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La Palapa Mexician & Seafood Restaurant

3837 W Caldwell Ave, Suite A, Visalia, CA 93277
559 622-9898
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Ranked #64 of 237 restaurants in Visalia
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Good for: Families with children, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Unfortunatly all I can say that the restaurant did not meet our expectation. I was expecting authentic mexican food and it did not deliver.

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Visalia, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We have eaten here several times and have never been disappointed. We have taken other family members here and they have enjoyed the food as well. The service is very quick and the servers are always polite.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We were very happy with the food and very flavorful. We have never been disappointed with this place. The staff are very welcoming and is also a family environment. The margaritas are to die for. The Chilie verde was very close to the ethnic roots it wasn't to Americanized. It was very good. Always happy with this place.

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Irvine, California
Top Contributor
183 reviews 183 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013 via mobile

Very busy restaurant. The shrimp in garlic sauce a disappointment. Shrimp we're tough and chewy. Sauce was excellent. Salsa and chips great.. This is seafood restaurant. I must of ordered the wrong plate!

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Visalia, California
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We was reading all the good reviews so we decided to try this place for dinner today. We had 2 senior dinners, the chips and salsa were good, the waiter was nice, the food was good and served hot. They were busy and our service was still good. For the price this was a good meal and we would return.

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California
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

I ate here recently while traveling thru Visalia. The food was very good and was served extremely hot. The flavor was very good and the serving size was perfect. The chips and salsa were also good.

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Tulare, California
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

Its not authentic but its ok for a american Mexican restaurant. The first time we went there everything seem very delicious, however we decided to go a couple of more times and the cooking was not consistent. Seems like the condiments were to strong over powering the flavor in the food. Overall the restaurant is nice and is so is... More

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Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012 via mobile

The servers are very friendly and fast. Their food is great, although i'm not too impressed with their chips and salsa. I will deffiently return.

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Gridley
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122 reviews 122 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

Food was delicious and so bountiful. Took a lot of food home afterward.Three of us ordered the combination plates and they were perfect! I'd be pleased to go there again!Loved their salsas and warm chips!

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fresno
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011

clean- nice waiting staff- especially the young men are very attentive- have to say i keep coming back because food is always consistent- you cant beat that as i hate it when my food tastes different depending on the cook working that day which happens at alot of restaurants- A+++!

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