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La Cocina Restaurant

415 S Santa Clara Bridge Rd, Espanola, NM 87532-9477
+1 505-753-3016
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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7:00 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
415 S Santa Clara Bridge Rd, Espanola, NM 87532-9477
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Happened by this place & glad we did. An excellent breakfast in the middle of nowhere. It was a great meal, a nice restaurant, and I recommend a stop here if in the area.

Thank dlbydb1100
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped by on our way back to Santa Fe, from Taos. After reading the reviews and seeing the packed parking lot, figured it was worth trying. We were seated in the back room by a large, loud group. Waited a Long time for the male...More

Thank pmichels
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch w/ the girls. A lot of soups ordered, we're all still recovering from the holidays. I got the taco plate it was ok, polsole and beans were a little salty and the beans seemed waxy, not sure why? Maybe new a...More

Thank lortrujillo
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Had the Lamb Burrito Plate for the second time. The Lamb was great and flavorful. Have the Burrito Christmas style for a kick that make New Mexican food spicy. Have it with just the red chili sauce for a slightly milder heat. Be sure to...More

Thank michaelmX8646GR
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

By far THE best New Mexican food in a 30 mile radius. We have lived in the area for over 25 years and if you want to eat REAL New Mexican food, this is the place. Real authentic food, large portion sizes, great service. They...More

Thank ABitSpoiled
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Everything you order is good! good salsa, good red and green chile...everything is Northern New Mexican cuisine! Their coffee is good! Excellent environment!

1  Thank Roberto A
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

La Cocina is a huge family restaurant much like a massive diner that accommodates large groups easily. Although I️ was solo enroute to Ojo Caliente, I️ was easily accommodated at a small table. The menu is vast and breakfast served all day. Service was friendly,...More

Thank ViewsAndReviews
Reviewed 9 November 2017

A friend and I ate lunch here just after noon one Sunday afternoon. The place was packed. And, it had previously been recommended by a local. Good tip. The food was excellent at a reasonable price with the service being great. I had recently eaten...More

Thank RattlesnakeCharlie
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This restaurant is located near the river in Espanola, a 30 minute drive from Santa Fe. The parking lot is huge. The inside is bright and the decor pleasing. Even though the group was here at lunch, we all had breakfast. There was a good...More

Thank james k
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We were starving after our tour in Abiquiu. There were still several cars in the parking lot at 4pm so we went in. Absolutely glad we did. The food and service was outstanding. My carne avodova burrito was fantastic. My wife had the green chili...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 S Santa Clara Bridge Rd, Espanola, NM 87532-9477
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Espanola
  • Phone Number: +1 505-753-3016
At La Cocina, our dishes use Native New Mexican ingredients and spices. Proudly serving Northern New Mexico for 46 years!
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