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La Playa Taco Shop

3973 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109-6958
+1 858-488-7405
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tacos” (47 reviews)
“al pastor” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
3973 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109-6958
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I was looking for some authentic Mexican food and this turned out to be a great choice. I had the Super Burrito and it was so good. This burrito had beans, rice, lettuce, tomato, onion, pico, guacamole, and my choice of meat, which was shredded...More

Thank 7LifesATrip7
Reviewed 5 days ago

La Playa Taco Shop was right around the corner from the Catamaran Resort and we stopped in for dinner one night. The line out the door was a good indicator of how great this little restaurant is. They have a lot of options but, the...More

Thank djcollie03
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parking is tight, but it does exist, on the left side of the building. The food? I loved every bite, even though some items were not authentically Mexican, like the Carne Asada Fries. That is not to say it was not delicious because it was....More

Thank Ray H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was lunch time. There were many people patrons, and still the service was with a smile, fast, and the food was delicious. We are from out of town, and when we return to the area, we would eat there again.

Thank Denise D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of eating at La Playa Taco Shop for the second time. Took my parents with me and managed to go out the door for under 50 bucks after tip. For San Diego, this is an incredible value. The menu has a huge...More

Thank Carmine_poleto
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Line out the door for dinner. Carryout and dine in. Couldn't beat the quality of food and value. Our kids enjoyed the food and it happened to be just outside our hotel. Instead of going to an expensive place down the street we opted for...More

Thank kuvinnie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time in San Diego, I have to go there. no matter what i select from their menu, all has been really, really good. Fast and Friendly Service. Thank you Elvia, you are the soul of the place. the taco shop, small seating inside and...More

Thank Bettyandbernie
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Loved this place. So authentic and just the right amount of food. My kids loved the enchiladas and burritos. All good was great ! Service was fast and friendly ;) Highly recommend if you are near Pacific beach !

Thank wwm1006
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious food! There was only one, friendly lady at the counter and she was busy. Even so, she smiled at everyone in line and thanked us for waiting. The prices were reasonable for such good food only one block from the Pacific Ocean. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Thank KennethPatrick
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We ate here every day during our vacation. Great food and a fair price! Loved it! There is something for everyone including the kids.

Thank 166ScottT
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3973 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109-6958
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-488-7405
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