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All 72 Port Aransas Restaurants

La Playa Mexican Grille

222 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5312
361-749-0022
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Ranked #8 of 72 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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English first
Houston, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Dronfield, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Food was very good and the service first rate. Staff very knowledgeable and we followed their recommendations on food to have. Plenty of beers to choose from, pity cokes however just come in a can

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Port Aransas, Texas
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70 reviews 70 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Wow, I am serious as a heart attack; this typical Port A beach place is a DO NOT MISS restaurant. We have been permanent Port A residents since January, and this is our first time here. Wife and I both had the "all you can eat" fajitas. The meal came with beef (marinated), grilled chicken, and huge, perfectly cooked grilled... More

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The Woodlands, Texas
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

The house margaritas are great so are the chips, salsa and shrimp enchiladas. Highly recommend,,,,but bring your cash because plastic is not accepted.

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Rockwall, TX
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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The food here was fabulous. Some of the best mexican food we have ever had. We had a party of 6 so we had to wait about 30min for a table because the place is kind of small but the wait was well worth it. Well had something different and it was SOOOO good. I would highly recommend this place.... More

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Burleson, TX
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We ate here on our last visit to Port A and were so impressed we made it our first meal this trip. I had the shrimp enchiladas & my husband had the crab enchiladas. Both were very good. For dessert we tried the flan & it is wonderful. They are closed on Mondays and are only open for dinner. I... More

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Dallas, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If I go to Port A again, I am going to this place for at least one of my meals everyday. Super food. Fish tacos are amazing. Try the fresh tuna tacos. Cold beer. I did not like the fact that they do not accept credit card and force you to use their ATM but food is worth it.

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Wimberley, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We come to Port A between 4-6 times a year and we always eat at La Playa and get annoyed with their restaurant staff sometimes but this trip was the worst ever. First, the greeter started to take my name for the wait list when another employee came up to tell him about a disgruntled guest. Without saying a word... More

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Victoria, Texas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We started our evening with margaritas. We enjoyed fresh guacamole made table side. I tried the popular crabmeat enchiladas. They were as good as I had read about. My husband had the island pepper and it was medium heat (spice) but very good. Serving sizes were more than adequate and there was no room for dessert. Just remember to have... More

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