bland. Not sure what...More

Thank joee5
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Went there the other day because there were so many positive reviews. The food was ok. Reminds me more of the Mexican food we got in Mexico! that said I think we're just used to the Americanized version of Mexican food.

Thank guybe2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Reservations, Waitstaff
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 - 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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