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La Unica Tortilleria

1614 N Raguet St, Lufkin, TX 75904-2165
+1 936-632-1680
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average0%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“tamales” (17 reviews)
“beans” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
1614 N Raguet St, Lufkin, TX 75904-2165
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

If you’re hungry for authentic Mexican Food, make a special trip to La Unica. Their tamales are the best and their beans are seasoned perfectly.

Thank jandlcryer
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

I stopped bynthis place to get a dozen tamales to go. Just wanted to try them. I have been comparing tamales from many different places in other towns. I can say these are the best tamales I have ever had!

Thank Ginger7500
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

La Unica is a right of passage if you are from Lufkin. Everyone loves their tamales and their charro beans. I usually get a tamale plate to go which comes with 3 tamales, salad, Mexican rice & charro beans along with pico & salsa. Excellent!...More

Thank Tonia L
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I am always looking for fresh, authentic, reasonably price food. This is the place! Stopped there for lunch and ordered a dozen tamales( I knew I couldn't eat a dozen, but wanted some leftovers. These were delicious. The masa was good and there was plenty...More

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

La Unica has the best tamales. The is consistently good and fresh. The pico and chips are also excellent.

Reviewed 19 March 2017

Great for traditional Mexican food. Combo #2 plate is a must. Chips and pico are tasty. Not a fan of salsa, but many people love it.

Thank EdAdventurer
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Not great but not bad. Close to the hospital. Friendly staff. Stopped by for a quick bite. No wait at all.

Thank Kaylon O
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I only do carry out, but the tamales are consistently the best I have ever had. Great filling inside and well proportioned. Also the price is very reasonable. I have had many lesser, but more expensive tamales all over Texas. La Unica is my number...More

Thank deepsixman
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

This place is the real deal. It isn't fancy... it is rough around the edges. It's across the tracks from a factory that shut down and isn't in the "good" part of town... all things that should have long ago put it out of business....More

Thank citrusflyer12
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Old school style...like I was in a village somewhere in Mexico. It does not matter what meal you order they are all good. I've been in meetings or functions where La Unica was the caterer and it was just as good as being in the...More

Thank murphreymh
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1614 N Raguet St, Lufkin, TX 75904-2165
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lufkin
  • Phone Number: +1 936-632-1680
Looks like a hole in the wall but has awesome, authentic Mexican food. Real Mexican - not Tex-Mex. Generous portions - open breakfast, lunch and dinner. We visit Lufkin once in a while and each time eat here more several times each visit.
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