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LA Pinata

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904 Rose St, Hayward, CA 94541-2632
510-538-9967
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10:00 am - 3:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 am

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Chips and Salsa Run

My niece brought me here for lunch after she told me that her husband would come here to satisfy his chips and salsa run and that it is one of their go-to Mexican restaurants. I can see why, food was generous and tasty. Yes, before we left, she bought chips and salsa to go. After all of these... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2014
jpanda168
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SF Bay Area
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SF Bay Area
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My niece brought me here for lunch after she told me that her husband would come here to satisfy his chips and salsa run and that it is one of their go-to Mexican restaurants. I can see why, food was generous and tasty. Yes, before we left, she bought chips and salsa to go. After all of these years that... More 

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Oakland, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

This Hayward neighborhood spot offers a colorful atmosphere for a small group or couple to enjoy classic Mexican fare. There parking but maybe a short wait for the limited number of tables available.

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Big Bear Lake, California
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109 reviews 109 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

While on my last stay in Hayward I did a Google search for Mexican restaurants there. I didn't use Trip Advisor (shame on me), but another site which had glowing reviews for this small (and I do mean small!) Mexican restaurant just off of Mission Blvd. in Hayward. The restaurant only has about ten tables, so plan on getting there... More 

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Central Pennsylvania
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202 reviews 202 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Look everywhere, and I think that you will agree, La Pinata has the best tortillas out there, anywhere! My they are good. This colorful restaurant was busy, filled with a loyal , local following when we arrived. Still, the service was quick, friendly, and attentive from our waitress Miriam. I really liked the pork tamales that I ordered. The three... More 

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Castro Valley, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Great enchiladas, fresh tortillas and attentive staff.Salsa is fresh and has a nice bite to it.. Tamales are good too, as is the huge bowl of chicken soup with rice.

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Fremont, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012 via mobile

Dined here for a late lunch and had a really great meal. The taco was tasty, well seasoned and very crispy. The pork tamale and beef enchilada were also delicious. Even at 2:30 the restaurant was filled with patrons obviously enjoying their meals. Can't wait to return.

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Sandpoint, Idaho, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

Great food, lots of it, great price (Mission and Rose). Only problem.. music a little loud. We come here every trip.

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Hayward, ca
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

this place has been around for years---we used to live down the street, and since it's open till 3AM, were there often. We still go whenever Mexican food is on the agenda....try the Caldo Tlapeno, which is chicken soup with tons of veggies, rice, even avocado...it's spicy, so be sure to have a drink nearby...lots of other good stuff too,... More 

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San Francisco Bay Area
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2011

From the outside, you wonder if you should be eating there, but don't let the appearance stop you from trying. They have several great (and reasonable) lunch specials. I've tried both the grilled chicken salad (it's enormous), and the burrito. Both are very good. This is authentic Mexican food. Oh, and if you don't like spicy, watch out for the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2007

yum! the burritos are enormous!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 904 Rose St, Hayward, CA 94541-2632
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hayward
  • Phone Number: 510-538-9967

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?