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Taqueria Playa Tropical

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Mexican
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334 Sixth St, New Westminster, British Columbia V3L 3B1, Canada
604-544-5006
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12:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 30
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Super yummers!

The food was just so good! Pico de gallo and chicken tacos. Good and spicy, very tasty! The Margerita's were made very well. The prices were affordable and the portions were big. The decor and atmosphere were disappointing even though there was a live band playing. It felt more like the inside of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 22, 2015
Fawnis
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

The food was just so good! Pico de gallo and chicken tacos. Good and spicy, very tasty! The Margerita's were made very well. The prices were affordable and the portions were big. The decor and atmosphere were disappointing even though there was a live band playing. It felt more like the inside of a fast food restaurant than a Mexican... More 

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Thank Fawnis
Vancouver
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Got take-out here the other night and we were expecting better based on TA reviews and those of friends. The quesadilla was bland and the tacos were nothing special. The server seemed like he tried to avoid us too. We are chalking it up to an off night and we will give them another shot and dine in next time.

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Thank VancouverRay
Penticton, Canada
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80 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

They made a mistake on one of my tacos but offered to give me a free one to make up for the mistake. (El Pastor) Great family visit, hope to get there next time I am in town!

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Thank imunno1
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

Came here with family for dinner. Sat down fairly quickly and we're given menus and a tiny bowl of chips with dip for six people. After about 20 minutes sitting with menus closed waiting for someone to take our orders, nobody came and it wasn't busy at all. We tried to get someone's attention but they didn't really care so... More 

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1 Thank Kathleen L
Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

Ta queries is a basic kind of place. The decor is spartan but the food is rich Everything was fresh and on the mild side to cater to load taste. Although you can let the staff know you have tougher taste buds and they can accommodate I came back for lunch the next day and had an excellent Burrito. Be... More 

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Thank Tom G
New Westminster, Canada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

we actually ordered and picked up - it was hot and ready when we got there and the food was good and not overly cheesy. It was rather authentic. I think next time we would walk in and eat there it had a good atmosphere and the margaritas looked good!

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Thank debohay1234
Vancouver, Canada
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This is a nice restaurant that serves good food at decent prices. It does get pretty busy if you come after 6pm. We came for dinner around 5:30 and it was still fairly busy. We were greeted and seated within 5 minutes. They serve everyone complimentary chips with salsa. The servers are all friendly and helpful. The service can be... More 

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Thank racerboy88
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We are used to having Mexican Food in Bellingham. There is a stark contrast between the two locales, in favor of Bellingham. Firstly, while you will get "chips & salsa" to start in both places, in Bellingham it is a large basket of warm fresh tortilla chips with fresh "Pico de Gallo" salsa at no charge. At Taqueria Playa Tropical... More 

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Thank Lloyd V
Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Our family of four had a great supper at this restaurant. Our son had been before and recommended we try it. I was hesitant to go as I worried it would be too spicy and there would be no options for me but I was wrong. When you first are seated they bring you complimentary tortilla chips and two types... More 

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Thank sammiecanada
Vancouver, Canada
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

This was our first time in and we already can't wait to go back! The atmosphere was great (live music fri/sat nights) and the food was fantastic. The food was very fresh and the portions were plentiful. Great authentic flavours and very reasonably priced. It is no wonder it is often lined up out the door!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 334 Sixth St, New Westminster, British Columbia V3L 3B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  New Westminster
  • Phone Number: 604-544-5006

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?