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La Mexicana

642 Monmouth St, Newport, KY 41071-1811
+1 859-261-6112
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tacos” (12 reviews)
“burrito” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
642 Monmouth St, Newport, KY 41071-1811
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic food, fun music, friendly fast service. This is our go to place when in Newport. Prices are good.

Thank kdschafer
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Was driving by and got the urge for Mexican food. Went in was immediately greeted sat down ordered and boom. To start with the chips and salsa we're delicious. Today was two dollar tacos... So why not... Got three.. they were amazing. The best tacos...More

Thank Pete R
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The place is great. The food is good. Margarita are huge. I really spent a good time there with colleagues and friends. Outside around a table on the sidewalk. Really cool.

Thank Pietro V
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Been there 3 times. First time, all was great. I had the flag burrito and was surprised at its unique bundling and appearance, and the taste was superb. Second time, was here for lunch; tried something different. Taste was bland, and service was poor. On...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 29 July 2017

My wife & I had a late lunch on Saturday and were very pleased with the food & service! The guacamole & chips were first rate - fresh & very flavorful!! The Mole Chicken was excellent, with great flavor and a plentiful portion! The Carmarones...More

Thank M_MWade2013
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We frequent here probably once or twice a month when we have a taco craving. These are the most authentic you can get in this area. The mole is also excellent. Tamales are good. #1 fan

Thank TakeMeAwayy
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This place has the best guacamole, soft tacos, mole and is the perfect spot for an excellent casual meal.

1  Thank Viper22FL
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a weekend trip. It was great. Chips and salsa were fantastic as was the queso and tacos also!

Thank Megan M
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

You can get tacos a la carte including ones made with mushrooms, squash blossoms or corn smut (respectively hongos, flores de calabozo, huitlacoche,) as well as the more traditional (for Americans that is,) veggie or bean taco. All are delicious! We always get some guacamole...More

1  Thank Cinti_Erin
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food here is very good and tastes like authentic, homemade fare. The Cuban sandwich is great (and enormous), as is the mole. Courteous employees and a comfortable atmosphere wrap it all up. Worth making a regular local stop.

Thank Corey R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 642 Monmouth St, Newport, KY 41071-1811
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 859-261-6112
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