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La Costena

235 E Middlefield Rd, Mountain View, CA 94043-3970
+1 650-967-0507
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“spanish rice” (2 reviews)
“quesadillas” (2 reviews)
“beans” (4 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
235 E Middlefield Rd, Mountain View, CA 94043-3970
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

We used to frequent this restaurant for take out when it was located in another part of Mountain View. Then it moved a few years ago and we forgot about it. We just rediscovered it and like getting food from here for take-out. The restaurant...More

Thank Ra1nb0ws
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This place is excellent for that burrito lover in you. Its kind of a hole in the wall place but the food is really well prepared! I go for a regular burrito and a drink about once a week since I work nearby and its...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I used to love La Costena when it was off Rengstoff Ave. I have tried the new place several times. I used to like being able to pick exactly what went in the burritos and see them make the burritos as you went down the...More

1  Thank DJ B
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Wanted some quick Mexican food. They have three sizes of Burrito, regular, large and new born baby size. They have a good selection of meat, type of beans, Spanish rice and all the items you would ever want to add to a burrito. So you...More

Thank RustyWater
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This place is wonderful. The burritos are the best that I have had. Husband almost ordered the super burrito until he came around the cooler and saw the sizes represented on the wall and stepped it back one. Fresh everything and the guacamole is a...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Been a fan for many years. New location just happens to be on my way home from work. The new location has a nice seating area and parking - much more like a real place than the previous place which was hidden in the back...More

Thank gggCalifornia
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The burritos are really huge and reasonably priced, but lack a bit of flavor. More like a chipotle the like an authentic taqueria, no free chips and salsa bar which my family really enjoys.More

Thank IlariaK
Carmelita W, Owner at La Costena, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2016

Ilaria, We know that the flavor is the best part about Mexican food, so we'd never want our food to be anything less than delicious. Since we must pay the rent we have to charge for chips and salsa. Thank you for bringing this to...More

Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Had a great family dinner and tried burrito, quesadillas and tacos. Everything was great, very reasonable prices. Interior is low key.

Thank Marshase
Carmelita W, Owner at La Costena, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2016

Hey Marshase! Thank you so much for stopping by with your family. I'm so glad that you all enjoyed yourselves. Hope to welcome you back in again soon! Until then, Carmelita

Reviewed 8 February 2015

i used to go to la costena and nearby la bamba regularly when i worked in mountain view about 20 years ago. haven't been back there in years, but the overall result is still good, although the old grocery store certainly had more ambience, in...More

Thank malabarcoast
Reviewed 21 June 2014

They have moved to the southern end of Mt. View, away from Palo Alto. It is now more of a restaurant than a grocery store, booths and outside seating. Orders are now placed rather than walking through and pointing out what you want. The food...More

Thank bdwood2000
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 E Middlefield Rd, Mountain View, CA 94043-3970
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: +1 650-967-0507
At La Costeña, we serve authentic Mexican fare using the freshest ingredients and no lard. Our burritos come with your choice of our four styles of chicken, pork, and beef, your choice of black, refried, or regular beans, and rice. Next time you're in the mood for an authentic, Mexican burrito, visit La Costeña.
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