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La Cocina


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews enchiladas chips and salsa pozole margarita's chilli mexican food best restaurant in town upstate ny the owner chef small town the wait staff worth the wait sangria chipotle servings season region
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is incredibly bland. Service was fine and workers are nice plus I know it's owned locally which I really like However, I've eaten here twice and the food is just so bland. I'm afraid I won't be back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank emcb926
Reviewed 8 January 2019

We live in the area, and this is one of my favorite places. The decor is funky and eclectic. The food and the margaritas are always fresh and delicious.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank chameleons_carryons
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This restaurant was about a block away from our hotel in Penn Yan, so we were, initially, attracted by the convenience, and by the fact that it is Mexican food and I will almost always choose Mexican while travelling, but I digress. He got vegetable...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank beyondpaisley
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We were disappointed with La Cocina. The chicken in the tacos was very bland, as was the red salsa. We had to ask for a little cheese in the tacos, as none came with it. The Guacamole was watery with too much lime juice in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kenneth B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We recently found La Cocina and love it! The food is very authentic and well prepared. Drinks are reasonable and they have a good selection. We have been a few times now with family and friends. We've never been disappointed. They get busy, but you...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank WilliamR500
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Food was okay but not worth going out for. Not much flavor and even tho hot green salsa was ordered, it wasnt hot at all. I guess the fact that we were there on a Wednesday at lunchtime (12:15) and only 2 tables were occupied...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank wheels3468
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by this local place. The Queso Fundido is a must!! Many fun dishes. The restaurant is gluten free friendly. The decor is festive, with lots of color.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank KShaginaw
Reviewed 18 July 2018

First, note that the restaurant is nestled in a plaza in the middle of town in the Main, Elm and Chapel. My GPS did not work in Pen Yan area, so I had to drive around to find the restaurant. It is not on the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 15 July 2018

friendly staff, food is outstanding and ample in the servings. Take the time to go to this good eatery.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank gardenerofflowers
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I was in town during lunch time and stopped in La Cocina. They had a special deal on tacos (very tasty) and that, combined with the chips and salsa, were perfect. Friendly, quick service and a very reasonable price.

Date of visit: July 2018
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