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La Pagua

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4807 Johnston St Ste F, 4807 Johnston Street Suite F & G, 70503, Lafayette, Louisiana, Lafayette, LA 70503-4834
+1 337-988-1312
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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94 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2014

I have been to Mexico many times. This place is the REAL DEAL!!! It's not Tex-Mex it's real Mexican food. I've had several items they are all the bomb. Their margaritas are to die for, the El-Heffe is the one can't get past & my wife loves the mango. it does not matter what you order from fish tacos to... More 

Thank og41462
Green Cove Springs, Florida
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345 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2014

Very disappointed with the lack of flavor with the beef enchiladas and refried beans. The enchilada sauce was thin and bland. I found the lunch specials overpriced. Margaritas were small. Service was extremely slow even though we were dining before rush crowd. Tap water tasted like it was from water hose. I did like the salsa and chips. Plenty of... More 

Thank cswbkw
Opelousas, Louisiana
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45 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2014 via mobile

Had the four specialty Mexican Tacos and they were all authentic flavor that I have experienced in parts o Mexico. The taco with the carrots was out of this world and the tongue taco was excellent in its own right. Prices are very reasonable. La Pagua is not to be confused with the Mexican-American flair found at many of (if... More 

1 Thank DeJean
Opelousas, Louisiana
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2014

I was born and raised in Texas so when I review a Mexican Restaurant - it's tainted by that fact. You just can't beat Tex-Mex from restaurants like Ninfa's or The Original (Ft Worth). The problem with most Mexican restaurants in Louisiana is they have awful hot sauce or they use tasteless white cheese in their cheese enchiladas. La Paqua... More 

1 Thank Monette F
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76 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2014

if you are lookin for something a more authentic, this is the place to go for mexican food. great service, great food and margaritas

Thank shamrockphenom
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169 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Wow! I was surprised at how much I liked this restaurant! I went here because La Fonda's was closed (I love La Fonda) and I was delighted with my dinner! The avocado dip was delicious!! The pupusas were fabulous!! I ordered mine filled with beans and cheese, and what a comforting dish! Love this!! I also ordered the cheese enchilada... More 

Thank amyjemesouviens
Kaplan, Louisiana
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2014

My husband and I are OBSESSED with Mexican cuisine! We are constantly trying new restaurants hoping to hit the culinary jackpot. La Pagua is it! This place is the real deal. The menu has something for everyone, from (what I would call) basic Mexican staples like nachos, fajitas, burritos, to authentic tacos (al pastor, barbacoa, lengua, etc.), huevos rancheros, and... More 

Thank KA-Choate
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2014 via mobile

If you want a family owned/run/head chef type of mexican cuisine restaurant stop here. I feel as though it should be featured on the diners, drive ins and dives. I could see Guy Fieri back on the kitchen taping a show. I always get the enchiladas on my first visit to a mexican place. I rate them on that for... More 

Thank WhoDatAdvisor
Cat Spring, Texas
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232 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Tried one of the few Good Mexican eateries in Lafayette & was surprised at the quality & authentic Mexican dishes at this establishment Worth the stop should you be in the area. Not cheap but they make up in the portions & taste as this would be the final outcome when parting with $10+ for the average meal. This is... More 

Thank Rose6Ranch
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 May 2014

I love love love La Pagua! My husband and I eat there once a week. We are never disappointed! I like this place do much I even eat the rice and refried beans ( which I normally never like)! I love the Papusas and the El Pastor tacos. The fajitas are great... Steak chimi is yummy... Heck it's all good!... More 

Thank Kbille

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4807 Johnston St Ste F, 4807 Johnston Street Suite F & G, 70503, Lafayette, Louisiana, Lafayette, LA 70503-4834
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-988-1312

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