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La Rumba - CLOSED

36112 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-4705
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good18%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible38%
28 Jul 2016
“This place is now called Pepito's”
27 Dec 2014
“Love this place!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
36112 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-4705
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The food was ok but not that great. The meat had alot of gristle. The service was awful. I had to ask the waitress, Sonia, for a refill twice. Go to any Mexican restaurant other then this one.

Thank luke757
Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

Every time we go which is every few weeks we are more than happy with the service and the food. I don't go to any other Mexican because I know they can't compare!

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 2 December 2014

The food, service and cleanliness of this restaurant leave a lot to be desired. None of our group enjoyed their meal.

1  Thank Steve T
Reviewed 27 November 2014

We stopped in Destin at La Rumba, which is just of Hgwy 98; hubby wanted Mexican. Service was excellent. We liked the thin chips, and they quickly brought us extra salsa when we asked. Salsa was home made, real tomatoes, not out of a can....More

Thank Intlxpatr
Reviewed 22 November 2014

After eating lunch here recently, our group unanimously agreed that this restaurant is the worst Mexican restaurant in this area. The place is dirty, the service is inattentive and the food is awful.

4  Thank Rosemary_Bun
Reviewed 21 November 2014 via mobile

My experience here was amazing. I'am very happy and very satisfied with La Rumba. I love the chesse dip and the famous flautas. Two for one Dos Equis draft beer whoo hoo! Will be back oh yeah!!!!!!

Thank Jostev
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Despite the bad reviews, i visited La Rumba recently with my family. My daughther decided she wanted Mexican food for her birthday so we decided to join La Rumba with the family.As we decided to check the reviews before going i read the one above...More

1  Thank MaryJohnsonIII
Reviewed 17 October 2014

My sister & I visited this restaurant to take a break from all the seafood. This restaurant had the typical Mexican food with a few specialties. The Toro Bravo dip was awesome (ask for extra tortillas)-you can make a meal off it alone. The enchildas...More

1  Thank Toni S
Reviewed 14 August 2014

Overall our experience was just OK. We dined here in the afternoon when it wasn't very crowded. We asked about drink specials and ordered 2 margaritas for $10 which we enjoyed. We were pleasantly surprised with the amount of liquor in the servings. We asked...More

1  Thank CarlG505
Reviewed 4 August 2014

place was half full/half empty....not really sure why we decided on Mexican food while in Destin but I guess we wanted to try a little home cooking while we were there...I have no idea if the food is any good or not. we waited 10...More

1  Thank Wade S
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36112 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-4705
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
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