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La Mexicana

642 Monmouth St, Newport, KY 41071-1811
+1 859-261-6112
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (12 reviews)
“carne asada” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
642 Monmouth St, Newport, KY 41071-1811
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We frequent here probably once or twice a month when we have a taco craving. These are the most authentic you can get in this area. The mole is also excellent. Tamales are good. #1 fan

Thank TakeMeAwayy
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This place has the best guacamole, soft tacos, mole and is the perfect spot for an excellent casual meal.

1  Thank Viper22FL
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a weekend trip. It was great. Chips and salsa were fantastic as was the queso and tacos also!

Thank Megan M
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

You can get tacos a la carte including ones made with mushrooms, squash blossoms or corn smut (respectively hongos, flores de calabozo, huitlacoche,) as well as the more traditional (for Americans that is,) veggie or bean taco. All are delicious! We always get some guacamole...More

1  Thank Cinti_Erin
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food here is very good and tastes like authentic, homemade fare. The Cuban sandwich is great (and enormous), as is the mole. Courteous employees and a comfortable atmosphere wrap it all up. Worth making a regular local stop.

Thank Corey R
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Authentic! Salsa is fresh ad spicy. The best tacos around. Hands down! Very inexpensive. More space than they used to have.

1  Thank smk54
Reviewed 19 November 2016

It looks tiny from the front, but this is a pretty big place. There are lots of options and many things on the menu I have not seen offered locally. Still, the highlight for me was finding out there is a little market in the...More

Thank Abby G
Reviewed 15 November 2016

It appears to be a small restaurant but it has a lot of room up a short set of stairs.The food is what it's all about. Good food served by a friendly staff.They also can host a large group (we had 20 people) and will...More

Thank kycliff2014
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Went on the recommendation of reviews. A nice "hole in the wall" type restaurant. At first it looked like very limited seating, but you have to keep looking - there is plenty! Chips and salsa to start, just excellent! We got had the enchiladas and...More

Thank KayceezPeople
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The town is such a beautiful place. We were there for business in Covington, and drove the short distance to here. The place was very clean, the people were friendly, the food was authentic Mexican. Good menu choices.

Thank Kathy U
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 642 Monmouth St, Newport, KY 41071-1811
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 859-261-6112
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