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La Vallesana

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2801 Cherokee St, Saint Louis, MO 63118-3015
+1 314-776-4223
11:00 - 20:00
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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130 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been here a total of 6 times and the service is consistently poor. Last night we waited 10 minutes for water and chips. Then another 20 for margaritas and the waiter to take our order. (We were there long after the dinner rush) Our food was decent, but nothing extrodinary. That showed up 20 minutes after we ordered.... More 

Thank Dana B
Elmhurst, Illinois
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49 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

La Vallesana provides an eye-pleasing setting amidst a host of competing taquerias on Cherokee street. There is plenty of seating between two rooms and patio seating outside. The piña colada is served in a fresh pineapple and I can't say I've had a better one anywhere else! The margaritas are made stiff, consider yourself warned. It was my fiancée's "cumpleaños."... More 

Thank TheScepticalScholar
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67 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited this restaurant on a great Saturday evening and were blown away by the ambiance. We sat under their outside gazebo and thoroughly enjoyed the food and drink!! The menu is simple but very good. The fish tacos were the biggest hit....but I ordered the tilapia burrito and our friend had the spicy quesadilla. All of... More 

1 Thank TimG1754
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85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

This Taco joint felt right at home in this sparse bit of Cherokee St, where we were told to venture for some trending galleries and boutique shops, but we may have been a little ahead of the curve. We decided we might be better off going to Delmar Loop, but not before patronizing this place for lunch. Everything we reasonably... More 

Thank Seldom-seen-schultz
Ellisville, Missouri
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

The chicken torta is my all time favorite sandwich. The spicy shrimp torta is also great. You have to try the Popsicles for dessert. The pecan Popsicle and the strawberries and cream Popsicle are my favorites.

Thank kcfanmdl
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I wish there was a way I could give this Restaurant, if that is what you want to call it, a negative star. With that being said, I about two years ago I walked into this restaurant for the first time. The atmosphere was nice and friendly. The service was great and even fast!! My boyfriend and I would go... More 

Thank Heather P
Wentzville, Missouri
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We asked about how the margaritas were made. She said the house margarita was made with patron tequila. We ordered a small to start with, then we ordered a medium. The medium came in a nicer glass, but both were exactly the same ounces. We did a pit with water to confirm. The bartender came out and confirmed that they... More 

Thank curtpk
Chesterfield, Missouri
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373 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

I cannot recall a Mexican Restaurant, North of San Antonio (lived there for 7 years) that I enjoyed dining as much as tonight. It just does not get any better than this, the service, the flavors, the portions and the price. The food was in a word wonderful. Their bar menu is wonderful, beside the usual drinks, they have one... More 

Thank Stu K
Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

They have the LARGEST, and best tasting, Cuban Sandwich I have ever had - I stop here every single time I am in town!! Quick and easy to stop in for lunch!

Thank juleswells
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52 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

First off let me say I'm not a huge Mexican type food eater. This food was very good and seems like it's true authentic Mexican food. This isn't Taco Bell folks. The wait staff was very good and the food was served fast.

Thank Douglas_STL

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2801 Cherokee St, Saint Louis, MO 63118-3015
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 314-776-4223

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