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La Cocina Mexican Restaurant

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3290 US Highway 1 S, Ste D, Saint Augustine, FL 32086-6413
+1 904-794-1610
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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NE Florida
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117 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was spending a relaxing day in St. Augustine and was in the mood for some Mexican food. I did some quick research the day before and decided on La Cocina. The service was very good. I received my food rather quickly and the presentation was very nice. I was quite impressed with the flavor and quality of the food.... More 

Thank hanahwy
Richmond, Kentucky, United States
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159 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been looking for a Mexican Restaurant for our usual January trip to the area and we think we've found it. They seem to have a little bit different take on most dishes. The salsa was a hit with everyone but me, I found it too oniony. The cheese dip was good but a lot thinner than most other... More 

Thank Charles C
Palm Coast, Florida
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here for years and have ALWAYS had a great meal and outstanding service. The Owners are very involved in the day to day operations and they take pride in their work!

Thank 04HarleyDrummer
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

We were thirsty for a margarita only to find out they only have beer and wine. My husband enjoyed a Pacifico and I tried the sangria which was very good. They really don't have combination plates and are rather inflexible relative to mixing meats such as chicken, beef and carnitas tostada. My husband enjoyed the three carnitas tostadas. I had... More 

Thank Mary C
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Great place to go for excellent authentic Mexican cuisine, coupled with very friendly service. Sadly, the margaritas, although relatively cheap, were below standard.

Thank mgriding
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Authentic and Very good food . Nice atmosphere attentive wait staff. Will come back and recommend to everyone I know

Thank Rebecca H
Saco, Maine
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

We were in the mood for Mexican food and were driving along Rt 1 and noticed La Cocina. What a great find!!! Excellent food and service. We had the fish tacos and chimichanga which were both freshly prepared and tasted great. The decor is fun and all the staff were just great! Thanks so much for a great meal.

Thank Nancy S
Lincoln Park, New Jersey
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131 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Service was off on our recent visit and it was not crazy busy at the time. While disappointed with the service, the food remains awesome and we highly recommend the tacos, fajitas, quesadillas and flautas.

Thank NJNanWeiner
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Went here today with my husband on his lunch break. They had fun and vibrant decor. Looks like it might have been an old, but large house. The food came out quickly, had a beautiful presentation, and tasted phenomenal. My husband had tacos, and I had a killer chimichanga. Price for two meals and two sodas was $25, so it's... More 

Thank StAuggieBeachBum
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Very good Mexican food in a nice restaurant. Beer and wine only here so Marguritas are made with wine. Good service and reasonable prices!

Thank line10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3290 US Highway 1 S, Ste D, Saint Augustine, FL 32086-6413
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-794-1610

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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?