La Cocina is a Cuban American Restaurant in downtown Newark. Our attitude and philosophy are that we are committed to providing you with the absolute freshest and best quality product daily. Everything we make is fresh and made in house. From our sauces to our empanadas...desserts and the baked chicken, it's all made fresh daily. We also offer coffee, tea and espresso all day! La Cocina is an approved vendor for Rutgers and NJIT. Established in 2012.