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La Bamba

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5452 W Sample Rd, Margate, FL 33073-3453
(954) 978-6377
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 64
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wonderful Mexican Food

I have been here several times and the service and food are always wonderful. I have also been to several other LaBamba restaurants and they are also great. Try them all...They are all family owned and well run.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I have been here several times and the service and food are always wonderful. I have also been to several other LaBamba restaurants and they are also great. Try them all...They are all family owned and well run.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This place is always busy and always has a wait but that is a good thing as it shows you that their food is good. They never disappoint in their service and quality of food. Most of the time it is a 15 min wait but it is worth the wait to get authentic Mexican food. Their Mexican pizza is... More 

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Key West, Florida
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We stumbled into this restaurant. Mexican and Spanish food. The food was good, the guacamole was great. Very good food and service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Have been eating at la bamba for over 10 years, always good, very consistent, good service good quality food for the money. Worth every penny. The place is very well run, from the man at front door, to the part owner checking things out, servers, bussers they all know what to do.

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Margate, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great Fajitas ... chicken or steak... sizzling on your plate and delicious!! Don't forget to get some Nachos as an appetizer. You can always go "American" with a burger, but you would pass up some great Spanish and Mexican cuisine!! They have Early Bird Specials between 4 and 6 ... a Special Lunch Menu between 11:30 and 2:30, too! They... More 

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Coral Springs, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We were there while there was a birthday party of at least 20 people in the same room. Service was s-l-o-w and the food was just OK. We haven't been back.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

I have been frequenting this restaurant for as long as I lived in South Florida. The food is excellent (masa de puerco and fajitas are my go-to faves) and the atmosphere is great. The bar is good as well. The staff is excellent, they have had some of the same wait staff for as long as I have been going... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great food, busy atmosphere. We ordered fajitas and enchiladas. After living in Texas for 14 yrs, you become an expert on Tex, Mex and Tex-Mex food. We had been looking for a good Mexican restaurant for a while, it took us about a year to find this one. We were so used to seeing one at each corner in Texas,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This had to be the worst Mexican food I have ever tasted. Service was terrible. If you are accustomed to real good food Please stay away from this play. It is huge let down.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

So far this is the best Mexican restaurant that I have found north of the Miami area. Authentic Mexican food .I am glad they use good tequila brands in their margaritas

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Additional Information about La Bamba

Address: 5452 W Sample Rd, Margate, FL 33073-3453
Phone Number: (954) 978-6377
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Margate
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $20
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5452 W Sample Rd, Margate, FL 33073-3453
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: (954) 978-6377

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $20
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?