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La Tienda Latina

2204 SW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-2005
+1 352-367-0022
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (23 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (18 reviews)
“goat” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:30 pmAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
2204 SW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-2005
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Typical University town Mexican restaurant. I had the goat and it was delicious. Chips are $ extra, but enough food so weren’t necessary. Beer was cold. Convenient location near university, hospitals, and lodging. Staff was friendly and customers were cool. Limited outdoor seating, Food served...More

1  Thank CUbeMan
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I was staying at a Wyndham just down the street and asked for some good food within walking distance. I was thinking margarita, chips and salsa, you know the cliche Mexican restaurant. Was I wrong. La tienda translates to "store" in Spanish and that is...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 1 October 2017

My son had heard about this place from friends so we went after a football game ~ just beat the crowd. Had six of us and ate for under $50. Everything was delicious. Fresh made chips and queso/salsa were very good. I had the chile...More

Thank Teri H
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This restaurant seems to be always packed with people but they manage to find a spot for you. The food is special...not found everywhere and the servers are friendly. They also do a great carry-out business.

Thank pegdick
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Just had lunch here..was fresh delicious and cheap !! Authentic Mexican food. Must try if in Gainesville area

Thank HH1068
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Very simple ordering system. Choose from the menu and pay. They'll bring it to you (except the drinks) Very busy place Friday night (also Freshman weekend at UF). Told wait would be between 40 to 50 mins, actually food came out at the 30 mins...More

Thank Tripophiliac
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

This place is inexpensive, serves large portions, and has good food. What more could you ask for? I recommend la tienda to everyone.

Thank casualdiner90
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The atmosphere and food La Tienda cast me back to my first experiences of Mexican food in California. From the experience of ordering at the counter, the plastic plates and cutlery, to the complex and delicious flavours and no-holds-barred hot sauces, I look forward to...More

1  Thank Sidney O
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Probably one of the best meals I had whilst in Gainesville. Came here three times In a week.The staff were friendly and the food was tasty! Don't expect fancy cutlery, the authentic atmosphere and outdoor patio area made this an enjoyable experience. The prices were...More

Thank aalhilou
Reviewed 26 July 2017

First, I would like to say that I have eaten a lot of Mexican food in my life and this place is absolutely the most authentic and fresh and great tasting place. I wish I could pack this place up and take it with me...More

Thank Brenda G
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Questions & Answers
26 March 2016|
Response from zapdaddy | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have an outdoor patio area with tables
12 April 2015|
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Response from Joyce B | Reviewed this property |
If I am remembering correctly, they only had beer and wine.
12 April 2015|
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Response from Rob A | Reviewed this property |
They have a good selection of mexican bottled beer.No wine that I know of.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2204 SW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-2005
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-367-0022
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