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Taqueria Playa Tropical

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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, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 23
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  • 28
    Very good
  • 8
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food, awful service.

The good: their food is incredibly tasty...I've never had a menu item there that I haven't liked (order the choriqueso appetizer!). They give you free chips and salsa right there on the table, but watch out - both the green and the red are HOT, HOT, HOT! The monster burrito truly is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Vancouver
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The good: their food is incredibly tasty...I've never had a menu item there that I haven't liked (order the choriqueso appetizer!). They give you free chips and salsa right there on the table, but watch out - both the green and the red are HOT, HOT, HOT! The monster burrito truly is monstrous...it's about the size of a small dog!... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

What a surprise. First, free street parking. Second, I expected a tiny little spot. Wrong. This place is really quite spacious. Lots of room and it was nice not to feel cramped. I've read previous reviews that complained about the service. Well, I would like to say that we had excellent service from a young lady who was friendly and... More 

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New Westminster, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Finally a Mexican restaurant that is not a fast fooder! Terrific food. Tasty, good portions. Good sized menu with a few unique items.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is my third visit but I for sure will never go back. Food is really good but service needs a lot of improvement. I order a drink which I never got, other people got their food before me even though I had ordered first. I asked for my bill and after 15 minutes of waiting another waitress came to... More 

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Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

I went here with a friend and had the shrimp enchiladas it was so delicious! Great prices too and so tasty and authentic Mexican food I will definitely return.

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New Westminster, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I've been here many times and have never been disappointed. Margaritas are excellent, Tacos are delicious, shrimp, chorizo and chicken are my favourite. Enchiladas are fantastic. Servers are friendly and cheerful. My only suggestion is the appetizer salsa is lacking flavour. I prefer the chunky style you can scoop. But a great experience overall.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

When we arrived we were greeted by a young girl but she seem more annoy than helpful. When we were sat we waited for a while to get service. Finally we got water from one person, another took our drink order 5 minutes later then the girl that sat us was te one who came to our table to drop... More 

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New Westminster, British Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

I love this place. I eat here, often. Quality, Value and great service. I often bring guests. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. The food is amazing. Recently, they were able to expand. The new space, made room for an open kitchen format, which I have always been a fan of. I usually eat here, a couple times a month.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Food is generally good and fresh and they have very good Margaritas! It is not a cozy space by any means and when they have live music on the weekend it can be hard to talk to others at the table. The prices are good and you can often get discounts on some of the Food Apps.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Decent Mexican food, if you are coming for the ambience, forget about the ambience, it is a simple restaurant serving good Mexican food as there is nothing decent in the area and its vicinity. Staff are friendly but service is just terrible! Maybe it is because they know that they are the only game in town and make no effort... More 

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Additional Information about Taqueria Playa Tropical

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

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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
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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