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La Palapa Grill & Cantina

$$ - $$$Mexican,
8307 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4768
+1 410-465-0070
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“fajitas” (13 reviews)
“soft tacos” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
8307 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4768
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1 - 10 of 105 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I ate here after a day of regional shopping and we were treated to a great Mexican meal. Service was the top, selections were great quality and were very flavorful. The meal was even more special because we live overseas and don't...More

Thank ShaloshPalms
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good place to stop after a morning of shopping. The menu has everything you’d expect from a Mexican restaurant - nothing really different or exciting - and that’s fine. The salsa is great and we loved the fajitas. Service was efficient, friendly,...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Highest recommendation for a Mexican Restaurant. La Palapa provided a remarkable Saturday evening meal (to celebrate our sons end of college semesters and returns to Maryland). First, the staff were all smiles and full of holiday cheer. Secondly, we order d the Texas Chimichanga (spicy),...More

Thank al c
Reviewed 26 November 2017

11/18/2017, 11:56AM, Table 31/1, Server Justin P. Wife and I antiquing and stopped in for lunch. We were only the second table with customers. Waiter knowledgable, and engaging, brought chips and salsa, quickly went over lunch specials, took drink orders and off. Back with drinks,...More

Thank Scott L
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Had an incredible lunch here on a rainy Saturday afternoon. Excellent Mexican food. Great service . Very creative margarita list. Beer selections were also very good. Service was fantastic. Really nice place with outside dinning which due to weather we couldn't take advantage of. Reasonable...More

Thank quavo1350
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We did the restaurant week menu. Amazing. The best meal we have ever had here. The Brussels sprouts and Flan are to 'write home about' that good!

Thank Lucero F
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We had a delicious meal here. Huge fajitas and delicious margaritas. Service was very good. Would definitely go back. Plenty of parking behind the building.

1  Thank frananne
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

If you want a fun place for Margarita Mondays without it being too crowded or too expensive, I enjoyed La Palapa. The nachos were also really good and kept us from drinking too much. Overall, definitely recommended.

Thank marginaliant
Reviewed 11 April 2017

After growing up in southern CA, I became accustomed to a certain type of Mexican food, and La Palapa delivers! Their fajitas are great, served with an ample portion of peppers and onions, and I really like their chile rellenos (appetizer is a great value...More

Thank VMtraveler22
Reviewed 14 March 2017

One really wants to have an extraordinary experience at La Palapa. The building is very inviting and attractive but it is consistently average. I appreciate having an authentic Mexican restaurant with a decent reputation in the area. The competition is more cafeteria like. I just...More

1  Thank Jane H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8307 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4768
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-465-0070
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