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Groups says local eatery among best

A Letcher County establishment has been named as one of the 13 best Mexican restaurants in Kentucky on a list compiled by the website Onlyinyourstate.

Las Penas Mexican Restaurant, located in West Whitesburg at 180 Parkway Plaza Loop, is ranked No. 4 on the list of the “13 Restaurants in Kentucky to Get Mexican Food That Will Blow Your Mind.”

“The service is always great here and the food is fresh, hot and delicious,” the website says of Las Penas. “They tend to open the doors even if a foot of snow is on the ground, and still provide quick service with quality food. Las Penas has daily specials like Chili Verde, Polleno, and Burritos, along with a unique green sauce rice that is really tasty. Some residents say this is the best Mexican place within 100 miles.”

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