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La Unica

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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16203 Northcross Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078
+1 704-895-5378
10:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 10:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sun 10:30 - 22:00
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat here a lot! The service is very fast, the people are friendly, and we have enjoyed everything on the menu. Our favorite are the authentic tacos (specifically the Asada).

Thank Joel H
Huntersville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great dinner - real Mexican food!! Great atmosphere and the staff were very friendly. The menu had a large selection of foods - great place to try different types of Mexican. Great Time and Great Food!

Thank susanmleet
Cornelius, North Carolina
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87 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had valentines lunch here after a hiatus and so glad to be back. The only reason I wouldn't go here is that it's so popular and I don't like to wait. Anyway it was my first time here for lunch and I tried the chicken soup- OMG! So good. It come in a huge bowl (seriously enough for two servings... More 

Thank jpharkey
San Marcos, California
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128 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

This is a great Mexican restaurant. They have warm chips and 3 different types of salsa which I think is great. The food and definitely better than average and the service is very attentive. It's a popular place for dinner. The ambiance is very nice too. I recommend this place as the best Mexican restaurant in Huntersville.

Thank xhotelcritic
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This place was great. Very friendly staff. The place itself was clean and well taken care of. The food was cooked to our request and was hot when it arrived at our table. Cold beer and a wonderful margaritas!

Thank Kathi M
Johnson City, Tennessee
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293 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere for lunch... open for brunch and great food. The service was awesome and food was fresh and delicious. Tacos, quesadillas and Shrimp Coctail hit the spot. Chips and Salsa were great as well. Come and enjoy it

Thank yaser z
East coast
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88 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

La Unica consistently offers well-prepared and fresh Mexican in a clean atmosphere, family friendly, and relatively reasonably priced. Delicious salas and pick de gallo. Love the avocado delight. Crunchy tacos a la Unica pollo are my favorite and never cause an issue with my celiac. Best Mexican in Lake Norman!

Thank EastcoastGray
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

My friends and I stopped in for lunch today. The food service is so fast that the meals nearly beat the drinks to the table. I got the chicken fajitas which are OK. The rice is solid. The salsa is just OK as well. I will definitely be back though.

Thank Robert V
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Came with a group of 10 for dinner. Food was above average but service made this visit my last. Food was spilled on the floor by our table and 10 minutes later it still wasn't cleaned up. Waiter was rude and dismissive. I'll look elsewhere for Mexican food in this area.

Thank Steve F
Charlotte, North Carolina
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best authentic Mexican places in the Charlotte area, nice and tidy place with great food, lengua tacos are awesome, and is not expensive at all, service is good and fast even with a lot of people, totally recommended

Thank Sergio E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16203 Northcross Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Huntersville
  • Phone Number: +1 704-895-5378

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