Nuevo Laredo Cantina

Nuevo Laredo Cantina

1495 Chattahoochee Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30318, United States
Hours:
Closed until 11:00 AM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 11:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 11:00 AM–11:00 PM
  • Sun
    • Noon–9:30 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

Your search for the best Mexican food in Atlanta is over. Voted “Best of Atlanta” by Atlanta Magazine since 1992. Nuevo Laredo Cantina features authentic food prepared by Mexican cooks. Specialties include: Chicken Mole, Pork Tender Briskets, Best Chile Rellenos, Lobster Tacos, and... (See all)

9.1/10

Based on 232 votes

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  • Brian M.

    Lobster tacos!

    Brian Morgan · December 9, 2014
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  • Lisa Marie P.

    Great margaritas!

    Lisa Marie Pane · November 27, 2014
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  • Stuart H.

    Chicken mole and lobster taco

    Stuart Hunt · November 9, 2014
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  • Senitta C.

    5 adults &1 child(2yrs)&charged automatic gratuity for 6 people. However, the child did not have a meal. Gratuity came to 21.5%. That did not equal to the service given. Visiting from Washington, DC

    Senitta C. · October 4, 2014
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  • Parn C.

    Staff not friendly. Half say they have wifi. Half say they don't. No one knows the password to log on ugh. Owner walks in. Ya think someone would ask that guy? noooooo of course not

    Parn Chantha · September 23, 2014
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  • Joseph A.

    Lobster tacos are fantastic. Perfectly seasoned and tender. Order it with a Cadillac margarita!

    Joseph Arnold · September 6, 2014
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  • Cade S.

    Waited forever. Poor service. Rarely came to refill drinks. No wonder everyone is getting drunk here, the food never comes. Salsa was fantastic. Food was so-so. Expensive for hole-in-the-wall Mexican.

    Cade Smith · September 1, 2014
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  • Amy C.

    Bad traffic, so checking this place out!

    Amy Caldwell · August 13, 2014
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  • Sara S.

    There's no ocean view.

    Sara Strouss · August 9, 2014
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  • Duane T.

    OMG!!! Crab enchiladas!

    Duane Thomas · August 9, 2014
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  • Atiyah Tatiana T.

    Beef brisket taco! Best ever had and the most tender meat ever....

    Atiyah Tatiana Thomas · July 14, 2014
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  • Jeffrey M.

    Lobster tacos and Cadillac margaritas. Nothing else required.

    Jeffrey Miller · July 4, 2014
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  • Brian M.

    Try the enchiladas...they're breathtaking.

    Brian Miller · June 19, 2014
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  • Paul R.

    Crab enchiladas (open-faced) were incredible! Best salsa I've ever had!

    Paul Russell · May 30, 2014
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  • Michelle L.

    Mango margaritas & spinach quesadillas are awesome!

    Michelle Lawrence · April 9, 2014
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  • David P.

    The mole is so good

    David Prl · April 6, 2014
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  • Julie J.

    Try the Margarita On The Rocks - iOle!

    Julie JEWELeS · February 15, 2014
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  • Julie J.

    Try the Chicken Chimichanga -

    Julie JEWELeS · February 15, 2014
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  • Julie J.

    Try the Brisket Burrito & Cheese Enchilada -

    Julie JEWELeS · February 15, 2014
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  • Julie J.

    Try the Queso Dip, Salsa, ,& Chips -

    Julie JEWELeS · February 15, 2014
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  • Amy D.

    It's all about the cebollitas. Grilled scallions with salt and lime. So simple. So incredible.

    Amy Drake · January 17, 2014
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  • Rav T.

    Vegetarian Tip: Rice is made with chicken stock.

    Rav T · January 9, 2014
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  • Drew N.

    Best steak quesadilla I've ever had. Amazing.

    Drew Northcutt · December 18, 2013
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  • Carl R.

    Don't miss the Specials on the chalk board near the bar. Delicious!

