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Mi Cocina de Amor

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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711 Bigley Ave, Charleston, WV 25302-3356
+1 304-205-5461
11:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Charleston, West Virginia
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They offer great Mexican food and margaritas. It's small, but on a warm day you can sit on the patio. Staff has always been friendly, but maybe because they are usually busy or not trained well, they seem to forget items or to come back and check on your table.

Thank TravelingDuoWV
Charleston, West Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a vegetarian so beans are near and dear to my heart lol. Most places have watered down bland refried beans but Mi Cocina de Amor packs in a punch of flavor in everything they create! We always suggest MCDA to people and it becomes one of their regular spots. Oh and I have to mention their chipotle pineapple margarita!... More 

Thank JEJustice
Charleston, West Virginia
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233 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Never been to Mi Cocina de Amor but my wife and I and a couple friends gave it a shot for Charleston WV restaurant week. A great choice by us. The apps were fried green tomatos and lobster & shrimp bisque. Both amazing and tons of flavor. Our entrees were brisket tacos and shrimp and grits. Omg they both were... More 

Thank Coach T
Sissonville, West Virginia
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I love this place!!! Food & Atmosphere is wonderful! Menu has so many things to choose from. I personally think they have the best home made guacamole I have ever tasted!! Great for lunch & Dinner! One of my favorite places in Charleston!

Thank Dena F
Uniontown, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We've visited twice, and both times were spectacular. We love the margaritas and the shrimp and fish tacos. The ambiance is special too; it's a little place with wonderful sugar skull decorations everywhere. We'll definitely be back!

Thank Shaina R
Jackson, Mississippi
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I love everything about this place! It has great food. I highly recommend the bean and cheese chimichanga or one of the fish tacos!

Thank Bob1855
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121 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Swift service, friendly staff. Good outdoor area. Food is light, fresh, well seasoned and the cost was very reasonable

2 Thank 2millionandcounting
Charleston, West Virginia
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69 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Charleston advertised several restaurants would be celebrating seafood week including one of our favorites, Mi Cocina de Amor. We stopped by and ordered Lobster bisque and fish taco's. We could not have been happier. Thanks for the great service and meal.

Thank DWill48
Charleston, WV
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76 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

OK, first, I dream about Frank Gonzales's tequila lime chicken tacos. This unique independently owned restaurant is the perfect place for lunch, dinner or simply appetizers. I don't drink margaritas but I understand they are swell here. The food is always amazing and they come up with surprises like smoked beef brisket tacos and homemade cheesecake.

1 Thank tourismgoddess
Charleston, West Virginia
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

My coworkers and I love to come here for lunch! The food is always so fresh and delicious and we love sitting on the patio. The staff is also very friendly and accommodating and we come here at least once a week.

1 Thank Prattypete

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 Bigley Ave, Charleston, WV 25302-3356
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 304-205-5461

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