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Taqueria La Unica

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1621 Walkup Ave Ste F, Monroe, NC 28110-3700
+1 704-282-2369
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

......until I saw them recycling used chips and salsa left on tables. Haven't been back since. It's too bad.

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Thank Tina B
calabash nc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time here....been to many authentic taquerias...this place is well good.... from the half dozen free sauces and chips to the large menu and beautiful waitresses and quick service you could not ask for any better place to eat

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Thank agentkma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They feed you well.the meals a huge. Great service ..love the chicken dish they have and their cheese and chips are awesome it was delicious

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Thank Karol K
Monroe, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been several times to this restaurant! Don't let the outside fool you! Great Mexican food, good atmosphere, very clean! If you know how to speak Spanish, it will make their day! Very large portions! More than likely, you will need a box to take home leftovers!

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Thank DeborahK1154
Trinity, AL
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sat down and they brought out lots of sauces, including cheese and pico. But chips were not that good. Quesadilla was ok - not cut - There are better Mexican restaurants in town.

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Thank SBell1964
Monroe, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

After seeing all the great reviews we decided to give this place a try. We were NOT disappointed! Plenty of familiar choices at reasonable prices. Waitstaff were cheerful and knowledgeable. Service was prompt. We ordered a shrimp dish and a chimichanga. The shrimp were not shrimpy but were surprisingly large and plentiful in a fiery sauce. Suggest asking the waitstaff... More 

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Thank Tom T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Great authentic Mexican food. Best Mexican in the Monroe area and awesome margaritas. Not really fancy but the salsa assortment they give you with chips when you sit down can't be beat.

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Thank John D
Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The exterior is best described as bland, the food - not bland at all. Seating is fast, especially at lunch when a lot of folks don't have time to waste. A healthy serving of freshly made, still warm chips and a selection of salsas whose temps range from cool to near volcanic greets you in a few seconds. The wait... More 

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Thank KLN_123
Monroe, NC
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Every experience at La Unica has been outstanding! The selection, the portion size, the price...everything is excellent!

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Thank mildredchilde
Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This place was wonderful. Still a small place so the food and service is great. Compared to the other (larger) Mexican Restaurant in the area. The service was fast. One down fall that I saw was if you order soda, they come in 12 oz can and they charge per can. Tea has free refills!!! I recommend the pollo fundido.... More 

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Thank Billy D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1621 Walkup Ave Ste F, Monroe, NC 28110-3700
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 704-282-2369

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