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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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“crab enchiladas” (32 reviews)
“flan” (19 reviews)
“queso” (25 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
222 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5312
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

La Playa is great! They make fresh guacamole at your table! They offer wonderful seafood and Mexican dishes! We love the ceviche sampler, which allows you to have all three of their signature ceviches. There are always special off the menu items as well. The...More

Thank Brandon S
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

This is the best Mexican food in port A!! Hands down. We arrived at 5 right when it opened and was seated immediately. The waitress and the waiter seemed to really enjoy their jobs and likes the place too. We ordered the queso w the...More

Thank boyzonlymom2
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

The first thing you need to know is CASH ONLY. they do have an ATM inside by the bar, but no credit cards. Second, unless you crave spicy hot that only a glass of milk will cure, DON'T get the fish tacos. We've been here...More

Thank AirstreamR
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

My family and I went here while on vacation. Their aren't very many options while on the island but we decided to try this place out given the good reviews. I got chicken fajitas and my wife got some fish tacos. Overall the food was...More

1  Thank Mark C
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

First, they are cash only. There is an atm onsite if needed. Service was off the charts good as was our food. The white queso was wonderful. Our party of 6 had everything from fajitas, seafood specials, enchiladas, tacos and it was amazing. We will...More

Thank JCAJCrew
Reviewed 17 June 2015

The best ! Crab enchiladas, specials , fish tacos .... stuffed avocado. great food , great service, family owned.

Thank thehej
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

We arrived in port A. on a Saturday afternoon. Never been to the area so we decided some Mexican food sounded pretty good. Looked this place up on trip advisor. I would say we got there about 5 or so. Just prior to it becoming...More

1  Thank Scott S
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Can't go wrong if you are craving Mexican food and good Margaritas. Gets pretty crowded on holidays and weekends so go early or be prepared to wait. My wife likes to go for the spinach enchiladas. I usually do the "can't go wrong" cheese enchiladas...More

1  Thank Beachguy43
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

Very friendly staff. Our waiter was very informative in helping us decide what to order. My husband was talked into trying the Fiji margarita and it was delicious. We both had the fajitas and enjoyed them. They stay busy but we only waited 15-20 minutes...More

1  Thank Erin N
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Decent Tex-Mex. Go if for no other reason, there are not very many choices in town and this place is reasonably priced and the food is ok.

Thank J C
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Questions & Answers
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, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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