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La Parilla

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737 N. Hwy 35, Port Lavaca, TX 77979
361-552-7764
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Description: A really great restaurant with a very low publicity profile in a town with...
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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Visitor rating
  • 21
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Name is now La Antigua, not La Parilla, but as good as ever

Great salsa..has a good bite to it. La Reyna is outstanding...a beef fajitas taco with chicken fajita quesadillas, but the "taco" is actually a lot of wonderful fajita meat rolled in a flour tortilla and smothered with chle con queso. Mmmmm. Margaritas are very good too!

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 16, 2015
Linda W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

Great salsa..has a good bite to it. La Reyna is outstanding...a beef fajitas taco with chicken fajita quesadillas, but the "taco" is actually a lot of wonderful fajita meat rolled in a flour tortilla and smothered with chle con queso. Mmmmm. Margaritas are very good too!

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Victoria, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My kids and I shop alot in PL. We often eat here. The place is clean and we get our food fast. The margaritas are great. Great chips and salsa. I order the lunch specials often. I always enjoy a fresh glass of limonada. I am getting hungry just thinking about this place! LoL!

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Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The food is good but you will wait quite a while for your food to come. They are very busy all of the time so if your in a hurry don't go then wait Until you have the time to wait.

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Traveling we like to try different restaurants- no chains. This was one of the best places that we have tried. We went early as we heard that it gets very busy. Not fancy- it was like a hole in the wall cafe with excellent food.

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Sachse, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The chips were VERY greasy. The queso was above average. Service was poor and the place was not busy. The food was ok but was floating in grease. Maybe thats why it tasted ok.

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Friendswood, TX
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Dinnertime found us in Port Lavaca looking for a place to eat. We saw the recommendations on TripAdvisor and decided to give La Parilla a try. We were not disappointed. The staff was very nice and took our order quickly. We did have to wait quite a while to get our food, but the food was worth waiting for! My... More 

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Lott, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

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
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112 reviews 112 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

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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13 reviews 13 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 737 N. Hwy 35, Port Lavaca, TX 77979
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Lavaca
  • Phone Number: 361-552-7764

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: 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.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?