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Taqueria La Unica

1621 Walkup Ave Ste F, Monroe, NC 28110-3700
+1 704-282-2369
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“queso” (11 reviews)
“cheese dip” (9 reviews)
“fresh chips” (4 reviews)
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1621 Walkup Ave Ste F, Monroe, NC 28110-3700
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My service was just five star. Food was good and cooked to order. So impressed with the array of condiments. They had more salsas than a Latin dance class!

Thank sara h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love it. Very authentic Mexican food. You won’t be disappointed. Have been coming here for years and the food is always spot on.

Thank Kas67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best place around to get authentic Mexican food! The staff is wonderful and the food is delicious!

Thank leonardcyndi
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The food here is much more authentic than what you find at the chain Mexican restaurants. Plenty of food and reasonable prices. It stays busy. Consider going at non peak times.

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 11 September 2017

My family uses this place as our standard for Mexican restaurants. So far many have come up short. La Unica raises the bar and always delivers great food. The prices are the best around.

Thank danny m
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I always have the Polo Fundido. The best I have ever eaten. The chips and salsa are awesome. I also enjoy the chicken fajitas.

Thank Lana H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This restaurant is as good as it gets north of the border. I have been to Mexican restaurants from New York to California, the Carolinas to Florida. Taqueria La Unica is top tier and second to none. You might have wait a few minutes depending...More

Thank carle818
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I always go here for dinner. They have the best Mexican food I've ever tasted! No matter what you order the food is excellent! The service is excellent also. Even though they are always busy you are seated quickly. You are served...More

Thank Lonna P
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Full parking lot on a Sunday late lunch is a really good sign, and having to wait a few minutes was a good excuse to talk with the other diners who said its worth the wait. Was not disappointed! Free chips and salsa is four...More

Thank FaSnizel
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

It's so great restaurant, the food is very often and I highly recommend it to someone who wants authentic Mexican food… It's nothing fancy but good food

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, 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: 1621 Walkup Ave Ste F, Monroe, NC 28110-3700
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 704-282-2369
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