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La Palapa Mexican Cuisine & Seafood

1346 2d Street, Los Osos, CA
+1 805-534-1040
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tortillas” (12 reviews)
“pozole” (10 reviews)
“enchiladas” (11 reviews)
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
$$ - $$$
1346 2d Street, Los Osos, CA
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

As parents know, it’s not easy finding a nice restaurant that will please everyone in the family. La Palapa passed that test. My wife and I had been before and enjoyed it. But this was our first visit with three teens and one of their...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

I love the food. It’s tasty and not over seasoned. The pozole and burro are my favorites! If the tree leche cake is available, have some. Delicious! Service is friendly and fast.

Thank Terry T
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We were excited to give La Palapa a try, based on the good reviews, but we were sorely disappointed. On the plus side, the location is great, close to the water, and the ambience is nice and cheerful. Most of the food seems to be...More

Thank Greg H
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, good variety on menu. Wait time for food is long but they warn you. Good chips and salsa to hold you while you wait. Burritos are huge!! Very popular with locals.

Thank Joanna O
Reviewed 22 January 2018

No little burritos here - they are the real deal - full burros...enough for two or two meals. Friendly waitstaff and generous tasty portions of authentic Mexican fare.

Thank Martinezman1025
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This restaurant and staff are exceptional with local dishes cooked to order breakfast, lunch and dinner. The staff is attentive and fun! Food is fantastic!

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 30 November 2017

A sign greeted us with "Please Wait to be Seated". So, of course, we waited about 10 minutes. The waiter saw us, too. Later, when he came to us, he said to sit where we wanted (since there was an abundance of open tables). We...More

Thank Anne N
Reviewed 22 November 2017

La Palapa is a family-owned Mexican restaurant that has been operating in Baywood/Los Osos for 8 years. It is our go-to spot for Mexican food in the area, and is also a place where we can feel safe taking friends and visitors to, as we...More

Thank rmongoos
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This is a frequent stop for lunch in neighborhood Baywood in Los Osos. The food is always good and can be counted on for quality. Mostly comida casera, especially the white corn tortillas which are almost pastry. Enchiladas are excellent and the fajitas can be...More

Thank Marc B
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Third visit in two years. Only Mexican food in town so pricey menu. Average food with large portions. Friendly staff and average decor. Group of six all agreed good average food from carnitas, carne asada, enchiladas, etc. Did enjoy albondigas soup..

Thank bnsf1955
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beer and wine as I remember
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1346 2d Street, Los Osos, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Los Osos
  • Phone Number: +1 805-534-1040
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