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La Costa

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816 E. 9400 S., Sandy, UT 84094
(801) 553-1505
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Salsa--Great Food!

While the main reason people come here is for their Carne Asada plate, there are some other great choices on their menu! This past week, I ventured out from my typical Shredded Beef Tostada and got their crispy taquitos--one chicken and one shredded beef and they were delicious! Will definitely get... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
Esteph55
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Utah
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Utah
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145 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

While the main reason people come here is for their Carne Asada plate, there are some other great choices on their menu! This past week, I ventured out from my typical Shredded Beef Tostada and got their crispy taquitos--one chicken and one shredded beef and they were delicious! Will definitely get that again--it would make a great appetizer! Yummy! My... More 

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Sandy, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Smothered burrito is great, great nachos and fabulous Margaritas. Waiters and hostess very friendly.

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Salt Lake City
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

My husband and I ate here this past Friday. We were seated quickly and our server approached immediately to take our drink order. Chips, salsa, and bean dip appeared as we waited for our drinks. When the drinks arrived we were ready to order. I got the combo of shredded beef chimichanga and chile relleno; hubby got two smothered chicken... More 

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Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

My husband and I have been coming to this location for a long time. It took us a while to figure out what that "one dish" was for each of us that would bring us back week after week. We have tried various items on their menu and haven't been thrilled with all of them, but since we have each... More 

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Park City, Utah
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The food was so bad and so overpriced. Three out of the four meals were only half eaten. The plates were over $10 per plate and the quality of food was so bad I feel sick to my stomach thinking about it. My younger son had a hamburger and the quality of the meat, well I don't want to think... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

We eat here at least twice per month & have for years. Love their chips, salsa & beans. Service is always great! Chimi is a favorite, chicken enchiladas are good too as are the quesadillas.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We have been going to La Costa for years. They have the best restaurant chips and salsa I have ever had. The service is usually good, and the food is delicious. Prices are decent, too, especially if you order off the side menu. A side chicken soft taco is just $1.99.

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Bigfork, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I've eaten here many, many times but I always get the same thing because it's the best: Carne Asada. Whatever secret seasoning they use on the meat is fantastic. I've tried to no avail to duplicate it at home which is why I keep coming back. They also have amazing pinto beans. Mix in the salsa with the beans and... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

I have eaten here several times with my husband's family, and have enjoyed it most of the time. I really like the taco salad and the carne asada plate. They bring you free chips and salsa and beans to eat while you wait for your food. I've never had beans with my chips and salsa and its very good. We... More 

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Sandy, Utah
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41 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Walking along a counter ordering the things you want is a little weird, but okay. Food was very good, fresh and most of all tasty! People were friendly and very helpful. Wasn't busy when we went. Bought a salad and split it. Plenty for both of us.

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Additional Information about La Costa

Address: 816 E. 9400 S., Sandy, UT 84094
Phone Number: (801) 553-1505
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Sandy
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 816 E. 9400 S., Sandy, UT 84094
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Sandy
  • Phone Number: (801) 553-1505

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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