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La Casita Mexican Restaurant

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5085 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421
+1 763-571-7784
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ate dinner here late (about 8:30 PM) on a Saturday night. The restaurant was about half full. The service was great and food was delicious. The combo platters (we tried #6 and #8) were generously large and really tasty. We would definitely stop here again if passing through Fridley.

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Thank JenCoutts
Winnipeg, Canada
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We arrived in Fridley on a Friday evening and were not familiar with the area so we really didn't know where to head for dinner. La Casita was almost next door to our hotel and the parking lot was full, so we figured this was a good sign. We were not disappointed. The tacos and salsa that they serve as... More 

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Thank Kim B
Columbia Heights, Minnesota
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The La Casita Mexican restaurant on 50th and Central is my favorite! The food is delicious and the wait staff are very friendly and conscientious about refilling your water or soda glass. If you want more chips, how does the food tastes. You feel like you are a valued customer and that they also enjoy working there. So I try... More 

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Thank Thevacationer2017
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Been going here since I was as a kid... Now in my 30's. Still is fantastic. The atmosphere seems very authentic. The cheese dip is wonderful along with the free chips and salsa! The wait staff were very friendly and kept our drinks topped off. I was in a group of 8 and we had extremely wonderful service! If you... More 

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Thank Kelly W
Minneapolis
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

We eat here about once a month, always on Tuesdays for their 2 for 1 margarita special. Portions are a good size and the food is good. I did notice that the chips are now thicker and not as good as they used to be, but otherwise we have no complaints except that we always have that stuffed feeling when... More 

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Thank girafer
Minneapolis
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is one of our "go to places" for a good mexican meal. The Happy Hour is awesome, the chips, salsa and queso are awesome. Our favorite are the Chimichanga's (ground beef) with the green sauce or with caso blanca. Another favorite is the Pollo Fundido.

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Thank dklick61
Minnesota
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

Have eaten here many times. The food is good as is the service. The slushy margarita from the machine seemed a bit watered down. On our recent trip we noticed a change in the complimentary chips. The chips were always thin and warm and fresh. This last time they were time they were thick and cold. Definitely did not seem... More 

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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

The Heavy Table summed it up perfectly "La Casita is a portrait hidden in the attic of an eternally young Chi-Chi's." There's a snack buffet available at the bar during happy hour and big margaritas, like you'd expect. Consider the carne asada, but ask them to hold the bacon.

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Thank Joe W
Minneapolis
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114 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

The girlfriends and I had a very fun happy hour! The staff is great! The drinks are cool! The food was just what we wanted!!! Thanks!

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Thank val-mn
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

Great food - not sure how "authentic" it is, but still tasty! Margaritas are decent - but no need to spend more money on the fancy ones, as the house margarita is just fine. $1 Tacos on Wednesday after 7pm can't be beat! Tons of meat and toppings for only a buck! Fun, friendly atmosphere, great for families, couples, everyone!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5085 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Columbia Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 763-571-7784

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