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Cocula Mexican Grill

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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338 W Mills St, Columbus, NC 28722-8404
+1 828-894-2099
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Columbus, North Carolina
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Always delicious, hot traditional Mexican (American Mex:-) food......Budget-friendly prices. Close to interstate. Loved by locals! Quick, friendly seating......Small varied salsa bar.....My favorite is fajitas; others in family love their burritos and enchiladas. Lunch menu w/ great prices CAN be ordered at other times of day for ONLY an extra dollar.........

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Landrum, South Carolina
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited here for dinner. We had the mixed fajitas for two. Food was fresh and tasty. Service was good and staff were friendly.

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Thank Glen P
Zirconia, North Carolina, United States
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215 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Stopped in a couple of times to get away from fast food restaurants. The service was adequate and the food was good but nothing special.

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St Paul MN
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a great little find in a small town in North Carolina. Owners run it and do a great job. No Taco Bell, it's the real deal!

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Humble, Texas
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Enchiladas were ordered by 3 out of 4 in our group. Everything was well seasoned, generous portions and the beer was cold. The building was what appeared to be an old McDonalds. The new McDonalds was just next door. Very enjoyable restaurant and good service, by the family.

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Tryon, NC
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

"Let's grab some dinner!" "Ok, but I don't have much time - where?" "Let's go to Cocula's - it's good and you can be out in plenty of time." And it's true every time. No matter how busy they are, the friendly staff will get your food out to you quickly, and it's always good! The menu features standard Mexican... More 

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Thank p111nc
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

One order of chicken soup & vege fajitas fed 4 of us. We were in a rush & they took care of us in a fast, friendly manner. Still the best Mexican in the area! Thanks Carlos.

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Thank Mindy W
1 review
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

And your margarita mix you did with bad lime and compare with another Mexican restaurants is so expensive.

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Thank Glenda C
Columbus
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Mexican food, clean and neat interior, service very good. Food for me was tasty and filling. Other in my party cleaned their plates as well so I'm hoping they feel the same.

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Thank Richard C
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Cocula is the best in the area, It is a clean restaurant. Excellent Service. Chips and Salsa on your table immediately. Good food. I like the Polo Fondido (Chicken in a Cream Sauce with rice and sala also warm Tortia). Many great combinations on the menu.

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Thank will4942

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 338 W Mills St, Columbus, NC 28722-8404
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 828-894-2099

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