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La Pena Mexicana

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609 W Cypress St, Kennett Square, PA 19348-3013
11:00 - 21:30
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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is was an excellent taqueria! Even my husband who doesn't like Mexican food enjoyed the chicken quesadillas. I had the fish tacos with tilapia. The quesadilla portion size was huge. The fish taco portion size was relatively small but delicious.

Thank jagzier
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174 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Read great reviews about La Pena so decided to try before Longwood. Address is actually W. cypress just past Victory Brewing. We were taken back by the restaurant...not very exciting by any aspect. But if you want great food at a very reasonable price, this is the place. The two Mexican women cooking did a super job of getting flavor... More 

Thank FrankDiB
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Very very good and my sons favorite place to eat. Authentic, clean, great service and wide array of offerings! Enchiladas were amazing and the chimichanga looked mind blowing. Great prices too! This is our new go to for great and quick food!

Thank Sarah M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

No frills but best Mexican food in Kennett. Not many tables, but does not get crowded. Popular with take out.

Thank phillytraveler07
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

A hole in the wall. The run down building should has given us a clue. The food was less than average and came with a high price. I was really hoping for some good local food at a cheap price. $30 later I left hungry and less than satisfied.

Thank John K
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290 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

small "hole in the wall' with attentive service, the food truly authentic and tasty. Large menu and many drinks available(no alcohol). About 20 seats, food comes quickly and has all the right flavors and tastes.too bad the tv left on.

Thank frequentraveler13
Punta Cana
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Always need to stop by this place when passing thru. I love the fish taco platters: all ingredients are fresh. Their side sauces are tasty & just enough amount of spiciness. Bring cash- no credit card.

Thank Marie M
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

The seasoned shredded pork tacos were very good and the shredded chicken Enchiladas were outstanding. Great homemade guacamole and freshly made chips. Both the green and the red sauces were very flavorful.

Thank Chipfio9
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Delicious food, friendly service and great value. Don't be put off by the location or decor, the food is excellent. This is a hidden gem of a Mexican restaurant. Fast service and delicious ! Try the shredded marinated pork tacos and an order of the fresh fried tortilla chips with guacamole.

Thank Gina F
Media, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

I love this place. It is inexpensive and the food is fantastic! It is how every Mexican restaurant in the US should be. It is a tiny family friendly atmosphere.

1 Thank Sharon G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 609 W Cypress St, Kennett Square, PA 19348-3013
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Kennett Square
  • Phone Number: 61-925-2651

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