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1930 Kingsley Ave, Orange Park, FL 32073-4442
+1 904-276-2776
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Orange Park, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for authentic Mexican cuisine then you have found it here. However, if Taco Bell is the only Mexican you have been exposed to then this might not be the place for you. Authentic Mexican food has a definite character about it that is not Americanized. "La Nop" is Mexican all the way from the decor to... More 

Thank jrandy33
Level Contributor
32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

La Nap, as the locals call it, is a run-of-the-mill inexpensive Mexican place that turns out fast fatty food that varies in quality from visit to visit. The male waiters seem barely interested in their jobs, females better, and have left us unserviced for long stretches of time...consistently. It used to be the only local place for Mexican, but now... More 

Thank Losthorizonlisa
Green Cove Springs, Florida
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We love the food here, and the servers are wonderful. If you like Mexican food this is it! We frequent this place regularly, and are never unsatisfied.

Thank mybigdawg1
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122 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Came here for my daughter's rehearsal. They had a large table set up in the middle of the restaurant. The waiter was very efficient for our party of 24. We did not care for our steak fajitas , the meat was very tough and the flavor was off, but we did not hear a lot of other complaints.

Thank Kdmcook
Jacksonville, Florida
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76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

La Nopolera is always BUSY but worth the wait! Once at your table, a server will bring unlimited chips and salsa. Margaritas are available in a variety of flavors served frozen or on the rocks. Daily specials offer $$ savings and are listed on the chalkboard. Lunch specials are offered too. You can always order to go. Dining is casual... More 

Thank Gatorartlady
Orange Park, Florida
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252 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

They were a bit busy and the service was somewhat slower than it has been in the past. No fault of the server but just somewhat slower due to customers. Everyone had good experience. My flour tortillas tasted as if they were old or something. Not quite sure but maybe old or different brand... Salsa/chips are always plenty and tasty.... More 

Thank Ed M
Orange Park, Florida
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Food was served quickly and arrived hot. As always it was flavorful and well presented. One difficulty is getting the attention of the waiter if you need anything refilled. They are very busy and do not always return to tables to check on customers they have already served.

Thank Kathy P
Orange Park, Florida
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107 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I will start by saying that we frequent another location of this family run place. We have become disenchanted at our usual location and came here at a friends request. I am so glad we did! We were seated right away at a table. I was telling my friend that we usually hold out for a booth and hunker down... More 

Thank MsCleen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I believe this was the original La Nopalera which relocated from an older building to a new one a few doors down in orange park across from the hospital. Parking is okay and wait may be 20 minutes or more during during peak dining times. Take is available but you miss out on the atmosphere. We eat there frequently and... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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149 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

I struggled to see any true Mexican flavor, and I thought it being a below average TexMex place to eat. I must say that the lunch specials are cheap though.

Thank gcatucci

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1930 Kingsley Ave, Orange Park, FL 32073-4442
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Orange Park
  • Phone Number: +1 904-276-2776

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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?