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La Paz Restaurant & Cantina

950 Gulf Shore Dr, Destin, FL 32541-3202
+1 850-837-2247
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Ranked #107 of 250 Restaurants in Destin
Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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Long Valley, New Jersey
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146 reviews 146 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Fantastic Mexican food in Destin. Service was world class, drink menu very good, and interesting décor. Warm tortilla chips with fresh salsa to start. The stuffed jalapeno poppers were excellent. Burritos and enchiladas plates were delicious. Highly recommended.

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Looking for great, fresh Mexican food? This is the place. Friendly and helpful staff greet you and take good care of you. All the food bursts with flavor and the portions are large. Want a step above the average, boring Mexican place? Try La Paz..you'll become a regular.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Visited during "happy hour" which is BOGO. We ordered a carafe of margaritas for the four of us which was about 1 1/2 drinks each, when we inquired about a second one we were informed it was not part of the deal. Another surprise when the bill came, $48 for one carafe. The waitress should have said something. It was... More 

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Destin, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

La Paz is a great Mexican Restaurant we eat at often. I'm hooked on the chicken fajitas. New owners took over about a year ago and have done well with it. However they no longer serve lunch currently and the dinner prices have gone up. Other than that I highly recommend

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We stopped in with my husband, two small children (2 and 3 years old) and Father in law. The decor is very eclectic. The bar area almost looks like it's from a Saloon scene in a movie and the rest of the walls were covered with colorful paintings. Took a while to get waited on. It was busy and they... More 

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

It was an interesting but not what I consider mexican food... Maybe I did not understand what they were trying to do but it was a good effort. Anyway it was worth a try I guess but I will go somewhere else next time.

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Great atmosphere Great service And the freshest ingredients in food and drinks. The Blood Orange Margarito was the BEST I've ever had with fresh squeezed blood oranges and ingredients. The Grouper was caught TODAY! Great prices and daily specials.

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Destin, Florida
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4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Don't miss this place. The food is wonderful and the atmosphere is excellent--casual, comfortable, reasonably quiet. Try eating in the bar on weekends. Food leans toward authentic Mexican (as opposed to TexMex) and ingredients are good quality. Service is very good. We live here and eat dinner at La Paz once every week or two. It's a regular stop along... More 

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Lapazdestin, Owner at La Paz Restaurant & Cantina, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We hope that you will come back soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I had my mexican themed party catered by La Paz and it was excellent! Everyone loved it, it was absolutely delicious! Packaged perfectly, stayed hot without sternos! We had chicken and steak fajitas and tacos. I would highly recommend this restaurant to eat at in house or have an event catered. Excellent service and delicious food!!

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Dayton, Ohio
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50 reviews 50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We were surprised the place was empty at 5 on a Monday night. The chips and salsa are standard fair with he green salsa being very mild. Our drinks had some different twists but were good. For the main course we had the steak fajitas, the best ones we have ever had. The ingredients were fresh, you can taste it.... More 

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Lapazdestin, Owner at La Paz Restaurant & Cantina, responded to this review

Thanks for your response. We think we have the fix for the rice, it is now fresh and moist just as it should be. We hope you will come back soon and try it. More 

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Additional Information about La Paz Restaurant & Cantina

Address: 950 Gulf Shore Dr, Destin, FL 32541-3202
Phone Number: +1 850-837-2247
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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