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La Cocina Restaurant

1 Lakeway Dr, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901-3711
+1 575-894-6499
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good21%
  • Average18%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible19%
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1 Lakeway Dr, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901-3711
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped to eat, asked our waitress if sopapillas. Came with the meal, no we had to order them. We told her to bring them as soon as them gotten done. Wow they were huge! Food was great.

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I’ve been up and down Interstate 25 on business for the past two weeks. I speak professionally and provide customer service training. I just spent 5 years living in Germany and I’m so glad to be in the heart of amazing Southwest traditional faire. I...More

Thank Greg C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1st time. Not much to say. Food was bland. Best thing to say was the decor was nice. Waitress was nice. We will not be returning

Thank hallcr2
Reviewed 11 February 2018

The staff was great: attentive, friendly and professional. They offered us tastings of the red and green sauces before ordering our food to ensure that we would enjoy the food we were ordering. The enchiladas were a little unusual. They are prepared flat and the...More

Thank jeepers13192016
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We have always eaten here even since it was in a tiny old building on one of the main streets in downtown years ago. We barely got there before close but they told us we would be treated just like their first customer. Our favorite...More

Thank marriedtoafoodie
Reviewed 30 December 2017

If you like spicy food, this is the place. I saw some of the negative ratings but my experience was very different. Granted I went on a slow night, so the server was expectedly more attentive. I had the three tamale special, which was very...More

Thank henrymcsu
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

The ground beef had a awful rotten flavor. The Chile reono was deep fried but was soggy. Never going back

Thank Florence D
Reviewed 22 November 2017

I've lived in NM for nearly 20 years and have enjoyed my share of Mexican food in various restaurants but this place (and food) is A #1! I had a combo plate with a taco, cheese enchilada and chile relleno, rice and beans ---- all...More

Thank Ilene S
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Great food and Service. Salsa was great home made with a yummy kick! Pillow size sopaipilas! Perfect tamales!

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Last year, my daughter and I ate at this restaurant and it was so delicious, I couldn't wait to go again. (We live about an hour away) This time, I took my son and I told him we should eat there. The hostess was very...More

Thank babsb222
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Lakeway Dr, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901-3711
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Sierra County  >  Truth or Consequences
  • Phone Number: +1 575-894-6499
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