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La Cocina Restaurant

1 Lakeway Dr, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901-3711
+1 575-894-6499
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good21%
  • Average18%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (24 reviews)
“pork burrito” (2 reviews)
“tamales” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1 Lakeway Dr, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901-3711
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Some of their dishes are very very good, but some are less good. Servers are hit or miss also, some good, some not as great. Sorry!

Thank northsouthq
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Wasn't real hungry, so I ordered the Hard Tacos, very good. My Daughter and her husband hand the Sirloin Steak and it was perfect. "Order the side of Green Chile Pinto Beans"

1  Thank rd4man44
Reviewed 25 September 2017

If this wasn't the worst Mexican food I have ever had, I can't remember anything that was worse! For starters, the meal came out in about four minutes and was barely warm. The chile relleno did not taste too bad but by the time I...More

1  Thank Bruce H
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stoped in the place looks good on the outside, clean on the inside but!!! The wife had fajitas when they showed up they were sautéed not grilled the wife took one bit and refused to eat any more said they were...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Monty B, Owner at La Cocina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Your Fajitas were done perfect..... no cook ever got burnt ??? the server was taking about sizzling platters that burned servers arms many years ago so we discontinued serving them sizzling. New Mexico enchiladas come flat... we would have happily rolled them for you. Your...More

Reviewed 19 September 2017

In all fairness, I should not have ordered 'enchiladas' here as I come from San Antonio, TX where the best Tex-Mex food is made. This was stacked tortillas with small amount of melted cheese in-between. Blah! Hubby had the Compuesta; a tortilla with beans and...More

Thank Kathy D
Monty B, Owner at La Cocina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thank You for taking the time to write a review and choosing La Cocina for your dinning while in T. or C. We are sorry that our enchiladas didn't meet San Antonio's Tex Mex.. New Mexico flat are different as well as the type of...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Went in just before closing waited too long to be seated empty restaurant. Took long time to take our order waitress just kept walking by in fact the other servers asked if we needed anything and had to go tell our server several times to...More

2  Thank leemI813FI
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

It is with a heavy heart that I lament the loss of one of the finest establishment's I enjoyed since my childhood. For over 10 years I have been coming to la Cocina several times a year (10-20) I used to boast to friends about...More

2  Thank Phil S
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We enjoyed great Mexican food. This is a very under rated restaurant. The food, service and atmosphere was five star *****. Have whatever you order smothered in their wonderful green chili. Salsa was fresh and mild, maybe a bit too mild :-) Beer choices were...More

Thank lin2811
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Food terrible, worst margarita ever-super sweet. Chardonnay not good either. If you complain and ask for something else, they charge you for both. Won't be back.

1  Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Service is excellent, food is good. Highly recommend the green chili beans. Last time we visited here waiter was excellent and kept our drinks full.

Thank Leti B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Lakeway Dr, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901-3711
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Sierra County  >  Truth or Consequences
  • Phone Number: +1 575-894-6499
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