First Pics: New Mexican restaurant opens at 12th and Snyder with late-night delivery

Taqueria La Mexicanita, a new Mexican takeout, is now open on the corner of 12th and Snyder, taking the place of the former Chinese restaurant.

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They opened just five days ago with the business already beginning to pick up, according to worker Mary Gordillo.

Taqueria La Mexicanita offers a wide variety of Mexican and Spanish foods. They are also open 7 days a week from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m., and they also deliver.

“The owner saw a good opportunity and took it,” said Gordillo. “He especially wanted the neighborhood to taste good quality Mexican food.”

You can reach Taqueria La Mexicanita at 215-858-4587.

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Thanks to reader Philly Ray for answering the call for pictures of the menu!

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4 thoughts on “First Pics: New Mexican restaurant opens at 12th and Snyder with late-night delivery

  • August 19, 2013 at 9:29 am
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    I’m glad they kept the buddha.

  • August 19, 2013 at 10:06 am
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    Also glad to see the buddha survived the changeover as well. Walked in on a Monday night (the chinese place was never open on Mondays) and ordered a steak burrito and a pork burrito – both had good flavor and super cheap. Waited maybe 5 minutes tops. Will be back for more on occasion considering the proximity and price.

  • August 30, 2013 at 1:10 pm
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    Do they have a menu online somewhere we can view? I’d
    consider swinging by – but would like to check out the vegetarian
    options first!

    • August 30, 2013 at 1:21 pm
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      I searched for it on menupages and elsewhere but I can’t find it. Sorry for the oversight! Anyone out there have a picture of the menu they can send?

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