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La Mexican Kitchen

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1679 S Jefferson Ave, Lebanon, MO 65536-3761
+1 417-532-5865
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Salsa was basically tomato paste. Not clean. Tortilla were hard. Not going back! Was very disappointed.

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Thank John P
Camdenton, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

I had read bad reviews on this place, but decided to see for myself. I noticed that they were the most expensive Mexican restaurant in town(at least of the four I've tried). The wall was coming apart in the section we were in. My husband touched the basket on the table that holds the salt and pepper & it was... More 

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Thank Shanna F
Lebanon, Missouri
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

All around good we had faheatas And steaks all good med priced will be better when outside remodeling in done in 2016

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Thank john w
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015 via mobile

This restaurant has been here for over 18 years and I know because I have been going here at least twice a month for over 18 years! Love the staff and the food! This is the only Mexican food I LOVE in this town with 5 Mexican restaurants! I have been to the others but this remains my favorite!!!

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Thank Davisfamily4
Lebanon, Missouri
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

Family and i thought we would try this place out.. bad bad decision, food anything but authentic and very poor quality, what worse when you mention that the food is not cooked right , you will ne belittled in front of all the guest .. buyer beware !! Like the food or be mocked and mistreated the rest of your... More 

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Thank crazybeans
Lebanon, Missouri
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

Love the salsa and chips. The chips are thin and the salsa was just the right temp and thickness. Mexican food is ok. So items are better than others, however the steaks are really good. They are good tasting, tender and cooked right. Staff all seemed very friendly.

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Thank Smile002
Lebanon, Missouri
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92 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

The food is average fair Mexican food. The people are nice, otherwise I would give it a poor rating because the cleanliness is questionable.

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Thank SouthMO
Lebanon, Missouri
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014

If you like Mexican food. You will enjoy dining out at The Mexican Kitchen. Great food at fair prices. The restaurant has daily specials also. If you hungry for this cuisine, try Mexican Kitchen. You will NOT be disappointed.

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Thank Joe L
Lebanon, Missouri
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

Service could be better. The chips and salsa are very good. Sometimes you have to wait a while for your food. I will continue to go there.

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Thank Marianne J
Lebanon, Missouri
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2012

I love the food here and the service is usually very good. Sometimes you might have a newer server that is not up to par but the taste and the price makes it worth it.

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Thank sherrie212

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1679 S Jefferson Ave, Lebanon, MO 65536-3761
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lebanon
  • Phone Number: +1 417-532-5865

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