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La Costenita

450 Amwell Rd, Suite #2, Hillsborough, NJ 08844-1218
+1 908-874-0091
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“flan” (4 reviews)
“enchiladas” (3 reviews)
“spicy chicken” (2 reviews)
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450 Amwell Rd, Suite #2, Hillsborough, NJ 08844-1218
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Reviews (25)
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Come here often. Great food, nice service, beautiful handmade tables. BYOB. Have had enchiladas, burritos, quesadillas, all good.

Thank Ann K
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This establishment is nothing but authentic. Fresh ingredients, cooked to order and well priced makes La Costenita the go-to for a Mexican food fix.

Thank Katherine B
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I love coming to this place. I've been with my friends and family and have done take out and sit in and have always enjoyed my meals. I usually get the nachos to share and a quesadilla. I really like the spicy chicken, plain chicken,...More

Thank Deanne E
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Very convenient location. Food is very authentic and delicious! Service is very good and prices are good also.

Thank nancjoe411
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This is a little place with cutest decor in a plaza. We went for a hike nearby and stopped for luncheon. It's got about 5 tables and chairs. The chairs are decorated and the groceries here are fun to look at and pick up. As...More

Thank Arch L
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This place is a gem: once inside this small cafe in an unassuming strip mall, you smell what amounts to home-cooking, pots simmering on the stove. A great selection of tacos at a very reasonable price. Don't be fooled by the surroundings - this is...More

Thank M G
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Lets face it, in this area there are no other options. The one other mexican place in town is very bad. They do a pretty good job of all the normal american mexican. If you are willing to drive to NB area you will get...More

Thank barry88
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We found this place randomly after a round of golf nearby. I am so happy that we did. The place is small with only a few tables but we came mid afternoon and didn't have a problem getting a seat. The food is more traditional...More

Thank Josh N
Reviewed 20 October 2015

The reason I love this place the most is that it is the type of food that you would get in a family member's house. It is no frills but outstanding. I also like that it is proudly run by a local woman.

Thank Cindy A
Reviewed 11 September 2015

I spent a lot of money for some so-so food. Moe's is 100x better. I thought small family-run restaurants are supposed to be better than the chains. One of the big disappointments was the empanadas. There was almost nothing inside them.

Thank vict0r472
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 450 Amwell Rd, Suite #2, Hillsborough, NJ 08844-1218
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hillsborough
  • Phone Number: +1 908-874-0091
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Established in 2008, La Costenita offers a variety of dishes from the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. Alicia Arango, owner and head chef, brings you the delicate and vibrant flavors of her native state. Her dishes are sure to excite your palate as she brings you the best culinary experience from Mexico.
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