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La Mex

8330 King St, Anchorage, AK 99518-3066
+1 907-344-6399
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  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible5%
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“carne asada” (3 reviews)
“tacos” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, American
$$ - $$$
8330 King St, Anchorage, AK 99518-3066
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Yes, my good people. You can get amazing Mex in Alaska. We've been going to La Mex since my first visit to Anchorage many, many years ago. The one strange thing about going to a Mexican restaurant in Alaska is that they often serve some...More

Thank Feisqueen
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have eaten here several times over the years. It has become one of our regular eating establishments when we're looking for Mexican food. Their prices are moderate, and their servings are quite adequate. Prices are quite reasonable. The service has always...More

Thank bubba948
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We had a dinner for two. The decor is standard table style Mexican, slightly dated. The overall appearance I would call mid-range family style. The food was unusually good. We had the carne asada and the poblanos nagatos. The latter was quite unique: a mild...More

Thank BWF1966
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I've ate at La Med starting in the early 80's but it's been a while {10 plus years} since I've been there because of living over 3 hours away but spending lot's of time in Anchorage I have been able to eat at La Mex...More

Thank alaskareed
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Being from the Southwest, I missed authentic Mexican food, until La Mex. The food is the real thing. Not quite the Southwest flavor I am used to, but very close. The staff is very friendly and efficient. Much of the staff is Hispanic. Mexican decor....More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 6 August 2016

I popped in for a quick lunch. A short wait and I was seated. The chips served were so so and the amount of salsa with them was very in adequate. I ordered a chimmi alacart. When served I was given a full meal. I...More

Thank Jerry G
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant with great food! The blue cheese chicken is incredibly delicious! The atmosphere is nice and laid back....great for families. We're glad we went!

Thank TDGM77
Reviewed 9 May 2016

I had never been to this location and was invited to a birthday lunch there, so was happy to check it out. I liked the decor and the many live hanging plants. They have a great lunch menu, with a few vegetarian options, and decent...More

Thank PJLaP
LaMexAlaska, Manager at La Mex, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2016

Thank you for your review PJ! We are happy you liked the experience at the restaurant and hope you can come visit us again!

Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

This has been my grandmothers favorite for over 30 years. She has helped decorate and has been part of the LaMex family. Today was her favorite servers last day. So we went to celebrate. Generally good food and portions. Cheese quesadilla, chicken/Swiss mushroom burger with...More

Thank Starvia
LaMexAlaska, Manager at La Mex, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2016

Hello Starvia! Thank you for your review! we are happy you enjoy your experience at the restaurant!! :)

Reviewed 5 March 2016

The food is generally ok and the menu that offers a variety for different tastes. The wait staff is very friendly though seemed stretched thin. The facilities seemed clean overall. My family enjoyed their food and they offer a good kids menu that is reasonably...More

Thank Christopher S
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8330 King St, Anchorage, AK 99518-3066
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: +1 907-344-6399
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