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La Playa Mexican Grille

222 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5312
+1 361-749-0022
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“flan” (19 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
222 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5312
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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

This is our "go-to" restaurant when we are in Port Aransas. We've been waiting patiently for them to reopen after Hurricane Harvey struck & what a great surprise to drive by & see people there! Food & atmosphere were great as usual.

Thank Pam J
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

La Playa is a must visit if you come to Port Aransas. The service is great, and the food is even better. Their fajitas were some of the best I ever had. I recommend getting there a little early, because this is a small, popular...More

Thank Chase O
Reviewed 18 August 2017

La Playa was recommended by friends and on our last night not wanting to over spend dinner we dropped in. There was a twenty minute wait but then it was 8:30 in the evening when we got there. Luckily two places at the bar opened...More

Thank J Craig W
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Good Mexican food. Very popular place with locals and visitors. Get there at opening time or plan to wait. Rather small. Good service.

Thank Madke
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Ate here on a Friday night with a party of 7, which meant an hour wait...would have been longer except the group in front of us gave up and left. The food was okay. I had the avocado crab nest. It was super fishy tasting,...More

Thank SmallFry72
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We went here on the rec of our Airbnb host. Its was so incredibly delicious that we went back the next night. AND I GOT THE SAME THING!!!!

Thank cynfon
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This place did not disappoint! Food was excellent and service was spot on! Our waitress, Cindy, was great! They open at 5:00 and we got there about 5 til and there was already a line! It is a small place but plenty of staff to...More

Thank Marilyn H
Reviewed 25 July 2017

From start to finish everything about this restaurant is perfect! So you might wait a while, but sip on a super margarita while you do. It's worth the wait!!! Table side guacamole is served with the perfect tortilla chips & salsa! Queso was gone in...More

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent customer service. Food was really, really good. Would eat here again. And again. We had stuffed shrimp (highly recommend,) shrimp enchiladas, and beef quesadillas. All good. Did I mention the excellent service? Our waitress, Cindy, was awesome!

Thank jenhall139
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped here because it was crowded. It did not disappoint. Fajitas were delicious. Mexican rice was excellent. Most of the time the rice at other places is very bland. Will go back again .

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19 April 2017|
Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
I think so. You can get chalupas which are meatless. Tell them not to put cheese on your chalupas. That is a favorite lenten meal for a lot of us in south tx. There are also fish dishes.
Ruth Ann M
8 August 2015|
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Response from Sheri V | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen any pets at La Playa.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5312
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-0022
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