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La Playita

37 14th Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
(310) 376-2148
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Ranked #3 of 118 Restaurants in Hermosa Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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English first
Hermosa Beach, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

This isn't one of those fancy mexican places with $15 burritos and trendy staff - in contrast, it's cheap, quick, no-frills mexican food in a small little restaurant right off the beach. All the seating is in a small outdoor covered area with a decent view of the ocean and sunset. There is a good selection of entrees - all... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Good service and a nice menu. The staff friendly and serviceminded and the food was really good and tasty and served with rice and beans and nachos with sauces.

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Seattle, Washington
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

La Playita is a hidden Hermosa favorite. A perfect Mexican cuisine menu at reasonable beach prices, food and service good. Nothing fancy from the menu to the setting make this a perfect place. Margarita specials at happy hour. Low key, family and friends oriented. Great views of the beach from inside and patio.

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Pismo Beach, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Nice out of the way little Mexican diner with affordable food. Tasty salsa, nice service and good fish tacos.Could use a deep cleaning but other than that - very good.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Had lunch here while spending the day at Hermosa Beach, and we were extremely happy that we found this place. The staff was exceedingly friendly, and the food was absolutely fantastic. The atmosphere was very local and friendly. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone traveling through Hermosa that wants great food and great service. Look forward to going back!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Great servers with good attitude and excellent food. (A few flies)XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXO

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Austin, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

La Playita is a great little Mexican restaurant where the locals go to grab a bite. It offers a good, solid Mexican menu, and a very friendly, helpful staff. You can choose to sit on the outdoor patio or inside; either location is lovely. It's one of the places I try to visit whenever I'm in town.

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San Gabriel, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I just love this restaurant. Good food, good margaritas, great service, wonderful location. Everything about this place is terrific. We had dinner, breakfast, drinks in the afternoon all on different days. We stayed at the Beach House (which I've done several times) and just walked across the street to La Playita. So easy to get to and sooooooo good. I... More

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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

Great Mexican cantina right next to Hermosa beach. We stayed at the beach house hotel opposite and I would recommend this for guests of the hotel because of its proximity and excellent value. The food was lovely and the service friendly and efficient. I loved the relaxed atmosphere of the place. Great margaritas too!

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Fresno CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Nice casual beachy atmosphere...good chicken torilla soup. Everyone enjoyed their meals, fast service, no complaints!

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