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La Cocina # 8

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309 Huffman Mill Rd Unit 570, Burlington, NC 27215-6088
+1 336-538-0049
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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109 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I had forty minutes before seeing a play at Studio One in the mall so I thought I could eat at the bar and have time. I was unawares that the Duke UNC game began so the entire restaurant was packed. I enjoyed my food, a shrimp taco salad, but I had to ask for it to go at the... More 

Thank Vaughn G
North Carolina
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I have been going to the La Cocina in Mebane for years and have never truly had a bad experience. This was the second time eating at this location. First the server comes up to ask for drinks, takes mine and my wife's drink order and walks off completely ignoring my son at the table. Once he returns I have... More 

Thank Q6807FEchrisc
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Service is always great, food tastes amazing, and actual Mexican plates. But their prices have went up and the portions are smaller. Worst of all no more free refills on Horchata, which is what I mainly go for. Other than that its a great place for parties, and everything else.

Thank Apostolic_ivan
Garner, North Carolina
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135 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

If you like to order the Speedy Gonsolase lunch special or the number 5 combination plate you will love this place. For what they do they do a great job. The service is consistently prompt and friendly and the prices are reasonable.

Thank parrib1
Elon, North Carolina
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Our favorite Sunday (& sometimes midweek) place to eat & relax. The managers & waitstaff are always nice. We have never had a problem with anything we have ordered. You can print coupons on line or they come in the local newspaper. We will continue to eat here.

Thank Brenda C
Elizabeth, New Jersey
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

While visiting Burlington, NC this restaurant was recommended as a good place to experience Mexican food. I am glad that I took the advice given. The food was excellent, the service was good, and the price was reasonable.

Thank Ursula B
Burlington, North Carolina
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72 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Food very tasty and generous portions. Salsa is one of the best. Crowded for a school night , Thursday evening. Many choices, must come back multiple times to fully experience .

Thank dpcrph
Burlington, NC
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412 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Went with the family for lunch. Everybody got the Speedy Gonzalez lunch special (taco, enchilada, rice). They made them with chicken for us (rather than beef) - which was nice. We also got a child's plate: cheese quesadilla & rice). The free basket of chips and salsa was very good. We asked for an extra salsa, a mild one, and... More 

Thank Ed M
Burlington, North Carolina
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Have eaten here several times! Greeted with Chips and Salsa first thing. The place is always busy but have never waited long for food. The chicken quesadilla is the best!! Large portions too.

Thank Carsguy1
Burlington, North Carolina
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151 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016

I have discovered a favorite Mexican dish that is also good for dieting...Loco Taco. Chicken, beans, lettuce, (I asked for tomatoes), in a shell with melted nacho cheese. I also paid for side of pico but it was worth the price with fresh chopped cilantro. My husband had enchiladas and said they were great. His "salad" however was just lettuce... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 Huffman Mill Rd Unit 570, Burlington, NC 27215-6088
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 336-538-0049
(336) 538-0049Burlington, NC 27215

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