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All 73 Port Aransas Restaurants

La Playa Mexican Grille

222 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5312
361-749-0022
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Ranked #9 of 73 Restaurants in Port Aransas
Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Austin, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Good drinks, fun place to go with friends. The staff is very nice. They have vegetarian options but the rice is made with chicken stock so watch out. The queso is not that good but if you drink enough you won't even notice. I had the veggie fajitas and the baby carrots they cooked were yummy! I've had the fajitas... More 

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Minnesota
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36 reviews 36 reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I have been going to La Playa for a few years now and I think I'm done despite it having the best food in Port A. I forgot that they don't take credit or debit cards but I thought it was no biggie since they have a cash machine. I went to the cash machine after ordering drinks and on... More 

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Saw how great the reviews were and wanted to stop in while on vacation with the family. There was quite a bit of a wait- like 25 minutes, but there was a bar you can grab a drink if you want while you wait. So, you can imagine with that kind of a wait, it was packed and loud! With... More 

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Haslet, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This place has a wait if you don't get there early, but it's worth it. The Enchiladas De Camarones are the best I've ever had. The service was excellent and the food was fantastic. Make sure that the table side guacamole is ordered. It's great and they literally make it at your table. They peel the avocados what the table... More 

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Fort Worth
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

This little hole in the wall has some of the best mexican food you will find anywhere! Be careful with the margaritas - I had 2 and should have definitely stayed with just 1, they don't mince the amount of tequila they add....:)

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San Angelo
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The service was fantastic - the hostess, waitstaff and bartender all went out of their way to make us feel welcome and take great care of us. The food was so good we ate there 2 nights in a row, and tried to make it 3 (but they are closed on Sundays)! My husband had the grouper topped with butter-sauteed... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Smaller dining area with amazing authentic Mexican dishes. A little higher priced but way worth it! Service was great, food was even better :)

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Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

One of our favorite places to eat in Port A. Red snapper was delicious as were the grilled veggie side dishes. Service was also excellent. Highly recommend!

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Houston, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

There are many places to eat in Port Aransas, however, we have been going to our place there for 20 years and one of our very favorites is the La Playa Mexican Grille. Their crab and/or shrimp enchiladas are the absolute best I have ever eaten - fresh seafood and great sauce. They also have a variety of margaritas that... More 

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SHERMAN
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The food was good, dining room small, service a bit slow. We went at 5:00 so we were a bit surprised with the service. I would go back.

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Additional Information about La Playa Mexican Grille

Address: 222 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5312
Phone Number: 361-749-0022
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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