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La Marquesa Mexican Restaurant

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165 E Reynolds Rd, Lexington, KY
+1 859-225-4840
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130 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We kept meaning to check this place out and we are so glad we did. The cheese dip with hamburger is excellent. We split a single order for fajitas and had more than we could eat. Service was good. Small restaurant but you won't be disappointed.

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Thank Ron E
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Horrible gross food and service was so bad and very expensive by over charging. Wait staff provided one of the worst dining experiences that I have ever had. Every time a drink was empty we had to ask for a refill in which the server made it seem as if it was an inconvenience each and every time. When we... More 

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Thank Bree T
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We try to come here at least once a week. I highly recommend the Enchiladas Rancheras. It is the best in town.

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Thank BJ M
Lexington, Kentucky
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent experience. Seriously the best barbacoa tacos I've had in the US. I recommend the green sauce that accompanies it. Fresh and loaded with onions and cilantro. Located behind Captain Ds, so it's a little hard to see, but worth the trip. Right near the mall.

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Thank RachelWi
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This is by far my favorite mexican restaurant in town and Lexington's best kept secret! It's a small place ran by the owners cooking recipes from their ancestors. The al pastor tacos and fish tacos are the best I've ever EVER had. If you're a seafood lover try the burrito del mar. The guacamole is super fresh, and the salsa... More 

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Thank Charla H
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

Our son recommended we try this restaurant. Our order was large in size and tasted very good. It is now at the top of my list for good quality mexican food. With the service and atmosphere you can't beat this place. *****

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Thank Toni G
Sandy Hook, Kentucky
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Based on good reviews, my wife and I had lunch at this restaurant during a shopping trip to Lexington. We found the food to be outstanding. The chips came with various dipping sauces, and all of them were really great. We also had a cheese dipping sauce that was outstanding. The food was truly authentic having been prepared on the... More 

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Thank Richard M
bluegrass state
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468 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Came in for lunch around 12 on a Sunday. We were the only 2 in there. You need to look for it it sits back off the road. Turn by Captain D's. The chip & salsa were super fresh and the salsa was slightly hot. I got the 3 taco plate. 3 tacos with your choice of meat with rice... More 

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Thank phislamajama
Lexington, Kentucky
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We love Mexican food. We have eaten in some pretty good places and I tell you now that everything in this establishment is not only excellent, but amazingly unique. Everything from salsa to guacamole is small-batch-fresh and just like grandmother made for young Gloria who has (and guards closely) what is apparently an extensive collection of her recipes (Pumpkin blossoms,... More 

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Thank A B
Muskegon County, Michigan
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

From the outside, this looks like a little restaurant; once inside, there are several dining areas. Food was good, service was a little slow but the server was very pleasant. Our friend ordered extra veggies - it was a generous portion of steamed veggies that were very tasty!

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Thank Bruce M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 E Reynolds Rd, Lexington, KY
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-225-4840

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?