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La Bamba

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Mexican, Southwestern, Seafood
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657 east bay ave, Manahawkin, NJ 08050
609-549-6492
Today
10:00 am - 9:30 am
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:30 am
Fri - Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast
Description: Nice place, friendly service , creating a family atmosphere...
Nice place, friendly service , creating a family atmosphere Transforming a daily dinner an unforgettable experience All featuring with the wonderful flavors of the Mexican cuisine ,Visit us and discover why we have THE BEST MEXICAN FOOD
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food, good fun

I enjoyed the food and the fun that we had at this restaurant. The service was good and the food was served quickly. The atmosphere was average for a Mexican restaurant. I would be happy to eat here again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
Tim H
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Johnsburg, il
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Johnsburg, il
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I enjoyed the food and the fun that we had at this restaurant. The service was good and the food was served quickly. The atmosphere was average for a Mexican restaurant. I would be happy to eat here again.

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Phnom Penh, Phnum Penh, Cambodia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My friends and I were hungry for lunch and decided to check out this Mexican joint. We were nicely greeted by our waitress who sat us outside per our request. She brought us water and complimentary chips & 2 types of salsa that hit the spot right away. I ordered the California burrito, 2 of my friends got the fish... More 

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Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The chips and two salsas were very good, but it stopped there. Our meals were average, no garnish, no frills. A bit pricey for what we got. Half way through lunch they turned off the sterio, must have wanted us to leave.

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Manahawkin, New Jersey
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We have been here a few times and the chips and salsa are always good. The meals are decent but not always easy to order because of the language barrier. The last time we were there, our waitress was great and she knew exactly what I meant when I asked for a vegan burrito. When we were there in May,... More 

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Ivyland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Read many positive reviews and wanted to try. We love mexican food. OK, so located in the Manahawkin Mart. First of all, was greeted with a smile and fresh chips and salsa. Very little english spoken here. All the sauces and compliments were great, but that stops here. My wife wanted the seafood combo for $30+ and I ordered the... More 

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West Creek, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Ingredients, Zucchini (there was 1 large raw piece in 1 half) mushrooms (there were 3 large raw pieces in the other half ) tomatoes (there weren't any), onions, red and green peppers and rice and beans (very little rice and no beans in the one half. Lots of onions.... No perks at all in the styrofoam container....no little plastic container... More 

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Manahawkin, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

My partner and I stopped by last night on a whim and were so pleased with the experience. The restaurant is clean and colorful, the service efficient and pleasant, and the food was delicious, fresh and reasonably priced. We shared the enchiladas and the quesadilla de tinga - both were wonderful. We will definitely return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

My husband came home one day with take out from this place and it was excellent. It was chicken and pork burritos, very tasty. Then we got chili rellenos on our next visit and my husband said it was probably the best he has had in NJ. My husband is from Colorado so he kind of snob about Mexican food... More 

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Manahawkin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Went at the recommendation of my daughter. Took a party of 8 and had a delicious experience. Food, service and pricing was awesome. I love Mexican food and have eaten at several Mexican restaurants in Mexico. This food was freshly prepared and very authentic. Will return often.

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Pennsylvania
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

The food at this restaurant is wonderful. If you enjoy food from the Puebla region of Mexico, you must try this place. The staff is very attentive, the portions are large, and the prices are reasonable.

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Additional Information about La Bamba

Address: 657 east bay ave, Manahawkin, NJ 08050
Phone Number: 609-549-6492
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Manahawkin
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Monday 10:00 am - 9:30 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:30 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:30 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:30 am
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 29
Cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 657 east bay ave, Manahawkin, NJ 08050
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Manahawkin
  • Phone Number: 609-549-6492

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 29
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern, Seafood

Description

Nice place, friendly service , creating a family atmosphere Transforming a daily dinner an unforgettable experience All featuring with the wonderful flavors of the Mexican cuisine ,Visit us and discover why we have THE BEST MEXICAN FOOD
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 9:30 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:30 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:30 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:30 am
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?