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La Isla

#382 of 3,142 Restaurants in Seattle}
$$ - $$$Caribbean, Latin,
2320 NW Market St, Seattle, WA 98107-4026
+1 206-789-0516
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“plantains” (18 reviews)
“pernil” (22 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
2320 NW Market St, Seattle, WA 98107-4026
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1 - 10 of 118 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on a lark not knowing what to expect. Food was extremely flavorful and the service was excellent. I never had Puerto Rican food so couldn't tell you if it was authentic but it was good.

Thank SPokaneSean
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

First, I have no point of reference when it comes to authentic Puerto Rican food. I’ve never been to Puerto Rico nor have I ever had meals made by anyone from Puerto Rico (that I recall). Well, until now, I assume. Second, even if I...More

Thank wannabefolkie
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

After a few hours at Golden Gardens Beach, we were hungry and parched. It was about 3 pm, so we decided to go into downtown Ballard for Happy Hour!! If you follow my posts, I'm always looking for the best Happy Hour deals. Not knowing...More

Thank drodrigz
Reviewed 17 August 2017

My family comes to La Isla with some regularity, so I'm surprised at some of these reviews. We've never had anything but great food and service. They make magic with plantains and pernil. The Cuban sandwich and the Tripleta are fantastic for lunch as is...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

My party of 5 had a variety of lunch dishes. 2 of us had the pork shoulder sandwiches which were dry and disappointing. They should've had a sauce or cream on them to negate the "just meat on bread" feel. The fried plantain appetizer was...More

Thank Aaron G
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I am from the East Coast where I grew up in the Puerto Rican hood. I don't think the owner of La Isla is from Puerto Rico. Food sucks, go to the East Coast and you will know the difference!

1  Thank szekelykatalin
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent happy hour menu, heavy on meat and tasty fried things. Service was adequate but not outstanding. Parking is, as always in Ballard, less than easy.

Thank hfulghum
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

La Isla had amazing Peurto Rican food. Lots of dishes with plantains which I love! The empanadas were also fantadtic and happy hour was very reasonably priced.

1  Thank Lauren O
Reviewed 12 July 2017

My sister and I were staying in the Ballard neighborhood in Seattle, and were able to walk to this restaurant for dinner our first night. The atmosphere was great, and the staff was so great! They have both indoor and outdoor seating. We each had...More

Thank Trav_LN_now
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Loved the food!! It reminded me of Puerto Rico. The waiters were friendly, fast and efficient. Had a great experience. My family loved it too. I had the permit bowl. The mojito was delious too and the location was nice. Great experience. 😊

Thank Ramona H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 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: 2320 NW Market St, Seattle, WA 98107-4026
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Ballard
  • Neighbourhood: Ballard
  • Phone Number: +1 206-789-0516
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