    Carl Roberts · December 5, 2013
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  • Anand P.

    The chicken mole is also excellent!

    Anand Patel · December 1, 2013
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  • @JaumePrimero

    Came highly recommended from an Atlanta local. I went I saw I conquered. Awesome food!

    @JaumePrimero · November 29, 2013
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  • Aleise B.

    The special is not really a special everyone get free chips and salsa margaritas are pre-made not a fan of that.

    Aleise Berry · September 10, 2013
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  • Mary

    I've never had any other reason not to order the Holy Tacos here. Amazing!!!

    Mary · August 17, 2013
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  • Karen K.

    The best shrimp tacos and tamales!

    Karen Kepler · August 16, 2013
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  • Atlanta Eats TV

    Serving up classic Mexican dishes, Nuevo Laredo wows diners with guacamole, enchiladas, fajitas, quesadillas, and everything you could possibly want in, on, or near a tortilla. Read more

    Atlanta Eats TV · July 17, 2013
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  • Sarah B.

    Wow! Thanks, Foursquare! Free chips & salsa that were ALREADY FREE! Lol. Our food was good, but our server liked seeing me make "my mouth is on fire!" faces & refused to refill my water :-(

    Sarah B · June 21, 2013
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  • ♉ TLC 💋

    The Lobster Taco...and a Cadillac Margarita.... Yummylicious

    ♉ TLC 💋 · June 19, 2013
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  • Di Anna S.

    Salsa is awesome, fish tacos were great, taco salad best around! Hard to get in. Try 4:30-5 or no dice, lonnnggg wait.

    Di Anna Schlarb · June 11, 2013
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  • Michael M.

    You wouldn't expect it, but the crab cakes are some if the best in the city.

    Michael Moore · June 4, 2013
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  • Senitta C.

    Amazing and authentic! Definitely get the chimi with extra black beans...texas margarita, yes please

    Senitta C. · May 14, 2013
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  • Ryan W.

    Hands down the best Mexican restaurant in Atlanta!

    Ryan Weason · April 30, 2013
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  • Adrian

    Cadillac Crab Cakes and brisket quesadillas are amazing! Great enchiladas too. I'm originally from central California, so I've had REAL Mexican cuisine. Nuevo Laredo is the real deal!

    Adrian · April 28, 2013
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  • DjLORD

    Cadillac Crabcakes,Lobster Tacos + Cadillac Margarita=RULE!

    DjLORD · April 9, 2013
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  • Doriann J.

    They have the best everything....but the salsa Im in love with

    Doriann Johnson · April 2, 2013
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  • Brittany C.

    Read the reviews and decided to get the lobster taco and soooo glad I did....awesome!!!

    Brittany Carlton · January 12, 2013
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  • G J.

    Try the Brisket Burrito And Pork Taco - Best brisket...

    G J · December 26, 2012
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  • G J.

    Try the Crab Tacos -

    G J · December 26, 2012
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  • Cliff S.

    Try the Salsa - I could live off this salsa

    Cliff Sinon · December 24, 2012
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  • Alex G.

    The brisket burrito was phenomenal.

    Alex G. · December 20, 2012
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  • Will H.

    great food but they need a new POC system. check splitting is a disaster here.

    Will Highsmith · December 6, 2012
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  • Jared R.

    Chicken enchiladas and beef chalupa everytime.

    Jared Ronis · October 9, 2012
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  • LeVar B.

    The Lobster Tacos are the jam. So good! So filling! So the dish you should get...every time!

    LeVar Battle · September 13, 2012
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  • jinah

    Try the Salsa - "Salsa that ends your search."

    jinah · August 25, 2012
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  • Mario B.

    Nom Nom Nom!

    Mario Blakely · August 24, 2012
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  • Eater

    The three classics they offer— house, Texas, and Cadillac— are strong and yummy! Food here is great as well, make sure you sit down for dinner instead of just drinking at the bar. [Eater 38 Member]

    Eater · July 30, 2012
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