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La Poblana

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Barlow Plaza, Rochester, MN
09:00 - 21:00
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I found this amazing jewel of a restaurant a few years ago and have been bringing clients, family and friends ever since. The staff is always extremely friendly and attentive. The food ... how to describe how amazing the food is???? If you like authentic good Mexican food with a twist of outstanding chef inspired menus, this... More 

Thank Christy J
Raleigh, North Carolina
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931 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 426 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

The chips and salsa are very good and plentiful. I had the very good cheese enchiladas with a spicy tomatillo sauce. It's served with guacamole, rice, and beans (half whole beans and half refried). My wife had a so-so chile relleno. There are many varieties of Mexican beer that you help yourself to in the room's refrigerator. A church key... More 

Thank John M
Sturgis, South Dakota
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

The menu was very attractive, and the food came out looking just like the pictures. Very attractive, and tasty. I thought the salsa and the diabla sauce were both a little milder than I care for, but they were still tasty, and I do recommend visiting La Poblana on your next visit to Rochester. Prices were reasonable and portions were... More 

Thank Dakotapeach
Rochester, Minnesota
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Hole in the wall place. Authentic Mexican and the food is stupendous! They make all their food fresh and try the hot sauce.

Thank tjchappell33
Two Rivers
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Inside a strip mall, La Poblana radiates with color, vibrancy, and culture. My dish had a freshly made and very spicy tomatillo sauce. Judging by the ingredients and their use - the dishes had regional/personal influence on them. Flan, I'm never much for desserts, was so worth it! The perfectly caramelized flan was balanced nicely by a bit dark moist... More 

Thank JaXhen
Prior Lake, Minnesota
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The food is authentic and has very good flavor. The spicy dishes can be tamed down a bit and the salsa is fantastic. Dinner for 2 and a couple beers for $35; I'll be back.

Thank Douglas P
Valparaiso, Indiana
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197 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This is a nice place with good, authentic Mexican food. Prices are reasonable and the tamales are delicious. Service is good, although brusque. Helpful hint:. Beer is self serve and you need to look on the wall above your table to find an opener.

1 Thank Kent F F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Absolutely great food!! Good service! Lots of food for the price you pay. Loved the chips and salsa at the table. Hope they serve Margaritas soon but the Corona was cold and good! Very clean and lots to choose from on the menu! Would recommend!

Thank kyle16
Rochester, MN
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150 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Family (wife, 2 kids ages 6 and 4) ate here on a Friday night recently. Small little Mexican cafe that also retails food items at the front of the store. We really liked our experience here. The food is different than the average greasy taco/river of beans Mexican you can get elsewhere. Some of the dishes were rather original and... More 

2 Thank AdvoChampion
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

The best Mexican food in town. Authentic savory plates. A little pricier than expected, but still worth every penny.

1 Thank Manuel O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barlow Plaza, Rochester, MN
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester

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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?