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La Cocina Restaurant

415 S Santa Clara Bridge Rd, Espanola, NM 87532-9477
+1 505-753-3016
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sopapillas” (27 reviews)
“chilli” (27 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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415 S Santa Clara Bridge Rd, Espanola, NM 87532-9477
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Sopapillas were excellent my wife and daughters plate were good they said. My son and his girlfriend didn’t finish I had the 15.00 carnitas burrito I didn’t care for it the chili was tasteless the rice was pink idk the chili and the jalapeños had...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

I am always passing this place and the lot is usually full so I decided to stop. La Cocina is a classic New Mexica restaurant. The menu is excellent with lots of choices including lamb in your burrito. For non Chile lovers there are classics...More

Thank MauiChocolate
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Food is very good and well priced. I got the salad from here it was delicious and big. If you want a big meal at the right price.

1  Thank tlucero66
Reviewed 18 June 2018

My wife and I stopped for breakfast during a recent RV trip. I enjoyed a great dish with a tamale, egg, beans and potatoes smothered in green chili while my wife who is vegan enjoyed a great tofu scramble with guacamole and a mimosa. The...More

1  Thank expatrick
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

My mom took us to La Cocina to have lunch today and I was impressed! The atmosphere of the restaurant was beautiful and welcoming and the staff was friendly. The food was amazing, traditional New Mexican food with generous servings!! We will return!!

1  Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Joined by some local friends who recommended this restaurant for a weekday brunch, my wife and I had the pleasure of dining at La Cocina during a recent visit to New Mexico. Service was excellent and the food was even better. The breakfast burrito was...More

Thank DaveM709
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We asked Rancho Jacona where they recommended we eat dinner, and they offered up a popular option, and the local option, which we knew we had to try. The food was amazing, authentic and priced well. This was the 1st time we tried sopaipillas, which...More

Thank Luna1021
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Great service with a smile and energized smile, kitchen fired fast, furious and delicious! Prices were moderate and we will be back when passing through next!

Thank RJillMaxwellAZ
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Seemed like the coffee in most of the New Mexico is terrible. We are from the NorthWest and I guess you'd say we're coffee snobs. This restaurant advertised their great coffee - and really lived up to it. Yay! I had Huevos Rancheros during two...More

Thank rvr2mtn
Reviewed 24 March 2018

We always stop here on the way to Chama! They have the best food! I had the combination plate this time. I am usually not a big eater but I ate the whole lunch. Delicious!!! The chili has the best flavor!! The sopapillas are so...More

Thank MartiniCC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 S Santa Clara Bridge Rd, Espanola, NM 87532-9477
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Espanola
  • Phone Number: +1 505-753-3016
At La Cocina, our dishes use Native New Mexican ingredients and spices. Proudly serving Northern New Mexico for 46 years!
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