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“Lunch with Out of Town Friends”

La Palapa Grill & Cantina
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Ranked #31 of 179 Restaurants in Ellicott City
Price range: USD 0 - USD 20
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We stopped in for lunch after giving a quick tour of OEC and the recent flooding on a Monday afternoon. It was fairly quiet and we more or had the place to ourselves. Our server informed us that it was slow because of it being a Monday...not from people staying away due to the flooding. My Chicken Tacos with flour tortillas was very tasty and my friends enjoyed their Beef Burrito, Guacamole and Shrimp Tacos. Our server was very friendly and parking is free.

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Thank PHLee7ca
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

La Palapa is back in business after the recent flooding. The parking lot (D) next to them is still closed as of 8/6/2018 but the lot across the street is open, as is the larger lot up the hill. The place wasn't busy at 6 on a Monday, but not sure whether it is because people don't know or it was just Monday. The kids menu had a good selection and was a good price. They had chicken fingers with fries and quesadillas. Both looked good - the fries were crispy. I had the salmon fajita, which was excellent and came with plenty of salmon. Service was good from our waitress, and price was reasonable. Put this restaurant on your list if you like Mexican.

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Thank Will4567
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Every time I go here the tacos are amazing. It doesn't matter if it's one of their special events or you order them off the menu. All of them taste great. The guac & the salsa is also very tasty. And the spicy cucumber Margarita is yum yum!! Definite must try spot.

Thank Melissla74
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

my kids frequent la palapa quite often, but this was my first experience. we were greeted upon entering, the mariachi band was playing, the atmosphere was very nice. the complimentary chips & salsa were excellent, we all ordered something different and were sharing around the table. the taco, taquitos, loaded nachos were excellent. I got the chicken tortilla soup and it was the best I've ever eaten, loaded with chicken, vegetables, cheese & tortilla strips. honestly love visiting this town and cannot wait to go back to la palapas.

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Thank Cathy B
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for authentic Mexican food. The fajitas were delicious and they also had homemade tortillas! The Cadillac margarita was outstanding. Service was excellent.

Thank Stephanie S
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