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La Cocina Mexicana

505 S 12th St, Murray, KY 42071
+1 270-767-1627
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
3 Apr 2017
“Very good and just across road from hotel”
17 Feb 2017
“Great Mexican”
Closes in 8 min
08:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
505 S 12th St, Murray, KY 42071
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

This was a one minute walk across the road from our hotel which was a pleasant change from having to drive somewhere. Nothing flash about the exterior and inside is small but friendly. Nothing like a Mexican chain type restaurant. Server was pleasant and the...More

Thank funkimunki67
Reviewed 17 February 2017

When visiting Murray for business we always try to have at least one dinner at La Cocina. They are family run and make the best simple foods. Chicken tacos with a side of Chorizo is wonderful. Good service but if can speak Spanish it is...More

Thank Loki2990
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Great, authentic Mexican food with an extremely friendly staff. They have reasonable prices and more food than you can eat. They also make an awesome margarita!!

Thank Tammy J
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I used to love this place but the last few times I've been there have been disappointing. The service was slow and they overcharged us. Don Sol is a much better option.

1  Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 12 July 2016

I had heard it was great so we gave it a try. Maybe it was an off day for them but it wasn't all that good. The salsa bowls were filled with water when they brought them out. Hopefully, it was just rinse water but...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Visited Friday 2/19/16 after working 12 hr shift. Exhausted and new to area, a patient suggested for me to try this place. Glad I went. Parking lot was limited but looked as if others used near by parking lot also. Service at the door was...More

Thank wascoopy
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Good selection on the menu of standard Mexican fare. Plus a few specials. Service is always good to decent. Food is prepared well. This is a little closer to the Mexican we use to get when we lived in Arizona than most around here.

Thank Jack C
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Menu and prices are great! Pleasant atmosphere. Staff very friendly. Prompt refills! I go there often!

Thank Curiousmz
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

First time here.Standard Mexican fare, great service, reasonably priced.Good chips and salsa.Had a shrimp quesadilla, and it was loaded .Had fried ice cream for dessert. All delicious.Will return.

Thank Barclay H
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

This place is very good. Local family owned with nice staff. Pretty good food, tends to be on the salty side. Prefer some other Mexican restaurants over this one but it's still pretty solid.

Thank leeann303
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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 S 12th St, Murray, KY 42071
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Murray
  • Phone Number: +1 270-767-1627
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