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Las Trancas Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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121 Cross Terrace Blvd, Charleston, WV 25309-9461
+1 304-205-7119
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11:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Portland, Maine
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here while visiting friends. Good food, good service, and the prices were very reasonable for the size of the portions. Run by a family and very hospitable.Try either the carne asada tacos or the green chicken enchiladas.

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Thank AntiguaHarry
Cincinnati, Ohio
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113 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My friend and I met in the Charleston area for a quick weekend visit. We had my toddler with us and were very careful in choosing restaurants that would be appropriate to take her to. These guys were so accommodating of a toddler, I was beyond impressed. Not just our server, but every employee that passed by entertained and spoke... More 

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Thank alphagirl86
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We sat at the bar so we could watch football. The bartender was very friendly & kept a watchful eye on our drinks. Our chip basket was kept full the whole time we were there, as was the delicious bowl of salsa. We weren't greatly impressed with our actual meals though. Both meals included chorizo, which we love, but it... More 

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Thank Lesley T
West Virginia
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The service was excellent, atmosphere was authentic and the food was absolutely perfect. Highly recommend to those that enjoy real Mexican food.

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Thank Di-Cabrera62
Michigan
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81 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

We came here due to the reviews and I don't know where people learned about decent Mexican food but it isn't here! Both our adult meals were terrible. NO sides on the touted Vegetarian menu were VEGETARIAN. The rice has chicken stock in it and the beans have lard!! Who is claiming this to be vegetarian? The menu needs to... More 

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Thank Loveran
Hinton, West Virginia
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped by to try a different place today. The food was good as was the service but I was most impressed with the large clean restaurant and the amazing location right beside Cabelas and Red Lobster.

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Thank cmeadows
Frederick, Maryland
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83 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Staff was very quick to get us seated, and the server came with the chips and salsa right away. The meals came out quickly. Some of the meats were a little dry, but the meal was overall very good.

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Thank WineTastersTwo
Houston, Texas
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56 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

This in my opinion is the best Mexican place to eat in Charleston. They offer a large variety of things and their prices are very reasonable and big. Their salsa is the best in my opinion. I know it's pretty standard for every Mexican place to serve salsa. I like their chile relleno' which some places don't serve the authentic... More 

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Thank EatOutAllDay
Charleston, West Virginia
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

My family visited Las Trancas on Friday night to celebrate my and my father's birthdays. We all had a great time. Wonderful food and great atmosphere.

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Thank beaglemomma
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Great food, service & price! Would definitely recommend & plan to return! Love the atmosphere also! Portions large enough to bring home for supper! Highly recommend!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Cross Terrace Blvd, Charleston, WV 25309-9461
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 304-205-7119

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?