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La Rumba

36112 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL
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Shrev
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My sister & I visited this restaurant to take a break from all the seafood. This restaurant had the typical Mexican food with a few specialties. The Toro Bravo dip was awesome (ask for extra tortillas)-you can make a meal off it alone. The enchildas were good; same as any Mexcian restaurant. It's set up like a cantina with a... More

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Pacific, Missouri
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103 reviews 103 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Overall our experience was just OK. We dined here in the afternoon when it wasn't very crowded. We asked about drink specials and ordered 2 margaritas for $10 which we enjoyed. We were pleasantly surprised with the amount of liquor in the servings. We asked if chips and dip were provided and they were. The salsa was slightly chunky and... More

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Texas City, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

place was half full/half empty....not really sure why we decided on Mexican food while in Destin but I guess we wanted to try a little home cooking while we were there...I have no idea if the food is any good or not. we waited 10 minutes for a host/hostess.(no one ever made eye contact) while listening to the other customers... More

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Rockwall, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My husband and I were in the mood for Tex-Mex our second evening in Destin and originally planned on going to the Harborwalk Village, but traffic was terrible so we turned around and drove until we found La Rumba. There seemed to be a lot of cars in the parking lot so we decided to go in. Unfortunately the service... More

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Sulphur Springs, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We were really disappointed in our visit. Our waiter had the personality of a wet nap and the food was not any better. The taco meat was described by one of our party as "cat food". Perhaps it is our fault for thinking we could find good Mexican food outside of Texas.

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St. Augustine FL
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554 reviews 554 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I stopped in last week for lunch and found not only the service but the food to be good. The chips and salsa were tasty and for lunch I had Pork Carnitas. The pork was was super tender and everything tasted fresh. I would eat here again!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We love Mexican food and don't usually find good food outside of the Houston area but this place was great. The food had great flavor and the wait staff was very friendly.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The food was horrible, I had the fajitas and it tasted like it had no seasoning on it. My wife had the fajita toco salad and the chicken was cold, also no flavor. I don't recommend this restaurant to anyone.

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Newnan, Georgia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We stopped in this little place our first afternoon in town. It was mid-afternoon and we wanted something to hold us over while waiting for other family members to arrive to town. Husband and I both ordered a margarita on the rocks and fish tacos. Both were incredible! From the outside, this place doesn't look like a "must try" place,... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

Stopped here after a day in Destin on the way back to PCB. Should have read the reviews but my family was in the mood for Mexican. We sat quickly and ordered soft drinks. Chips and salsa came, chips were cold and stale. Ordered cheese dip without jalapeños and all cheese dip had jalapeños so that was a no go.... More

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