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La Playita

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37 14th St, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-3508
+1 310-376-2148
08:30 - 21:00
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Corona, California
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped by before dropping relatives off at LAX. A pleasant place next to a park next to the beach. It was about 2 pm on a Tuesday. I would imaging parking would be a mess during busy hours. A really pleasant staff and the salsa was really good. I had a very nice chile verde plate, the others has... More 

Thank CoronaTraveler22
Sussex, Wisconsin, United States
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96 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth looking for this small restaurant right on the beach. Cute patio with nice decor. Fantastic shrimp enchilada, Hermosa enchilada and steak tacos. The steak meat was very good! Fresh guacamole with every meal. And the homemade chips with spicy salsa were wonderful!

Thank Julie A
New York, NY
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45 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to this place during my stay at the Beach House. Affordable prices, great Tex-Mex food and friendly service (the owner came by and spoke to us several times. Would definitely come back during another trip.

Thank AmericanTourist78
Montclair, NJ
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206 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Read the rave reviews and made this my dinner choice. This is very average Mexican. People cite the tortillas. I found them flavorless and about the same quality as low end restaurants. I had the enchiladas and they were small and lacked spice. Best part of this place was its proximity to the hotel where I was staying and the... More 

Thank Jaewriter
United States
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice bike ride from Redondo Beach to meet friends who were staying at Beach House Hotel (practically across the street from this restaurant)... happy to find the large bike rack a few steps from the entrance to the restaurant. Our waiter suggested the sangria margarita (exactly what it sounds like - part sangria/part margarita) and it was excellent. Everything... More 

Thank 5eaAirLand
Ewing NJ
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185 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The perfect stop for brunch on the way to the beach. Good chips and salsa. The omelettes are quite tasty. Fast effective service help lend to a very enjoyable meal.

Thank Bryan A
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good, cheap Mexican food. Nothing special about his place but nothing bad. It has a nice view of the park from the patio and there are heat warmers outside to keep you warm. The servers were friendly and the food was solid but nothing special. Great place for a cheap Mexican meal.

Thank Beth A
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was good. Not the best, but good. The chips and salsa were really good. My fiance's fajitas were tasty but my burrito was only okay and the rice was a bit dry. But an absolutely beautiful view at sunset.

Thank Mikey B
Detroit, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Right next to our hotel. We had breakfast burrito and it was amazing. Good service. Beach view. Great prices. Only serve beer and wine

Thank Cindy A
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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544 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Lived up to its reviews for home-made, fresh Mexican food--especially the fish tacos and enchiladas de lar that came with light, flaky fish inside. All five in our group were very pleased. The chips were freshly cooked and the salsa was excellent. Service was great, too. Very reasonable prices.

Thank SCalCanz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 14th St, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-3508
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hermosa Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-376-2148

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?