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La Cocina mexicana

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5424 Beckley road, Battle Creek, MI
+1 269-979-8431
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Merritt Island, Florida
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220 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Thought this would be great new place for friends that never ate there. Well they had terrible meals. I would never take them back or anyone.

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Thank pgwildflower
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This place is great! Truly feels authentic with Mexican paintings all over and has Great food. Highly recommend Mexican rice, white queso dip, and the fajitas (have never gotten fajitas here because they're very expensive but they always smell and look great!)

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Thank Haydonna56
Quincy
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The food was very good but the service was terrible. The waitress stood around more than anything. We waited for her to take our drink orders then after we got our food we didn't see her again and when we did see her, she was standing around. Horrible service.

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1 Thank Sandra C
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We go to La Cocina about once a week! My boyfriend and I generally split an order or the Chicken Fajita Nachos, and we're both full. Their chips and salsa are delicious, and I love their guacamole. The Enchiladas Jalisco are also fantastic. I don't think I've had anything here that I DIDN'T like.

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1 Thank Conally S
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Our family had been enjoying LaCocina for years. Great service and excellent food! Our favorite dishes are the Jolisco Special and Arandas Cheese Steak. The queso and fresh chunky guacamole both are must haves as well.

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1 Thank Emily K
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough about La Cocina! We went there on Cinco de Mayo with a packed restaurant and got our great food quickly! EVERYTHING in the restaurant feels authentic wherever you sit. The tables are decorated and the walls are painted with Mexican art! GO HERE!!!

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1 Thank Grandoldparty48193
Battle Creek, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Good specials, good food and good margaritas. Oh, and good guacamole. Food is unique and not "American Mexican". Excellent customer service.

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1 Thank pp51bc
Battle Creek, Michigan
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Went out for my buddy's birthday and had an okay time. I do like the authentic food, but what I really wanted was a chicken quesadilla with just cheese. I asked for that and they had to bring over someone else to explain they have 6 different quesadilla's. I said give me the one that was chicken and cheese. Simple... More 

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Thank Jack B
Lansing, MI
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Girlfriend and I have eaten at the Beckley Road location several times. I thought the food there OK, good value, not outstanding. But good margaritas at a good price so get your smile on! this location is bigger inside than it looks outside and never had to wait to take a seat. Table service could be quicker. Don't be in... More 

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Thank SigRhoMike
Orlando, Florida
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787 reviews
516 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

A nice local Mexican restaurant = a local favorite. The Fajitas are very good and the service is equally good.

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Thank CherokeeMan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5424 Beckley road, Battle Creek, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Calhoun County  >  Battle Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 269-979-8431

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?