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Cocula Mexican Restaurant II

1297 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-1628
+1 828-299-1255
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (6 reviews)
“bean dip” (5 reviews)
“soft tacos” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
1297 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-1628
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service with a really neat Salsa Bar, you choose from any of 11 different dips for your taco chips. Make sure you try the pineapple dip!

Thank johnbD6513CX
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We chose this restaurant because of its proximity to our hotel. We were pleasantly surprised by the variety on the menu, and entertained by the colorful interior decor. We were a mixed group, 2 picky kids, two senior vegetarians, and two young adults. Everyone seemed...More

Thank mkjax
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Chosen because it was located close to our hotel this fast paced friendly Mexican restaurant met all our needs. The service was fast and friendly. The food was no frills but very good. There is a salsa bar with multiple choices. The prices were very...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Good solid Mexican food, liked the salsa bar. Food was fresh, service excellent. I ordered the chicken quesadilla, nice mixture of meat and cheese. My husband had the shrimp fajitas, they did not skimp on the shrimp. Very reasonably priced.

Thank Gertper
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Just what we hoped for with simple delicious no-frills Mexican food, buzzy atmosphere & friendly unpretentious service. The restaurant was busy but we didn't have to wait long to be seated. Complimentary tortillas & dip. I very much enjoyed the vegetarian fajitas with salad and...More

Thank ArtisanLuc
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Read some reviews on Trip Advisor and this place was close to where I was staying. Definitely a locals favorite as the parking lot was pretty full at 11:30 even in the rain! Bean dip was a pleasant surprise and the staff recommended the fajita...More

1  Thank Randy H
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Service was good. Food was good. Price around $3 for each item: All the normal Mexican dishes. Restaurant is named after a town in Mexico. Noisy atmosphere.

Thank jim_albright
Reviewed 6 March 2017

From the staff, to the decor, to the food, this place has it all. My husband and I were rather surprised as to how quickly our lunch was served, considering how busy the place was. This was well worth the visit. Prices are very reasonable....More

Thank Sue N
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We had Chicken Quesadilla and Polo Azteca. Both were excellent and a great value. We would definitely eat here again when we are in the area.

Thank Dadz
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We just had dinner there with two of our grandkids. This was one of the best Mexican restaurants we have been to. The food was great. My grilled fish tacos were very tasty. My granddaughter had a vegan fajita with lots of fresh vegetables. She...More

Thank Roger W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1297 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-1628
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-299-1255
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