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8330 King St, Anchorage, AK 99518-3066
+1 907-344-6399
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Ohio
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 chile stuffed with ground pork, cinnamon, and almonds. It was an unusually sweet meat dish,... More 

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Thank BWF1966
Soldotna, Alaska
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67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

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 and it's still a great place!

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Thank alaskareed
Prescott, Arizona
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152 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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. If you want good Mexican food, a large menu to choose from at a casual... More 

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Thank Michael D
Soldotna, Alaska, United States
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104 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 asked the server whats up with the rice and beans. His comment was that is... More 

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Thank Jerry G
Eustis, Florida
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank TDGM77
Anchorage, Alaska
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113 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

I had never been to this location and was invited to a birthday lunch there, so was happy to check it out. I liked the decor and the many live hanging plants. They have a great lunch menu, with a few vegetarian options, and decent prices. I had the lunch combo with a spinach enchilada and the Poco Grilled Veggie... More 

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Thank PJLaP
LaMexAlaska, Manager at La Mex, responded to this review

Thank you for your review PJ! We are happy you liked the experience at the restaurant and hope you can come visit us again! More 

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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

This has been my grandmothers favorite for over 30 years. She has helped decorate and has been part of the LaMex family. Today was her favorite servers last day. So we went to celebrate. Generally good food and portions. Cheese quesadilla, chicken/Swiss mushroom burger with fries, mini tostada with spinach enchilada and chicken enchilada with rice and beans, and a... More 

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Thank Starvia
LaMexAlaska, Manager at La Mex, responded to this review

Hello Starvia! Thank you for your review! we are happy you enjoy your experience at the restaurant!! :) More 

Anchorage, Alaska
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

The food is generally ok and the menu that offers a variety for different tastes. The wait staff is very friendly though seemed stretched thin. The facilities seemed clean overall. My family enjoyed their food and they offer a good kids menu that is reasonably priced and portioned. I was excited to see mole as I am generally a fan,... More 

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Thank Christopher S
Anchorage, Alaska
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108 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

I picked up my husband from work and took him for lunch here. I hadn't been here for a while, but he seems to like it there. While we were waiting to be seated he was chanting to himself "please don't let that woman be our waitress." We ended up with a guy and I was never sure which person... More 

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Thank AlaskaOm
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

La Mex is friendly and open. Known as the "Home of the Grande" in Anchorage, La Mex serves tasty Mexican food with a reasonable price tag. Chips and salsa are still free here, and it is a great place for a date (nobody is rushing you to leave) or a family dinner. $10 lunch specials are great--Lola's drunken tacos are... More 

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Thank Kathy J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Mexican, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?