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Mi Cocina de Amor

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Mexican, Southwestern
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711 Bigley Ave, Charleston, WV 25302-3356
+1 304-205-5461
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Hurricane, West Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here on an office outing for lunch and their specialty tacos are amazing. The beer battered fish taco, cheeseburger taco, and others are incredible. Also the salsa was very good as well. I met the owner while I was there too and she was a very nice lady. Sadly there was only one down side to the experience. My... More 

Thank Noah G
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My biggest appeal to this restaurant is that they cater to my allergies and take them seriously. They were willing to create a dish just for me that had no gluten or soy. I am a regular customer now and plan on being one for a long time! If you have gluten and soy allergies, order the Julia's Gluten Free... More 

Thank 430julial
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Food, Great Atmosphere and Fantastic local patrons to speak with! The staff was very helpful describing dishes and making recommendations.

Thank Becky T
Charleston, West Virginia
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

They offer great Mexican food and margaritas. It's small, but on a warm day you can sit on the patio. Staff has always been friendly, but maybe because they are usually busy or not trained well, they seem to forget items or to come back and check on your table.

Thank TravelingDuoWV
Charleston, West Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I'm a vegetarian so beans are near and dear to my heart lol. Most places have watered down bland refried beans but Mi Cocina de Amor packs in a punch of flavor in everything they create! We always suggest MCDA to people and it becomes one of their regular spots. Oh and I have to mention their chipotle pineapple margarita!... More 

Thank JEJustice
Charleston, West Virginia
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251 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Never been to Mi Cocina de Amor but my wife and I and a couple friends gave it a shot for Charleston WV restaurant week. A great choice by us. The apps were fried green tomatos and lobster & shrimp bisque. Both amazing and tons of flavor. Our entrees were brisket tacos and shrimp and grits. Omg they both were... More 

Thank Coach T
Sissonville, West Virginia
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I love this place!!! Food & Atmosphere is wonderful! Menu has so many things to choose from. I personally think they have the best home made guacamole I have ever tasted!! Great for lunch & Dinner! One of my favorite places in Charleston!

Thank Dena F
Uniontown, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We've visited twice, and both times were spectacular. We love the margaritas and the shrimp and fish tacos. The ambiance is special too; it's a little place with wonderful sugar skull decorations everywhere. We'll definitely be back!

Thank Shaina R
Jackson, Mississippi
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I love everything about this place! It has great food. I highly recommend the bean and cheese chimichanga or one of the fish tacos!

Thank Bob1855
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120 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Swift service, friendly staff. Good outdoor area. Food is light, fresh, well seasoned and the cost was very reasonable

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 Bigley Ave, Charleston, WV 25302-3356
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 304-205-5461

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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?