La Cucaracha

Mexican Restaurant
Tiensestraat 21, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Hours:
Likely open (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Sun
    • None
  • Mon–Wed
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
Price:
€€€€
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Dinner
Drinks:
Cocktails
Credit Cards:
No
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
Wheelchair Accessible:
Yes
9.1/10

Based on 157 votes

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    TomFeb T.
    "The frozen margharita is yummily awesome!!!"(2 Tips)
    Ross F.
    "Arguably best Mexican in Belgium (& we've tried a LOT)!!!!"(2 Tips)
    Funda T.
    "Fajita was great, nachos were also very good."(4 Tips)
    Tom V.
    "Taco shell"(2 Tips)
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  • Mexican food
  • lively
  • fajitas
  • nachos
  • margaritas
  • good for dates
  • casual
  • cozy
  • authentic
  • family-friendly
  • trendy
  • tacos
  • taquitos
  • vegetarian food
  • great value
  • burritos
  • romantic
  • good for special occasions
  • crowded
  • chicken
  • Arnaud H.

    This was our first Mexican restaurant experience in Belgium. The food was mediocre, service okay, and we had to sit at the back in a poorly heated room. Oh, and they don't accept cards.

    Arnaud Herbigniaux · 1 day ago
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  • David R.

    Nothing vegan on the menu. Vegetarian dishes can't (or won't) be veganized.

    David Reynvoet · 1 week ago
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  • David R.

    In contradiction to most restaurants in Leuven, it is not possible to get some decent vegan food here. Not even if you inform them several days in advance. :(

    David Reynvoet · 1 week ago
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  • Ira D.

    Menu and interior itself are okay. But food is SUPER delicious!!! We are definitely coming back again! P.S. Frozen margarita is not good though

    Ira Druchak · April 4
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  • Hana V.

    Try the fajita! Delicious 👌🏻

    Hana V · February 22
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  • Nico B.

    Delicious!

    Nico B · February 18
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  • Andy G.

    Absolutely the best Mexican around Leuven!! Apero = frozen margharita... 😉

    Andy Goovaerts · January 4
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  • Akos B.

    Authentic, very nice Mexican food!

    Akos Burany · December 6, 2015
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  • Simonas J.

    Had a pretty decent chicken salsa burrito. Cozy place, lots of colours.

    Simonas Jončys · November 19, 2015
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  • Ben B.

    Food was nice but nothing special... 😕 Must try again. Laughed my ass of with the waiter though. 😁

    Ben B · November 7, 2015
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  • Stijn

    Can't pay a visit without loving food & service!

    Stijn · July 15, 2015
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  • Kris V.

    Perfection On A Plate. Even the vegetarian options are amazing!

    Kris Van de Sande · July 15, 2015
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  • Jeroen V.

    The best Mexican restaurant in Leuven. Maybe even Belgium. Amazing! Try the Pollo Guacamole Burrito!

    Jeroen Verrijssen · June 29, 2015
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  • Philippe H.

    Best Mexican food in town

    Philippe Hulhoven · June 15, 2015
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  • Anke v.

    Delicious food, very friendly staff. Nice & cosy atmosphere.

    Anke van der Vegt · May 3, 2015
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  • Tom V.

    Taco shell

    Tom Verstraeten · March 7, 2015
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  • Funda T.

    Best Mexican food I have eaten for a long time. Fajita was great, nachos were also very good. Strongly recommended :-)

    Funda T · February 10, 2015
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  • Shanna P.

    Love the vegetarian flautas!

    Shanna Peeters · November 6, 2014
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  • Laurent V.

    Best Mexican food in Leuven. Definitely try out their red chipotle. And of course the Nachos first.

    Laurent Van Den Bogaert · February 17, 2014
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  • Kelly P.

    Must try antojitos mixtos!

    Kelly Placlet · August 31, 2013
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  • Lennert T.

    Best Mexican in Belgium.

    Lennert Toeback · June 5, 2013
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  • Katrien V.

    Best nachos in town!

    Katrien Verr · March 25, 2013
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  • Tine C.

    Try their nacho's & fajita pollo

    Tine C · March 25, 2013
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  • Vincent C.

    Best margerithas in town!!

    Vincent Claes · June 23, 2012
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  • Rikkiesixtysix .

    Poco loco owner and super delicious food!!! I always take the Fajita Carne.

    Rikkiesixtysix  ✔ · June 19, 2012
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  • Douglas R.

    Best mexican in belguim! No tex mex here :D

    Douglas Ros · January 8, 2012
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  • Ross F.

    Thursday/Donderdag: 3 margaritas for price of 2!!!!!!

    Ross Frazier · April 16, 2011
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  • Ross F.

    No beer on tap, but food is AMAZING! We got the Guacamole Bandera starter, nachos, Flautas & "Taco Shell" & they were all LEKKER/DELICIOUS! Arguably best Mexican in Belgium (& we've tried a LOT)!!!!

    Ross Frazier · April 16, 2011
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  • Sam

    Try anything on the menu! Ask to say hi to the cook

    Sam · February 1, 2011
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  • TomFeb T.

    The frozen margharita is yummily awesome!!! A must try!

    TomFeb Tassignon-Lubis · July 8, 2010
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  • Yoshi V.

    Gezellig authentiek Mexicaans restaurant. Echter niet zo groot, dus best reserveren! Frozen margaritas en de nachos als voorgerecht zijn zeker aan te raden! 🇲🇽

    Yoshi VR · March 22
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  • Gabi K.

    Ook glutenvrij op de menu!

    Gabi Ka · October 2, 2015
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  • Nicolas M.

    Nachos zeer lekker als voorgerecht. Super Mexicaan

    Nicolas Meuwissen · June 11, 2015
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  • Ines B.

    Pollo con mango is to die for! ☺️

    Ines Beaurang · November 23, 2013
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  • Femke D.

    Buritto cactus, super lekker

    Femke Delhaye · July 15, 2013
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  • Mich S.

    De frozen margarita, nachos en fajita zijn een aanrader. Van de desserts blijf je best af: De pannenkoek en de tiramix waren alleszins een teleurstelling na al dat lekkere eten.

    Mich Selis · March 2, 2013
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  • Evelyne C.

    Alles is hier lekker en je kan hier glurenvrij eten! :-) Probeer zeker als voorgerecht - 1 portie is genoeg voor 2 - de overheerlijke nacho's!

    Evelyne Claes · June 5, 2012
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  • katia

    De fajita pollo is een aanrader!

    katia · August 23, 2010
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