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La Palapa

Hidalgo at Malecon | Lopez Mateos y Pipila, Loreto, Mexico
+52 613 135 1101
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pozole” (5 reviews)
“seafood” (18 reviews)
“red snapper” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hidalgo at Malecon | Lopez Mateos y Pipila, Loreto, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

Cozy spot a little outside the main drag. Great staff and service. Typical menu with focus on local fish - but beef and chicken also available. OK Caesar salad is prepared tableside. Very good about cooking your catch in pretty much any way you want...More

Thank Carl T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food took a long time to come out, and it was very very boring. My son had beef tacos. There was a bit of chopped beef in the bottom of a small soft taco. Nothing else in it. No sauce, no veg, nothing. I had...More

Thank Colin A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We caught our own fish and the crew from OutPost Charters cleaned our fish and delivered it to La Palapa to prepare for us. Charming interior, great service . . . the sangria was amazing and the margaritas really good. The fish was prepared 4...More

Thank cloningerja
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This is an excellent place for an inexpensive, good meal. Eating alone I was still served a full selection of the kind of chips unthought of in the US with a variety of dips or garnish and then the real treat...Saturday night pozole, a stew...More

Thank i10q
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

La Palapa is a touristy place which seems local and is locally appreciated. But we found the food to be typical without creative flair and too much attention on selling us more margaritas!

Thank globalecotraveler
Reviewed 13 March 2018

I had the whole red snapper fried and it was very good. My wife had a chimichanga and it was very good. The service was good and the margaritas were good also.

Thank Ed U
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Four of us all had different meals and all were excellent. The sangria is very good! Service was prompt and really good. Nice ambience

Thank heron48
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Take your friends and family. This is authentic delicious food. The setting was beautiful and the staff friendly. We plan to return soon.

Thank crossbays
Reviewed 9 March 2018

After many years since we last visited Loreto we were happy to see La Palapa was still operating as our memories of good food were reinforced. My wife and I enjoy sharing tastes, so on our second visit this trip we mentioned we’d like an...More

Thank Northern-Observer
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Good food and drinks in a classic Mexican atmosphere. Our group had seafood, mole, and flan for dessert.

Thank EmaSaloma
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Marci W
7 April 2016|
Response from 16jamesdoc | Reviewed this property |
Hi---you will need to contact the restaurant direct.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hidalgo at Malecon | Lopez Mateos y Pipila, Loreto, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Loreto
  • Phone Number: +52 613 135 1101
Adequate seafood, poor tres leches, hard sell on time share unexpected and unpleasant
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