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Mi Cocina de Amor

) #11 of 224 Restaurants in Charleston $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
711 Bigley Ave, Charleston, WV 25302-3356
+1 304-205-5461
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“guacamole” (7 reviews)
“enchiladas” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
711 Bigley Ave, Charleston, WV 25302-3356
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Small restaurant with seating for about ohhhh about 40 inside and 8-10 tables outside. They pull center restaurant tables together for large groups. No booths seen. Nice cantina style decor. Not typical chain restaurant atmosphere. Some original artwork including a "blueprint" for creating a Taco...More

Thank Stacia S
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a delightful place! Not only was the food amazing and authentic, the staff were good-humored and incredibly funny. I ordered the buffalo chicken nachos, which was such a large portion, I took the rest home for two additional meals. Highly recommend!

Thank architectsarah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in on a Saturday while in town and thoroughly enjoyed the lunch and the visit. The service was great, super friendly servers. Food was excellent with portions that were filling but not so over-the-top that you left half of it on your plate....More

Thank C_and_B_Dayton
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

DECOR: authentic Mexican. It doesn't look like your colorful plastic faux Mexican restaurant, and it doesn't feel like a low budget dive serving mediocre Mexican food. After all, just because I'm from Mexico doesn't guarantee I can cook. This is bright and sprinkled with real...More

2  Thank knygard
Reviewed 16 July 2017

As a business traveler, I rarely get the opportunity to venture far from the meeting and try get local spots. The tacos were awesome. The amazing part beyond the taste :) was that I didn't even spill anything on my tie. The service was friendly...More

1  Thank Kevn P
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Definitely a well decorated fun place to have a meal. Plus, the food is delicious. I had the "My Moms Enchiladas", which were fantastic. Beer and margaritas are served in Mason jars which is appropriate for West Virginia culture. Everything is freshly made and you...More

1  Thank Mark P
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Food was great and plenty of it. Endless chips and salsa, but save room for the main course. We ordered 4 different dinners and everybody swapped sample bites. Everything was delicious. Most dishes were in the $10-$12 range, making it very affordable. Staff was friendly...More

1  Thank Pat H
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I admit surprise when I visit Charleston and someone suggests we meet for Mexican food. I live in Southern California---so I am sceptical of all Mexican food in the east. Mi Cocina de Amor was a wonderfully pleasant surprise. And it isn't just the food...More

1  Thank hanoibelle
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We met family on a week night at Mi Cocina. Had a nice table outside with a umbrella for shade, which was great because it was sunny and hot! The waitstaff has always been kind and courteous. The dishes we've tried were outstanding as usual....More

1  Thank Coach T
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

The wait staff were very friendly and attentive. The endless chips and salsa were great! I got the chicken burrito and could hardly finish it. Good place to eat and socialize.

1  Thank Holli S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 Bigley Ave, Charleston, WV 25302-3356
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 304-205-5461
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