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619 S Locust St, Denton, TX 76201-6819
+1 940-483-8019
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Denton, Texas
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105 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016

I usually find something nice to say about a place and for La Mexicana it was the folks that were dining. A nice mix of locals and some college students discussing their coursework. The food was barely passable, the coffee was not good, and the service was minimal. I will not return; there are other, better, choices nearby.

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Thank Anjelita C
Port Aransas, Texas
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354 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Being that we walked in 5 minutes before closing, we were welcome. Considering there was 8 of us, we were glad. I had the flautas which were done just right. My sister had the steak and she loved it. I'm glad I know some Spanish which helped with the waiter. We had excellent service. The only thing is the queso... More 

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Thank Diane A
Denton, Texas
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2015

There are three menu items you must get if you go here. They are the tacos al pastor, the chicken soup (half a chicken and whole vegetables in a huge bowl), and gorditas. The food is made fresh. The prices are incredibly reasonable. Ask for the green and red sauce with your meal. Note: great place to practice your spanish;... More 

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Thank Jaze_GRR
Bangkok, Thailand
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2015

Big platter of food for lunch at a very reasonable price. My friend took me to lunch. She's native Texan. I lived in TX 15 years and 1 year in Mexico. We speak Spanish. We know our Mexican food and have many places to choose from. Food was really great and the services was fast and friendly. Restrooms were clean.... More 

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Thank khunjames
Denton, Texas
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Very good authentic mexican fare. Seafood soups are good and very different. Daily specials are good on the purse.

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Thank jane8900
Denton, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 April 2014

This is a wonderful small place with great food. They have a variety of unusual items on the menu including spicy mixed seafood soup (wonderful!) and ceviche (or ceviche tostada). There are many choices to fill your tacos or gorditas such as barbacoa, lengua and the usual beef and chicken. The refried beans are tasty all by themselves. Be sure... More 

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Thank Little2Do
Sunset, Texas
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101 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2014

After reading the positive reviews on another site about authentic Mexican food not Tex-Mex we gave Le Mexican a try. Big mistake! First off the service is lacking and not friendly at the least. Maybe because we and one other table are the minority in the restaurant. The chips and hot sauce finally arrived. The hot sauce had no flavor... More 

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Thank arw195651
Denton, Texas
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2013

Being from south Texas, I had heard this was one of the more authentic mexican restaurants Denton had to offer. I was extremely disappointed with the saturation of flavors. Good mexican food has favor infused in every bite, especially in the soups. The caldo de res tasted like water with an aftertaste of spice. The vegetables did not soak up... More 

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Thank Stefanie S
Texas
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83 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2009

My husband and I went to La Mexicana hoping for an "authentic" Mexican food experience. We are very picky about our Mexican food, and we weren't particularly impressed because the food wasn't very fresh or tasty. What's worse is that we both got sick after the meal...I would call it food poisoning! I can't even drive by that place without... More 

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Thank whateverintexas
Saluda, North Carolina
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288 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2008

the food was ok but the chips and salsa SUCKED!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 619 S Locust St, Denton, TX 76201-6819
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Denton
  • Phone Number: +1 940-483-8019

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