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La Pinata 2 Mexican Restaurant & Tequila Bar

2699 Merced St, San Leandro, CA 94577-4214
510-352-8901
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Ranked #14 of 218 restaurants in San Leandro
Cuisines: Mexican
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- Nov 7, 2013
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Huntsville, Alabama
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79 reviews 79 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013 via mobile

Ordered specialities, as well as some of what you might call 'standard dishes'. All, including drinks were disappointing, especially the house special steak. The latter was over cooked, to include the shimp. The 'special' house seasoning was " absent". Won't be back.

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Casual, family friendly, efficient service. Delicious food, quacamole especially tasty and fresh, server graciously accommodated a special request. Margaritas excellent, other drinks just average. (A huge plop of whipped cream on top of a frozen strawberry daiquiri??) Would definitely return when next in the area.

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Sonora, CA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The parking lot looked full but most people are in the bar. Park where you can and the wait is not long to get into the restaurant. Very excellent food, great service, great prices.

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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

They have a $5 happy hour which was good. The service was very friendly. The atmosphere was very comfortable.

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San Francisco, California
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90 reviews 90 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

The Sunday brunch at La Pinata San Leandro is very good. There are so many selections it's hard not to want to try everything. If the buffet is overwhelming, you can also order off the menu. At $13.95 for an "all you can eat" buffet, it's quite a bargain. We were a very large group of 18 and the service... More

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San Leandro, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

La Pinata 2 is a real gem hidden in San Leandro. I mostly have had lunch herfe but the place is really lively at night especially the bar where Mexican Music has some people dancing in the aisles!! The Carnitas plate is wonderful and will satisfy the largest of appetites. All the regular Mexican dishes are great too! La Pinata... More

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San Leandro, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

Wow, I had not been there in a while and it was smart to come a hour before happy hour. The place got full quick, the burrito was a pillow and I dug in and even if i was not that hungry, I still crushed it. My step son enjoyed it also and having next to the new Kaiser, that... More

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San Leandro, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

I have lunch or dinner here a few times a month. Their food is great for the price, I usually order ala cart since their meal portions are so huge. I usually order a chimichunga, taco, or burrito. They make amazing drinks, I would recommend a blackberry mojito. Service is sometimes a bit slow, but the inexpensive, delicious food makes... More

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Hayward, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

This is a great place to meet up with friends and family for a nice dinner and a few drinks.

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Columbia River Gorge WA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

All I can say here is a great restaurant! Excellent food huge servings and pretty close to authentic. A must try if your in the area. Great small Bar and a basic nice mellow restaurant. If you love mexican food with huge servings its the place in San Leandro. Give it a try , you may go back a few... More

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