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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%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (24 reviews)
“pork burrito” (2 reviews)
“tamales” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1 Lakeway Dr, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901-3711
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is good and bad. My friend loves the burgers but me not so much. I thought it didn't have any flavor. I only ate 1/2 of it. The service was ok. The waiter was very friendly and accommodating when he was at the...More

Thank Traci W
Reviewed 16 October 2017

First, if a restaurant can not make proper ice tea I doubt if they can get the rest of the meal correct. Second, if the complementary chips and salsa has old chips that are stale, it's time to get up and leave. My daughter and...More

2  Thank themoongoddess
Monty B, Owner at La Cocina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Non of this is true or correct.

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Food was good and service was better. Tried several dishes and it was all good. Red sauce is true New Mexico. Full bar available. They let us come in 10 minutes before closing and treated us very well.

2  Thank srvtx
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I have eaten at this restaurant on and off since I was five. The food has been consistently great but the service ...not so much. BUT the owner has recently brought in a top notch new general manager from a Palm Beach FL country club,...More

3  Thank Laura B
Reviewed 6 October 2017

The food is absolutely delicious and very good sized portions for the money. And don't get me started on the sopapillas! 12 x 12 pastries of deliciousness.

1  Thank Charlie B
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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