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La Michoacana

1138 E High St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-4844
+1 434-202-1336
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good51%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
1138 E High St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-4844
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

This is the 2nd location at 2291 Seminole Lane where Baja Bean used to be. The menu was limited but the food was great. We served ourselves including fountain drinks. When we asked for cheese in a small container for the toddler, they quickly brought...More

Thank Gina S
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Not Tex-Mex, but more traditional Mexican. Very simple family-run place, seems to be mostly take out. Enchiladas & quesadillas were great. Only fair selection of bottled beer. Limited parking. If you want a quick meal, it’s a good choice.

Thank BunkyVA
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We ordered four different entrees and they were all bad. I had tacos de carne asada and the meat had no flavor. It was dried out and flavorless. My daughter had beef fajitas and they were too salty, thought the meat was cooked well. My...More

Thank EllysiaF
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Cheap, authentic Mexican food. Get a selection of tacos and use their homemade sauces. Great place to eat at any time or take out.

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Can't always judge a restaurant by its looks! We will be returning! Great homemade flour and corn tortillas.

Thank KimC1234
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We literally stopped here by chance on our way home from Crabtree Falls and was pleasantly surprised. First of all our server was a very nice young man who was just happy to do his job. The food was fantastic and the homemade tortillas made...More

Thank DanShep57
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great price, great choices and food made to order. Staff is friendly and they serve alcohol which is a plus. I enjoy their authentic Mexican cuisine while sipping a margarita. One of the best Mexican restaurants in Charlottesville. They have several different sauces to choose,...More

Thank chris w
Reviewed 29 June 2017

La Michoacana is not fancy . . . you'll order at the counter, pick up your tray at the kitchen window, and bus your own dishes. The food is more Mexican than at the prominent chain in C'ville, the mole is as Oaxacan as you'll...More

Thank ProfessorCharles
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Somewhere between a diner and a dive, this restaurant serves authentic Mexican food at very good prices. We've had lunch there twice and both times the food was delicious. I judge a Mexican restaurant on their Carnnitas and theirs are great. Also excellent refried beans...More

Thank Dirk L
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Don't be fooled into thinking the positive review implies a swanky restaurant. This is a clean, no frills small cantina with very good Mexican food with many choices beyond the Tex-Mex options on generally found. I liked the atmosphere with Hispanic TV on the scene,...More

Thank VirginiaRambler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1138 E High St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-4844
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-202-1336
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