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La Mex

8330 King St, Anchorage, AK 99518-3066
+1 907-344-6399
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good41%
  • Average21%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible5%
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“carne asada” (3 reviews)
“tacos” (2 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, American
$$ - $$$
8330 King St, Anchorage, AK 99518-3066
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Great tasting food but the order really got messed up! The "on the rocks" margarita I ordered came blended, my chicken taco and shredded beef poco chimi were hamburger as was my spouses pork enchilada. I have no problem paying for the food I've eaten...More

Thank MuddyMike
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The service was great. The complimentary chips were warm and the salsa was good. The 1/2 price dinner combos were a great deal. Having said that, the food was just your typical Mexican food. Nothing special. My margarita wasn't very good. In the future I'll...More

Thank Coldduck
Reviewed 23 July 2017

A pleasant surprise in the northern atmosphere. A very nice stop for a late lunch with family. An excellent patio area. Good food, good service and a broad selection of Mexican cuisine. Whats not to like about that?

Thank gkeager
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Yes, my good people. You can get amazing Mex in Alaska. We've been going to La Mex since my first visit to Anchorage many, many years ago. The one strange thing about going to a Mexican restaurant in Alaska is that they often serve some...More

Thank Feisqueen
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have eaten here several times over the years. It has become one of our regular eating establishments when we're looking for Mexican food. Their prices are moderate, and their servings are quite adequate. Prices are quite reasonable. The service has always...More

Thank bubba948
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We had a dinner for two. The decor is standard table style Mexican, slightly dated. The overall appearance I would call mid-range family style. The food was unusually good. We had the carne asada and the poblanos nagatos. The latter was quite unique: a mild...More

Thank BWF1966
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I've ate at La Med starting in the early 80's but it's been a while {10 plus years} since I've been there because of living over 3 hours away but spending lot's of time in Anchorage I have been able to eat at La Mex...More

Thank alaskareed
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Being from the Southwest, I missed authentic Mexican food, until La Mex. The food is the real thing. Not quite the Southwest flavor I am used to, but very close. The staff is very friendly and efficient. Much of the staff is Hispanic. Mexican decor....More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 6 August 2016

I popped in for a quick lunch. A short wait and I was seated. The chips served were so so and the amount of salsa with them was very in adequate. I ordered a chimmi alacart. When served I was given a full meal. I...More

Thank Jerry G
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant with great food! The blue cheese chicken is incredibly delicious! The atmosphere is nice and laid back....great for families. We're glad we went!

Thank TDGM77
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8330 King St, Anchorage, AK 99518-3066
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: +1 907-344-6399
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