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Cocula Mexican Restaurant II

1297 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-1628
+1 828-299-1255
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“bean dip” (6 reviews)
“fajitas” (6 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
1297 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-1628
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Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Just got back from Sante Fe and swore off Mexican food! Then wound up in Asheville NC and went to Cocula’s with friends who live here . I had the Aguacate Enchilada along with the salsa bar and their guacamole and it was absolutely delicious!!...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SteveandBeverly
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

This was close to our hotel and we decided to try it. Prices ate reasonable. The rice with my carne asada was cooked with too much water. Although the flavor was good, it was kind of tough and needed to be chewed for a long...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dermaflo69
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

The food here is a little above average among typical Mexican restaurants in the southern US. Although there is better Mexican food to be had in the Asheville area (Papas and Beer, Polanco, Limon for example), this place stands out at lunchtime because of its...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Thefatladysang
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Good Mexican food. There is a salsa bar at the front with a large variety, which is a plus if you have a family who have differing tastes. The service was good and the food was great. Large portions so you don't leave hungry.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 796glenns
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

This was our first time here. Instead of salsa and chips they bring you some kind of bean dip and chips. It was good. Apparently there is a salsa bar at the front that we were not aware of. Would have been nice to have...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Smiley_marcie
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Been eating at Cicula for the past five years. Consistently good food, consistently friendly servers and good service! So reasonably priced! Great value - great food!

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

We visited based on TripAdvisor’s reviews and were very pleased. So many choices it was hard to choose. I ended up with Enchilada Verdes. My husband had a burrito. Excellent food and portions. They have a salsa bar where you can go up and bring...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Pinky777
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We had been told about this restaurant by a friend and had high expectations. First of all we were thrilled that it was pet friendly with an outdoor patio seating area where we were able to enjoy dinner with our small dog. The chips and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank shelleysuew
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Typical Mexican fare. I had the California Burrito. It was a chicken burrito filled with avocado, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, rice & refried beans. Food was good, service was good, price was good. It was very convenient to several motels in the area on Tunnel Rd.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank UGA_guy_Athens_GA
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Called to pick up a takeout order. Got the Enchilada Supremas which was very good. Got an Apple chimichanga. Also excellent. The only negative was the lady who was at the register. She acted put out that I needed an itemized receipt and when I...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank RODNEYB723
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1297 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-1628
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-299-1255
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