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La Cucaracha

#428 of 9,532 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Spanish
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Via Mocenigo, 10, Rome, Italy
+39 06 3974 6373
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18:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Rome, Italy
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282 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went here for my birthday this year as I was sick of eating at the usual pasta places. I had eaten here a few years ago, but I was a little disappointed this time. I think the serving sizes have gone down. And I didn't find it to be as good. The nachos were tiny and with hardly any... More 

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Needed a break from Italian food and we hit gold with La Cucaracha!! Great Mexican food and even better margaritas :)

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Thank Patricia B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I've been to the restaurant twice in the past few months and both of the experiences have been great. The staff is always friendly and ready to chat or help with food choices. All of them speak at least three languages (Spanish, Italian and English) without any problems. Their service made the evening a very pleasant experience. The food is... More 

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Perchtoldsdorf, Österreich
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343 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Dining in a caliente atmosphere ? La Cucaracha brings your taste to the authentic colors of Mexico. Located in the vicinity of the Vatican Museums, this restaurant represents the spirit of all traditional specialities : burritos, quesadillas, guacamole, chilli con carne, enchiladas, chimichangas, conchita bibil, polle al chipotle, stuffed tortillas accompanied by original cervezas, mezcal, and for dessert churros, ............ More 

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Mille grazie e a presto ritorni martedì c'è il mariachi More 

Wirral, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Two weeks in Italy trying all variants of pizza and pasta left us craving something a little different... A quick search of trip advisor found this pretty highly rated Mexican restaurant within a 5 minute walk of the Vatican museum. The interior decor is bright if a little "Mexican touristy". The food was really good: a great choice and variety... More 

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Mille grazie per la sua recensione a presto More 

Carmo do Rio Verde, GO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

The restaurant was really close to our apartment but we chose to only try it on the last day (C'mon, a mexican restaurant on Italy??? We had our priorities) but, man, I wish I had chosen to go there earlier. The food was delicious and spicy as it should be. The only issue I got was that it was too... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

We went there because my daughter wanted to celebrate her 19th birthday there. The food was delicious. We also had the biggest margarita and cuba libre. As a surprise the manager treated her to the next best cheese cake and sang happy birthday. Great evening and authentic mexican food.

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London
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

La Cucaracha was right next door to our hotel so we popped in on a Saturday night. We had made a reservation earlier in the day and you certainly need to on a busy night. We both had prawn fajitas which were very nice but served in their full shells. As they were a) very hot and b) we had... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Nice .!!! I love the service & food love it .!.!.!.! Close to everithing and clean restroms, the food was nice and good taste ... Love it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This was the best Mexican food I have ever tasted. After our trip, our "favorite Mexican restaurants" paled in comparison to the one we found in Italy. At first I was surprised that they didn't bring chips to the table, but when the food comes you are so glad you didn't waste any of your appetite on chips. I had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Mocenigo, 10, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 3974 6373

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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?