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Only the freshest (never frozen) and finest ingredients are used to prepare all menu items fresh daily. Our frozen margaritas are every Wacoan's favorite, so don't complete your La Fiesta experience without ordering one. We are proud to serve vintage Tex-Mex from original Castillo family recipes. Back in the good old days, before there were pre-formed taco shells and canned enchilada sauces, restaurant Tex-Mex was just like homemade. At La Fiesta, you'll find the same home-style flavors - and the same fresh-fried taco shells, house-made spices, homemade tortillas, and made-from-scratch enchilada sauces that your grandparents once enjoyed. Host your next event at La Fiesta! We have a private
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Table Service, Reservations, Free Wifi, Live Music
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All reviews enchiladas corn cakes stuffed avocado guacamole enchilada dinner street tacos beef refried beans and mexican rice awesome mexican food white queso house margarita frozen margarita have eaten here love this place great place to eat margaritas texas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would give them 5 stars, but think margaritas are a bit overpriced. What you do get is good service, foo served piping hot, in a festive atmosphere. No wonder it's called "La Fiesta."

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 12 August 2021

Everyone in our party of five said it had to be the best Mexican we ever had. We each got something different and we were all extremely pleased. I got chicken enchiladas with white sauce and they were the best I'd ever had. The chicken...was cubed and not shredded. The sweet corn cake is a must, the orange cilantro rice was great and all of us couldn't get over how great the food was. Be sure to ask for Myra!More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 12 August 2021

I usually always get chicken enchiladas and I've got to say these were the very best. The orange cilantro rice and the sweet cornmeal cake was great too. There were five of us. We all got something different and we all thought it to be...the best Mexican or TexMex we've ever had. Be sure to ask for Myra!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 4 August 2021 via mobile

Wonderful place, clean and airy. We had lunch with our friends and David who has been with them for 20 plus years was an excellent server! Their food is fresh and tasty! The tortilla chips were fresh made and the salsa was perfect with just...the right amount of heat! We have found Waco’s best Mexican restaurant after much searching! We will try their world famous Margaritas next time! We will now be regular customers…More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 5 April 2021

My favorite Tex Mex in Waco. So many great options... but all must be ordered with a side of the sweet corn cake!

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 14 March 2021 via mobile

The parking lot was packed when we drove up! But the restaurant holds a lot of people so we got right in! I had a chimichanga w taco meat and queso which was very good. My husband had a chili relleno, which is the dish...by which he rates a Mexican restaurant. It passed w flying colors! The brownie sundae was to die for, with a crunchy crust and plenty of ice cream. My husband’s tres leches cake was the only thing we ate that was at all disappointing disappointing. Our waitress was cheerful and took good care of us, but the young men who were greeters could’ve been more welcoming. I’ve put this place in my favorites. We will be back!More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 10 January 2021 via mobile

La Fiesta is my favorite Mexican restaurant. Today, I ordered the the brisket enchiladas with a white queso sauce on top. I seriosly give that dish 5 stars. I had refried beans and Mexican rice. Fresh hot chips were served complimentary with the best salsa...in Waco.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 25 September 2020

Ordered chimichanga, was soggy, not even really cooked that much. Friend ordered grilled fish taco, they brought him fried fish. Just seemed like cafeteria food, salsa tasted like it came out of a can.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 23 August 2020 via mobile

This time I ordered the combo with the brisket enchilada with a cup of tortilla soup. Both were fabulous. Be sure to try a sweet corn cake while there. My friend got the street tacos. They were yummy as well.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 15 August 2020

I've eaten here several times when passing through Waco on trips from OKC to Austin. I have never been disappointed. The servers are always friendly and the food is always delicious. I'l be back . . . again and again!

Date of visit: July 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about La Fiesta Restaurant & Cantina

Yes, La Fiesta Restaurant & Cantina offers takeaway services.

La Fiesta Restaurant & Cantina is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5