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La Parilla

737 N. Hwy 35, Port Lavaca, TX 77979
361-552-7764
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Ranked #2 of 37 restaurants in Port Lavaca
Cuisines: Mexican
Description: A really great restaurant with a very low publicity profile in a town with generally poor restaurant choices. You should add this one.
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Description: A really great restaurant with a very low publicity profile in a town with generally poor restaurant choices. You should add this one.
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English first
Rogers, TX
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We arrived 10 minutes to closing and the employees were more than happy to serve us. All of our meals were prepared fresh and the staff were very friendly.

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Denver, Colorado
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

I've eaten there twice, both time close to closing time (10PM). The restaurant was empty once and nearly empty the second time. Since I had no other competing diners my service, etc was very good. I can't sat this would be the case if there were more customers.

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Anchorage, AK
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

Simple small town cafe atmosphere with really great home style Mexican food. The Chile rejeno was made with pablano, which i have never seen in a restaurant. They were wonderful.

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Full time RVer
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We were told this was the place to go for Mexican and after checking with Trip Advisor and seeing the great ratings we were really looking forward to it. However, we were both a bit disappointed. First off, we waited a long time just to get water and our order placed. Happily the wait for food was not long. I... More

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Dallas, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

The food was OK but maybe could be that the poor service ruined everything. Very disappointed after the reviews gave it such high ratings. I will not be coming back.

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Mustang, Oklahoma
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Restaurant has a different name on sign. Deep fried avocado was good. Drinks are are weak. It was busy but great service. A lot of families so it was very loud. If your looking for a quiet meal this isn't the place.

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Ellensburg, Washington
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

Great Mexican Restrauant. Had deep fried avacodo stuffed with shrimp, never had this before and it was great along with their tortilla soup. We also had seafood enchilada it to was excellent. You need to use trip advisor in order to find this, unless your going for Mexican Restrauants. Would come back again.

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Allen, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

I took a party of six in here, kind of randomly. It turned out to be a huge surprise - the food was outstanding, the portions were large, the margaritas were tasty, and the service was quick and pleasant. Wow. They really fired on all cylinders. We will drive from Palacios to Port Lavaca a lot more often now. Get... More

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New Braunfels, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This place is awesome, clean, food presentation was beautiful, and the food was exceptional....Will definitely drive 2 hours back to eat there again. We were in Port Lavaca for the Flip Flop BBQ cookoff...and was ready for something beside BBQ... soooo glad we found this place. Exceptional...... Thanks, IBCA Judges and their team... Mike and Julie Jonas, Glenn and Catherine... More

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Staunton, Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

La Parilla is now La Antigua and is at the same location. I love the "El Pescador," which is grilled shrimp, onions, garlic, tomatoes, mushrooms, cilantro, and fresh jalapenos sautéed in white wine sauce. I also love their salsa, the "Chicken Pescador" and margaritas. The best Mexican style restaurant in Port Lavaca for sure! Service can be slow, but well... More

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