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La Cosina Cafe

745 S 3rd St, Raton, NM 87740-4117
+1 575-445-9675
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“flautas” (14 reviews)
“tortillas” (10 reviews)
“beans” (10 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
745 S 3rd St, Raton, NM 87740-4117
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Classic old Mexican food restaurant. Lots and Lots of locals & that's always a good sign!!! Service was friendly and genuine We all had the Burrito special and they were great!!! This place appears to have been here for many years! Double check to insure...More

Thank Fdelidude
Reviewed 11 April 2017

family owned homestyle authentic spanish food. small hole-in the-wall atmosphere but the food more than makes up for it. Best sopapillas anywhere and really really good green chili. Big thums up! WORTH THE STOP IF YOU ARE GOING THROUGH RATON.

Thank janisbubs
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Best place for 40 years! My husband has been coming here since he was young. He can't find anywhere else that does relanoes this well.

Reviewed 21 February 2017

The trick is to find La Cosina open--it is family owned and operated, and they only open a few days a week. This is the place to go in Raton if you want authentic regional cuisine. The structure is plain and unassuming, but the food...More

Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Short walk from train station. Very small, plain structure off the beaten pass. Been in business for over 40 years. Food, service, value all outstanding. Provided tastings of a couple sauces, nice touch. Fresh made guacamole.

Thank Jerold M
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Food and service were mediocre. Sopapillas came with the meal - two large ones each. They were good, but I don't typically order dessert. The tacos were small, nothing special. The beans were tasteless. I wouldn't try it again.

Thank Marian_78737
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Wow what a great surprise. I have never had better chicken enchiladas in my life. They were stuffed with a ton of meat and the sauce was perfect. I chose the green sauce. I believe they make their own tortillas too. The chips were delicious....More

Thank Scoutwonderworld
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I know, I know...this hole in the wall family restaurant is furnished in hand-me-down vinyl and aluminum dinette sets, and is only open Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, but trust me, this is the most amazing "cooked in Mamasita's kitchen" food I've ever eaten. Just try...More

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The owners at my hotel recommended this place, and I'm glad I took their advice. They also recommended that I get it to go, as the restaurant/gas/convenience store ambience ain't for everyone. But it worked fine for me, with a mix of travelers and Spanish...More

Thank Jacob L
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Just driving through Raton on the way to Albuquerque, New Mexico food Mecca! Well this place is as good as our fav places in ABQ, a diamond in the rough. Service was great, a nice small town feeling restaurant. Unknowingly, we walked in minutes before...More

Thank goodgoodtimes
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is this really open only Tuesday, Thursday and Friday?
24 June 2016|
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Response from Kate L | Reviewed this property |
Those were really the only says it was open when I was there. Call them to see what the hours are when you visit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 19:30
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 19:30
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 745 S 3rd St, Raton, NM 87740-4117
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Raton
  • Phone Number: +1 575-445-9675
  • E-mail